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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Dubai skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Dubai architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Dubai are included on this list. Information about these Dubai buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Dubai and older historic landmarks.

Buildings include everything from Cayan Tower to Pentominium.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Dubai?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Dubai. Famous architectural houses within the city of Dubai are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
1 Dubai is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Dubai Buildings & Structures
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1 Dubai was a complex of three skyscrapers proposed for Jumeirah Garden City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Tower 1 would have been the tallest and Towers 2 and 3 much shorter. Although the planned height was never officially released, various heights over 600 m were suggested, with the intention ...more

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City/Town: Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Arabian Peninsula, Middle East

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21st Century Tower is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Dubai Buildings & Structures
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The 21st Century Tower is a 55-story skyscraper along the Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai . When it was completed in 2003 it took the title of the world's tallest residential building, but later the Eureka Tower in Melbourne, Australia and the Q1 tower in Australia's Gold Coast bumped it to its current ...more

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City/Town: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Opened: Jan 01 2003

Structural Height (m): 269.0

Floors: 55

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23 Marina is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Dubai Buildings & Structures
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23 Marina is a 90-story, 392.8 m residential skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was the world's tallest all-residential building until the completion of the nearby Princess Tower. The tower has 57 swimming pools and each duplex in the tower is equipped with its own private elevator. The ...more

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City/Town: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Opened: Jan 01 2005

Structural Height (m): 395.0

Construction Started: 2005

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AAM Tower is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Dubai Buildings & Structures
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The AAM Tower is a 46-floor tower in Dubai Media City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The tower has a total structural height of 244 m. AAM Tower topped out in early 2008 and was completed later that year. ...more

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City/Town: United Arab Emirates

Opened: Jan 01 2008

Floors: 46

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Acico Twin Towers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Dubai Buildings & Structures
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Acico Twin Towers is a complex of two towers along Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Nikko Hotel Dubai is the taller of the two, standing at 270 m. It is a hotel tower with 60 floors. It will be operated by Nikko Hotels International. The shorter tower is Acico Office Tower. It has ...more

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City/Town: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Opened: Jan 01 2009

Construction Started: 2005

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AG Tower is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Dubai Buildings & Structures
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The AG Tower is a 37-floor tower in the Jumeirah Lake Towers in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The tower has a total structural height of 158 m. Construction of the AG Tower was completed in 2008. ...more

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City/Town: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Opened: Jan 01 2008

Floors: 37

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Al Burj is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Dubai Buildings & Structures
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Nakheel Tower was a proposed skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates by developer Nakheel. The project was previously called Al Burj. In January 2009, it was announced that the project was put on hold due to financial problems. As a result of the Dubai World 2009 debt standstill, Nakheel Group's ...more

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City/Town: Dubai, Arabian Peninsula, Asia, Middle EastEarth, + more

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Al Garhoud Bridge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Dubai Buildings & Structures
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Al Garhoud Bridge is one of four road bridges over Dubai Creek, and one of five crossings, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Al Garhoud Bridge forms the eastern end of the road toll that went into effect on 1 July 2007. Since the beginning of Salik, Al Garhoud Bridge has seen low amounts of traffic ...more

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City/Town: Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Arabian Peninsula, Middle East

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