The most famous towers in Dubai

most famous towers in Dubai

Dubai is known worldwide for its tremendous architecture and remarkable buildings, especially towers and skyscrapers. Visiting those iconic buildings standing within the spectacular Arabian Deserts or on the shores of the Gulf waters is a must-experience. 

Burj Khalifa:

The iconic tower is the tallest in the world. Burj Khalifa is a 160-story skyscraper that sparkles in the night of Dubai’s Skyline. The tower’s developer is Emaar Properties with a cost of 1.5 billion US dollars.

Burj Khalifa is one of the greatest attractions around the world and it has played an immense role in changing the economy of Dubai from being oil-based to tourism-based. The skyscraper offers more than 900 luxurious residences with panoramic views including the Armani Hotel which has the signature of the famous Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani.

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Burj Al Arab:

The world’s most famous 7-star hotel; Burj Al Arab sits on its man-made island that is 280 metres off-shore. It is known for its spectacular sale-shaped architecture. Guests can reach this tower through a curving bridge that connects it with the mainland.

Burj Al Arab Hotel is known for its 24-carat golden feature, the 21,000-crystal chandelier and the famous underwater restaurant.

Jumeirah Emirates Towers:

They are listed among the most famous buildings in Dubai; Jumeirah Towers is a twin-tower complex that is crafted with equilateral triangular tops. This complex offers residential units and offices.

The Emirates Office Tower is 355 metres high, while the Emirates Towers Hotel is 309 metres high. They both sit on Sheikh Zayed Road.

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Atlantis, The Palm:

Atlantis, The Palm is the gem of Palm Jumeirah Island. It was designed based on the Atlantis Myth; however, it was executed with an Arabian touch. This building has around 1,500 residences including rooms and suites. It has eastern and western towers, which are connected via the Royal Bridge Suite.

The hotel is known for its thriving Aquaventure Waterpark, the Lost Chambers Aquarium and the Chef-baked Restaurant. 

Princess Tower:

This tower is the former tallest tower in Dubai; now it is the third tallest tower in Dubai with a height of 414 metres. Princess Tower has a unique dome at its top which mimics a crown.

The tower boasts 107 floors and around 760 residential units including apartments, duplexes, and penthouses. The amenities Princess Tower offers include around 950 underground parking lots, a gym, indoor and outdoor pools and a kids’ area.

Cayan Tower:

Cayan Tower, previously known as the Twisting Tower, is an exceptional helical-constructed tower in Dubai Marina’s Skyline. The skyscraper is built with a 1.2-degree rotation on each level to give this marvellous 90-degree twist.

The tower consists of 73 stories and is 306 metres high. It is composed of a 5-star hotel, residential units and office spaces. The amenities include an outdoor infinity pool, a gym and more.

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Museum Of The Future:

One of the most exceptional and famous buildings in Dubai. Because of its design, National Geographic listed it as one of the 14 most beautiful museums in the world. Its facade is made of more than a thousand stainless steel plates and it is decorated with brilliant Arabic words.

This 78-metre building might not be very high, but it has an eye-catching design. The museum has 7 floors, in which each exhibits a different theme of the future.

Dubai World Trade Center:

The Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) was known as “Sheikh Rashid Tower”. This twin-tower complex is one of the oldest skyscrapers in Dubai; it dates back to 1979. It is 184 metres high with 38 stories.

It may not be among the tallest towers in Dubai, but it played a crucial role in turning Dubai into a global business hub. The complex offers exhibition and event spaces in addition to residential units and amenities.

JW Marriott Marquis:

This 5-star Hotel is one of the tallest and most famous buildings in Dubai. It is composed of two identical 355-metre-high towers. The towers mimic the hereditary Arabic date palms in a smooth and sleek design.

The JW Marriott Marquis Hotel offers around 1,060 luxurious rooms and suits. The amenities include award-winning restaurants, spas, a gym and an outdoor pool.

Dubai Frame:

One of the greatest attractions of Dubai is the Dubai Frame Building. It was constructed in 2008 with a height of 150 metres and a width of 95 metres. The frame divides the city into old and modern sides.

The frame has 160 floors and the upper bridge is made of reinforced glass; it will give you a memorable experience.

FAQs about the most famous buildings in Dubai:

What are the most famous towers in Dubai?

Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Princess Tower and Jumeirah Emirate Towers.

What are other iconic buildings in Dubai?

Atlantis The Palm Hotel, Museum Of The Future and Dubai Frame.

Can one reside in those buildings?

Yes. Most of those buildings have residential units or are hotels. 

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