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Central Plaza


Height: 374m
Location: Hong Kong
Year: 1992
Central Plaza

Al Yaqoub Tower


Height: 328m
Location: Dubai
Year: 2013

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Al Yaqoub Tower
Al Yaqoub Tower
Height328m
Floors72
Year2013
CityDubai

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The Al Yaqoub Tower is a 328 m (1,076 Feet ) tall skyscraper on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The tower topped out in 2010 and has been finished in 2013. It has 69 floors. The building is owned independently by Daro Saifuddin Yaquob, also serves as a 224-room hotel.The construction design was inspired by Elizabeth Tower (more commonly called Big Ben) in London. But, no clock face is present on Al Yaqoub Tower. Additionally, it bears a resemblance to The Tower, a building situated directly north of it.

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Central Plaza

Central Plaza
Central Plaza
Height374m
Floors78
Year1992
CityHong Kong

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Central Plaza is a 78-storey, 374 m (1,227 ft) skyscraper completed in August 1992 at 18 Harbour Road, in Wan Chai on Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. It's the third tallest tower in town after 2 International Finance Centre in Central and the ICC in West Kowloon. It was the tallest building in Asia from 1992 to 1996, until the Shun Hing Square was constructed in Shenzhen, a neighbouring city. Central Plaza surpassed the Bank of China Tower as the tallest building in Hong Kong until the completion of 2 IFC. Central Plaza was also the tallest reinforced concrete building in the world, until it was surpassed by CITIC Plaza, Guangzhou. The building utilizes a triangular floor plan. On the top of the tower is a four-bar neon clock that indicates the time by exhibiting different colors for 15-minute periods, blinking at the change of the quarter. An anemometer is installed on the tip of the construction's mast, at 378 metres (1,240 feet ) above sea level. The mast has a height of 102 m (335 feet ). Additionally, it houses the world's greatest church inside a skyscraper, Sky City Church.

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