Skyscrapers of Hanoi: tower Keangnam (Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower), the tallest building in Vietnam. Height of 345 meters and Korean company headquarters Vin Keangnam

Hanoi Skyscrapers - Keangnam Landmark Tower

Keangnam Tower: The Skyscraper Hanoi and Vietnam's tallest building

In Hanoi, capital of Vietnam, stands the tallest of all Vietnam, the skyscraper Keangnam, officially called Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower. With its 336 meters and 70 floors this colossus of steel and glass, it is still under construction, will house offices of the Keangnam Viña Sur-Coreana company, hotels, shops, Convention Centers and apartments.

Skyscrapers in Hanoi (Vietnam)
skyscrapers Hanoi

Keangnam Tower Facts

Although the skyscraper is still under construction, its altitude of 336 metres (345 m if you include the antenna) has superseded to the Torre Bitexco in Ho Chi Minh City, as the tallest building in Vietnam. The Keangnam Tower occupies put 26 of the raking of the world's tallest buildings and since 17 of the world's highest offices for rent.

The Keangnam Hanoi skyscraper it houses 70 plants (4 underground floors) and at the top, a heliport. This tower occupies an area of more than 579.000 m2. The total investment exceeds the trillion dollars. This building will be the future headquarters at Keangnam Vin of South Korea company Vietnam.

Hanoi Skyscraper - Skyscraper Keangnam
skyscrapers Hanoi - Skyscraper Keangnam

The complex consists of three towers, the main tower, Keangnam Tower (336 meters), is guarded by another 2 towers (212 meters), 47 stories high, which will be used primarily to house apartments. Lower levels in surface and will be the future of the building complex parking (cars and motorcycles).

Skyscrapers Hanoi - Tower Keangnam
skyscrapers Hanoi - Torre Keangnam

Curiosities Keangnam Hanoi Skyscraper

The project should be completed in 2011, but we fear that the opening of the skyscraper will have to postponed.
The Tower, in addition to beat the record of height, has also beaten the record of labour accidents and a long list of incidents. In July 2009, 4 workers were killed falling from a considerable height, and in February 2011, 2 others killed for the same reason.
5 A fire ravaged the 2nd floor during March 2010 and in October of the same year, some debris fell to the ground, injuring a passer-by who was walking through the area.

Keangnam Tower Address

The skyscraper is located on the outskirts of the city, South West of Hanoi, at the junction of Pham Hung streets and Đường Mễ Tri (see map of Hanoi directly or google maps). It takes about 20 minutes ' drive from Lake Hoan Kiem.

Hanoi Tower - Torre Keangnam (Vietnam)
Tower in Hanoi - Torre Keangnam

Videos of Keangnam Hanoi Skyscraper

The construction zone where stands the tallest skyscraper in all of Vietnam, the building Keangnam (Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower). Construction work not yet completed.

The district where they are building the Tower of Hanoi Keangnam (outside the city). Right where we were, a government building that resembles Vietnamese (bridging gaps) to Terminal 4 of Madrid Barajas Airport.

A couple of videos at the foot of the Tower of Hanoi Keangnam. As you can see, the complex will consist of several towers. The main building (and higher) is a skyscraper in Hanoi (Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower).

Skyscrapers photos Keangnam Hanoi

Skyscraper complex photos

In the pictures you can see the entire complex, still under construction, where the tower stands Keangnam (Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower). In the pictures you can see the surrounding towers, 212 meters high, which however did not seem as high as 345 meters the tallest building in Vietnam, make shadow over them.

Keangnam Tower in Hanoi (Vietnam)
Keangnam Tower in Hanoi

Skyscrapers Keangnam. Hanoi (Vietnam)
skyscrapers Keangnam

Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower. Hanoi (Vietnam)
Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower

Area photos Hanoi skyscraper

In this picture we can see very clearly, that the area chosen for the construction of skyscrapers is the expansion zone of the city of Hanoi. Such a construction area at the moment has a somewhat bleak landscape.

Keangnam Tower Hanoi (Vietnam)
Keangnam Hanoi Tower

House photos next to the tower Keangnam

In the streets adjacent to the tower, huge towers have been built to house the hives growing population of Vietnam. Although these buildings, new construction, have a quite unfortunate and poor, due to the low quality of the materials used.

Block of flats near the Skyscraper Keangnam
Block of flats near the Skyscraper Keangnam

Skyscraper construction area Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower
Construction area of Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower Skyscraper

Highrise in Hanoi
Highrise in Hanoi

David and Goliath: a small family house has found its place among both colossus.

Small family house near the skyscraper Hanoi (Vietnam)
Small family house near Hanoi skyscraper

Photos from Hanoi Tower

As we move away from the Tower Keangnam, we again enter the busy city of Hanoi, with their bikes and chaotic traffic.

Photos Hanoi. Skyscrapers Hanoi (Vietnam)
Photos Hanoi. Skyscrapers Hanoi (Vietnam)

Matter of perspective: to be the tallest building in the country, as we move away just a few hundred meters, the great Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower is not impressed at all.

Keangnam Tower Hanoi (Vietnam)
Keangnam Tower Hanoi (Vietnam)

Lower perspective building

Things change when we are at the foot of skyscrapers, with reason is the highest point in the country.

Hanoi skyscraper
Hanoi skyscraper

Vietnam skyscraper - Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower
Vietnam skyscraper - Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower

Towers of Hanoi (Vietnam)
towers Hanoi

On the way to the skyscraper

Grand Plaza Shopping Centre
During our ride on motorbike by Hanoi, on the way to the skyscraper, we encounter a modern, European, and enormous shopping mall, named Grand Plaza.

RGrand Plaza. Hanoi (Vietnam)
Grand Plaza Shopping Centre

Video Grand Plaza shopping center in Hanoi
A video of the Grand Plaza shopping center in Hanoi, who is on his way to skyscrapers. Inside there is also a hotel and several restaurants. Having got everything... fewer people.

Photos from the future skyscraper Hanoi area

All great city that boasts, dreaming of a skyline, Hanoi is no exception. The Government of Vietnam has designed this area of the city of Hanoi to concentrate towers and skyscrapers of any corporation wishing to establish its headquarters in the capital of the Asian country. Still a lot, but one day, hopefully not too distant, the urban landscape of this ancient city, is very different to the current.

Skyscraper Zone of Hanoi (Vietnam)
Skyscraper Zone Hanoi

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