World's tallest buildings that'll leave you amazed!

World's tallest buildings that'll leave you amazed!

Updated on December 03, 2021 02:51 AM by Anna P

Are you an adrenaline junkie who finds it thrilling to stand on top of a tall building and just watch the cityscape? Well, you're in the right place then! Because this list is all about tall buildings. The international non-profit organization Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) decides the world's tallest buildings. They have their criteria to determine the same. Are you eager to know the world's tallest buildings? Buckle up and get ready to be amazed by these incredible skyscrapers of the world!

The world's tallest building is also the world's tallest free-standing structure - Burj Khalifa

 2,717 Feet

This is not uncommon knowledge to people across the globe that the tallest building in the world is the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. It is one of the most famous buildings that stands at an incredible height of 2,717 feet and has 163 floors! Not just this, it also holds the record of the world's tallest free-standing structure and the world's highest number of stories. Amazing, right?

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The world's second-tallest building has the fastest elevators - Shanghai Tower 

2,073 Feet 

Located in China, this incredibly twisted tower is the world's second tallest building and the world's tallest twisted building. It stands at 2,073 feet and has a total of 128 floors! This spectacular skyscraper is also Asia's tallest. And if you think that getting to the top of this remarkable building is going to take a lot of time, you're wrong! The building's elevators are the fastest in the entire world. I bet now you're amazed!

The world's third tallest building's clock can be seen from over 17 kms! - Makkah Royal Clock Tower

1,972 Feet 

This 1,972 feet tall building is located in Saudi Arabia. It's not just the world's third tallest building but also its fourth-tallest free-standing structure. It is the tallest clock tower in the world, and believe it or not,  the time from the clock can be read from more than 17 freaking kilometers away! Simply mind-blowing!!

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Ping An Finance Center is the fourth tallest building in the world!

1,965 Feet 

Ping An Finance Center stands at the height of 1,965 feet and has a total of 115 floors. Situated in China, this building is so tall that it can be seen from places like Sha Tin and Lantau Island in Hong Kong.

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The fifth tallest building in the world - Lotte World Tower

1,819 Feet 

Located in the Songpa district of Seoul, South Korea, the Lotte World Tower is the tallest building in South Korea and the world's fifth tallest building.  It is 1,819 feet tall and has a total of 123 floors.  This majestic skyscraper opened on April 3, 2017.

The majestic One World Trade Center

1,776 Feet 

Built-in, the memory of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attack,  this incredible building stands at the height of 1,776 feet and has a total of 94 floors. Located in New York, it is the sixth tallest building globally, and in the Western Hemisphere, it is the tallest!

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