Istanbul

Turkey

Facts

Density

0 people per km²

0 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

48 Completed • 3 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Residential (49%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (85%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

30

Tallest City in

the World
#

1

Tallest City in

Europe
#

1

Tallest City in

Turkey

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey

352 m / 1,155 ft

2

Skyland Office Tower

284 m / 932 ft

3

Skyland Residential Tower

284 m / 932 ft

4

Metropol Tower Istanbul

280 m / 919 ft

5

Sapphire Tower

261 m / 856 ft

6

Emaar Square The Address Hotel & Residences

229.4 m / 753 ft

7

Nurol Life

220 m / 722 ft

8

Istanbul Tower 205

220 m / 722 ft

9

Istanbul International Finance Center Ziraat Tower I

219.2 m / 719 ft

10

Maslak Spine Tower

202 m / 663 ft

CTBUH People & Events

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08 September 2021

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Videos

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Global News

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