The clock towers were built on the ruins of an ancient fort known as Ajyad Citadel and attributed to Sharif Sorour bin Mosaed, where King Fahd ordered the establishment of the two holy mosques, which was completed after his death by His Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz.
Work on the project began with the removal of the historic castle and then the removal of the mountain that the castle is taking. The project took about nine years. The main gate of the towers is located opposite King Abdulaziz Gate and is about 500 meters from the Kaaba.
Abraj Al Bait overlooking the Holy Mosque, which was executed by the Saudi Bin Laden Company, one of the largest architectural projects in the world, was classified as the largest building in the total area on the face of the globe. The project area exceeds 1.4 million m2 and consists of 7 adjacent towers with investments exceeding (2 billion dollars), designed on the architecture of Islamic architecture, and reaches a height of more than 600 meters is the height of the main tower which is dedicated to the establishment of a hotel.
Consists of six residential towers and a seventh tower is a hotel. The design of the residential towers is flexible, with the provision of studios, small apartments, and large residential apartments throughout the VIP floor space, as well as the allocation of the upper floors of each tower to the royal roles, and residential towers are rising to be the lower front towers.
Al Safa Tower
The front tower has 28 floors with a total of 950 units. The elevator has 27 elevators.
El Marwa Tower
The front tower has 29 floors with a recurring role of 1200 housing units and the number of elevators in the tower 27 elevators.
The rear tower has 37 floors and a repeated role of 1700 housing units and the number of elevators in the tower 36 elevators.
The rear tower has 35 floors and a repeated role of 1750 units and the number of elevators with 41 elevators.
Side Tower The number of floors is 48 revolutions, consisting of 1750 housing units with a total of 40 elevators. And the tower is provided with helicopter runway.
Side Tower The number of floors 45 repeated role of 1690 units and the number of elevators with 38 elevators. And the tower is provided with helicopter runway.
The tower of the hotel
The largest tower project, the back tower and the number of floors 60 repeated role, including the number of 26, the role of a hotel, the roles of royal suites, and the rest apartments and luxury apartments. The tower consists of 1930 units and the number of elevators in the tower (50) elevator. The highest floor in the tower of the hotel was allocated the tallest towers in the project to establish the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Center for the study and follow-up of the houses of the moon and astronomy, since the date in force in Saudi Arabia is the Hijri date, which requires knowing the entry of the Hijri months, Ramadan, Eid al-Fitr, and the holy months.