Cox and Kings PresentsThe Top 7 Tallest Architectural Wonders in the World
Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai.This 88-story skyscraper stands at a height of 421m (1,380ft). Completed in 1998, the Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai, China contains offices and the Shanghai Grand Hyatt hotel. The Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai, China stands at No. 10
Guangzhou West Tower, Guangzhou, ChinaThe Guangzhou West Tower in Guangzhou, China, is a 440.2m (1,444ft)tall skyscraper that is home to a conference center, a hotel, and offices. It was completed in 2009 and has 103 floors. It is the world’s ninth tallest building.
Trump International Hotel and Tower, Chicago, USAThe Trump Tower, named for Donald Trump, is located on the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois, USA. It stands 423m (1,389ft) and has 92 stories. The tower houses retail space, a parking garage, a hotel, and condominiums. It was completed in 2009. The Willis Tower in Chicago, Illinois, USA, stands 442m (1,451ft) tall and has 108 floors. It was completed in 1973 and was the tallest building in the world at that time. Currently the tallest building in the United States, it is the seventh tallest building in the world. Willis Tower, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.The tallest twin buildings in the world; Tower 1 is headquarters to the oil and gas company Petronas, and Tower 2 houses the offices of various other corporations. The towers are 451.9m (1,482.6ft) tall.At 88 stories each, the Petronas towers are the fifth tallest buildings in the world.
International Commerce Centre, Kowloon, Hong Kong. The International Commerce Centre in Kowloon, Hong Kong, comesin at 484m (1,588ft) tall. It was completed in 2010. Its 118 stories arehome to a Ritz-Carlton hotel, a shopping mall, and various corporate offices. There is a viewing deck on the 100th floor. It stands tall at No. 4 in the countdown.
Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai, China At 487.4m (1,599.1ft) tall, the ShanghaiWorld Financial Center in Shanghai is hometo the highest hotel in the world, the Park Hyatt Shanghai. It also has the highest observation deck in the world. With 101 floors, it is the third tallest building in the world. The spectacular Taipei 101 spire in Taipei, Taiwan was the tallest building in the world from its completion in 2004 until 2010. Also known as the Taipei Financial Center, the Taipei 101 is 509.2m (1,670.6ft) tall and has 101 floors. It is the second tallest building in the world. Taipei 101, Taipei, Taiwan.
Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)The massive Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE, is by far the tallest man-made structure ever built. It stands an awe-inspiring 828m (2,717ft) above ground and has 160 floors.It became the World’s TALLEST Building when it opened in January 2010.