Climbing Mount Everest is exciting and adventurous, but have you ever thought of reaching the top of Burj Khalifa? Believe us, the world remains neutral, but the view changes atop skyscrapers. Watching your favorite city across the floating clouds seems like a dream and with rooftop bars and restaurants at the skyscraper these dreams are coming true.
Talking about the tallest building in the world, the Empire States Building in New York held the title of the tallest skyscraper in the world but the world has come so far since then. Based on the data provided by the Skyscrapercenter, we have made the list of the top 7 tallest buildings in the world. Let’s check out the most beautiful tallest buildings in the world.
1. Burj Khalifa, Dubai UAE (2,717ft)
You must have heard about this wonderful piece of architecture, ‘Burj Khalifa’ held the title of the tallest building in the world. This 828m (2,717 ft) high skyscraper has 900 apartments divided into 163 floors. The iconic design of Burj Khalifa has the elements of Islamic Architecture, consisting of more than one school, a hospital, 17 helipads, and other amenities for 30,000 people. Besides this, you can experience the greatest hospitality in the world in the Armani Hotel that offers world-class services along with enchanting views of the city across the floating clouds. Here are some awe-inspiring pictures of the view!
Fun fact: ‘Burj Khalifa Sky’ is the highest balcony in the world elevated at 555 meters on the 148th floor that offers an unparalleled view of Dubai city.
2. Shanghai Tower, Shanghai (2,073ft)
This 632-meter tall, beautiful skyscraper in Lujiazui, Pudong, is one of the best tourist attractions in Shanghai. Besides its titles of being the second tallest building in the world, Marina Shanghai Tower holds the record of having the highest observation deck in the world elevated at 562 meters. Interestingly, it doesn’t have any helipad due to safety reasons, but 149 elevators, including 3 high-speed in the world ensure convenience. It offers the most beautiful views of Shanghai City. Here are some amazing shots captured.
Fun Fact: J-Hotel between the 84th to the 110th floor of Shanghai Tower is the highest hotel in the world.
3. Makkah Royal Clock Tower, Mecca, UAE (1,972ft)
This government-owned building is one of the highest skyscrapers in the world consisting of seven luxury hotels in Mecca. Designed to modernize the city’s pilgrims, Abraj Al Bait holds the record of the second tallest building in Dubai after Burj Khalifa, which stands on #1. The tallest clock tower in the world covers the largest area on the planet by floors. It has 120 floors, welcoming guests around the world with astonishing views of the spectacular city.
Fun fact: The top of one of the tallest buildings in the world has 26 searchlights capable of shooting over 10km in the clouds.
4. Ping’ An International Financial Center, Shenzhen (1,965ft)
The 4th tallest building in the world, Ping’ An International Financial Center is a 115 story, 599-meter skyscraper in Shenzhen serving as the financial center in China. It was named after Ping An Insurance company of China, the world’s biggest investment company. The design & construction of one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world is done by American architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. Hyatt hotel between 116th to 118th floor offers premium hospitality in the world and the city looks admirably amazing from the observation deck.
Fun Fact: ‘Free Sky 116’ offers a splendid view over other skyscrapers in the city lighting up the sky.
5. Lotte World Tower, Seoul, South Korea (1,819ft)
The tallest building in South Korea, the Lotte World Tower is a 556-meter, 123-story skyscraper that offers the most stunning view of Seoul city, giving a new adventure to South Koreans. It features the fastest (double-decker elevator) sky shuttle in the world. With plenty of things to do such as visiting the biggest water tank in South Korea, Lotte World Tower serves as the tallest adventure park in the world. Here are some gorgeous pictures of the 5th highest skyscraper in the world.
Fun Fact: You must experience the world’s largest indoor park at Lotte World Tower containing Ice skating and a water tank.
6. World Trade Center, New York (1,776ft)
The original World Trade Center was the tallest building in the United States of America consisting of seven buildings in the financial district of lower Manhattan. This 541-meter tall building has 94 floors dedicated to leading corporations in New York. Opened on April 4, 1973, the iconic building was later destroyed in 2001 by the Islamic extremist group ISIS during the 9/11 attacks. But, it didn’t let the grace of the city fade from its windows. Here are some beautiful shots from the World Trade Center.
Fun Fact: It has 7 underground levels—included services, shopping, and a subway station.
7. Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, Guangdong (1,739ft)
The Guangzhou Chow Tai Fook Finance Centre 530-meter is a 1,739ft tall building in Guangzhou, Guangdong, which was constructed in October 2016. It is the third tallest building in China and the 7th tallest building in the world. It is the fastest assembled skyscraper of the supertall variety in history and offers the most splendid view of the city. The Ritz Carlton in the ICC tower in Hong Kong is the tallest hotel in the world.
Fun Fact: The night lights and dusk sunset scenes are amazing from the top floors, but in rainy and foggy weather you can see little.
So, these are the top 7 most astonishing tallest buildings in the world that can offer you an awe-inspiring experience. Some of these hold amazing records and facts and we tried to cover the best from each. We hope you would love this and encourage us to do more like this.