Abraj Al Beit Towers

Mall in Mecca

These towers feature a prayer hall that can accommodate up to 10,000 people and – perhaps incongruously – a five-storey mega shopping mall. The 601m-tall, postmodern towers have been criticised for their modern architectural design overlooking historic and holy Al Masjid Al Haram, but they're one of Mecca’s most visited nonreligious landmarks.

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