The Arab world is full of amazing constructions that attract many tourists from all over the world, so we will tell you the tallest towers in the Arab world. You will be amazed as one of them is the tallest tower in the world. Not only the Arab countries have many civilizations that were creative and perfect in their construction like the Pyramids and the temples in Egypt or Petra monuments in Jordon. Nowadays, the Arabs have proved to the world that they still can build amazing constructions and buildings. Let’s tell you the tallest towers in the Arab world.
First tallest tower in the Arab world Burj Al-Khalifa
Its location is in Dubai city in the United Arab Emirates. It is the most famous building in the Arab world as being the tallest building. Its height is 828 m (2,717 ft). It is one of the tallest buildings in Dubai, however, still there are a lot of high towers in Dubai that rank among the tallest towers in the Arab world. Besides, it has more than 154 floors. In addition, its name is Burj khalifa which is related to Sheikh Khalifa Mohamed Bin Rashed. Besides its building began on 6th Jan 2004 and finished on 1st Oct 2009. However, the opening was on 4th Jan 2010.
The construction company is Emaar Company which has many many fantastic and creative towers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. In addition, the celebration of the new year is done there with Burj Khalifa fireworks shows.
Burj Al-Khalifa recorded as the tallest tower in the world
Burj Al-Khalifa is the tallest building in Asia besides being the tallest building in the world such as:
World’s tallest building 2010 till present.
Building with the most floors 2007 till present.
World’s tallest structure ever built 2008 till present.
World’s tallest free-standing structure 2007 till present.
The tallest building in Dubai from 2010 till present.
Burj Al-Khalifa the tallest tower in the world Awards
Excellence in Structural Engineering 2010: Most Innovative Structure from SEAOI.
Arab Achievement Award 2010: Best Architecture Project from Arab Investment Summit.
Interior Architecture Award 2012: Special Recognition from AIA – Chicago Chapter.
Skyscraper Award: Silver Medal from Emporis. 2011
The second tallest tower in the Arab world is Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower
Its location is in Mecca city in Saudi Arabia. It is one of The tallest towers in the Arab world. Besides being the most famous buildings in Saudi Arabia as it is also related to the sacred place of Ka’ba and Masjid Haram near it. Besides, Millions of Muslims visit Mecca to do the Hajj or Umra. Its height is 601 m (1,972 ft).
It is a hotel and residential mainly used for the Muslims who came to Mecca to perform Hajj or Umra. Since it’s very near to Masjid Haram, the view from its window is amazing. The construction began in 2004 and ended in 2012. So, it was opened in 2012.
The third tallest tower in the Arab world Marina 101
Its location is in Dubai city in the United Arab Emirates, as it is the second tallest building in Dubai after Burj Al-Khalifa. Its height is 425 m (2,394 ft). Besides, it has 101 floors and also 6 basement floors. Its building started in 2007 and was completed and also opened in 2017. It has many famous restaurants and hotels with 252 one-bedroom and 204 two-bedroom besides 42 three bedrooms apartments. In addition, it has a club lounge on the 101st floor.
The fourth tallest tower in the Arab world is Princess Tower
Dubai is famous for its amazing constructions and buildings skyscrapers; Princess Tower is one of the tallest buildings in Dubai. It is ranked the third tallest building in Dubai, as its height is 414 m (1,394 ft). It is one of the tallest buildings in the Middle East. Its building began in 2006 and it was opened in 2012. Besides, it has 101 floors. And also the floor area is 171,175 m2 which is a very wide area.
Fifth tallest tower in the Arab world Al Hamra tower
Kuwait also entered these rankings as Al Hamra tower is the tallest building in Kuwait, and its rank is the fourth tallest tower in the Arab world. Al-Hamra tower is located in Kuwait city the capital of Kuwait, its height is 413 m (1,355 ft). Its construction started in 2005; however, it was completed and opened in 2011. In addition, it got also awards like Emporis Skyscraper Award 2011. It is also a mixed-use office, as there are many offices.
The sixth tallest tower in the Arab world 23 Marina
It is one of the most amazing towers in Dubai; its location is in the Marina district, and its height is 392, (1,287 ft). In addition, it is residential with 89 floors beside 4 below ground. Its building began in 2006 and it was completed in 2012. Besides, it has 57 swimming pools, making it one of the most amazing constructions in Dubai.
The seventh tallest tower in the Arab world Capital Market Authority Headquarters
Saudi Arabia has a lot of fantastic buildings as well. Not only Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower but there is also Capital Market Authority Headquarters. Its location is in Riyadh city in Saudi Arabia. Its height is 385 m (1,263 ft). It is the seventh tallest building in the Arab world. Besides, it began its construction in 2010 and it was completed in 2021. Moreover, it has 72 floors with 40 elevators.
The eighth tallest tower in the Arab world Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid
The United Arab of Emirates is full of many tall towers that they are great construction companies. In Abu Dhabi city, Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid is one of the most amazing tall buildings. Its height is 381 m (1,250 ft). It is also called the World trade center Abu Dhabi. Moreover, it started its building in 2008 and completed it in 2014. It has 92 floors. Moreover, it contains the trust tower and the hotel tower. Nowadays, there is another construction building that will be the tallest tower in Abu Dhabi.
The ninth tallest tower in the Arab world Elite Residence
Still, Dubai city in the united Arab of Emirates is full of many buildings with creative designs from the best construction companies in the Middle East. Its height is 380.5 m (1,248 ft). Moreover, it has 87 floors. The construction started on 21st Jan 2012 and they completed it and opened it the same year. Besides, it is also in the Marina district like Marina 101 and 23 Marina. As there are many towers in the Marina district. The elite residence has about 695 apartments with 12 elevators.
The tenth tallest tower in the Arab world the Address Boulevard
The Address Tower in Dubai city in United Arab Emirates is the sixth tallest tower in Dubai and the Tenth tallest tower in the Arab world. Its height is 370 m (12, 14 ft). Moreover, they started the construction of the address in 2012 and they opened it in 2017. It is a residential, hotel besides retail, as it has 196 5-star rooms and 523 residences. In addition, it has a restaurant and three pools with an amazing special overlook of Burj Khalifa and the fountain of Dubai mall.
To conclude, you must visit these amazing towers in the Arab world which you will enjoy a lot. Many visitors visit them, especially Burj Al-Khalifa tower and other Dubai towers. In addition that there are other towers still under construction like the Jeddah tower which will be one of the tallest buildings, and also the tallest building in Abu Dhabi which is still under construction. So, still Arab countries are surprising us with the taller building than what we can imagine.