Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and Capital Gate Tower
by Globetrotter on 02 November 2009EN
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When completed in 2010 the Capital Gate Tower in Abu Dhabi will be the world's most inclined tower. It will lean westward about 18 degrees.
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