The Abraj Al Bait Towers, also known as the Makkah Royal Hotel Clock Tower, is a popular building complex in Makkah that is visited by many and is home to a five star hotel, a 5-storey shopping mall, an Islamic Museum, the Lunar Observation Center and a large prayer room. Currently the fourth tallest structure in the world, Abraj Al Bait is also the record holder for the tallest clock tower and the world’s largest clock face. Situated next to the Masjid Al Haram, the Abraj Al Bait Shopping Mall is visited by almost every pilgrim when in Makkah; as it is a fantastic place to get some shopping done and to get a bite to eat. The mall houses over 4000 stores which feature a range of international brands, and its food court has many food outlets serving an array of cuisine such as Italian, Indian, fast food and more. The complex also houses an observation deck at the base of the clock. Visitors can take elevators to the observation balcony below the clock faces.
Opening hours of the stores in the mall and the food outlets in the food court tend to vary.
Around an hour or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The clock tower, the mall
The Abraj Al Bait Complex houses a large prayer room as mentioned above; therefore visitors can offer their prayers here if necessary. They can also visit the Masjid Al Haram; which is situated nearby, for prayers. The complex also offers ablution facilities for the convenience of visitors and staff. The prayer room in the complex can accommodate up to 10000 people at one time.
Muslim visitors will find numerous restaurants and fast food outlets in the mall food court. Since all restaurants in Makkah are Muslim-friendly and serve only Halal cuisine, visitors can choose to dine at any of the food outlets in the mall food court or in the numerous restaurants located nearby.