Bangkok, Thailand is home to one of the largest and tallest skyscrapers in Asia. Located in the Bang Rak section of Bangkok, the State Tower stands over 800 feet tall. This makes the structure 139th on the list of mega buildings in the world.
The State Tower was built in 2001 and is the biggest structure in southeastern Asia. The idea for the State Tower is owed to Professor Rangsan Torsuwan of Thailand. His idea came to fruition when his architectural design company made plans for the large structure in the late 1990’s. With over 3,000,000 square feet, the building has plenty of room for innovative design elements, state of the art nightclubs and restaurants. The 68 floors, golden dome and beautifully designed balconies give the building its character and charm.
Inside the State Tower there is a variety of different businesses. There are luxury apartment homes, many business offices and other retail shops. In addition, the world renowned Hotel Lebua is located inside the State Tower. The luxury suite hotel provides some of the best views of Bangkok and the Chao Phraya River.
The State Tower also boasts of the largest outdoor restaurants in the world. The Mediterranean cuisine and panoramic views of the city make it a favorite among tourists and locals alike. On the 64th floor of the building there is also an atrium that is almost forty stories high.
As one of the tallest structures in Bangkok, the State Tower has become a staple in Thai culture and an instrumental part of the tourism business in Bangkok. From restaurants, hotels and business offices, the State Tower holds a variety of architectural space and multiple different views of the city. The building is currently owned by the Challenge Group.