Several floors of the Clock Tower Museum are dedicated to information about the universe, galaxies or the revolutions of the Earth and moon.
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Like millions of other Muslims, Cory Ireza from Indonesia traveled to Mecca to pray in the Grand Mosque.Overlooking the Kaaba, a black structure inside the Grand Mosque towards which Muslims around the world turn to pray, the four-story Clock Tower Museum opened a month ago.CLOCK HANDSThe four-faced Mecca Clock, as the museum is also known, with each face measuring 43 by 43 meters, is the largest in the world and weighs some 36,000 tons.The clock has a 128-meter-tall spire with a 23-meter golden crescent on top.Museum supervisor Yaseen al-Mleaky said the Mecca Clock has received 1,200 visitors a day, with entrance costing $40, since it opened in the second week of May.
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