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Saudi Arabia Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Saudi Arabia skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Saudi Arabia architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Saudi Arabia are included on this list. Information about these Saudi Arabia buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Saudi Arabia and older historic landmarks.

A list made up of buildings like Masjid al-Haram and King Saud Mosque.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Saudi Arabia?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Saudi Arabia. Famous architectural houses within the city of Saudi Arabia are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.


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    Abraj Al Bait is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Saudi Arabia Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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    The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel, is a government-owned megatall building complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. These towers are a part of the King Abdulaziz Endowment Project that strives to modernize the city in catering to its pilgrims. The central hotel building ...more

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    • City/Town: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
    • Opened: Jan 01 2012
    • Structural Height (m): 601.0
    • Floors: 85
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    The Al Faisaliyah Centre is a commercial skyscraper located in the business district of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is the third tallest building in Saudi Arabia after the Kingdom Centre and Abraj Al Bait. It is also called Star Dome.more

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    • City/Town: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    • Opened: Jan 01 2000
    • Structural Height (m): 267.0
    • Floors: 30
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    Al Rajhi Tower is a $500 million USD tower currently proposed for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Designs for the sail-shaped tower have been drawn up by architects at Atkins. The tower is being built on behalf of the Al Rajhi family and will be used for commercial purposes. The family, considered by most in ...more

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    • City/Town: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Arabian Peninsula, Middle East
    • Structural Height (m): 390.0
    • Floors: 94
    • Architecture Firm: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
    • Created By: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
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    Al Subeaei Tower Complex

    Al Subeaei Tower Complex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Saudi Arabia Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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    Al Subeaei Tower Complex is a skyscraper located in Khobar, Saudi Arabia.more

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    • City/Town: Khobar, Saudi Arabia, Arabian Peninsula, Middle East
    • Opened: Jan 01 2004
    • Floors: 16
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    Burj Al Anoud is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Saudi Arabia Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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    Anoud Tower is a skyscraper in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It was completed in 2005. At 155 m high, it is a major commercial building on King Fahd road. It contains 20 floors with 3 basement levels. There are plans to build a similar tower alongside it. The tower is owned by Princess Al-Anoud Foundation and ...more

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    • City/Town: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    • Opened: Jan 01 2005
    • Floors: 23
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    Embassy and Chancery building on Riyadh.more

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    • City/Town: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Arabian Peninsula, Middle East
    • Opened: Jan 01 1990
    • Architect: Guy Naizot
    • Created By: Guy Naizot
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    Pilgrim shelter covering 105 acres, to accommodate 950,000 pilgrims at a time at Jeddah Airport. Wiiner of AIA Honor Award, and the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 1983, The roof is a tensile canvas structure.more

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    • City/Town: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    • Opened: Jan 01 1982
    • Architect: Gordon Wildermuth, Raul de Armas
    • Architecture Firm: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
    • Created By: Gordon Wildermuth, Raul de Armas
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    Hugayat Tower

    Hugayat Tower is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Saudi Arabia Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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    The Hugayat Tower is a skyscraper located in the city of Khobar, Saudi Arabia. It is located on King Abdul Aziz Road in a growing business district. At 133 meters high, it is a major commercial building in Khobar. It contains 36 floors including the basement levels. It was completed in 2007 and the ...more

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    • City/Town: Saudi Arabia
    • Opened: Jan 01 2007
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