List of tallest buildings in Thailand

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This list of tallest buildings in Thailand ranks skyscrapers in Thailand by height.

Environmental impact[edit]

The ground under Bangkok is sinking around three centimetres per year. Built on an alluvial plain of soft clay, the subsidence is exacerbated by excessive pumping of groundwater by industry and by the sheer weight of the massive buildings. According to Thailand's National Reform Council (NRC), without urgent action Bangkok could be underwater by 2030 due to the combination of groundwater extraction, the weight of city buildings, and rising sea levels.[1][2]

Tallest completed buildings[edit]

This list ranks completed and topped out buildings in Thailand that stand at least 151 m (495 ft) tall, based on standard height measurement which includes spires and architectural details, but excludes antenna masts.

MahaNakhon second tallest in Thailand
Baiyoke Tower II fourth tallest in Thailand
State Tower in Bangkok eighth tallest in Thailand
China Resources Tower (center) ninth tallest in Thailand
The Met fifteenth tallest in Thailand
Empire Tower sixteenth tallest in Thailand
Jewelry Trade Center (left) eighteenth tallest in Thailand
Kasikorn Bank Head Office twentieth tallest in Thailand
Northpoint North and South Tower twenty first and fifty ninth tallest in Thailand
M Silom twenty eighth tallest in Thailand
Chamchuri Square one hundred and nine tallest in Thailand
Rosewood Bangkok one hundred and eighteenth tallest in Thailand
Baiyoke Tower I one hundred and twenty ninth tallest in Thailand
The Peninsula Bangkok one hundred and thirty third tallest in Thailand
Rank Building Location Province Height Floors Complete
1 Magnolias Waterfront Residences at Iconsiam Khlong San Bangkok 316 m 1,037 ft 70 2018[UC]
2 MahaNakhon Bang Rak Bangkok 314 m 1,031 ft 77 2016
3 Four Season Private Residences Sathon Bangkok 305 m 1,001 ft 74 2018[UC]
4 Baiyoke Tower II Ratchathewi Bangkok 304 m 997 ft 85 1997
5 The Residences Mandarin Oriental Bangkok at Iconsiam Khlong San Bangkok 272 m 893 ft 52 2018[UC]
6 The River South Tower Khlong San Bangkok 266 m 871 ft 73 2011
7 Canapaya Residences Tower Bang Kho Laem Bangkok 253 m 830 ft 57 2018[UC]
8 State Tower Bang Rak Bangkok 247 m 810 ft 63 2001
9 China Resources Tower Pathum Wan Bangkok 245 m 802 ft 53 2001
10 Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard Pathum Wan Bangkok 242 m 794 ft 57 2016
11 Menam Residences Bang Kho Laem Bangkok 239 m 785 ft 54 2016
12 The Esse Asoke Wattana Bangkok 237 m 777 ft 55 2018[UC]
13 Centara Grand at CentralWorld Pathum Wan Bangkok 235 m 771 ft 57 2008
14 Reflection Jomtien Beach Oceanfront Tower Na Chom Thian Chonburi 234 m 768 ft 58 2012
15 The Met Sathon Bangkok 231 m 757 ft 69 2009
16 Empire Tower I Sathon Bangkok 227 m 744 ft 62 1999
17 MARQUE Sukhumvit Wattana Bangkok 222 m 730 ft 50 2017
18 Jewelry Trade Center Bang Rak Bangkok 221 m 724 ft 59 1996
19 The Pano Yannawa Bangkok 220 m 722 ft 57 2010
20 Kasikorn Bank Head Office Rat Burana Bangkok 208 m 681 ft 42 1995
21 Northpoint South Tower Pattaya Chonburi 205 m 673 ft 61 2010
22 The Offices at CentralWorld Pathum Wan Bangkok 204 m 669 ft 55 2004
23 Ashton Chula-Silom Bang Rak Bangkok 204 m 669 ft 57 2018
24 Office at Singha Complex Huai Khwang Bangkok 203 m 666 ft 37 2018[UC]
25 Ashton Silom Bang Rak Bangkok 200 m 656 ft 48 2018[UC]
26= Millennium Residence Tower II Khlong Toei Bangkok 199 m 653 ft 54 2009
26= Millennium Residence Tower III Khlong Toei Bangkok 199 m 653 ft 54 2009
28 M Silom Sathon Bangkok 198 m 650 ft 53 2014
29 Thai Wah Tower II Sathon Bangkok 197 m 646 ft 60 1996
30 Grande Centre Point Hotel Ratchadamri Pathum Wan Bangkok 197 m 646 ft 50 2007
31 Sinn Sathorn Tower Khlong San Bangkok 195 m 640 ft 43 1993
32 Ashton Asoke Wattana Bangkok 193 m 633 ft 57 2017
33 Circle Living Prototype Condominium Ratchathewi Bangkok 193 m 632 ft 52 2014
34= Millennium Residence Tower I Khlong Toei Bangkok 192 m 631 ft 50 2009
34= Millennium Residence Tower IV Khlong Toei Bangkok 192 m 631 ft 50 2009
36 Krungsri Phloenchit Tower Pathum Wan Bangkok 192 m 630 ft 37 2018
37 Sathorn Square Office Tower Bang Rak Bangkok 191 m 627 ft 41 2011
38 Zire Wongamat South Tower Pattaya Chonburi 190 m 623 ft 54 2014
39 Cyber World Tower I Huai Khwang Bangkok 190 m 623 ft 51 2009
40 28 Chidlom Wattana Bangkok 189 m 620 ft 48 2018[UC]
41 Watermark Chaophraya River Tower I Khlong San Bangkok 189 m 619 ft 52 2008
42 The Bangkok Sathon Sathon Bangkok 189 m 619 ft 55 2017
43 Empire Place Sathon Bangkok 188 m 617 ft 45 2008
44 The Lumpini 24 Khlong Toei Bangkok 187 m 615 ft 54 2016
45 Abdulrahim Place Bang Rak Bangkok 187 m 614 ft 34 1996
46 United Center Bang Rak Bangkok 187 m 614 ft 55 1995
47 The Politan Rive Nonthaburi Nonthaburi 187 m 612 ft 56 2018[UC]
48 Park Tower II Khlong Toei Bangkok 186 m 611 ft 51 2017
49 Noble Ploenchit Tower II Pathum Wan Bangkok 186 m 610 ft 52 2016
50 Park 24 Tower V Khlong Toei Bangkok 186 m 610 ft 50 2018
51 Mövenpick Siam Hotel Na Jomtien Pattaya Na Chom Thian Chonburi 183 m 601 ft 38 2015
52 Reflection Jomtien Beach Oceanview Tower Na Chom Thian Chonburi 183 m 600 ft 49 2013
53 StarView Tower I Bang Kho Laem Bangkok 181 m 592 ft 54 2015
54 Pattaya Park Beach Hotel Pattaya Chonburi 180 m 591 ft 54 1995
55 Whizdom Essence Sukhumvit Phra Khanong Bangkok 180 m 591 ft 50 2018[UC]
56 Bhiraj Tower Wattana Bangkok 180 m 591 ft 45 2015
57 Rhythm Pahol-Ari Phaya Thai Bangkok 178 m 584 ft 55 2013
58 Banyan Tree Riverside Residence Bangkok Khlong San Bangkok 178 m 583 ft 49 2018[UC]
59 Northpoint North Tower Pattaya Chonburi 177 m 581 ft 51 2010
60 St. Regis Hotel & Residences Bangkok Pathum Wan Bangkok 176 m 577 ft 46 2011
61 The Issara Ladprao Chatuchak Bangkok 175 m 575 ft 51 2011
62 Exchange Tower Khlong Toei Bangkok 175 m 574 ft 42 2004
63 Sathorn House Bang Rak Bangkok 174 m 572 ft 50 1999
64 Q Sukhumvit Khlong Toei Bangkok 174 m 571 ft 40 2018
65 The Monument Thonglo Wattana Bangkok 173 m 568 ft 45 2018[UC]
66 Hansar Bangkok Hotel Pathum Wan Bangkok 173 m 567 ft 45 2011
67 Central Embassy & Park Hyatt Hotel Pathum Wan Bangkok 170 m 559 ft 41 2015
68= Skulthai Surawong Tower Bang Rak Bangkok 170 m 558 ft 42 -
68= Column Tower Khlong Toei Bangkok 170 m 558 ft 42 2006
70 Noble Ploenchit Tower III Pathum Wan Bangkok 169 m 554 ft 44 2016
71 Q Asoke Ratchathewi Bangkok 169 m 553 ft 41 2015
72 Hyde Sukhumvit 13 Wattana Bangkok 168 m 550 ft 43 2013
73 Oakwood Hotel & Residence Sri Racha Si Racha Chonburi 167 m 549 ft 44 2017
74 Sky Beach Condominium Tower II Pattaya Chonburi 167 m 548 ft 47 1993
75 Emporium Suites Tower Khlong Toei Bangkok 167 m 548 ft 43 2009
76 Hyde Sukhumvit 11 Wattana Bangkok 167 m 548 ft 40 2018
77 Somkid Tower Pathum Wan Bangkok 167 m 548 ft 36 2007
78 Supalai Prima Riva Yannawa Bangkok 166 m 544 ft 51 2014
79 The Sukhothai Residences Sathon Bangkok 165 m 542 ft 44 2011
80 Cyber World Tower II Huai Khwang Bangkok 165 m 541 ft 48 2009
81 Waterford Diamond Tower Khlong Toei Bangkok 165 m 541 ft 46 1999
82 Amanta Lumpini Sathon Bangkok 165 m 541 ft 44 2010
83 Ital-Thai Tower Huai Khwang Bangkok 165 m 541 ft 43 1996
84 Interchange 21 Wattana Bangkok 165 m 541 ft 36 2008
85 The Aguston Tower II Khlong Toei Bangkok 165 m 541 ft 35 2008
86 Grande Centre Point Hotel Terminal 21 Wattana Bangkok 165 m 541 ft 32 2011
87 Bright Wongwian Yai Thon Buri Bangkok 165 m 541 ft 46 2017
88 RS Tower Din Daeng Bangkok 165 m 541 ft 41 1996
89 Sindhorn Village Tower S Wattana Bangkok 163 m 536 ft 39 2018[UC]
90 Gems Tower Bang Rak Bangkok 163 m 533 ft 40 -
91 The Fullerton Sukhumvit Wattana Bangkok 163 m 533 ft 37 2006
92 Q Chidlom Phetchaburi Ratchathewi Bangkok 162 m 532 ft 42 2018
93 Sky Walk Condominium Wattana Bangkok 161 m 528 ft 47 2012
94 PYNE Condominium Ratchathewi Bangkok 161 m 528 ft 42 2013
95 Cetus Beachfront Pattaya Pattaya Chonburi 161 m 527 ft 49 2015
96 Q. House Lumpini Sathon Bangkok 160 m 526 ft 38 2006
97 Vanit Tower II Ratchathewi Bangkok 160 m 525 ft 42 1994
98= Nation Tower II Bang Na Bangkok 160 m 525 ft 40 1995
98= U Chu Liang Building Bang Rak Bangkok 160 m 525 ft 40 1998
100 Bank of Ayudhya Headquarters Yannawa Bangkok 160 m 525 ft 39 1996
101 Bangkok Metropolitan Government Tower I Din Daeng Bangkok 160 m 525 ft 37 2011
102 G Tower Huai Khwang Bangkok 159 m 522 ft 40 2017
103 Nara 9 Sathon Bangkok 159 m 522 ft 40 2017
104 The Cathedral of Learning Bang Sao Thong Samut Prakan 159 m 522 ft 39 -
105 The Emporio Place Tower East Khlong Toei Bangkok 158 m 518 ft 42 2009
106 Q Langsuan Pathum Wan Bangkok 158 m 518 ft 39 2010
107 Grand Langsuan Condominium Pathum Wan Bangkok 158 m 518 ft 36 1998
108 Royce Private Residences Tower I Wattana Bangkok 157 m 516 ft 40 2011
109 Chamchuri Square Pathum Wan Bangkok 157 m 515 ft 40 2008
110 The Lofts Asoke Wattana Bangkok 157 m 514 ft 45 2018[UC]
111 Phaholyothin Place Phaya Thai Bangkok 155 m 508 ft 45 1993
112= Circle Condominium Tower II Ratchathewi Bangkok 155 m 508 ft 44 2011
112= Centric Sea Pattaya Tower I Pattaya Chonburi 155 m 508 ft 44 2016
114= Langsuan Ville Pathum Wan Bangkok 155 m 508 ft 42 1997
114= 333 Riverside Tower II Bang Sue Bangkok 155 m 508 ft 42 2016
116 The Zea Sriracha Si Racha Chonburi 155 m 508 ft 39 2017
117 Centric Tiwanon Station Tower I Nonthaburi Nonthaburi 155 m 508 ft 37 2014
118 AIA Capital Center Din Daeng Bangkok 155 m 508 ft 34 2014
119 Rosewood Bangkok Pathum Wan Bangkok 155 m 508 ft 33 2018
120 C Ekkamai Wattana Bangkok 154 m 505 ft 44 2018[UC]
121 Rhythm Sathorn South Tower Sathon Bangkok 154 m 504 ft 42 2015
122 The Residence Tower II Khlong Toei Bangkok 153 m 502 ft 41 2008
123 EDGE Sukhumvit 23 Wattana Bangkok 153 m 501 ft 35 2017
124 Wish Signature Midtown Siam Ratchathewi Bangkok 153 m 500 ft 45 2018
125 Villa Rachatewi Ratchathewi Bangkok 152 m 499 ft 46 2009
126 National Energy Complex Building I Chatuchak Bangkok 152 m 499 ft 38 2009
127 The River North Tower Khlong San Bangkok 152 m 498 ft 43 2012
128 Park 24 Tower VI Khlong Toei Bangkok 152 m 497 ft 41 2018[UC]
129 Baiyoke Tower I Ratchathewi Bangkok 151 m 495 ft 43 1987
130= The Saint Residences Tower I Chatuchak Bangkok 151 m 495 ft 41 2018
130= The Saint Residences Tower II Chatuchak Bangkok 151 m 495 ft 41 2018
130= The Saint Residences Tower III Chatuchak Bangkok 151 m 495 ft 41 2018
133 The Peninsula Bangkok Hotel Khlong San Bangkok 151 m 495 ft 40 1998
134 The Riviera Wongamat Beach South Tower Pattaya Chonburi 151 m 495 ft 43 2017

UC ^ Currently topped out; expected completion in 2018.

Under construction[edit]

These are buildings that are under construction in Thailand. In Bangkok alone, there are roughly 80 high rise buildings (more than 30 floors) that are actively under construction. There are a total of around 500 completely built and operational high rise buildings in Bangkok making it a top 10 world city with the largest number of skyscrapers.[3][4][5]

Rank Building Location Province Height Floors Will
Finish
1 Rama IX Super Tower Huai Khwang Bangkok 615 m 2,018 ft 125 2025
2 One Bangkok Office & Hotel Tower IV Pathum Wan Bangkok 437 m 1434 ft 92 2025
3 One Bangkok Office & Hotel Tower I Pathum Wan Bangkok 285 m 934 ft 60 2024
4 One Bangkok Residential Tower III Pathum Wan Bangkok 278 m 911 ft 61 2023
5 One Bangkok Office Tower II Pathum Wan Bangkok 274 m 899 ft 58 2022
6 One Bangkok Office Tower I Pathum Wan Bangkok 264 m 864 ft 50 2023
7 One Bangkok Residential Tower V Pathum Wan Bangkok 251 m 824 ft 65 2024
8 Phayathai Complex Ratchathewi Bangkok 240 m 786 ft 55 2021
9 One Bangkok Hotel & Residential Tower III Pathum Wan Bangkok 216 m 707 ft 50 2023
10 The Politan Aqua Nonthaburi Nonthaburi 214 m 703 ft 61 2020
11 Nimit Langsuan Pathum Wan Bangkok 209 m 686 ft 54 2019
12 Siamese Sukhumvit 48 Khlong Toei Bangkok 196 m 643 ft 39 2019
13 Noble BE19 Wattana Bangkok 190 m 623 ft 48 2020
14 One Bangkok Office Tower III Pathum Wan Bangkok 183 m 599 ft 40 2022
15 The Esse at Singha Complex Huai Khwang Bangkok 180 m 591 ft 39 2019
16 The Line Sukhumvit 101 Phra Khanong Bangkok 172 m 563 ft 37 2020
17 The Posh Twelve Tower II Nonthaburi Nonthaburi 171 m 561 ft 45 2019
18 The Line Sathorn Bang Rak Bangkok 170 m 558 ft 46 2020
19 Ashton Asok-Rama 9 Tower I Din Daeng Bangkok 168 m 552 ft 49 2020
20 KnightBridge Prime Sathorn Sathon Bangkok 168 m 552 ft 44 2019
21 Samyan Mitrtown Office Tower Pathum Wan Bangkok 162 m 530 ft 35 2019
22 OKA HAUS Khlong Toei Bangkok 162 m 530 ft 47 2021
23 KnightsBridge Prime Onnut Wattana Bangkok 158 m 518 ft 47 2021
24 T One Building Wattana Bangkok 158 m 518 ft 28 2019
25 LAVIQ Sukhumvit 57 Wattana Bangkok 155 m 510 ft 33 2019
26 Ashton Asok-Rama 9 Tower II Din Daeng Bangkok 155 m 507 ft 45 2020

Proposed[edit]

Rank Building Location Province Height Floors Will
Finish
1 Makkasan Complex Makkasan Bangkok 550 m 1817 ft 92 2024
2 Soontareeya Pathum Wan Bangkok 345 m 1132 ft 55 N/A
3 584 Ploenchit Embassy Tower Khlong Toei Bangkok 300 m 984 ft N/A N/A
4 The Parq Tower II Khlong Toei Bangkok 269 m 881 ft 53 N/A
5 The Peninsula Residence Khlong San Bangkok 223 m 730 ft 60 N/A

List of tallest structures[edit]

Rank Name Location Province Height Structure type Built
1 Pattaya Park Tower Pattaya Chonburi 240 m (790 ft) Tower
2 Kanchanaphisek Bridge Phra Pradaeng Samut Prakan 187 m (614 ft) Bridge 2007
3 Samut Prakan Observation Tower Samut Prakan Samut Prakan 179 m (587 ft) Tower 2017
4 Rama VIII Bridge Bang Phlat/Phra Nakhon Bangkok 160 m (520 ft) Bridge 2002
5 Suvarnabhumi Airport Control Tower Bang Phli Samut Prakan 132 m (433 ft) Tower 2006
6 Banharn-Jamsai Tower Suphan Buri Suphan Buri 123 m (404 ft) Tower
7 Phra Pathommachedi Nakhon Pathom Nakhon Pathom 120 m (390 ft) Stupa 1870
8 Terminal 21 Korat Tower Nakhon Ratchasima Nakhon Ratchasima 110 m (360 ft) Tower 2016
9 Rama IX Bridge Yan Nawa/Rat Burana Bangkok 87 m (285 ft) Bridge 1987
10 Srilamduan Honor Tower Sisaket Sisaket 84 m (276 ft) Tower 2016
11 Suranapa Tower Nakhon Ratchasima Nakhon Ratchasima 82 m (269 ft) Tower 1993
12 Mitsubishi Elevator Asia Test Tower Chonburi Chonburi 68 m (223 ft) Tower 2017
13 Ho Kaeo Mukdahan Mukdahan Mukdahan 65 m (213 ft) Tower 1996
14 Asiatique Ferris wheel Bang Kho Laem Bangkok 60 m (200 ft) Ferris wheel 2012
15= Bhumibol 1 Bridge Yan Nawa Bangkok 50 m (160 ft) Bridge 2006
15= Bhumibol 2 Bridge Phra Pradaeng Samut Prakan 50 m (160 ft) Bridge 2006
17 Santorini Park Ferris Wheel Cha-am Phetchaburi 40 m (130 ft) Ferris wheel 2012

Proposed[edit]

Rank Name Location Province Height Structure type Will Finish
1 Bangkok Observation Tower Khlong San Bangkok 459 m (1,506 ft) Tower 2020
2 Giant Ferris Wheel Phuket Phuket 168 m (551 ft) Ferris wheel
3 Roi Et Observation Tower Roi Et Roi Et 101 m (331 ft) Tower

Timeline of tallest buildings[edit]

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

Years as
tallest
Building Location Province Height Floors
2018–present Magnolias Waterfront Residences at Iconsiam Khlong San Bangkok 316 m 1,037  ft 70
2016–2018 MahaNakhon Bang Rak Bangkok 314 m 1,030  ft 77
1997–2016 Baiyoke Tower II Ratchathewi Bangkok 304 m 997  ft 85
1996–1997 Jewelry Trade Center Bang Rak Bangkok 221 m 725  ft 59
1993–1996 Sinn Sathorn Tower Khlong San Bangkok 195 m 640  ft 43
1987–1993 Baiyoke Tower I Ratchathewi Bangkok 150 m 490  ft 42
1981–1987 Bangkok Bank Head Office Bang Rak Bangkok 33
1978–1981 Chokchai Tower Watthana Bangkok 26
1968–1978 Dusit Thani Hotel Bang Rak Bangkok 23
1964–1968 American International Tower Bang Rak Bangkok 11

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sattaburuth, Aekarach (2015-07-23). "Bangkok 'could be submerged in 15 years'". Bangkok Post. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 
  2. ^ Martin, Nik (2013-05-02). "Thailand needs to act as Bangkok sinks faster". Deutsche Welle. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 
  3. ^ Skyscrapercenter Thailand
  4. ^ Bangkok - SkyscraperPage
  5. ^ Pattaya - SkyscraperPage

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