Architecture is an art which depicts the deepest corners of mankind’s imaginations. The contours, the dimensions, the design and the aesthetics all contribute in creations so magnificent and mesmerizing that they are breath taking. In the same context, man has outperformed his wildest dreams by constructing mega structures which talk to clouds and heavens. These tallest buildings compete with one another by their heights. Following are the ten tallest structures in this regard around the globe:
1. Burj Khalifa
Finished in year 2010, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE stands as the “Tallest Building in the World”. It is also known as Khalifa Tower in Arabic and has 900 apartments currently in its vicinity. With 162 floors and 2,716 ft in height, it is the tallest man made structure in the history.
2. Two International Finance Centre
Completed back in 2003, Two IFC is a 415 m tall building, the second largest building in Hong Kong. It is said to have more than 88 floors and is considered to be one of the tallest sky scrapers in the world.
3. Taipei 101
In the country of Taiwan, stands what’s considered to be the second tallest building called Taipei 101. 1,671 ft in height with 101 floors, it was completed in 2004. It was initially symbolized as the evolution of technology and Asian culture.
4. PETRONAS Towers
Both towers with heights of 1,483 ft each, containing 88 floors were completed in the year 1998 at Kuala Lumpur. Before Taipei 101 in 2004, these twin towers of Malaysia were ranked as the tallest towers of the world.
5. Jin Mao Tower
A 1,380 ft beast stands high and mighty in Shanghai called the Jin Mao Tower.
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The skylines of each big city are the symbol of its development and modernity. The city centers of big cities around the world are the cultural and economical centers of that country. The days and nights of these skylines with the city’s tallest skyscrapers are the great architectural view to see.
10. Seattle, USA
Seattle in the Northwest of USA is a most important port city as a trade centre for Pacific and Europe. It is important for its commercial, cultural and technological advancement. It has four skyscrapers which are more than 200m among which one is the famous 184m Space Needle observation tower.
9. Shenzhen, China
Shenzhen was the small fishing town on the border of Hong Kong in 1970. But now it is capital with more than six million people. It has 20 skyscrapers of higher than 200 meters tall. Shun Hing Square is also among these which is the 8th tallest building in the world.
8. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur is the most impressive in the world which has very beautiful and wide sky lines. It has 10 skyscrapers build over 200 meters tall. three of the ten are among the 25 tallest buildings worldwide.
7. Toronto, Canada
Toronto is a multi cultural and ethnicity city. Including the amazing CN Tower which is 553 meters tall, Toronto has 7 skyscrapers in its skyline that are more than 200 meters. It is the tallest free-standing structure in North America which has the world’s highest observation deck.
6. Tokyo, Japan
The world’s most populated city Tokyo is also referred to the capital of the Eastern world. It has very dense skyline with 18 skyscrapers at over 200 meters tall. Read the full story
Whenever one feels bored with his daily routine life thinks of some amusement and the best amusement can be achieved by visiting some tourist attraction. One can visit his or her nearby places instantly. But here I am giving you a list of best places to travel. Million of visitors are visiting this places due to there beauty, attraction, architecture and location.
Burj Khalifa, Dubai.
Burj Khalifa if famous due to its height as it is the tallest building on earth. Completed on 1st October 2009 and officially opened on 4th January 2010.
Taj Mahal, India.
A great piece of Mughal Architecture. Its construction was started in 1632 and completed in 1653. Taj Mahal was also included in world seven wonders.