When you look at the United Arab Emirates, it feels like you are in some sort of sci-fi movie. The buildings in the UAE were used in movies such as Mission: Impossible and Independence Day. The mixture of both traditional and modern structures is what makes them appealing to most people. There is no wonder why they are used in popular movies. However, the tallest buildings take place in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. In this article, we will present you the tallest ones.
Being the tallest man-made structure in the world, Burj Khalifa is the most appealing structure for many. The weight of the building equivalent to 100,000 elephants. Burj Khalifa includes restaurants, hotels, residences, office spaces, and observation decks which you can visit. This building was completed on January 16, 2009, and became the tallest building in the world. Not only it received positive critics, but it also received many awards like 'Global Icon'.
The second tallest in the UAE, Marina 101 stands 427 meters (1,394 ft) tall. Although it was completed in 2017, Marina 101 remained incomplete after the original founder ran out of funds. Marina 101 was designed for mixed-use servicing the Dubai Marina district. The first 33 floors are designed to host Hard Rock Hotel. In addition to the 5 restaurants in the hotel tower, there are 252 one-bedroom apartments, 204 two-bedroom apartments, and 42 three-bedroom apartments, and 6 duplex penthouses on floors 97-100.
Accompanying many of its nearby counterparts, Princess Tower has an elegant design that attracts numerous people. Princess Tower owns various amenities such as malls, venues, and cultural attractions. The building stands 413,4 meters (1356 ft) tall which makes it the third tallest building in the UAE and 31st tallest in the world. The building comprises 763 units, 957 underground parking bays, and eight retail outlets. Princess towers also involve an indoor swimming pool, outdoor swimming pool, fully functioning gymnasium, sauna, steam room, exercise studio, multiple games rooms, children's play area, banqueting hall, and an Observation Deck on the 97th floor.
23 Marina is a lavish residential building that stands 392 meters (1,289 ft) tall. Currently, it is the 4th tallest building in the UAE, 31th tallest in the Middle East, and the 38th tallest building in the world. Located in a flourishing commercial area, 23 Marina offers exceptional views of the marina. 23 Marina has 289 residential units including 2,3-bedroom apartments and 4-bedroom duplexes.
Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid
Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid is a traditional crossroads in the heart of Abu Dhabi, located on the grounds of the former Central Market, a meeting point. You can easily access the important parts of the city such as the World Trade Center Mall from Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid. It is the tallest building in Abu Dhabi, and it is a part of a larger mixed-use concept: World Trade Center Mall. The building is 382 meters (1253 ft) tall, which makes it the tallest building in Abu Dhabi.