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 tallest buildings in the world. It is located in Shenzhen, China. This tall building has a height of 442 m or 1,449 ft. It is designed in a way to support offices and hotel space. The KingKey 100 has 100 floors, making it one of the tallest buildings in the world and the tallest building in Shenzhen.
8. Willis Tower
HEIGHT – 442 meters
Willis tower, with a height of 442m, is one of the tallest buildings worldwide. Located in Chicago, this 1,450 ft tall structure is a popular tourist spot. Many people visit the glass balcony at the skydeck of the building. When it was completed in 1973, it was the tallest building in the world. Now it is the second tallest building in USA. According to reports, over one million people visit the glass balcony each year.
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 was completed in 2010 and consists of 89 floors, most of which are used as offices.
6. Petronas Twin Towers
HEIGHT – 452 meters
Petronas Twin Towers are among the tallest building in the world. At a height of 452 m or 1,483 ft, the Petronas Towers are a landmark of Kuala Lumpur. The Towers 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. The antennas at the top of the building are not included in the height of the buildings.
5. International Commerce Center
HEIGHT – 484 meters
Completed in 2010, International Commerce Center is one of the tallest buildings in the world. Its height is 484 m or 1,588 ft. Located in Hong Kong, it has 118 storeys. 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. Located in Shanghai, China, the building contains many offices, hotels, conference rooms and shopping malls. It was completed in 2008. There are a total of 101 floors. The building also has the highest height to roof ratio. With 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. 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. It was only until 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. At present, the tower has been finished, standing 2,073 feet (about 632 meters) high and ranking as China’s tallest building and second only to the world at large.
It consists of 127 floors above ground and 5 podium floors. Visitors can take the express elevator to the sightseeing deck on the 119th floor directly and a whole ride only takes 55 seconds.
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 its own. The tallest building in the world has an astonishing height of 829.8 m (2,722 ft). The 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 spot and tourists love to watch Dubai from a massive height. It is an experience worth remembering.