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List of Famous Dubai Buildings & Structures

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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.
  • 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 55 floors and stands at 204 m. Construction began in 2005 and was expected in 2010....  more
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      AG Tower

      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
      • 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 financial problems increased considerably and the tower was consequently cancelled in December 2009. Nakheel was in talks with several potential contractors, including South Korea's Samsung C&T, Japanese Shimizu Corporation and Australian Grocon. WSP was Lead Consultant for the structure, heading a consortium that included LERA of New York and VDM of Australia, and working with architects Woods...  more
        • 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 for Dubai....  more