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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.
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 has the world's largest clock face and is the third tallest building and fourth tallest freestanding structure in the world. The building complex is metres away from the world's second largest mosque and Islam's most sacred site, the Masjid al-Haram. The developer and contractor of the complex is the Saudi Binladin Group, the Kingdom's largest construction company. The complex was built after ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Opened: Jan 01 2012

Structural Height (m): 601.0

Floors: 85

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Al Faisaliyah Center is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Saudi Arabia Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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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 on Wikipedia

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 Saudi Arabia, as the country's wealthiest non-royals, is among the world's leading philanthropists. Plans have also been approved for the construction of a new tower to accommodate the Al Rajhi Bank’s headquarters in Riyadh, designs for which have been drawn by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, the architects behind Burj Khalifa. Saudi Arabia's current tallest building is the 601 m Abraj Al Bait Hotel ...more on Wikipedia

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 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 on Wikipedia

City/Town: Khobar, Saudi Arabia, Arabian Peninsula, Middle East

Opened: Jan 01 2004

Floors: 16