MahaNakhon Tower in Bangkok, Tallest Building in Thailand

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MahaNakhon Tower, Soi Sueksa Witthaya, Silom, Bang Rak
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The MahaNakhon Tower, Thailand’s tallest building, is a mixed-use 314-metre-high (1,030 ft) skyscraper with a floor area of 150,000 square meters, and 77 floors located in the Sathorn central business area of Bangkok. The tower, featuring hotel, restaurants and luxury 200 residences operated by the Ritz-Carlton. The serviced apartments in the building are priced between US$1,100,000 to US$17,000,000. It has a direct link to the Chongnonsi BTS Skytrain station.

The skyscraper has been designed by a leading team of architects, including German architect Ole Scheeren.

The MahaNakhon Tower will have the unique appearance of a glass curtain walled square tower with a cuboid-surfaced spiral cut into the side of the tower.

The building, also known as “Pixel Tower”, was opened in late August 2016 becoming the tallest building in Thailand, 10 meters higher than the Baiyoke Tower II in Ratchathewi which is 304 metre-high (997 ft).

The MahaNakhon’s grand opening included a spectacular light show called “Bangkok Rising, The Night of Lights” which attracted a large number of spectators across Bangkok.

Photos by tongeron91 and Peggy Marco (Pixabay).

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Posted: March 8, 2016

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