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Kaaba
الكعبة‎‎

Mecca Saudi Arabia

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished693
Floor Count1
Building Uses
 - religious
Structural Types
 - lowrise
Materials
 - limestone
 - gold
 - marble
 - granite

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof48 fthttp://www.al-hadj.com/en/index.php?part=library/6638&id=1

Description
• Length and width: 10.22 and 11.58 m.

• Cubic granitic building is covered by black silk.

• There is a legend that Kaaba was built by Adam so it is the first building in the Earth. Ibrahim and Ismail rebuilt the Kaaba on the old foundations (-2000). In 693 he had the remnants of al-Zubayr's Kaaba razed, and rebuilt on the foundations set by the Quraysh.

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