TOP 9 TALLEST BUILDINGS IN THE WORLD

1. BURJ KHALIFA

Place : DUBAI
Height :828 Mtrs
      Burj Khalifa is currently the Tallest Building in the world located in Dubai (United Arab Emirates-UAE). Burj Khalifa is also known as Burj Dubai which is 828 meters tall. Burj Khalifa has a total of 163 floors & is the tallest structure in the world. 

     The construction of the Building started in january-2004 & completed in December-2009. The Building was opened in January 2010. The total estimated cost for the construction of the building is $ 1.5 Billion. 
 

2. SHANGHAI TOWER

Place : Luziazui, Pudong, Shanghai
Hight : 632 Mtrs
The Shanghai Tower is currently the second Tallest Building in the world located in Luziazui, Pudong, Shanghai which is 632 meters tall. Shanghai Tower has 128 floors in total.

     The construction of the Building started in the year 2008 & completed in the year 2015. The Building was opened in October- 2015. The total estimated cost for the construction of the building is $ 2.40 Billion. 
 

3. ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER

Place : Manhattan, New York City
Height : 541.30 Mtrs

   One World Trade Center is currently the third Tallest Building in the world located in Manhattan, New York City (United States) which is 541.30 meters tall. The mega tall sky scraper has 109 floors in total including 5 ground floors.

      One World Trade Center is the rebuild of World Trade Center which was destroyed by terrorists in 2001. One World Trade Center is also known as 1WTC & Freedom Tower. The construction of the Building started in the year 2006 & completed in the year 2013. The Building was opened in November-2014. The total estimated cost for the construction of the building is $3.90 Billion. 

4. CTF FINANCE CENTER

Place : Guangzhou, China
Height : 530.00 Mtrs
    CTF Finance Center is currently the fourth Tallest Building in the world located in Guangzhou,China which is 530 Meters  tall. The mega tall skyscraper has 111 floors in total. The construction of the Building started in the year 2010 & completed in the year 2016. The Building was opened in the year 2016. 


5. SHANGHAI WORLD FINANCIAL CENTER

Place : Pudong, Shanghai, China
Height : 492.00 Mtrs
 
  The Shanghai World Financial Center is currently the fifth Tallest Building in the world located in Pudong, Shaghai (China) which is 492 meters tall. Shanghai World Financial Center has 101 floors in total.

     The construction of the Building started in the year 1997 & completed in the year 2008. The Building was opened on August- 2008. The total estimated cost for the construction of the building is $ 1.20 Billion. 


6. INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE CENTER

Place : Hong Kong
Height : 484 Mtrs

     The International Commerce Center is currently the Sixth Tallest Building in the world located in Hong Kong which is 484 meters tall. 
 
       The International Commerce Center has 118 floors in totalThe construction of the Building started in the year 2002 & completed & Opened in the year 2010. 


7. PETRONAS TWIN TOWERS 1&2

Place : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Height : 452 Mtrs
   Petronas Twin Towers are currently the seventh Tallest Buildings in the world located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Both Buildings are 451.90 meters in tall. Twin Towers has 88 floors each in total.
 
     The construction of the Building started in the year 1993 & completed in the year 1996. Again in the year 1997 the Towers are renovated & finally The Buildings were opened on August- 1999. The total estimated cost for the construction of the buildings is $ 1.60 Billion. 


8. ZIFENG TOWER

Place : Nanjing, China  
Height : 450 Mtrs 
     Zifeng Tower – currently the eighth Tallest building in the world located in Nanjing, China. The Tower is 450.00 meters in tall & has 66 floors in total.

     The construction of the Building started in the year 2005 & completed in January 2010. The Building was opened on December-2010. The total estimated cost for the construction of the building is 5 Billion RMB.(official Currency of China) 


9. WILLIS TOWER

Place : Chicago, United States
Height : 442 Mtrs
Willis Tower is currently the 9th Tallest building in the world located in Chicago, US. The Building is 442 meters in tall & has 108 floors in total

The construction of the Building started in the year 1970 & completed in the year 1973. The building was formerly called as The Sears Tower & previously had the record of tallest building in the world from 1973 to 1998.

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