19 Modern Architectural Wonders of the Middle East

The Middle Eastern region has always been known for it’s historical and ancient culture. However, over the past few decades, the region has moved away from the old and embraced cutting-edge modern architecture that is truly remarkable.

With countries developing quite rapidly, especially those in the Gulf area, the region has surprised the world with these outstanding modern architectural forms.

 

 

Bibliotheca Alexandrina – Alexandria, Egypt

 

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(Ernie R/flickr)

 

 

Sheikh Zayed Mosque – Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

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Azadi Tower (Freedom Tower) – Tehran, Iran

 

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 Queen Alia Airport – Amman, Jordan

 

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Museum of Islamic Arts – Doha, Qatar

 

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Cobra Towers – Kuwait City, Kuwait

 

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Burj Khalifa – Dubai, UAE

 

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Islamic Cultural Centre – Doha, Qatar

 

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Cayan Tower – Dubai, UAE

 

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 Masjid Ar-Rahman (Floating Mosque) – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

 

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World Trade Centre – Manama, Bahrain

 

(Allan C. Donque/flickr)
(Allan C. Donque/flickr)

 

 

Ferrari World – Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

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(Aziz J.Hayat/flickr)

 

 

Liberation Tower – Kuwait City, Kuwait

 

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(Johnny Dao)

 

 

King Abdallah’s Petroleum and Research Centre – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

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Al Hamra Firdous Tower – Kuwait City, Kuwait

 

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State Mosque – Doha, Qatar

 

(Menas Ahmed/flickr)
(Menas Ahmed/flickr)

 

 

Burj Al Arab – Dubai, UAE

 

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Pyramid Mosque – Salmiyah, Kuwait

 

(Cajetan Barretto/flickr)
(Cajetan Barretto/flickr)

 

 

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