10 tallest buildings in Moscow

Review of the best according to the editors. About the selection criteria. The the material is subjective, is not advertising and is not serves as a guide to the purchase. Before purchase is needed consultation with a specialist.

Today, one of the main attractions of the capital of Russia, along with historical buildings, is considered ultramodern architectural complex called “Moscow City”. He is in Presnenskaya embankment area, at the place where the quarry used to be limestone mining. The construction of the complex began in 1995 and continues to this day. Buildings of the Moscow “city of the future” from glass and steel combine high-tech, modern and neo-constructivism. Most of the area of ​​skyscrapers related to international business center, occupy office space. also in they accommodate shopping areas, entertainment centers, restaurants and luxury apartments. The skyscrapers are equipped with panoramic areas with a breathtaking view of city ​​attractions, including the Kremlin, located just four kilometers from Moscow City.

Tallest buildings

Nomination a place Object name Height
The highest skyscrapers of Moscow city 1 Federation West Tower 242 meters
2 Tower “Evolution” 250 METERS
3 North Tower “Eye” 254 METERS
4 City of capitals, tower “St. Petersburg” 257 METERS
5 Tower on the Embankment, block C 268 METERS
6 The city of capitals, the tower “Moscow” 302 METERS
7 Tower “Eurasia” 309 METERS
8 Mercury City Tower 339 METERS
9 South Tower “Eye” 354 METERS
10 East Tower “Federation” 374 METERS

10th place – West Federation Tower

Rating: 4.1

West Federation Tower

The Federation complex consists of two towers: Eastern and Western. A 242-meter high western skyscraper has 63 ground floors and 5 underground levels. The construction of the tower was completed at the beginning 2008, and a year later she won the international competition “real estate market records”. The first 34 floors are occupied VTB Bank, after them there are offices, and the space of the upper floors reserved for apartments, spa-center and restaurant. total area The building is 112 thousand square meters. Serve skyscraper 17 elevators, of which 6 are high-speed. IN stylobate, that is, the base of the structure, are shopping premises.

9th place – Tower “Evolution”

Rating: 4.2


Skyscraper “Evolution” is the most original building business center. Designed by an international architectural bureau RMJM led by architect Tony Kettle 250 high structure meters at first glance it seems to defy the laws of physics. The curved spiral shape visually resembles a DNA molecule and symbolizes the evolutionary development of mankind. Unique a feature of the skyscraper is the use of cold-formed glazing, which allowed to achieve high strength of the facade and the integrity of his appearance. In addition, the glass has an original optical effect – it reflects the surrounding panorama of the city rotated at an angle of 90 degrees. The skyscraper covers an area of ​​154 thousand square meters, it has 55 floors and is served by the 14th elevators. At the bottom is a three-level stylobate with shopping galleries and restaurants.

8th place – North Tower “Eye”

Rating: 4.3

North Eye Tower

The northern skyscraper of the Oko complex is a 49-story building the building is 254 meters high. The construction combines simplicity selected geometric shapes and unusual elements such as beveled faces of facades. The design looks light, neat and fits perfectly into the environment of modern business district. The concept of a skyscraper was created by the famous American architectural bureau Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, which for more than 80 years of its activity managed to implement high-altitude projects buildings in dozens of countries and has won 800 professional awards. In addition to office spaces, the tower houses residential apartments, the area of ​​some of them is up to three hundred square meters. The base of the structure is on the stylobate in the form of a multifaceted the crystal, combining two skyscrapers, it was taken from here name Eye, which stands for “United Crystal grounds. “Inside the stylobate there are conference rooms, fitness centers, restaurants and other public areas.

7th place – City of capitals, the tower “St. Petersburg”

Rating: 4.4

City of capitals, tower

Tower “St. Petersburg”, which is part of the complex “City capitals “, in its design resembles unevenly set on friend cubes. The author of this original form is NBBJ Architectural Bureau, based in Seattle, USA. More than 70 years of experience in the work of architects has created a reliable and high-tech construction with a memorable appearance. A significant part of the building is occupied by office premises, and above them Elite residential apartments are located. 257 high skyscraper meters has 65 floors and is served by 22 elevators.

6th place – Tower on the Embankment, block C

Rating: 4.5

Tower on the Embankment, block C

Embankment Tower – a complex of three buildings, differing in height. Block C rises above the surface of the earth by 268 meters, the skyscraper has 60 floors intended for use under office spaces. The business center was assigned class A because It has a developed infrastructure, optimal layout of premises and complies with other high standards for office international buildings. On the first of the underground levels there are five skyscrapers hall.

5th place – City of capitals, the tower “Moscow”

Rating: 4.6

City of capitals, tower

The high-rise complex “City of Capitals” includes two towers, symbolizing the main cities of Russia. Skyscraper “Moscow” 302 meters high has 76 floors. Just like the neighboring the building, it stands out with its unique and futuristic architecture, giving the impression of diagonally offset glass cubes. The construction is connected to the skyscraper “St. Petersburg” by the stylobate in which office spaces are located, as well as shops, boutiques and presentation rooms. Most of the area towers occupy premium residential apartments, also for residents equipped with a fitness center and spa-salons. The building has 42 elevator. Shortly after the opening of the tower “Moscow” received several prestigious awards for architecture and interior decoration, except in addition, according to the Emporis Skyscraper Award, she entered the top 10 skyscrapers of the world.

4th place – Tower “Eurasia”

Rating: 4.7


The Eurasia Tower is the only steel skyscraper in complex “Moscow City”. It is simple and concise, but stylish architectural form, the facade is made of emerald glass. The multifunctional building has 75 floors, and its height is 309 meters. The total area of ​​the skyscraper is 210 thousand square meters. It was designed by international architectural by Swanke Hayden Connell Architects. The tower has three conditional zones. At the bottom are shops, restaurants and sport complexes. Above them are more than 86 thousand square meters. allocated for class A office premises. And even higher, starting with 45th floor, there is a living area with premium apartments. Tenants and visitors to the building are delivered to the destination by 39 modern elevators.

3rd place – Mercury City Tower

Rating: 4.8


The Mercury City Tower is rightfully considered the most striking and visible. construction in Moscow City. Huge rising up at 339 meters faceted tower, in addition to the fantastic shape, stands out even and its golden glazing. The design of the building was created by the American architect Frank Williams, known for acting as Leading specialist in the development of many modern skyscrapers Manhattan Some additions were also made by the Dutch architect Eric van Egeraat. The construction has 75 ground floors and five underground levels. The lower part is occupied by class A + offices, then luxury apartments with a hotel level of service follow. On the 40th floor is the event area that received the European Property Award Awards, as the best event venue in Russia and Europe. The building has 26 high-speed silent elevators. The total area occupied by Mercury City Tower, is almost 174 thousand square meters.

2 place – South Tower “Eye”

Rating: 4.9


The southern skyscraper of the high-rise complex “Eye” includes 85 floors and its height is 354 meters. The design of the building was Designed by American architecture company Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, whose authorship is the famous Dubai Tower Burj Khalifa. The construction consists of luxury residential apartments area from 80 to almost 300 square meters. Also in the tower The hotel has 300 rooms. This building is one of the highest residential buildings not only in Russia but also in Europe. It was awarded an honorary prize at a prestigious international competition FIABCI Prix d’Excellence.

1st place – East Tower “Federation”

Rating: 5.0

East tower

The eastern tower of the Federation complex is the tallest building Moscow and one of the highest in all of Europe. Moreover, she ranks first in the country in terms of the number of floors, exceeding in even the Lakhta Center in St. Petersburg. Building rises above the surface of the earth by 374 meters and consists of 95 floors. Federation Tower combines the most advanced technological solutions enclosed in an elegant ultramodern form. The project of the main skyscraper of the capital was developed by architects with world-famous: Sergey Choban and Peter Schweger. During the construction was high-strength concrete is used, as a result of which the building, in Unlike the infamous New York Twin Towers, able to withstand after a collision with an airplane. On the 89th floor Panorama 360 observation platform is located, from which panoramic view of the entire central part of Moscow.

Attention! This rating is subjective, not advertising and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before the purchase consultation with a specialist is necessary.

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