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The Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi – Capital Gate

By Rhea Alex - April 27, 2020
Capital Gate in Abu Dhabi

The ‘Capital Gate,’ is known to be one of the world’s signature buildings, built by the ‘National Exhibitions Company,’ and developed by the ‘Capital Gate Abu Dhabi.’ Known as the ‘Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi,’ the building is a skyscraper of about 160 meters in height and has more than 35 stories within the building. The inclined shape of the building has given it the title of the ‘World’s Most Leaning Tower,’ in accordance with the Guiness Book of World Records. The ‘Capital Gate Foundation,’ forms the pillars on which the building stands and are made of unique property material as well.

The ‘Capital Gate,’ isn’t just a building itself, constructed for tourism and commercial requirements; but also has enclosed within the famous hotel – ‘Hyatt.’ The hotel gives tourists a panoramic view of Abu Dhabi and is a stellar sight to the eye.Tourists are most welcome to visit the ‘Capital Gate,’ and experience the great architecture of the building.

Exploring the ‘Capital Gate’ Skyscraper in Abu Dhabi

Capital Gate in Abu Dhabi
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The ‘Capital Gate,’ houses a 20,000 square meter luxury office space, a five star – Hyatt hotel and an exhibition center, thus matching its exterior magnificence. Tourists privileged to stay at one of the rooms of the Hyaat, are greeted with panoramic views of the city through window paneling that have been custom made.

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The ‘Splash,’ a 320 meter metal element that sweeps down from outside of the Capital Gate and connects to the nearby ‘Abu Dhabi Exhibition Centre,’ is located on the 18th floor of the tower. The ‘Splash,’ is most often used as a centre to witness the National events and parades that happen and also serves as an outdoor grandstand. The clients behind both structures, are one in the same and are responsible for the conferences / exhibitions that take place. 

How To Reach Capital Gate In Abu Dhabi

There are multiple ways for tourists to reach the ‘Capital Gate,’ as transportation to and from the monument isn’t of much hassle. Tourists could avail bus services, they could just rent a car or hire a cab straight to the ‘Capital Gate.’

Capital Gate Entry Ticket

Tourists will have to avail tickets if you’d like to explore the ‘Capital Gate.’The cost for the tickets is about 40 United Arab Emirates Dirham, for tourists visiting the site directly. If you’re part of a tour package or have an itinerary planned, the prices may vary accordingly.

Capital Gate Timings

The ‘Capital Gate,’ has no specific timings of visit for tourists. You could drop by and pay a visit to the structure any given time of day, as the tower is open to tourists 24 hours a day.

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Conclusion

Tourists have an endless number of reasons that outnumber why you wouldn’t want to pay a visit to the great ‘Capital Gate,’ or just go ahead and kick-start your bookings to this stellar monumental structure. We at ‘Pickyourtrail,’ ensure you get the best travel experience and can’t wait to plan an amazing Abu Dhabi tour package for you.

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