Destination: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Place of interest: Kingdom Center
About $458 million was used to create this amazing shopping mall in Saudi Arabia. The 984 foot tall Kingdom Center can be seen from miles around. This is because the average building height isnít taller than 5 stories!
The top of the skyscraper is an inverted parabolic curve. An observations deck connects the ends. This observation deck is glass-clad and shows unparalleled views. Amazing, isnít it?
So, are you in the mood to shop till you drop? Letís go have a blast!
Title: 100 Marvels of the Modern World
Place of publication: Random House, Inc., New York
Publishing Company: Gramercy Books
Copyright date: 2006
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