Top 15 and Best Tallest Buildings in Africa
1. Leonardo, South Africa
Leonardo is a 234-meter-tall, 55-floor mixed use development that is being finalized in Sand ton, South Africa. Construction of Leonardo began on 17 November 2015, and the tower topped out in April 2019 officially becoming the tallest building in Africa.
2. Carlton Centre, South Africa
The Carlton Centre, a 223-meter-tall skyscraper and shopping center in Johannesburg, South Africa, has remained the tallest building in Africa since its completion in 1973.
3. Britam Tower, Kenya
Britam Tower, a 200-meter-tall office complex in Upper Hill, Nairobi, was officially opened to the public in July 2018, overtaking UAP Old Mutual Tower as the tallest building in Kenya.
4. Ponte City, South Africa
Ponte City is a 172.8-meter-tall skyscraper in the Berea suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. Built in 1975, the 55-storey tower that was designed by South African architect. Ponte City boasts a cylindrical design, with an open center allowing additional natural light into the apartments
5. UAP Tower, Kenya.
Located atUpper Hill, Nairobi, 163-meter-tall UAP Old-Mutual-Tower became the tallest building in Kenya when it opened in July 2016 after more than five years of construction.
6. NECOM House, Nigeria
It’s a 160-meter-tall skyscraper in Lagos, is officially the tallest building in Nigeria and the entirety of West Africa.
7. Tanzania Ports Authority Tower, Tanzania
Tanzania Ports Authority Tower, a 157-meter-tall tower in Dar es Salaam, is the tallest building in Tanzania. Completed in 2016, the 35-storey building serves as the headquarters of the Tanzania Ports Authority.
8. PSPF Towers, Tanzania
PSPF Towers is a 153-meter-tall twin tower building in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The 35-storey building is designed to create a flexible module that can host countless office setups for a variety of uses.
9. Marble Tower, South Africa
Originally known as Sanlam Centre, Marble Towers is one of the popular landmarks of Johannesburg. Built in 1973, the 32-storey commercial building that is made from concrete and marble has South Africa’s largest electronic advertising board on its façade.
10. Pearl Dawn, South Africa
Pearl Dawn, a 152-meter-tall residential skyscraper in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, ends the list of the ten tallest buildings in Africa.