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5. International Commerce Center
Completed in 2010, International Commerce Center is one of the tallest buildings in the world. Its height is 484m or 1,588 ft. Located in Hong Kong, it has 118 storeys. Apart from being one of the tallest buildings in the world, it is also the tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong.
4. Shanghai World Financial Center
Shanghai World Financial Center is the fourth tallest building in the world. Located in Shanghai, China, the building contains many offices, hotels, conference rooms and shopping malls. It was completed in 2008. There are a total of 101 floors. The building also has the highest height to roof ratio. With height of 492m or 1,614 ft, this is one of the tallest buildings in the world.
3. Taipei 101
The first building to cross the height of 500m, Taipei 101 is one of the tallest buildings in the world. Located in Taiwan and standing at a height of 509m (1,670 ft), the building is a landmark of Taiwan. It was the tallest building in the world when it opened in 2004. It was only until Burj Khalifa was completed that the building lost its crown as the tallest building in the world.
2. Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel
The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as Makkah Royal Clock Hotel, is the second largest building in the world. At a height of 601 m or 1,971 ft, it is one of the tallest buildings worldwide. It is located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It was completed in 2012 and was built to facilitate the pilgrims in Mecca. The tower itself boasts of many records. It is the tallest clock tower in the world, the world’s largest clock, and world’s largest floor area. It is located right next to the sacred mosque, Masjid al Haram. It is the second tallest building in the world.
1. Burj Khalifa
Finally, the tallest building in the world is the Burj Khalifa. Located in Dubai, Burj Khalifa is in a league of its own. The tallest building in the world has an astonishing height of 829.8 m (2,722 ft). The building was completed in 2010. It consists of 163 floors, which just shows how huge the structure is. The building has been made using the latest architect designs and technology. The Dubai Fountain, Observation Deck, and Burj Khalifa Park are some of the features in the building. It is one of the most popular tourist spot and tourists love to watch Dubai from a massive height. It is an experience worth remembering.