Top 10 Tallest Buildings in the World



Buildings are the marvels that has fascinated us since a long time. Given below is the list of top 10 tallest buildings in the world.
1. Burj Khalifa: Formerly known as Burj Dubai, this skyscraper is situated in UAE and has a height of 818 meters. The building boasts of more than 150 floors along with separate floors for maintenance and parking. It is currently the tallest building in the world.2. Taipei 101: This Chinese landmark is known as a Taipei world Financial Center. The building was the tallest till 2004 but it was later on taken over by Burj Khalifa. The building has 101 floors and has many other world records to its name.3. Shanghai World Financial Center: This mixed skyscraper has a height of 474 meters above ground. The building has offices, hotels, conference rooms and shopping areas. Park Hyatt shanghai hotel is situated here and is second highest in the world.4. International Commerce Center: The building has a height of 484 meters above ground. The number of floors is 118. The building is the part of the Union Square project.5. Petronas Towers: The Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur are the trademark buildings of Malaysia. The skyscrapers used to be tallest in the world till 2004. The building has a height of 452 meters and 88 floors.6. Zifeng Tower: This mixed used skyscraper has a height of 450 meters and more than 80 floors. The building is situated in China and has been put under the category of mixed use. There are a number of restaurants, offices and shopping areas.7. Willis Towers: Formerly known as Sears Towers is a 108 storey building with a height 442 meters. The building was made in 1973 and used to be tallest in the world at that time.8. Kingkey 100: Formerly known as Kingkey Finance Center Plaza is a super scraper that has a height of 442 meters with 100 floors. This building is under construction and is expected to be completed during the end of 2011.9. Guangzhou West Tower: This financial center is situated in the Guangzhou district of China. The building is 438 meters tall and has more than 100 floors.10. Trump Hotel and Tower: This hotel cum financial tower is situated in Chicago. The building is 423 meters tall and has 98 floors. The building is on the River Chicago.