Ever felt like being on top of the world before? Well here is your chance! Here are 25 Tallest Buildings In The World You’ll Have To See To Believe
Shanghai World Financial Center
Everyone can recognize this building from the large hole right at the top; some have even said that it resembles a bottle opener. This building’s shape makes it a huge seller for tourists who often buy bottle openers and other miniature figurines in the shape of the building. The building is 1,164 feet (354 meters) tall and is located in Shanghai, China.
This skyscraper took a considerable amount of time to construct. The construction began in 2003 and was halted, then continued in 2011; it was finally completed in July 2016. The tower is structured as two towers on one podium and has the highest digital clock in the world! The Federation Tower can be found in Moscow, Russia and is 1,227 feet (373 meters) tall.
Built in 1992, this skyscraper was the first building to use reinforced concrete to such height. It was later passed by the CITIC Plaza in 1996. At the top of this building, there is a clock that changes color every 15 minutes! You can find the Central Plaza in Hong Kong, China, and it is 1,227 feet (373 meters) tall.
One of the tallest residence skyscrapers, the Elite residence can be found in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It overlooks the Palm Jumeirah and has 91 floors, 76 of which contain 695 apartments. The remaining floors are used for parking, recreation, and business.
Empire State Building
The former king of skyscrapers, the Empire State Building held the record for the World’s tallest building from 1930-1970; that’s 40 years! This 102 story building can be found in New York City, USA. It is 1,250 feet (381 meters) tall.
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