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Top 10 Tallest Sky Scrappers in the World
Skyscrapers are tall structures in large cities which have steel substructure. They are designed with many livable storeys and are built keeping in view the financial need of land. There is no height clear for the skyscrapers. In the present time, many such tall buildings are constructed crosswise the sphere for which only sky is the limit. Such buildings are a miracle of engineering and mathematics. The skyscrapers are built in a city to reflect the financial and financial power of a nation. Sometimes such buildings are built even if they are not required, just to enlarge the magnificence and beauty of the city. Such buildings show the power and development of many big city cities of the world. They also become a tourist magnetism and are renowned all over the world.
10. Willis Tower
9. Zifeng Tower
8. Petronas Twin Towers
7. International Commerce Center
6. Shanghai World Financial Center
5. Taipei 101
4. One World Trade Center
3. Makkah Royal Clock Tower
2. Shanghai Tower
This tower is under construction and estimated to be completed in 2014; it would set a record height of 632 meters, on completion. It is the tallest building in china and No. 2 in the world which accommodates 125 stories, is located in Shanghai.
1. Burj Khalifa
The world’s tallest structure, Burj Khalifa is named after the president of United Arab Countries, Khalifa Bin Zayed. It is situated in the heart of the city near Dubai’s main business region. With a height of over 828 meters, it holds many annals under its name like highest amount of floor in the world, tallest and fastest facility silo in the world and many more. The building is very ground-breaking and has conventional praise but many people reflect it to be very expensive and unreasonable to maintain. It took around 6 years to build this barbican, and costs a hefty sum of USD $ 1.5 billion. Its building is amazing, with multiple safety features and world class facilities, which created quite a curiosity everywhere, this was a famous traveler place in 2010.