25 Cities In The World With The Most Skyscrapers

Posted by , Updated on November 12, 2018

Skyscrapers are some of the most visible signs of a nation’s progress, and many cities are easily identified by their skylines. The Empire State Building of New York, the Burj Khalifa of Dubai, and the Petronas Towers of Malaysia are some of the most renowned in the world. Come follow us as we take you on a tour of the 25 Cities In The World With The Most Skyscrapers and see if you can’t feel the overwhelming sense of architectural accomplishment and national pride.

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Mumbai, India

Mumbai, India

Even though Mumbai is not the capital of India, this city has gained so much recognition for being the financial center and the business hub of the country. Mumbai has the most skyscrapers in India with 64. The tallest is The Imperial II, standing at 840 feet (256 meters). Other popular high-rises include The Orchid Enclave, Ahuja Towers, and Lodha Altamount. 

24

San Francisco, California

transamerica pyramid at nighttime purple sky

Famous for the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco is teeming with buildings because of commerce and being a good business location. It has over 68 skyscrapers, and the Transamerica Pyramid has been the tallest since 1972, standing 853 feet (260 meters) high.

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Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne, Australia

With Melbourne being the most populous city in all of Australia, it is expected that many of the world’s most famous businesses would set up shop here. Over 69 skyscrapers fill the skyline, where the recently erected Eureka Tower takes center stage at 974 feet (297 meters) in height. To get one of the best views of the city Naked in the Sky provides a rooftop bar and restaurant that offers 180 degree views of Melbourne. 

22

Panama City, Panama

f &f tower

Panama City, the capital of Panama, has a population of over 880,691 and as expected for such a big city, the area has over 73 skyscrapers. Emporis Skyscraper ranked the F&F Tower 7th out of 10 for its architectural excellence in 2011. Other popular high-rises include Donald Trump’s Ocean Club and International Hotel & Tower taking the spotlight at 961 feet (293 meters).

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Beijing, China

Beijing, China

Also known as Peking, the city’s emerging skyline is reflective of the country’s progress in the financial world. It has 74 buildings that are considered skyscrapers. The China World Trade Center III, the Fortune Plaza Office Building I, and the Park Tower are the standouts with heights of 1083, 853, 820 feet (330, 260, and 250 meters), respectively.



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