1Burj Khalifa

  • Where: Dubai
  • Height: 829.8 meters

Built in 2010, it is a sign of luxury in the Middle East. Its structure also separates it from any tower, with its silhouette of curved layers that prevent movement before the wind.

2Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai World Financial Center.
Shanghai World Financial Center.
  • Where: Shanghai
  • Height: 632 meters

The youngest of the list, part of a set of buildings also very high in the financial district, finished to be built on September 6, 2016. How much did it cost? 2,200,000,000 dollars.

3Abraj Al Bait Towers

Abraj Al Bait Towers.
Abraj Al Bait Towers.
  • Where: Mecca
  • Height: 601 meters

The hotel and simil Big Ben was opened in 2012 to host believers who travel to the pilgrimage center of Islam. The buildings that surround it are also the ones that help sustain it.

4One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center
One World Trade Center
  • Where: New York
  • Height: 541 meters

Opened in 2014, it is the main building of the World Trade Center where the Twin Towers were in Manhattan. There is some debate regarding the antenna that places the office building so high in this ranking.

5Taipei 101

Taipei 101
Taipei 101
  • Where: Taiwan
  • Height: 509 meters

The curious thing about this building, which began to be built in 1988 and ended in 2003, is its aesthetics, inspired entirely by the Chinese pagodas. It has 101 floors where it houses offices, businesses and an observatory at level 89.

7Petronas Twin Towers

Petronas Twin Towers.
Petronas Twin Towers.
  • Where: Kuala Lumpur
  • Height: 452 meters

Designed by the Argentine César Pelli and built in 1998, they remain high in the world ranking. You can visit and cross between them by the bridge of the 41st floor.

8Zifeng Tower

Zifeng Tower.
Zifeng Tower.
  • Where: Nanjing
  • Height: 450 meters

The similarities between this 2010 tower and Burj Khalifa are not casual: they were made by the same studio Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture. The curious fact is that unlike most buildings of this type, in this one you can open the windows.

9Willis Tower

The famous Sears Tower of Chicago.
The famous Sears Tower of Chicago.
  • Where: Chicago
  • Height: 442 meters

The city of the wind is known for its skyscrapers and mainly for what used to be called the Sears Tower. Those who are encouraged, go up to take a photo on the glass balcony overlooking the immensity of the city.

10Jin Mao Building

Jin Mao Building in Shanghai.
Jin Mao Building in Shanghai.
  • Where: Shanghai
  • Height: 421 meters

88 floors has the building that besides offices is the home of the Shanghai Grand Hyatt. It bore the title of the tallest building in China until it was passed through the Shanghai Tower mentioned above. The Jin Mao is the one in front of the photo.

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