Building are all around us and are most important part of our life. We love to have amazing designed home or we love to visit huge buildings. Today we live in concrete jungle and tall buildings are all around us and because of that everyone tries to create tallest building of world.
Earth has a definite amount of land it can’t be increased nor decreased. As daily number of land is used for making buildings it can be for residential purpose or commercial purpose. As the amount of land can’t be increased so a man can do only one thing is to increase the height of the building.
There is huge competition to make world’s tallest building and every year there is new building constructed which breaks the record of the previous buildings. Every year new buildings with different shape and sizes are constructed some grab attention and it can be with their height too.
Today we are here with the list of world’s top ten tallest buildings. They all are of different shapes, sizes, floor and most importantly height. Every year there is a new entry in top ten tallest building because of huge competition.
Check out our list of the top ten tallest buildings in the world. Which is world’s tallest building? Where is it located? What is the height? Find the answers with our amazing list of tallest buildings. The heights are measured from the ground to the architectural top of the buildings, listed in meters. Enjoy our list of the tallest buildings in the world.
10 World’s Tallest Buildings
Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building. It is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates its height is 829.84 meters. It is a skyscraper which was build in year 2010.
Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel
Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel is the second largest building of the world. It is located in Makkah, Saudi Arabia its height is 601 meters. It has 120 floors in all and is completed in 2012 only.
Canadian National Tower
The Canadian national Tower (Toronto, Canada) was completed in year 1976 and holed record of tallest building for 34 years.
101 Taipei skyscraper is located in Xinyi District Taipei, Taiwan. Its height is 509 meters and has 101 floors. It is completed in 2004.
Shanghai World Financial Center
Shanghai World Financial Center is the world’s fifth tallest building which is located in Shanghai, China. Its total height is 492 meters. It was completed in 2008 and has total of 101 floors.
International Commerce Center
International Commerce Centre is located in Hong Kong city, Hong Kong. It has a total height of 484 meters and was completed in 2010. It is worlds second tallest building in terms of floor with 118 floors.
Petronas Tower also known as Petronas Twin Tower located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Its total height is 451.9 meters and was completed in 1998. It has 88 floors in all.
Zifeng Tower also known as Greenland Financial Centre is located in Nanjing, China. Its height is 450 meters and has 89 floors. It was completed in 2010.
Willis Tower formerly known as Sears Tower is located in Chicago, United States. Its height is 442 meters and was completed in 1973. It held rank of world’s tallest building for nearly 25 years.
Kingkey 10 is the tenth tallest building of the world. It is located in Shenzhen, China and its height is 441.8 meters. It was completed in 2011 and has 100 floors.