Egypt is one of the countries in Africa with a strong and diversified economy, and this has drawn lots of business men and women from around the world into this country, but most people that visit Egypt are not drawn only by business, Egypt is also one of the world largest tourist destinations and people troop into Egypt in masses just to catch a glimpse of her beauty and her gigantic structures that tend to touch the sky. Most of these edifices have stood the test of time and have continued to stand for thousands of years. Egyptians are not relenting, they are building more and more of these kinds of structures. Take a look at some of the tallest buildings in Egypt.
1. Cairo Tower – 187 metres (614 ft)
Standing all alone at the centre of Cairo is the Cairo Tower, the tallest building in Egypt with 90 floors and a height of 614ft. The design was done by Egyptian architect Naoum Shebib. The building of this structure lasted for about 7 years, from 1954 to 1961. Till today it is still standing as a monument in Cairo, Egypt.
2. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Building – 143 metres (469 ft)
The ministry of Foreign Affairs is in a high-rise building which is about 469 ft tall with 39 floors, located in Cairo, Egypt.
3. Grand Hyatt Cairo – 142 metres (466 ft)
Located in Corniche El Nil Garden City, Cairo, Egypt is a hotel known as Grand Hyatt. It is about 466 ft tall and has 41 floors. It is quite a magnificent sight to behold.
4. Nile City North/South Towers – 142 meters (466 ft)
Located in Corniche El-Nil is the Nile City Towers both north and south facing each other, with a height of about 466ft and 34 floors each.
5. El Maadi Residential Towers – 140 m (460 ft)
The El Maadi Residential Towers is a skyscraper located in El Maadi, an El Maadi residential project.