The world's biggest clock was ticking on Mecca

Muslims around the world will soon be able to adjust their hours with the new hours immediately after the world's largest clock started ticking in the holiest city for Muslims. Makkah in Makkah Clock will begin ticking today to mark the beginning of Ramadan. Saudi Arabia hopes the clock will make the holy city as an alternative to standard time of Greenwich.

The clock is facing the Grand Mosque of Mecca from the second-tallest building in the world after Burj Khalifa, in Dubai. Saudi Arabian news agency said the tower was designed by German engineer and Switzerland, over 600 feet high, or roughly six times higher than from Big Ben, the famous clock in London

Development Process towers 'Abraj Al-house' which is also known as Makkah clock tower:

Figure towers 'Abraj Al-house' which is also known as Makkah clock tower, which is expected to be completed entirely in 2011. Makkah Clock 43mx43m size is the world's largest clock and started beating on a Ramadhan 1431 AH Diameter hours in Saudi Arabia to reach 40 meters or greater than the largest clock in the world today: an hour Cevahir Mall in Istanbul, Turkey, which has a diameter of 36 meters. Hours in Mecca will be placed near the Great Mosque of Mecca, who became the center of the obligatory prayer for the residents who want to pray in congregation. Construction of the clock is a step the government of Saudi Arabia to suck even more pilgrims every year. According to local news agency, testing hours will begin in the first week of Ramadan. Citizens of Saudi Arabia began fasting on this day. So far, only one of the four sides of hours that have been completed. Hours are coated with 98 million mosaic of glass. Each side will be saying 'Allahu Akbar' in Arabic and installed thousands of colored lights. Hours can be seen more than 25 kilometers. A place for people who want to look at surrounding areas will be installed under the hour. A golden crescent moon with a diameter of 23 meters will be placed on the tower clock tower as high as 61. A total of 15 floodlights will be fired into space from around that hour.

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