Al Yaqoub Tower
Al Yaqoub Tower Facts
Al Yaqoub Tower Description
Al Yaqoub Tower Apartments by Remamco Real Estate at Sheikh Zayed Road. Al Yaqoub Tower Apartments ranks as the worlds top 52 tallest buildings in the world, top 15 in the Middle East. top 13 tallest in the United Arab Emirates and the top 11 tallest in Dubai. It is also called the “Big Ben” of Dubai. The architectural design was inspired by Big Ben in London although it has no clock faces.
The Al Yaqoub Tower Apartments is a 1,076 ft tall skyscraper on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The tower topped out in 2010 and was completed in 2013. It has 69 floors. The building is owned privately by Daro Saifuddin Yaquob, and functions as a 224-room hotel.
The building design was inspired by Elizabeth Tower (more commonly known as Big Ben) in London. However, no clock face is present on Al Yaqoub Tower. It also bears a resemblance to The Tower, a building located directly north of it.
The longest road in the Emirates, it stretches from Al-Silah in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and ends in Ras al-Khaimah emirate, running roughly parallel to UAE’s coastline along the Persian Gulf.