In 21st century, where technology is on its rise, the world has gone obsessed with giant things whether if it’s a giant car, or a house, or building, its obsession is almost insane. Countries with power love to compete with each other, flaunt their wealth, power and technology by creating tall buildings and breaking records of one of the tallest buildings in the world one by one.
When it comes to the tallest buildings in the world, it gets more and more complicated as developed economies are progressing day by day, making new equipment’s, products, gadgets and buildings.
Based on our careful observation, below are listed the top 5 tallest buildings in the world;
- Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa currently holds the record of being the tallest building in the world. It is a skyscraper being 2,717 ft tall and is located in Dubai. The construction of this building completed in 2010, with the government initiative to diversify form just being oil-based economy and include providing services and tourism to its customers. After its completion, it broke numerous records in terms of its. It includes modern architectural design, 163 floors, 900 residencies, famously known luxurious Armani hotel, and the second largest mall in the world as Dubai Mall.
- Shanghai Tower
Shanghai Tower, is currently the second largest and twisted building in the world, 2073 Feet tall and is located in China. It is a high-end skyscraper, located in Lujiazui, Pudong New Area, Shanghai and holds the record of highest observation deck in the world. It began its construction in 2006 and completed in 2015. It comprises of 128 floors, 320 rooms, accommodating 16,000 people with ease, shopping malls, hotels, restaurants and cafes and 1,100 parking spaces.
- Makkah Royal Clock Tower
The Makkah Royal Clock Tower, also known as the “Abraj Al-Bait of Mecca” is the third largest building located in Saudi Arabia, with a 1,972 Feet height. The building is just a meters away from the world largest holy place, the Masjid known as “The house of God” called “Kaaba” also “The Great Masjid of Mecca”. It is government owned and was developed for the purpose of giving the place a modernize look. It includes 120 floors, five story shopping mall, two large prayer rooms, easily capable of adding 10,000 people, an Islamic museum and a large conference center.
- Ping An International Finance Centre
The Ping, an international finance center, located in Shenzhen, China, is the world’s fourth tallest building in the world, comprising a height of 1,965 feet. It is the second tallest skyscraper in China. Its construction completed in 2017. It includes 115 floor, record breaking observation desk, restaurants and cafes, hotels shopping malls and a conference center.
- Lotte World Tower
Lotte world tower, is currently the fifth largest tower in the world, with a height of 1,819 Feet. It is the tallest skyscraper, located in South Korea and its construction completed in 2016. It includes 123 floors in which, six are underground. It includes indoor theme park, an outdoor amusement park, a conference room and a luxury hotel.