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Kingdom Center: Riyadh’s Soaring Landmark

The Kingdom Centre, Riyadh.

The Kingdom Center stands 302 meters tall and is Riyadh’s most iconic building. Located in the heart of Riyadh’s business district, it was built in 2002 on the Saudi capital’s main boulevard, Al Urubah Road.

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The summit of the building comprises a suspended footbridge. This ‘Sky Bridge’ gives the visitor an impression of walking in the sky. Each side of the structure is wrapped in glass, allowing the skyscraper to “disappear” during long days of sunshine.

The tower’s 41 stories contain the Four Season Hotel Riyadh, office spaces, private apartments and a shopping mall.