There is something fun and liberating about being on the top of a skyscraper. It is thrilling and it gives you an amazing view of the surroundings. In most cases, even if you do not step inside, the view from the outside will already be worth it. Keep on reading and we’ll let you know some of the tallest buildings that you should see.
From 1998 to 2004, it held the record of being the tallest building in the world. Although it has been surpassed with such record, it is still currently the record-holder for the tallest twin tower in the world. It is 88-storeys high and has a height of 1,483 feet. This is the crown jewel of Kuala Lumpur, which is at its most beautiful at night.
With a height of 2,073 feet and a total of 120 floors, it holds the record of being the tallest building in China and second tallest globally. If you are planning a trip to China, this building is a must-see. The observation deck on the top is its biggest attraction, providing you with an unrivalled view of the city. From the 84th to the 100th floor, you’ll find a luxury hotel. The Shanghai Tower also incorporates the fastest elevator in the world, which is made by Mitsubishi.
Makkah Royal Clock Tower
Also known as Abraj Al Bait, its main attraction is the clock tower, which is often compared to London’s Big Ben. It is popular as a luxurious choice of accommodation for those going on a pilgrimage to Mecca.
One World Trade Centre
This skyscraper in New York City stands tall and proud at a height of 1,776 feet, which is also in reference to the birthplace of the US. The building cements the reputation of Manhattan as a business centre. If you are visiting Manhattan, it’s definitely worth taking a walk in the iconic Central Park.
Located in the Xinyi District of Taipei, an area that is known as a centre of commerce and shopping, this building has a height of 1,667 feet. It is known not only for its height, but also for being sustainable. This building is at its best during New Year as it hosts a spectacular fireworks display, which is hard to rival by any other structure.
Shanghai World Financial Centre
This is the second building from Shanghai that makes it in the list of our must-see tallest skyscrapers in the world. It has a height of 1,614 feet and is a mixed-use facility. The majority of the floors are occupied by corporate offices. From the 79th to the 93rd floor, on the other hand, you can find the luxurious Park Hyatt Hotel, which has 174 rooms.
At a height of 2,717 feet, located in Dubai, the Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. More than its height, however, it is known for its grandeur. This is a seven-star hotel with an interior that glitters in gold. It is also the venue of the highest observation deck, restaurant, and club in the world, making it a record-holder in more ways than one.