Capital Gate

Landmark in Al Bateen & Al Mushrif

Image by Lindsey Parry Lonely Planet

Look out the window from many points in Abu Dhabi at night and you could be forgiven for thinking you've had one too many at the bar: reaching skyward in the city's southeast is this 35-floor, dramatically tilting skyscraper that holds the Guinness World Record as the world's most leaning tower – at 18 degrees westwards, it's over four times more wayward than the Leaning Tower of Pisa.