15 Tallest Buildings in Abu Dhabi

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Besides being the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi is also a major economic hub in the Gulf area. A large number of the top MNCs in every domain operate from Abu Dhabi. Petroleum, natural gas, logistics, financial services, and tourism are some of the major economic drivers of this emirate.

List of Tallest Buildings in Abu Dhabi:

With so many offices, large and small, hotels, and other business centres, there is a need for a huge number of properties in Abu Dhabi. And this has resulted in the construction of some massive buildings here. They reach up to the skies, and from the top of them, you would feel as if you were on an aeroplane! Below, let’s take a look at the top 15 tall buildings in Abu Dhabi’s tourist attractions.

Burj Mohammad Bin Rashid

Abu Dhabi’s tallest building (1,250+ feet) is a 92-storeyed residential apartment complex. On the same premises, it contains an office block known as Trust Tower that rises 60 stories. There is also a hotel here, the renowned Courtyard by Marriott. Apart from these, there are also residential accommodations, a recreated traditional market known as Gold Souk, shopping malls, and other attractions.

ADNOC Headquarters

The corporate headquarters of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), this 1122-feet structure is an example of the most modern construction technologies, highlighting the usage of green technologies like LED exterior lighting, double-skin façades, and more. On its 65 floors, the building houses offices, a heritage museum, a club, and other facilities.

The Landmark

The 1063-ft tall landmark, true to its name, is indeed a landmark of the emirate. 35 floors of the building are for commercial use, while the rest are dedicated to luxurious residential use. There are 5 car-parking levels here in the building’s basement, allowing parking for almost 1000 cars. Indulgences like restaurants, fitness centres, gardens, etc. are also available.

Etihad Tower 2

Consisting of 5 buildings, Etihad Tower rises 1,000 ft into the sky. The multi-usage complex has facilities for offices, deluxe hotels, shopping arcades, an immense choice of restaurants, and premium-quality residential accommodations. From this building, you can catch stunning views of the Persian Gulf and the Abu Dhabi skyline.

Sky Tower

The Sky Tower has 74 floors and stands at 292 meters. Constructed in 2010, it is located on the picturesque Al Reem Island and houses both residential (over 470) & commercial units. The well-planned building defines comfortable working & luxurious living, amidst the most wonderful locations. If you are visiting this island, consider visiting the Reem Mall in Abu Dhabi.


Towering 266 meters above Abu Dhabi, the ADDAX Tower stands in all its glory as an iconic commercial property. It provides excellent views across the waterfront of Al Reem Island. The stable structure is made from the best quality concrete. Located a few minutes away from Abu Dhabi’s central business district, the ADDAX Tower provides optimum opportunities for attracting business partners and corporates.

Trust Tower

The Trust Tower is part of the Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid complex. This 912-feet building looms over the Abu Dhabi skyline and is home to a large number of offices and other leased properties on its 60 floors. It also houses the offices of the World Trade Centers Association. A large mall and souk connect the Trust Tower to the next-door luxury hotel, the Courtyard by Marriott.

Etihad Tower 1

The Etihad Tower complex consists of 5 buildings. Located opposite the landmark Emirates Palace Hotel, Tower 1 consisted of the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Hotel, belonging to the famed Jumeirah Group. The renowned Japanese restaurant, Tori No Su, also became operational in 2012. In 2020, the hotel will transform into the Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers.

Nation Towers—Tower A

Located in the Cornice area of Abu Dhabi, the Nation Towers are two buildings conjoined with a sky bridge. Tower A consists of 65 stories and is almost 870 feet high. This is entirely a residential building complex, with a size of over 98,000 sqm coverage. It houses 360 luxurious residential units and also contains amenities like a spa, covered parking bay, 24-hour security, health clubs, lounge bars on the rooftop, an on-site mall with multiple attractions, and more.

Etihad Tower 3

Tower 3 of the Etihad Tower complex consists of impressive office spaces on its 62 floors. Towering over Abu Dhabi, Tower 3 is around 850 feet high. Located close to the central business district and the international airport, the building has the most modern facilities to operate the offices of today. There are ample opportunities for relaxation & fine dining as well.

Sun Tower

At a height of 810 feet, Sun Tower is another landmark building in the Shams area of Abu Dhabi. The building offers luxurious apartments and penthouses to those who enjoy the high life. The building is just a few kilometres from downtown Abu Dhabi and the international airport. It comes with all the key amenities like parking, a gym, a swimming pool, a school, restaurants, coffee shops, banks, etc.

The Gate Residential Towers: 1, 2, 3

Among the most eye-catching properties in the entire emirate, the 66-storeyed triple towers stand tall at 787 feet. A sky bridge consisting of deluxe penthouses connects the towers. There are also basement-level bridges. The towers are epitomes of luxury living and contain top-class facilities like multiple gyms and squash courts, a movie theatre, children’s play areas, and a huge sporting arena.

Etihad Tower 4

The 61 floors of this 768-ft high building have a large number of high-class residential units for discerning customers. Besides excellent living quarters, the building complex is also equipped with the most modern safety arrangements and an immense number of relaxation and enjoyment opportunities that make life worth living in this emirate.

Nation Towers, Tower B

The Tower B of the Nation Towers complex houses the ultimate luxurious hotel, St. Regis. Some parts, though, of the 87100-sq meter tower also consist of some offices. The popular Nation Galleria is also located here. With the best of the facilities available here, time spent at the Nation Towers is guaranteed to be the memory of a lifetime.

The Leaf

The 60-storeyed skyscraper, The Leaf, is named so as it is petal-shaped. It is almost 750 feet tall. Located on the strategically and commercially important Al Reem Island, the building consists of both residential and commercial units. Almost 400 apartments, equipped with the latest amenities, adorn the building. The offices are also of premium quality. Other facilities like swimming pools, kids’ playgrounds, malls, restaurants, etc. also check Abu Dhabi visa services

Quick Overview of 15 Tallest Buildings in Abu Dhabi

Sl. No.NameHeightFloorBuild Year
1Burj Mohammad Bin Rashid381 meters (1,250 ft)882014
2ADNOC Headquarters342 meters (1,122 ft)652015
3The Landmark324 meters (1,063 ft)722013
4Etihad Tower 2305 meters (1,001 ft)772011
5Sky Tower292 meters (959 ft)742010
6ADDAX Tower282 meters (928 ft)622015
7Trust Tower278 meters (916 ft)602013
8Etihad Tower 1277 meters (909 ft)702011
9Nation Towers – Tower A268 meters (879 ft)652011
10Etihad Tower 3260 meters (853 ft)622011
11Sun Tower247 meters (810 ft)652010
12The Gate Residential Towers – 1, 2, 3240 meters (787 ft)662013
13Etihad Tower 4234 meters (768 ft)612011
14Nation Towers – Tower B233 meters (764 ft)522013
15The Leaf228 meters (748 ft)602018


So, it will be a great experience to go on a trip to Abu Dhabi and enjoy the stunning views of tall skyscrapers. These buildings are a testament to the modern city of Abu Dhabi. Connect with Travel Saga Tourism to book your Abu Dhabi city tour. You can also visit our website for more information.