Esentai Tower

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Esentai Tower
Kazakh: Есентай мұнарасы,
Esentaı munarasy

Russian: Есентай башня
Medeu District, Almaty, Kazakhstan - panoramio (43).jpg
Alternative namesAlmaty JW Marriott Hotel
General information
Architectural styleContemporary modern
LocationAlmaty, Kazakhstan
Coordinates51°07′50.59″N 71°25′20.62″E / 51.1307194°N 71.4223944°E / 51.1307194; 71.4223944
Construction started2006
OwnerCapital Partners
Architectural161 m (528 ft)
Antenna spire162 m (531 ft)
Roof162 m (531 ft)
Technical details
Floor count38
Floor area16,500 m2 (178,000 sq ft)
Design and construction
ArchitectSkidmore, Owings and Merrill

Esentai Tower is a high rise mixed-use hotel and office building in the Almaty, Kazakhstan. Developed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, it was officially the tallest building in Kazakhstan until 2008, when it was topped out by the complex Northern Lights in Astana.[1] However it is the current tallest building in the whole city of Almaty.[2] The first fourteen floors of the tower are occupied by offices, the Ritz-Carlton hotel is located above the offices, in the last eight floors of the building are serviced apartments.[3]

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  1. ^ "Kazakhstan - The Skyscraper Center". Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  2. ^ "Almaty | Statistics | EMPORIS". Retrieved 2019-04-11.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-09. Retrieved 2016-10-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)