20 Tallest Buildings in Europe

Hundreds of tallest buildings found in Europe, a few major cities in Europe had skyscrapers decades ago.  Hundreds of tall buildings and skyscrapers under construction in the major cities of Europe. Moscow city in Russia has more tall buildings,  10 out of the 20 tallest buildings found in Moscow. Hundreds of skyscrapers found in Europe. The below list shows completed skyscrapers in Europe.

Lakhta Center is the tallest building in Russia and in Europe. and the 13th tallest building in the World. The construction started in 2012 and completed in January 2018. Around 3,000 people employed during the construction of the building and 400,000 cubic meters of concrete used to construct the Lakhta centre. At 357 m, a public observation deck which allow visitors to enjoy the look. The building is utilizing for offices, Retail area and exhibitions, Restaurants and Hotels, Conference centre.

List of tallest buildings in Europe

RankNameLocationHeight (Ft)Completed
1Lakhta CenterSt. Petersburg, Russia1,5172018
2Federation Tower: East TowerMoscow, Russia1,2262016
3OKO: South TowerMoscow, Russia1,1622015
4Mercury City TowerMoscow, Russia1,1122013
5The ShardLondon, UK1,0172012
6EurasiaMoscow, Russia1,0132014
7CoC: Moscow TowerMoscow, Russia9902010
8Skyland İstanbul ( 1, 2)Istanbul, Turkey9322017
9Metropol İstanbulIstanbul, Turkey9192017
10Naberezhnaya Tower CMoscow, Russia8812007
11Triumph PalaceMoscow, Russia8672005
12Commerzbank TowerFrankfurt, Germany8481997
13CoC: Saint Petersburg TowerMoscow, Russia8432010
14MesseturmFrankfurt, Germany8421990
15Nurol LifeIstanbul, Turkey8272017
16Torre de CristalMadrid, Spain8172008
17Torre CepsaMadrid, Spain8152008
18Evolution TowerMoscow, Russia8072014
19OKO: North TowerMoscow, Russia8042014
20Federation: West TowerMoscow, Russia7982007

European Cities with skyscrapers above 100 meters.

RankCitiesNo of buildings
1Moscow> 100
2Istanbul> 100
3Paris> 70
4London65
5Frankfurt30
6Benidorm26
7Warsaw24
8Kiev23
9Rotterdam20
10Milan18
11Madrid15
12Barcelona14
13Berlin13
14Naples10

The height of the buildings does not include radio masts and tower.

Fast Facts

  • Moscow and Istanbul both have over 100 buildings taller than 100 meters.
  • At the height of 1,517 ft, Lakhta centre is the tallest building in Europe, opened in 2018.
  • Many tallest buildings in Europe located in Russia, utmost found in Moscow City.
  • The taller buildings also located in transcontinental countries, between Asia and Europe.
  • In London City, about 75 buildings above 150 m, over 70 buildings will be opened soon.

About Lakhta Center

Lakhta Center
Image by Hans Hansen from Pixabay
  • Height: 462 meters (1,516 ft)
  • Technical details: 87 floors and 40 lifts (elevators)
  • Location: Lakhta, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Cost: US$ 1.77 billion (In 2019 US$)