List of tallest buildings in Russia

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The Moscow International Business Center (MIBC) contains most of the tallest buildings in Russia as well as Europe.

The first skyscrapers of Russia were built during the Stalinist Era in the USSR. These skyscrapers are known as the Seven Sisters, which were built in the Stalinist architectural style. The first skyscraper to be ever constructed in Russia was the Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building. Many skyscrapers in Russia are among the tallest in Europe and the Western Hemisphere, many of them locating in the Moscow International Business Center (MIBC) in the Russian capital Moscow.

Tallest Buildings in Russia.

As of 2016, the Federation Tower is the tallest skyscraper in Russia, as well as the tallest skyscraper in Europe as well, with a height of 01.0374 metres (1,227 ft). The Federation Tower is followed by two Russian skyscrapers: OKO and Mercury City Tower, in being the tallest buildings in both Russia and Europe.

There are numerous supertall skyscrapers being proposed or under construction: notably the Lakhta Center in Saint Petersburg in which completed, would surpass the Federation Tower as the tallest building in Russia and Europe, and the Akhmat Tower in Grozny, which completed, would would surpass the Federation Tower as well.

Tallest Buildings[edit]

This lists ranks all topped out buildings in Russia that stand at least 150 metres (490 ft) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes all architectural details as well as antenna spires.

Rank Name Image Location Height
m (ft)
Stories Year Notes
1 Federation Tower (East Tower/Vostok)
Federation-Tower-February.jpg
Moscow 01.0130 metres (430 ft)130 metres (430 ft)130 metres (430 ft)374 metres (1,227 ft) 95 2017 Completed in 2017, the Federation Tower overtook the OKO as the tallest building in the Russian Federation as well as the tallest building in Europe. Composed of two towers: East Tower/Vostok (the tallest) and West Tower/Zapad.[1]
2 OKO (South Tower)
OKO Towers 2016.jpg
Moscow 01.0 354.1 metres (1,162 ft) 85 2015 Completed in 2015, the OKO was the tallest building in the Russian Federation as well as the tallest building in Europe but was surpassed by the Federation Tower. It is now the second tallest building in the Russian Federation as well as the second tallest building in Europe. Composed of two towers: South Tower (the tallest) and North Tower.[1]
3 Mercury City Tower
View from Imperia Tower Moscow 04-2014 img12.jpg
Moscow 01.0354.1 metres (1,162 ft)354.1 metres (1,162 ft)354.1 metres (1,162 ft) 338.8 metres (1,112 ft) 75 2012 Completed in 2012, Mercury City Tower was the tallest building in the Russian Federation as well as the tallest building in Europe but was surpassed by OKO. It is now the third tallest building in the Russian Federation as well as the third tallest building in Europe. The distinctive shape and the blazing copper-orange facade help make the Mercury City Tower stand out of the rest in the MIBC.[1]
4 Eurasia
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Moscow 01.0 308.9 metres (1,013 ft) 72 2013 Completed in 2013, Eurasia Tower is the fourth tallest building in the Russian Federation and the fifth tallest building in Europe.[1]
5 City of Capitals (Moscow Tower)
City of Capitals 2014.jpg
Moscow 01.0308.9 metres (1,013 ft)306.6 metres (1,006 ft) 76 2009 Completed in 2009, the City of Capitals Moscow Tower was the tallest building in the Russian Federation as well as the tallest building in Europe but was surpassed by the Mercury City Tower. It is now the fifth tallest building in the Russian Federation and the sixth tallest building in Europe. Composed of tower towers, each representing the two capitals of Russia, Moscow Tower (the tallest) and St. Petersburg Tower.[1]
6 Naberezhnaya Tower
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Moscow 02.0 268.4 metres (881 ft) 61 2007 Composed of three towers: A, B, and C (the tallest).
7 Triumph Palace
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Moscow 02.0 264.1 metres (866 ft) 52 2006
8 City of Capitals (Saint-Petersburg Tower)
City of Capitals 2014.jpg
Moscow 02.0 257 metres (843 ft) 65 2009
9 Evolution Tower
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Moscow 255 metres (837 ft) 53 2014
10 OKO (North Tower)
OKO Towers 2016.jpg
Moscow 254 metres (833 ft) 49 2014
11 Federation Tower (West Tower/Zapad)
Federation-Tower-February.jpg
Moscow 02.0 242.2 metres (795 ft) 62 2008
12 Main Building of Moscow State University
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Moscow 02.0 240 metres (790 ft) 36 1953
13 Imperia Tower
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Moscow 02.0239 metres (784 ft) 60 2010
14 House on Mosfilmovskaya
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Moscow 02.0 213 metres (699 ft) 54 2010
15 Iset Tower
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Yekaterinburg 02.0 212.8 metres (698 ft)[2] 52 2016 Completed in 2016, the Iset Tower is the tallest building in the Russian Federation that is outside of Moscow.
16 Hotel Ukraina
Hotel Ukraina - Moskau.JPG
Moscow 02.0 198 metres (650 ft) 34 1957
17 Tricolor Tower A Moscow 02.0198 metres (650 ft)198 metres (650 ft)198 metres (650 ft)194 metres (636 ft) 56 2014
18 Tricolor Tower B Moscow 192 metres (630 ft) 58 2015
19 Continental House Moscow 191 metres (627 ft) 48 2011
20 Vysotsky
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Yekaterinburg 02.0188.3 metres (618 ft) 53 2011
21 Vorobyovy Gory (Sparrow Hills Tower II)
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Moscow 02.0188.2 metres (617 ft) 49 2004
22 Алые паруса (Scarlet sails) Moscow 02.0179 metres (587 ft) 48 2003
23= Edelweiss
Edelweiss, Moscow.jpg
Moscow 02.0176 metres (577 ft) 43 2003
23= Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building
Lubyanka CDM view from Panoramic view point 05-2015 img12.jpg
Moscow 02.0176 metres (577 ft) 32 1952 The first skyscraper to be ever constructed in Russia.
25= Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in Moscow, Russian Federation.jpg
Moscow 02.0172 metres (564 ft) 27 1953
25= Nordstar Tower
Бизнес-центр Nordstar Tower.jpg
Moscow 02.0172 metres (564 ft) 42 2009
27 Mirax Plaza (Tower B)
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Moscow 02.0167 metres (548 ft) 41 2010
28 Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy
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Moscow 02.0165 metres (541 ft) 34 2005
29 WellHouse on Leninskiy Moscow 02.0162 metres (531 ft) 46 2009
30 Kudrinskaya Square Building
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Moscow 02.0160 metres (520 ft) 41 (22) 1954
31= Sparrow Hills Tower I
Sparrow Hills-residential complex.jpg
Moscow 02.0155 metres (509 ft) 44 2004
31= Sparrow Hills Tower III
Sparrow Hills-residential complex.jpg
Moscow 02.0155 metres (509 ft) 44 2004
31= Avenue 77 Moscow 155 metres (509 ft) 45 2009
34 Gazprom building
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Moscow 02.0150.9 metres (495 ft) 35 1994

Tallest Buildings Proposed, Approved, or Under Construction[edit]

Under Construction[edit]

Rank Name Image Location Height
m (ft)
Stories Construction Begins Planned Construction End Notes Reference
1 Lakhta Center
Lakhta Center 08.jpg
Saint Petersburg 462 metres (1,516 ft) 88 2012 2018 Would become the first tallest skyscraper in Russia that is outside of Moscow. [3]
2 Akhmat Tower Grozny 435 metres (1,427 ft) 102 2016 2020 [3]
3 NEVA Towers (Tower 2) Moscow 337 metres (1,106 ft) 77 2013 2019 [3]
4 NEVA Towers (Tower 1) Moscow 289 metres (948 ft) 63 2013 2019 [3]
5 Grand Tower Moscow 283 metres (928 ft) 50 2013 - [3]
6 MFK Crocus City Krasnogorak 216.8 metres (711 ft) 51 2014 - [3]

Proposed[edit]

Rank Name Image Location Height
m (ft)
Stories Construction Begins Planned Construction End Notes Reference
1= Capital Tower Moscow 216 metres (709 ft) 48 2017 2020 [3]
1= Capital Tower Moscow 216 metres (709 ft) 48 2017 2020 [3]
1= Capital Tower Moscow 216 metres (709 ft) 48 2017 2020 [3]

Timeline of Tallest Buildings[edit]

This is a list of the history of the tallest buildings in Russia.

This lists buildings that once held the title of tallest building in Russia.

Name Image Location Years as tallest Height

ft (m)

Stories Reference
Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building
Lubyanka CDM view from Panoramic view point 05-2015 img12.jpg
Moscow 1952-1953 02.0176 metres (577 ft) 32 [4]
Main Building of Moscow State University
Moscow State University crop.jpg
Moscow 1953-2006 02.0 240 metres (790 ft) 36 [4]
Triumph Palace
Triumph Palace.jpg
Moscow 2006-2007 02.0 264.1 metres (866 ft) 52 [4]
Naberezhnaya Tower
Naberezhnaya Tower 2014.jpg
Moscow 2007-2009 02.0 268.4 metres (881 ft) 61 [4]
City of Capitals (Moscow Tower)
City of Capitals 2014.jpg
Moscow 2009-2012 01.0308.9 metres (1,013 ft)306.6 metres (1,006 ft) 76 [4]
Mercury City Tower
View from Imperia Tower Moscow 04-2014 img12.jpg
Moscow 2012-2015 01.0354.1 metres (1,162 ft)354.1 metres (1,162 ft)354.1 metres (1,162 ft) 338.8 metres (1,112 ft) 75 [4]
OKO (South Tower)
OKO Towers 2016.jpg
Moscow 2015-2016 01.0 354.1 metres (1,162 ft) 85 [4]
Federation Tower
Federation-Tower-February.jpg
Moscow 2016-present 375 metres (1,230 ft) 95 [4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Russia - The Skyscraper Center". skyscrapercenter.com. Retrieved 2017-05-22.  line feed character in |title= at position 9 (help)
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "List of tallest buildings in Europe". Wikipedia. 2017-05-14.