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The tallest buildings in India

September 24, 2013 08:58 IST

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No city in India is as starved of space as Mumbai is. Surrounded by sea on three sides, the city has only one way to expand – vertically. And that’s why, most of India’s tallest building are located in the city.

Among the major metros in India, Bangalore and Hyderabad is now seeing rise of tall structures but Delhi and Kolkata still lags behind.

Let’s take a look at 30 tallest buildings in India and the facilities they offer.

Courtesy: Wikipedia

JK House

Rank: 30

City: Mumbai

Height: 476 ft

Floors: 36

Year: 2012

Building type: Residential

Many describe it as Gautam Singhania’s own version of Antilia (Mukesh Ambani’s house). This is a private residence of Singhania located at Breach Candy, not too far from Antilia.

It features houses a museum, two private swimming pools, a gym with a spa and recreational centre, and a helipad at its highest point.

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Photographs: Courtesy, Talati and Panthaky Associates

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Four Seasons Mumbai

Rank: 29

City: Mumbai

Height: 479 ft

Floors: 35

Year: 2012

Building type: Hotel

Located in the Worli-Lower Parel commercial area, Four Seasons features Mumbai’s highest rooftop bar accompanied by stunning city views.

The Four Seasons offers comfortable rooms with a 42-inch LCD TV. It has an outdoor pool, spa and fitness centre.

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Belvedere Court

Rank: 28

City: Mumbai

Height: 489 ft

Floors: 40

Year: 2000

Building type: Residential

Project by Mahindra Lifespaces, Belvedere Court is located at Mahalaxmi. It provides options of 3BHK and Duplex.

All rooms in the apartments overlook the Race Course and the Haji Ali Bay. The building has all modern amenities such as a swimming pool, health club with steam bath and jacuzzi, a tennis court, a squash court, and play area for children.

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Oberoi Woods Towers I, II, & III

Rank: 27

City: Mumbai

Height: 492 ft

Floors: 40

Year: 2009

Building type: Residential

Developed by Oberoi Realty, the project is of the integrated township - Oberoi Garden City which is spread across 80 acres, at Goregaon East.

Amenities include swimming pool, tennis court, clubhouse, skating rink, verdant gardens and children's play area.

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Raheja Excelsior

Rank: 26

City: Mumbai

Height: 492 ft

Floors: 38

Year: 2012

Building type: Residential

Constructed by Raheja Universal, the project is located at Tardeo, off Haji Ali. It has all modern amenities such as club house, h-tech gym, integrated security, swimming pool, Jacuzzi and children play area.

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Photographs: Courtesy, Raheja Universal

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Sumer Trinity 1 & 2

Rank: 25

City: Mumbai

Height: 492 ft

Floors: 36

Year: NA

Building type: Residential

Developed by Sumer Group, the project features all modern amenities like garden, swimming pool, play area, health facilities, recreation facilities, and 24hr power backup.

It is located at Prabhadevi.

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Sheth Beaumonde I, II, & III

Rank: 24

City: Mumbai

Height: 492 ft

Floors: 35

Year: NA

Building type: Residential

Developed by Sheth Developers, the project is located at Prabhadevi. It features amenities such as swimming pool, squash courts, spa, gym, mini theatre, cafeteria, etc.

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Photographs: Courtesy, Sheth Developers

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Le Palazzo

Rank: 23

City: Mumbai

Height: 492 ft

Floors: 46

Year: 2010

Building type: Residential

The project is developed by the Sri Group and is located at Nana Chowk, off Kemps Corner Bridge.

Some of the amenities include a 5-star banquet hall, pantry with catering facility, sky gardens, library, cafeterias, business centre, swimming pools, spa, ice skating, indoor games, and high security.

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Vasant Polaris

Rank: 22

City: Mumbai

Height: 495 ft

Floors: 30

Year: 2009

Building type: Residential

Located in Goregaon West, the project was developed by Seth Developers. It features all modern amenities.

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Shreepati Arcade

Rank: 21

City: Mumbai

Height: 502 ft

Floors: 45

Year: 2002

Building type: Residential

It is located at Nana Chowk, Grant Road. The club house of the Shreepati Arcade is equipped with a swimming pool, gymnasium, steam, sauna & jacuzzi.

The building is constructed by Shreepati Group.

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Mantri Pinnacle

Rank: 20

City: Bangalore

Height: 502 ft

Floors: 46

Year: NA

Building type: Residential

This is the tallest building in South India. It has 3,4,5 bedroom apartments/penthouses, which are fully equipped with all the luxurious features & amenities.

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Shangri La/Palladium Hotel

Rank: 19

City: Mumbai

Height: 509 ft

Floors: 40

Year: 2012

Building type: Hotel

Located at High Street Phoenix in Parel, the hotel was supposed to be run by Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts.

Few days back the developer, Phoenix Mills and Shangri-La parted ways. The hotel is now rebranded as Palladium Hotel.

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MRVDC (World Trade Center)

Rank: 18

City: Mumbai

Height: 512 ft

Floors: 35

Year: 1970

Building type: Commercial

The Mumbai World Trade Centre in Cuffe Parade was built in 1970 and consists of two towers, MRVDC and IDBI.

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RNA Mirage

Rank: 17

City: Mumbai

Height: 518 ft

Floors: 40

Year: 2008

Building type: Residential

Constructed by RNA Group, the tower is located at Worli. Every flat in this building has over 2500-sq.ft living space. The project boasts of amenities such as swimming pool, landscaped garden, gymnasium, health club, spa and jacuzzi and steam.

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Rustomjee Elanza 1, 2 & 3

Rank: 16

City: Mumbai

Height: 525 ft

Floors: 36

Year: N.A.

Building type: Residential

Elanza is located at Malad West and has 2 and 2.5 BHK apartments. It has all the modern say amenities.

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Springs

Rank: 15

City: Mumbai

Height: 525 ft

Floors: 41

Year: N.A.

Building type: Residential

Springs is part of The The Island City Center (ICC), which Bombay Realty (Wadias) are developing. ICC boasts of residences, offices, a 5-star hotel, a mall, high street and an international school.

The company say that Springs is Bombay Realty's most exquisite creation. This eco-friendly building has 3BHK and 4BHK apartments with all the modern amenities such as security, gym, lounge, library, squash court and a swimming pool.

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Raheja Legend

Rank: 14

City: Mumbai

Height: 548 ft

Floors: 40

Year: N.A.

Building type: Residential

Located at Worli, Raheja Legend has one luxurious residential unit per floor and a penthouse on the top three floors.

The clubhouse and swimming pool are situated on the seventh and the eighth floor respectively. The project is constructed by Raheja Universal.

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Victoria

Rank: 13

City: Mumbai

Height: 558 ft

Floors: 47

Year: 2012

Building type: Residential

Lokhandwala Infrastructure is developing this exclusive 55 storied tower that offers 4BHKs and Penthouses. Located at Worli, each house in the tower offers views of the Arabian Sea and Mahalakshmi Race Course.

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Vasant Grandeur

Rank: 12

City: Mumbai

Height: 564 ft

Floors: 36

Year: 2010

Building type: Residential

Sheth Developers is constructing this project situated in the precincts of Vasant Marvel, Kandivali (E).

It will have a 2-level podium, lush garden, swimming pool and clubhouse on the upper level and Offers 2, 21/2 and 3 BHK apartments.

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Antilia

Rank: 11

City: Mumbai

Height: 568 ft

Floors: 27

Year: 2010

Building type: Residential

Named after the mythical Atlantic island of Antillia, this building is home to one of the world’s richest person, Mukesh Ambani. It is also the most expensive home in the world.

Designed by Chicago based architects, Perkins & Will, Antilia is built at a cost of about $2 billion (according to Forbes).

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Imperial Heights 1 & 2

Rank: 10

City: Mumbai

Height: 591 ft

Floors: 49

Year: 2011

Building type: Residential

Wadhwa Group, the project developer, says that it is the only 7-star homes that boasts of features and amenities that are unique in every way.

The facilities include an extensive lap, plunge and children’s pool, water-bodies, children’s wet and dry play equipment, common clubhouse with indoor facilities etc.

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Sunshine Tower

Rank: 9

City: Mumbai

Height: 591 ft

Floors: 40

Year: 2011

Building type: Commercial

Located at Dadar West, the project is constructed by Sunshine Group.

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Planet Godrej

Rank: 8

City: Mumbai

Height: 594 ft

Floors: 51

Year: 2009

Building type: Residential

Located at Mahalaxmi on a 9 acre plot, Planet Godrej offer 360 degree views from all the apartments.

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Photographs: Courtesy, Godrej Properties
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Orchid Woods 1, 2, & 3

Rank: 7

City: Mumbai

Height: 623 ft

Floors: 55

Year: 2012

Building type: Residential

The project belongs to DB Realty. Located at Goregaon, the project occupies 2.4-acre land. The project offers all the modern amenities including podium gardens, multiple swimming pools, and health clubs and Jacuzzi.

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The Ruby

Rank: 6

City: Mumbai

Height: 627 ft

Floors: 40

Year: 2011

Building type: Commercial

The project has come up on Ruby Mills located at Dadar. The owner of Ruby Mills jointly developed the property with Rohan Lifespaces.

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Ashok Towers

Rank: 5

City: Mumbai

Height: 633 ft

Floors: 49

Year: 2009

Building type: Residential

Ashok Towers project is spread over 18 acres and offer a range of studios; 2, 3, 4, 5 BHK apartments, garden duplex and penthouses.

Peninsula Land Limited is developing the tower.

A choice of design options and excellent amenities are offered along with the luxury of walkways, lush parks, sports and other recreational activities to create an inviting and holistic living experience, states the developer’s website.

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Vivarea 1, 2, & 3

Rank: 4

City: Mumbai

Height: 656 ft

Floors: 45

Year: 2012

Building type: Residential

The project is constructed by K Raheja Corp and is located at Mahalaxmi.

It has all the modern amenities including jogging track, gymnasium, games room, swimming pool, children’s play area, etc.

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Kohinoor Square

Rank: 3

City: Mumbai

Height: 666 ft

Floors: 52

Year: 2013

Building type: Mixed Use

The building is coming up at Kohinoor Mills, Shivaji Park. It is one of the first Skyscraper building in India to achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold rating for environmental sustainability.

The Kohinoor square complex comprises a main skyscrapers and residence skyscrapers which are used for mixed use like Hotel, Residence and High-End Shopping mall.

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Lodha Bellissimo A, B, & C

Rank: 2

City: Mumbai

Height: 728 ft

Floors: 53

Year: 2012

Building type: Residential

Lodha, the project developer, is selling flats in this project by invitation only. This exclusive project has world-class facilities including conference rooms and concierge services. It is features among the world’s top 1,000 landscape.

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Imperial Towers 1 & 2

Rank: 1

City: Mumbai

Height: 833 ft

Floors: 61

Year: 2010

Building type: Residential

The Imperial is a twin-tower residential skyscraper located at the sea front in Tardeo. The project is designed by designed by Hafeez Contractor. It’s probably the only buildings in the country to have a private observation deck is present at the top of each towers.

The project is jointly developed by Shapoorji Pallonji Group and Dilip Thacker Group.

The houses in this project ranges between 2,550-10,000 ft and boast of world-class amenities.


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