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Tallest Buildings in Nairobi Kenya

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Nairobi being the capital city of Kenya hosts the tallest buildings in the country all of which serve the needs of its citizens. The city has 10 buildings that have a height of over 80m.History of building tall buildings started becoming active in the city around the years of 1960 period that included the first skyscraper boom. It is during the period that many other buildings started to be constructed and continuing to expand till the present time. The following list provides some of the tallest buildings in Nairobi Kenya.

Times Tower

Also referred to us New Central Bank Complex, it is the tallest building in the country. Found in the interior Nairobi areas, the building is 140meteres with a total of 38major floors. It started to be constructed around the year 1997 and its today being used as a place for many business transactions. The building was further constructed by the help of good experts that have since seen it grow and serve the people of Kenya.

Kenyatta International Conference Centre

It is located in Nairobi and believed to be the second largest in the country. The building is 105meters with a total of about 32floors.It was constructed around the year 1974 and continues to be used for many public functions. Many music and drama festival activities take place inside the room. Furthermore, many international meetings also take place there.

Social Security House

Has a total of 28major floors with a height of 103m.The building’s construction commenced in the early years of 1973 and has continued to develop and many other modern day features are being incorporated into the building. As the name suggests, the building was constructed to be used for issues basing on security.

KCB Plaza

Located in Nairobi, the building has a total of 23floors and continues to develop each and every day. More modern ideas are being installed to make the building march with the standards of modern day construction. It commenced in the year 2001during which its construction began. The building is 99m high and serves the needs of people in the banking system.

Nyayo House

Also found in Nairobi, the building has a total of 27floors with a height of about 84meters.It started to be constructed around the year 1982.The building has since been used to accomplish major projects in the country hence serving and attending to the needs of Kenyans.





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