Posted by : Aahil Shaik
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Crescents installed on 2 Minarets of King Abdulaziz Gate in Makkah Grand Mosque
The two crescents of the King Abdulaziz Gate minarets were installed by the Presidency of the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, and are among the most notable examples of Islamic architecture in general and landmarks of the Makkah Grand Mosque in particular. Like and Follow Saudi Expatriates on Facebook
– The two crescents were installed on top of the two minarets because the length of the two minarets exceeds more than 130 meters, the height of the two crescents may reach about 9 meters, and the base of each crescent is 2 meters wide, according to the Engineer Muhammad bin Suleiman Al-Waqdani, the General President’s Undersecretary for Projects and Engineering Studies.
– It is made up of the incredibly robust material carbon fiber, which has a gilded glass coating. The internal framework was constructed of iron.
– This plan was carried out in accordance with the best international technical specifications and practices followed in the implementation and construction management of major projects, especially high-quality projects.