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The Capital Gatein Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Skyscraper with the biggest inclination angle (18°)! The Capital Gates holds offices, a 5-star hotel and panoramic-view restaurant.
The Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi
Huge skyscraper that surpassed the world-known Leaning Tower of Pisa rises in Abu Dhabi and attracts more and more travellers.

The Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi

To reduce seismo-pressure to zero and get wind force under control diagrid technology was used in construction.

The Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi
The Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi

Interesting facts


• The Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi is 160 meter high
• 12 thousand of glass was used for the tower external covering
• Widening at the top make the construction unique
• 5-star Hyatt hotel is situated in the Leaning Tower and the view from its suites gives a feeling as if you live in the clouds literally
• Inclination angle is 18° while The Leaning Tower of Pisa holds only 5°.

The Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi

How to get


If you take a taxi or drive a car, you need to go to Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street; from the airport it takes about 10 minutes to reach the place.

The Capital Gate at night, Abu Dhabi

Visit to the tower is free, except for some events in Exhibition Centre.

In case you want to book a room in the high-tech hotel it will cost you 500€ and more.

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A skyscraper Capital Gate in Abu Dhabi is called the Falling Tower. Its slope is 4.5 times more than a slope of Pisan Tower.

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Location: Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street

Open hours

6 am — 11:30 pm

Contacts

Phone: +971(0)2 406 4400

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