List of tallest buildings in Pakistan

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This list of tallest buildings in Pakistan ranks skyscrapers in Pakistan. Habib Bank Plaza built in 1963, was the first high-rise and the tallest building in Pakistan, located in Karachi. It stands 102 m (335 ft) tall with 25 floors; however in 2005 MCB Tower also in Karachi surpassed Habib Bank Plaza at 116 m (381 ft) tall[1] with 29 floors, than in 2012 Ocean Towers surpassed in with 120 m (394 ft) and 30 floors. The current tallest building is the Bahria Icon Tower in Karachi, which was opened on Jan 25th 2016 and upon its completion, it has changed the skyline of Karachi, at 62 floors, and 260 m (853 ft) height.[2]

Completed buildings[edit]

This list ranks completed and topped out buildings that stand at least 100 m (328 ft) tall, based on standard height measurement.

Rank Name Image City Height Floors Year References


1 Bahria Icon Tower BT D.jpg Karachi 286 m (938 ft) 68 2016 [3][4] Tallest building in South Asia when topped out[5]
2 The Orchid [] Karachi 122 m (400 ft) 38 2022 Tallest Building In Karachi
3 70 Riveria N/A Karachi 130 m (427 ft) 32 2016
4 Arkadians Tower A N/A Karachi 130 m (427 ft) 34 2016 Topped out
5 Ocean Towers Ocean Tower Karachi Pakistan.jpg Karachi 120 m (394 ft) 30 2012 [6]
6 MCB Tower MCB Tower Karachi.jpg Karachi 116 m (381 ft) 29 2005 [1][7]
7 Telecom Tower Ptet ise.jpg Islamabad 113 m (371 ft) 24 2011 [8]
8 Coral tower 1 N/A Karachi 112 m (367 ft) 26 2016 [9]
9 Coral tower 2 N/A Karachi 112 m (367 ft) 26 2016 [10]
10 The Centaurus The Centarus.jpg Islamabad 110 m (361 ft) 26 2013 [11]
11 Centaurus Residencial Tower 1 N/A Islamabad 110 m (361 ft) 26 2013 [12]
12 Centaurus Residencial Tower 2 N/A Islamabad 110 m (361 ft) 26 2013 [13]
13 Centre Point Tower N/A Karachi 110 m (361 ft) 28 2013 [14][15]
14 Mega G4 Corporate Tower N/A Karachi 108 m (354 ft) 27 2014 [16]
15 Bahria Town Tower N/A Karachi 108 m (354 ft) 25 2014 [17]
16 Arfa Software Technology Park N/A Lahore 106 m (348 ft)[citation needed] 17 2009 [18]
17 One Constitution Avenue Tower 1 N/A Islamabad 105 m (344 ft)[citation needed] 26 2014 [19][citation needed]
18 One Constitution Avenue Tower 2 N/A Islamabad 105 m (344 ft)[citation needed] 26 2014 [19][citation needed]
19 The Arkadians Tower B N/A Karachi 105 m (344 ft) 24 2016
20 Habib Bank Plaza Habib Bank Plaza 01.jpg Karachi 102 m (335 ft) 25 1962 [20] Tallest building in South Asia on completion[5]
21 UBL Tower N/A Karachi 101 m (331 ft) 23 2016 [21]
22 Dolmen Tower Harbour Front.jpg Karachi 101 m (331 ft) 19 2007 [22]
23 PRC Towers PRCtowersKarachi.jpg Karachi 100 m (328 ft) 23 1980s [23][24]
24 JS Tower N/A Karachi 100 m (328 ft) 22 2013
25 Lakhani Presidency N/A Karachi 100 m (328 ft) 2011
26 Navy heights N/A Karachi 98 m (322 ft) 18 1999

Under construction[edit]

60 storey, Dolmen Tower 3 & 4, under-construction in Karachi.
Bakht Tower, under construction in Karachi
Name City Floors Height TBC
Dolmen City Tower 3 [25] Karachi 60 210m 2017
Dolmen City Tower 4 [26] Karachi 60 210m 2017
Chapal Skymark[27] Karachi 50 200m 2017
Frere Heights Karachi 49 200m 2017
Bahria Opal 225[28] Karachi 41 160m 2017
Com 3 Towers Karachi 32 160m 2017
Karachi Bakht tower[29] Karachi 37 146m 2017
Orchid Tower Karachi 37 140m
Hoshang Pearl[30] Karachi 31 130m 2017
70 Riviera Karachi 29 130m 2017
Lucky One[31] Karachi 28x8 130m 2018
The Arkadians Karachi 34x7 130m 2019
Mertro Twin Towers Karachi 30x2 125m 2017
Mont Vista Karachi 26 125m 2017
Gold Crest DHA [32] Islamabad 28 119m+ 2018
The Arkadians Karachi 24x6 105m 2019
Ali trade Center Lahore 25 104m 2017
Pearl Towers Karachi 25 100+m 2018
Reef Towers

Karachi

25 100+m 2018
Mall Of Islamabad Islamabad 25 100+m 2018

Timeline[edit]

Name City Height Floors Year Tallest References
Habib Bank Plaza Karachi 101 m (331 ft)[citation needed] 25 1962 to 2005 [33]
MCB Tower Karachi 116 m (381 ft)[citation needed] 29 2005 to 2012 [33]
Ocean Towers Karachi 120 m (394 ft)[citation needed] 30 2012 to 2016
Bahria Icon Tower Karachi 286 m (938 ft)[citation needed] 63 2016 to present

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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