Mukaab: All about Saudi Arabia's plans for world's largest downtown in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has recently announced world's largest modern downtown in Riyadh, which will feature 'Mukaab', an exceptional iconic landmark featuring the latest innovative tech

Saudi Arabia's Mukaab

The Saudi Arabian government has announced plans for a massive new proposed structure in Riyadh called Mukaab, which will be part of the new downtown core, New Murabba

New Murabba: Saudi Arabian
new downtown core

The Mukaab will be the centerpiece of the new downtown core of New Murabba. Mukaab will be a cube-shaped edifice that will be the largest in the world

Mukaab, the centrepiece

The Mukaab, with a height of nearly 1,000 meters, will tower above the surrounding terrain, and will be situated at the intersection of King Salman and King Khalid roads to the North West of Riyadh

Mukaab: Saudi Arabia’s
highest tower 

The design of Mukaab includes first-of-its-kind facilities and will be one of the largest built structures in the world, standing 400 metre high, 400 metre wide, and 400 metre long

Mukaab’s mighty structure

When finished, Mukaab will be the highest in the world, topping even Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. At 828 meters tall, or 2,716.5 feet, the Burj Khalifa is twice the height of the Empire State Building

Mukaab taller than
Burj Khalifa

The New Murabba will have more than 25 million square kilometres of floor area, 104,000 residential units, 9,000 hotel rooms, 980,000 square metres of retail space, 1.4 million square metres of office space

New Murabba’s key

Inspired by the modern Najdi architectural style, the Mukaab will be the world’s first immersive destination offering an experience created by digital and virtual technology

Mukaab: One-of-a-kind
structure in making 

The project will include a museum, a technology and design university, a multipurpose theatre and more than 80 entertainment and cultural venues

What will Mukaab have

The New Murabba project will have its own internal transport system. It will be approximately 20 minutes from the airport

Mukaab: How to reach
the building

The project is expected to add SAR180 billion to non-oil GDP and create 334,000 direct and indirect jobs by 2030. The project is due to be completed in 2030

Mukaab by 2030

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