5 Surprising Facts About The Abraj Al Bait Towers, The World’s Largest Clock

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The The Abraj Al Bait Towers are remarkable for many reasons. Opening in 2012, the complicated tangle of spires, towers, clocks and high rises quickly became one of the most amazing examples of modern architecture and engineering…

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