Saudi mega clock tower building

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The under construction Mecca Royal Clock Tower hotel complex in the holy Saudi city will be the world’s second-tallest building once complete. (Getty Images)
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The complex, which will overlook the Grand Mosque that Muslims face for daily prayers, will be topped by a clock six times bigger than London's Big Ben, the hotel's general manager said. (Getty Images)
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The tower will be made up of 662m of concrete structure and a 155m crescent-topped metal spire. (Getty Images)
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The two parts of the tower will be only about 11m shorter than Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower which stands at 828m high. (Getty Images)
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A picture shows the under construction Mecca Royal Clock Tower hotel complex in the holy Saudi city of Mecca on April 13, 2010. The complex, which will overlook the Grand Mosque that Muslims face for daily prayers, will feature the world's second-tallest building, topped by a clock six times bigger than London's Big Ben, the hotel's general manager said. (AFP/Getty Images)
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