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10 Tallest Skyscrapers of the World

If we look around the world, we’ll see many tall buildings. Elite are in a battle with each other, trying to make tall buildings to gain fame and to be at the top. Almost everybody knows the name of the tallest skyscraper. But the second tallest ? the third tallest ?

Here is the list of 10 Tallest Skyscrapers of the World. Every single of them is amazing and beautiful. I mean why wouldn’t they be? You don’t spend millions and make crap. You spend millions to get a beauty.

 

Burj Khalifa – UAE

Burj-Khalifa

2,717 ft high with 163 floors, Burj khalifa(Burj Dubai) was built in 2010 and is located in Dubai. The total cost for this building was about $20 billion. The tower was named burj khalifa to honor the UAE president Khalifa Bin Zayed for his crucial support.

Abraj Al-Bait Towers – Saudi Arabia

Abraj-Al-Bait-Towers

1,972 ft high with 95 floors, Abraj Al-Bait Towers construction started in June 2004 and got completed in 2011. It is located in Mecca. It is also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower.

Taipei 101 – Taiwan

taipei-101

1,670 ft high with 101 floors, Taipei 101 was built in 2004 and is located in Taipei. Taipei financial centre corporation owns this building and managed by the International division of Urban Retail Properties Corporation based in Chicago. Total cost for the construction of this building was US $1.8 billion.

Shanghai World Financial System – China

Shanghai-World-Financial-System

1,614 ft high with 101 floors, Shanghai World Financial System was built in 2008 and is located in Shanghai. The total money spent in construction was USD $1.20 billion. It has received the best tallest building in Asia award.

International Commerce Centre – Hong Kong

International-Commerce-Centre

1,588 ft high with 108 floors, International Commerce Centre was completed in 2010 and is located in Hong Kong. It is managed by Kai Shing Management Services Limited.

Petronas Towers – Malaysia

Petronas-Towers

1,483 ft high with 88 floors, Petronas Tower s were built in 1998 and are located in Kuala Lumpur. Total cost for these towers was US $1.6 billion. Owner of these beautiful towers is KLCC Holdings Sdn Bhd.

Nanjing Greenland Financial System – China

Nanjing-Greenland-Financial-System

1,476 ft high with 89 floors, Nanjing Greenland Financial System was built in 2010 and is located in  Nanjing. One of the marvelous buildings constructed and greatly engineered in China.

Willis Tower – USA

Willis-Tower

1,451 ft high with 108 floors, Willis Tower was built in 1974 and is located in Chicago. At the time of its completion, it was known as the tallest building in the world surpassing the world trade centre.

Kingkey 100 – China

Kingkey

1,449 ft high with 98 floors, Kingkey 100 was built in 2011 and is located in Shenzhen. Kingkey group owns this amazing skyscraper.

Guangzhou International Finance Centre

Guangzhou International Finance Centre

1,435 ft high with 103 floors, Guangzhou International Finance Centre was built in 2010 and is located in Guangzhou. It was previously known as Guangzhou West Tower.

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