Day by day human civilization are achieving something great and the humans don’t want to be left behind in anything so in this competitive world buildings are getting day by day taller. Here is the list of Top 10 Tallest Buildings in the world which will make you wonder and make you feel small.
10. Guangzhou International Finance Center
HEIGHT – 440 meters
Guangzhou International Finance Center stands at a mighty 440 m height, making it one of the tallest buildings in the world. Located in China, this 103-storey skyscraper broke ground in 2005 and completed in 2010. With a height of 1,440 ft, this is one of the tallest buildings in the world.
9. KingKey 100
HEIGHT – 442 meters
The KingKey 100 is one of the colossal buildings in the world. It is located in Shenzhen, China at a height of 442 m or 1,449 ft. This building has 100 floors for office space and a hotel, making it the tallest in Shenzhen and 14th tallest in world. The curved shape of the building is premeditated to capture the shape of a spring or a fountain.
8. Willis Tower
HEIGHT – 442 meters
Willis tower, located in Chicago with a height of 442m, is one of the tallest buildings worldwide. This 1,450 ft tall structure is a popular tourist spot with 108 floors. It is the second tallest building in the United States and 16th tallest in the world.
Many people visit the glass balcony at the skydeck of the building. According to reports, over one million people visit the glass balcony each year for the amazing views of the plains of Illinois and across Lake Michigan to Indiana.
7. Greenland Center-Zifeng Tower
HEIGHT – 450 meters
Zifeng Tower in Nijang, China, is one of the tallest building in the world. It has a height of 450m or 1,476 ft, making it one of the tallest buildings in the world. The building has 89 floors, most of which are used as offices. It’s construction was completed in 2010.
6. Petronas Twin Towers
HEIGHT – 452 meters
At a height of 452 m or 1,483 ft, the Petronas Twin Towers are amongst the tallest buildings in the world. The Petronas Towers are a landmark of Kuala Lumpur. They were the tallest building in the world from 1998 to 2004. They are still the tallest twin buildings in the world. People who visit Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, regularly visit the Twin Towers for it’s magnificent views. The antennas at the top of the building are not included in the height of the buildings.
5. International Commerce Center
HEIGHT – 484 meters
One of the tallest buildings in the world, the International Commerce Center was completed in 2010 . It’s height is 484 m or 1,588 ft. Located in Hong Kong, it has 118 floors. Apart from being one of the tallest buildings in the world, it is also the tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong.
4. Shanghai World Financial Center
HEIGHT – 492 meters
Shanghai World Financial Center is the fourth tallest building in the world. The building contains many offices, hotels, conference rooms and shopping malls. It was completed in 2008. There are a total of 101 floors and the building also has the highest height to roof ratio. With a height of 492 m or 1,614 ft, this is one of the tallest buildings in the world.
3. Taipei 101
HEIGHT – 509 meters
The first building to cross the height of 500 m, Taipei 101 is one of the tallest buildings in the world. It is located in Taiwan and standing at a height of 509 m (1,670 ft), the building is a landmark of Taiwan. It was the tallest building in the world when it opened in 2004. Until only Burj Khalifa was completed that the building lost its crown as the tallest building in the world.
2. Shanghai Tower
Shanghai Tower is in Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone of Pudong, with Shanghai World Financial Center to the east and Jin Mao Tower to the north. Standing at 2,073 feet (about 632 meters) high and ranking as China’s tallest building and second to the world the tower has been completed.
It consists of 127 floors above ground and 5 podium floors. It would take the visitors only 55 seconds to reach the sightseeing deck on the 119th floor by using the express elevator.
1. Burj Khalifa
HEIGHT – 829.8 meters
Finally, the tallest building in the world is the Burj Khalifa. Located in Dubai, Burj Khalifa is in a league of it’s own. The tallest building in the world has an astonishing height of 829.8 m (2,722 ft). This humongous building was completed in 2010. It consists of 163 floors, which just shows how huge the structure is. The building has been made using the latest architect designs and technology. The Dubai Fountain, Observation Deck, and Burj Khalifa Park are some of the features in the building. It is one of the most popular tourist sites and tourists love to watch Dubai from a massive height. It is an experience worth remembering.