There are many tallest buildings of 500ft to 900ft which are skyscraper and astounding in the world. When architecture makes buildings, they make buildings of high heights, meters and feet due to which these buildings are awe- inspiring and tall. People get fascinated to these buildings. Due to an increased inclination of fascination, a fierce competition of constructing tall buildings has developed in the world. People can also have a bird eye view from these buildings because of reaching thousands miles far away from the ground. These buildings consist of many stories and take many years of completion. These wonders of the world have many luxurious facilities for people like luxurious rooms, shopping malls and hotels etc. Everyone wants to go on these beautiful and eye- catching places for tourism purpose and also for work. I have made a list of these alluring Top Ten Tallest Buildings In The World.
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10. Zifeng Tower
This tower ranks 10 th in the world located in China. This 89 stories building occupies an area of 18,721 square meters having 72 floors in the building. This is also the tallest one building in Nanjing. This stair-step shape building consists of two parcels A1 and A2. These parcels having boosted designs of offices and hotels. This tower was also renowned for the best tall building in Asia and Australia. It took five years for its completion. It is also the sixth tallest building in China as well. One of the popular intercontinental hotel and luxury mall are the special features of this tower. Landscaped clear-glass atria, swimming pool and a garden also have intricate design from every angle and most interesting place for tourists as well.
9. Willis Tower
This second tallest building in the United States having 108 storeys including a height of 442 m (1451 foot). This building in Chicago was completed in 1973 and competed with the twin towers in New York in height. It is one of the most visited places of Chicago by the tourists from all over the world. It is estimated that 1 million plus people visit this skyscraper every year. The Sky deck of the building was opened in 1974. It is situated at 103 rd floor of the building. This location provides a view of overall city including the Michigan Lake and plains of Illinois. Retractable glass balconies are installed in the building. The glass floor allows the visitors to look down at the streets which are about 412 m below. An interesting fact which attracts most of the visitors usually is that its construction was inspired by the package of cigarettes in an advertisement. Blackstone Group owns this magnanimous and eye appealing tower.
8. OKO Tower
This skyscraper tower consist of 85 storey located in International Business Centre Moscow, Russia. It ranks second tallest building in Europe. This building having sections 16a and 16b consisting of both residential and office space and parking floors. This tower is L-shaped from the ground and having 49 storey offices at the base. Many luxury residences, office spaces, four-star hotel, parking and green space heighten its demand. This sophisticated tower is enclosed with glass curtain walls. Buildings, shops and restaurants are linked through landscaped paths. One and only The Greenway in Moscow city provides compact orchards of indigenous trees and lawns for people.
7. CTF Finance Tower
This huge tower with a height of 530 meters (1,740 feet) occupies 7th space in the world. This tremendous tall building located in Guangzhou, China. This elegant and well-designed tower has 111 floors, 5 below ground. Shopping mall, meeting rooms, hotels, offices, residential suites and hotels initiate in this building. It was established recently in 2016. The skyscraper deck has fastest elevators with the tallest hotel Shanghai Tower’s J hotel for tourist. Its well design framework has a thick concrete one and a piece of appealing according to 21 st century engineering.
6. Patronas Towers
The twin skyscrapers patronas towers found in Malaysia are also well known by its second name Patronas Twin Towers. It was designed in tube shape according to idiosyncratic modern Islamic design. It was built on the race track of Kuala Lumpur. This tower consists of 88 floors and completed in six years. Its height reached at 1,483 feet (452 meters). A bridge was also there in this twin towers at 41st floor of this building. Public parks, plazas, concrete hall and shopping center are the basic features of these towers. The twin towers, Tower 1 and Tower 2 are connected with the help of double-decker Sky Bridge of 58 meter long. It was considered the world’s tallest building in 1998 but now Burj Khalifa took first place in the super tall buildings. Dewan Filharmonik patronas concert hall is the hilarious venue for tourists for classical music. Patronas art gallery and Kuala Lumpur Convention Center are also the most striking places of this tower. People enjoy a clear and close sight of the city from the double-decker sky bridge. This is the most fascinating and enjoyable place for tourists.
5. 1 World Trade Center
The second name of this tower was the Freedom Tower found in New York City and also the tallest building in Western Hemisphere. This tallest building was also attacked by the terrorists on September 11, 2001. This building was surrounded by four streets: West Street, Vesey Street, Fulton Street and Washington Street. One of its significant specifics was that it also surpassed the height of the Empire State Building in 2012. It covered the area of 1,776 feet (541 meters) having 104 stories and 110 floors. This building has included five offices, Greenwich Street and National, September 11 Memorial & Museum. Life-safety systems were also topped by NYC building code. The elevator system was also designed for the sky lobbies. This was included offices, broadcast centers, restaurants etc. It included many distinct features like rainwater recycle system, renewable energy system, better fireproofing etc. and this made this building more captivating and enthralling one. People visited this tower from all over the world.
4. Marina 101
This building is still under construction and is hoped to be completed this year. It is situated in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The height of the building is 426.5 m nearly (1399 ft). It has a total of 101 storeys, hence the name Marina 101. The first thirty three floors are occupied by Hard Rock Hotel, a 5 star hotel, with nearly 281 rooms. From thirty four to hundred are the residential apartments. The building is assumed to be the tallest building with residential area in the world. It also has 6 floors of basement. The architecture of the building is by National Engineering Bureau. Sheffield Holdings Limited is the developers of the building. The building is a nicely constructed skyscraper.
3. Shanghai Towers
This famous tower is situated in Lujiazui Pudong, Shanghai, China. It is known to be mega tall skyscraper. It is tallest building in the middle of two buildings, Shanghai World Financial Centre and Jin Mao Tower. The height of the building is 2073 ft. (632 m). It has 128 floors. The building is used for retail, office and leisure purposes. The building was completed in September 6, 2015, with a total cost of $2.4 billion. The design of the building is jaw dropping. It has vertical transportation system. Whoever visits Shanghai, must visit this wonder of the city.
2. Makah Royal Clock Tower
Makah Royal Clock tower is situated in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, right at the center of the city, near the Holy place of worship of Muslims, Ka’aba (Masjid al-Haram). The tower is also known as Abraj Al-Bait Towers. The towers are owned by government and consist of hotels, providing place to live for the pilgrims of Ka’aba. The tower has a large clock embedded in it, showing time to most of the city. The tower is exactly 1972 ft. (601 m) high. The architectural style is Postmodern. A cost of $15 US Dollars was spent in the construction of the tower. It was formally opened in 2012. The clock is situated on the 120th floor of the tower. The clock is being illuminated by around 2 million of LED lights. Alongside the clock, a huge script of ‘Allah is great’ is embedded. The skyscraper is a beauty in its own sense. It can easily take away one’s breath.
1. Burj khalifa
Who is not aware of the name Burj Khalifa? Everyone, from child to adult knows about this place. This is the tallest building in the world right now situated in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Burj Khalifa is 2722 ft. (829.8m) tall. It took nearly five years to complete this building. The other name of the building is Burj Dubai. It was designed by SOM (Skidmore, Owings and Merrill), the same who designed World Trade Centre and Willis Tower. The building has a total of 211 floors, out of which 154 are use able, 2 are used for parking and 46 are spire levels. The area of the floor is nearly 309473 square meters. It has a total of 8 escalators and 57 lifts. The lifts can accommodate 12 to 14 passengers. It has the highest observation desk along with the longest distance to be traveled through elevator. A huge amount of material was used to build it. The amazing fact about the building is that the design of Burj Khalifa is just like Hymencallis flower. Large number of tourists visits this place every year from all over the world.