List of tallest buildings in Lebanon

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Ever since the end of the Lebanese Civil War in 1991, Lebanon has undergone a construction phase resulting in many towers being built towards its skyline. The following is a list of tallest buildings in Lebanon.[1]

List of the Tallest Buildings in Lebanon[edit]

Rank Name Image Height
metres / ft
Floors Year City Coordinates Notes
1 Sama Beirut 195 metres (640 ft) 50 2016 BeirutBeirut 33°53′13.50″N 35°30′36.80″E / 33.8870833°N 35.5102222°E / 33.8870833; 35.5102222 (Sama Beirut) Currently the tallest building in Lebanon.
2 FortyFour 185 metres (607 ft) 44 2017 BeirutBeirut 33°52′49.9″N 35°32′32.1″E / 33.880528°N 35.542250°E / 33.880528; 35.542250 (FortyFour) Developed by DEMCO PROPERTIES in partnership with M1 Real Estate.
3 Sky Gate 181 meters (594 ft) 44 2014 BeirutBeirut 33°53′16.00″N 35°31′03.20″E / 33.8877778°N 35.5175556°E / 33.8877778; 35.5175556 (Sky Gate Beirut) An international award at MIPIM for its distinguished design by Nabil Gholam Architecture and Planning.
4 Al Murr Tower 157 metres (515 ft) 40 BeirutBeirut 33°53′43.00″N 35°29′47.40″E / 33.8952778°N 35.4965000°E / 33.8952778; 35.4965000 (Beirut Trade Center) Construction stopped in 1975 with the start of the civil war after the building had been topped out. It still stands unfinished as of 2017, and is slated to be redeveloped into Beirut Trade Center or demolished, but no official date has been announced.
5 2030 155 metres (509 ft) 30 2017 BeirutBeirut 33°53′22.70″N 35°30′51.10″E / 33.8896389°N 35.5141944°E / 33.8896389; 35.5141944 (2030 Beirut)
6= Platinum Tower 152 metres (499 ft) 34 2008 BeirutBeirut 33°54′02.50″N 35°29′47.20″E / 33.9006944°N 35.4964444°E / 33.9006944; 35.4964444 (Platinum Tower Beirut) The tallest completed building in Lebanon from 2008 until 2014.
6= Abdel Wahab 618 152 metres (499 ft) 37 2017 BeirutBeirut 33°53′21.00″N 35°30′57.00″E / 33.8891667°N 35.5158333°E / 33.8891667; 35.5158333 (Abdel Wahab 618 Beirut)
7 Marina Tower 150 metres (492 ft) 27 2007 BeirutBeirut 33°54′06.20″N 35°29′55.50″E / 33.9017222°N 35.4987500°E / 33.9017222; 35.4987500 (Marina Tower Beirut)
8= Gemmayzeh Village 140 metres (459 ft) 36 2017 BeirutBeirut 33°53′44.50″N 35°30′50.00″E / 33.8956944°N 35.5138889°E / 33.8956944; 35.5138889 (Gemmayzeh Village Beirut)
8= La Citadelle 140 metres (459 ft) 34 2017 BeirutBeirut 33°54′07.20″N 35°29′32.20″E / 33.9020000°N 35.4922778°E / 33.9020000; 35.4922778 (La Citadelle Beirut)
8= Les Domes de Sursock 140 metres (459 ft) 28 2013 BeirutBeirut 33°53′34.50″N 35°31′04.00″E / 33.8929167°N 35.5177778°E / 33.8929167; 35.5177778 (Les Domes de Sursock Beirut)
11 Credit Libanais headquarters 133 metres (436 ft) 34 2015 BeirutBeirut 33°52′48.60″N 35°31′28.20″E / 33.8801667°N 35.5245000°E / 33.8801667; 35.5245000 (Credit Libanais Headquarters Beirut)
12 Hilton Habtoor Grand Hotel 130 metres (427 ft) 30 2005 Sin el Fil 33°52′09.80″N 35°32′14.00″E / 33.8693889°N 35.5372222°E / 33.8693889; 35.5372222 (Hilton Habtoor Grand Hotel Beirut)
13 3 Beirut 126 metres (413 ft) 33 2017 BeirutBeirut 33°53′56.30″N 35°29′51.70″E / 33.8989722°N 35.4976944°E / 33.8989722; 35.4976944 (3Beirut)
14 Bay Tower 125 metres (410 ft) 30 2011 BeirutBeirut 33°54′02.50″N 35°29′52.00″E / 33.9006944°N 35.4977778°E / 33.9006944; 35.4977778 (Bay Tower Beirut)
15= Ashrafieh 4748 120 metres (394 ft) 30 2015 BeirutBeirut 33°52′42.30″N 35°31′43.30″E / 33.8784167°N 35.5286944°E / 33.8784167; 35.5286944 (Ashrafieh 4748 Beirut)
15= Four Seasons Hotel 120 metres (394 ft) 26 2009 BeirutBeirut 33°54′06.80″N 35°29′57.30″E / 33.9018889°N 35.4992500°E / 33.9018889; 35.4992500 (Four Seasons Hotel Beirut)
17 Beirut Terraces 119 metres (390 ft) 26 2017 BeirutBeirut 33°53′59.00″N 35°29′46.50″E / 33.8997222°N 35.4962500°E / 33.8997222; 35.4962500 (Beirut Terraces)
18 Old Holiday Inn Hotel 118 metres (387 ft) 30 1974 BeirutBeirut 33°53′58.60″N 35°29′41.80″E / 33.8996111°N 35.4949444°E / 33.8996111; 35.4949444 (Old Holiday Inn Beirut Hotel) Tallest finished building in Lebanon at the time of its completion. It operated for only a year before the beginning of the Civil War, then was heavily damaged during the Battle of the Hotels and looted by scavengers, and still stands abandoned as of 2017.
19 Hosn 440 114 metres (374 ft) 25 2011 BeirutBeirut 33°53′55.20″N 35°29′36.80″E / 33.8986667°N 35.4935556°E / 33.8986667; 35.4935556 (Hosn 440 Beirut)
20= Beirut Tower 112 metres (367 ft) 30 2009 BeirutBeirut 33°54′02.40″N 35°29′50.50″E / 33.9006667°N 35.4973611°E / 33.9006667; 35.4973611 (Beirut Tower Beirut)
20= Crowne Plaza Beirut Hotel 112 metres (367 ft) 27 2002 BeirutBeirut 33°53′44.70″N 35°28′45.80″E / 33.8957500°N 35.4793889°E / 33.8957500; 35.4793889 (Crowne Plaza Beirut Hotel)
22 Burj Kronfol 110 metres (361 ft) 28 2012 BeirutBeirut 33°52′43.10″N 35°30′29.80″E / 33.8786389°N 35.5082778°E / 33.8786389; 35.5082778 (Kronfol Tower Beirut)
23 Rizk Tower 106 metres (348 ft) 27 1974 BeirutBeirut 33°53′13.90″N 35°30′52.40″E / 33.8871944°N 35.5145556°E / 33.8871944; 35.5145556 (Rizk Tower Beirut) Stood as the tallest finished and occupied building in Lebanon from 1975 until 2002.
24= Damac Tower 102 metres (335 ft) 28 2015 BeirutBeirut 33°53′56.30″N 35°29′45.50″E / 33.8989722°N 35.4959722°E / 33.8989722; 35.4959722 (Damac Tower Beirut) Interior designed by Versace Home. Won the 2010 Best High-rise Architecture Award at the International Property Awards in London.
24= The Heights 102 metres (335 ft) 26 2014 BeirutBeirut 33°53′18.60″N 35°28′48.40″E / 33.8885000°N 35.4801111°E / 33.8885000; 35.4801111 (The Heights Beirut)
24= Karam Tower 102 metres (335 ft) 26 BeirutBeirut 33°53′39.70″N 35°31′31.50″E / 33.8943611°N 35.5254167°E / 33.8943611; 35.5254167 (Karam Tower Beirut)
27= Crystal Towers 100 metres (328 ft) 30 2016 Antelias 33°55′01.00″N 35°35′05.50″E / 33.9169444°N 35.5848611°E / 33.9169444; 35.5848611 (Crystal Towers Antelias)
27= Ashrafieh Tower 100 metres (328 ft) 25 2008 BeirutBeirut 33°53′19.30″N 35°30′44.00″E / 33.8886944°N 35.5122222°E / 33.8886944; 35.5122222 (Ashrafieh Tower Beirut)
27= Atomium 5242 100 metres (328 ft) 27 2006 BeirutBeirut 33°53′16.00″N 35°31′05.00″E / 33.8877778°N 35.5180556°E / 33.8877778; 35.5180556 (Atomium 5242 Beirut)
27= Sky Towers 100 metres (328 ft) 30 2017 Aramoun, Aley 33°45′42.50″N 35°29′23.70″E / 33.7618056°N 35.4899167°E / 33.7618056; 35.4899167 (Sky Towers Aramoun)
31 Al Sahab 98 metres (322 ft) 25 2000 BeirutBeirut 33°53′36.20″N 35°28′28.10″E / 33.8933889°N 35.4744722°E / 33.8933889; 35.4744722 (Al Sahab Tower Beirut)
32 Carlton Residence Beirut 96 metres (315 ft) 24 2014 BeirutBeirut 33°53′09.00″N 35°28′35.00″E / 33.8858333°N 35.4763889°E / 33.8858333; 35.4763889 (Carlton Residence Beirut)
33 Horizon Tower 95 metres (312 ft) 24 2006 BeirutBeirut 33°54′05.50″N 35°29′07.20″E / 33.9015278°N 35.4853333°E / 33.9015278; 35.4853333 (Horizon Tower Beirut)
34= Al Mada Tower 94 metres (308 ft) 24 1998 BeirutBeirut 33°53′26.60″N 35°28′20.20″E / 33.8907222°N 35.4722778°E / 33.8907222; 35.4722778 (Al Mada Tower Beirut)
34= Raouche View @1090 94 metres (308 ft) 22 2014 BeirutBeirut 33°53′22.10″N 35°28′21.00″E / 33.8894722°N 35.4725000°E / 33.8894722; 35.4725000 (Raouche View 1090 Beirut)
36= Bahri Gardens 1 92 metres (302 ft) 25 2006 BeirutBeirut 33°53′26.60″N 35°28′20.20″E / 33.8907222°N 35.4722778°E / 33.8907222; 35.4722778 (Bahri Gardens 1 Beirut)
36= Bahri Gardens 2 92 metres (302 ft) 25 2012 BeirutBeirut 33°53′25.00″N 35°28′21.00″E / 33.8902778°N 35.4725000°E / 33.8902778; 35.4725000 (Bahri Gardens 2 Beirut)
38 Tilal Tower 91 metres (299 ft) 23 2003 BeirutBeirut 33°53′15.60″N 35°31′01.80″E / 33.8876667°N 35.5171667°E / 33.8876667; 35.5171667 (Tilal Tower Beirut)
39= Universal Tower 90 metres (295 ft) 24 2014 BeirutBeirut 33°53′19.10″N 35°28′33.10″E / 33.8886389°N 35.4758611°E / 33.8886389; 35.4758611 (Universal Tower Beirut)
39= Verdun Gardens 90 metres (295 ft) 22 2014 BeirutBeirut 33°53′29.00″N 35°29′02.00″E / 33.8913889°N 35.4838889°E / 33.8913889; 35.4838889 (Verdun Gardens Beirut) A residential complex that also houses a shopping arcade and the Staybridge Suites Hotel.
39= Safir Heliopolitan Hotel 90 metres (295 ft) 23 2002 BeirutBeirut 33°53′29.60″N 35°28′21.90″E / 33.8915556°N 35.4727500°E / 33.8915556; 35.4727500 (Safir Heliopolitan Hotel Beirut)
39= The Phoenicia Hotel 90 metres (295 ft) 23 1961 (oldest wing), 2003 (newest wing) BeirutBeirut 33°54′02.50″N 35°29′40.20″E / 33.9006944°N 35.4945000°E / 33.9006944; 35.4945000 (Phoenicia Hotel Beirut)
43 Manara 587 88 metres (289 ft) 18 2005 BeirutBeirut 33°53′49.50″N 35°28′19.10″E / 33.8970833°N 35.4719722°E / 33.8970833; 35.4719722 (Manara 587 Beirut)
44= Titanium Tower 87 metres (285 ft) 22 BeirutBeirut 33°53′12.00″N 35°28′43.10″E / 33.8866667°N 35.4786389°E / 33.8866667; 35.4786389 (Titanium Tower Beirut)
44= Sky Garden 87 metres (285 ft) 22 2014 BeirutBeirut 33°53′14.20″N 35°28′31.60″E / 33.8872778°N 35.4754444°E / 33.8872778; 35.4754444 (Sky Garden Beirut)
44= Majestic Tower 87 metres (285 ft) 22 2013 BeirutBeirut 33°53′54.00″N 35°29′25.70″E / 33.8983333°N 35.4904722°E / 33.8983333; 35.4904722 (Majestic Tower Beirut)
44= Mirage Plaza 87 metres (285 ft) 22 2002 BeirutBeirut 33°53′33.70″N 35°29′17.10″E / 33.8926944°N 35.4880833°E / 33.8926944; 35.4880833 (Mirage Plaza Beirut)
44= St George Tower 1 (Alpha Tower) 87 metres (285 ft) 22 2005 BeirutBeirut 33°53′03.60″N 35°31′14.10″E / 33.8843333°N 35.5205833°E / 33.8843333; 35.5205833 (St George Tower 1 Beirut)
44= St George Tower 2 (Delta Tower) 87 metres (285 ft) 22 2005 BeirutBeirut 33°53′05.40″N 35°31′16.20″E / 33.8848333°N 35.5211667°E / 33.8848333; 35.5211667 (St George Tower 2 Beirut)
44= St George Tower 3 (Omega Tower) 87 metres (285 ft) 22 2005 BeirutBeirut 33°53′04.00″N 35°31′17.10″E / 33.8844444°N 35.5214167°E / 33.8844444; 35.5214167 (St George Tower 3 Beirut)
51= Al Aidi Tower 85 metres (279 ft) 23 2008 BeirutBeirut 33°53′36.10″N 35°30′42.00″E / 33.8933611°N 35.5116667°E / 33.8933611; 35.5116667 (Al Aidi Tower Beirut)
51= Sursock Tower 85 metres (279 ft) 18 2009 BeirutBeirut 33°53′33.40″N 35°30′41.20″E / 33.8926111°N 35.5114444°E / 33.8926111; 35.5114444 (Sursock Tower Beirut)
53= Corniche Garden 83 metres (272 ft) 21 2004 BeirutBeirut 33°54′06.20″N 35°29′04.30″E / 33.9017222°N 35.4845278°E / 33.9017222; 35.4845278 (Corniche Garden Beirut)
53= Astoria Tower 83 metres (272 ft) 21 2010 BeirutBeirut 33°53′41.20″N 35°28′14.60″E / 33.8947778°N 35.4707222°E / 33.8947778; 35.4707222 (Astoria Tower Beirut)
53= Dreams Tower 83 metres (272 ft) 21 2003 BeirutBeirut 33°54′04.60″N 35°29′12.50″E / 33.9012778°N 35.4868056°E / 33.9012778; 35.4868056 (Dreams Tower Beirut)
53= Hilton Beirut Metropolitan Palace 83 metres (272 ft) 21 2003 Sin el Fil 33°52′14.80″N 35°32′09.60″E / 33.8707778°N 35.5360000°E / 33.8707778; 35.5360000 (Hilton Beirut Metropolitan Palace)
57 Hugo 43 81 metres (266 ft) 22 2008 BeirutBeirut 33°53′20.10″N 35°30′28.00″E / 33.8889167°N 35.5077778°E / 33.8889167; 35.5077778 (Hugo 43 Beirut)
58 Ain Mreisseh Tower 80 metres (262 ft) 22 2007 BeirutBeirut 33°53′55.20″N 35°29′30.20″E / 33.8986667°N 35.4917222°E / 33.8986667; 35.4917222 (Ain Mreisseh Tower Beirut)

Tallest Building by Governorate[edit]

Rank Name Height
metres / ft
Floors Year City Governorate Arabic
1 Sama Beirut 195 metres (640 ft) 50 2016 BeirutBeirut Beirut بيروت
2 Hilton Habtoor Grand Hotel 130 metres (427 ft) 30 2005 Sin el Fil Mount Lebanon جبل لبنان
3 Demco Towers 130 metres (427 ft) 25 2011 Antelias Metn جبل لبنان
4 AL Manara Center 30 metres (98 ft) 12 2003 Zahle Bekka البقاع

List of Tallest Buildings Under Construction[edit]

Name Height
metres / ft
(est.)
Floors Year City Coordinates Notes
The Edge 220 metres (722 ft) 50 2019 Beirut 33°53′16.00″N 35°31′07.40″E / 33.8877778°N 35.5187222°E / 33.8877778; 35.5187222 (The Edge (Beirut) Will replace Sama Beirut as tallest building in Lebanon upon completion.
Venus Towers 122 metres (400 ft) 31 2019 Beirut 33°53′59.20″N 35°29′51.00″E / 33.8997778°N 35.4975000°E / 33.8997778; 35.4975000 (Venus Towers Beirut) Works were halted in 2011 by activists after the remains of a Phoenician port (dating back to at least 500 B.C.) were discovered on the site, but Venus was eventually allowed by the government to bulldoze the ruins and resume the construction of the towers, sparking widespread outrage.
Grand Hyatt Beirut 82 metres (269 ft) 18 Beirut 33°54′00.00″N 35°30′00.00″E / 33.9000000°N 35.5000000°E / 33.9000000; 35.5000000 (Grand Hyatt Beirut) Structure topped out, but construction on hold.

List of Tallest Proposed Buildings[edit]

Name Height
metres / ft
(est.)
Floors City Coordinates
The Pinwheel 315 metres (1,033 ft) 66 Beirut 33°54′07.60″N 35°30′17.80″E / 33.9021111°N 35.5049444°E / 33.9021111; 35.5049444
50 rise 200 metres (656 ft) 50 Beirut
Phoenician Village 160 metres (525 ft) 44 Beirut 33°53′58.40″N 35°30′35.85″E / 33.8995556°N 35.5099583°E / 33.8995556; 35.5099583
Forty Four 185 metres (607 ft) 44 Beirut
The Landmark 168 metres (551 ft) 42 Beirut
Rive Gauche Office Towers 41 Beirut
Al Tilal Tower 170 metres (558 ft) 40 Beirut 33°53′16.90″N 35°28′37.30″E / 33.8880278°N 35.4770278°E / 33.8880278; 35.4770278
Beirut Trade Center 160 metres (525 ft) 40 Beirut 33°53′43.00″N 35°29′47.40″E / 33.8952778°N 35.4965000°E / 33.8952778; 35.4965000 (Beirut Trade Center)
Ciel Et Jardin 33 Beirut
B-Central 31 Beirut
Level 27 27 Beirut
Solidere 1493 90 metres (295 ft) 22 Beirut 33°53′56.30″N 35°29′47.30″E / 33.8989722°N 35.4964722°E / 33.8989722; 35.4964722

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  1. ^ "Lebanon's tallest buildings". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-04-25.

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