Top 10 Tallest Buildings in the World

These are the tallest buildings in the world. Included here are those buildings which are being built currently and soon to be completed in the coming years. It is interesting to note that China has come in the front line of countries with the new tallest buildings as it is showing rapid growth in the economy of the country. These are simply the man made wonders on earth.

10. International Commerce Center

Location: Hong Kong

Height: 484 m (1,588 ft)

Floor count: 118

Built: 2010

9. Shanghai World Financial Center

Location: Shanghai, China

Height: 492.0 m (1,614.2 ft)

Floor count: 101

Built: 2008

Cost: US $ 1.20 Billion

8. Taipei 101

Location: Taiwan

Height: 508 m (1,666.7 ft)

Floor count: 101

Built: 2004

Cost: US $ 1.80 Billion

7. Busan Lotte World Tower

Location: South Korea

Height: 510.2 m (1,674 ft)

Floor count: 110

Estimated completion: 2016

6. Pentominium

Location: Dubai, UAE

Height: 515.95 m (1,693 ft)

Floor count: 122

Estimated completion: 2014

5. One World Trade Center

Location: New York, USA

Height: 541.32 m (1,776 ft)

Floor count: 104

Built: 2012

4. Mecca Royal Clock Tower Hotel

Location: Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Height: 601 m (1,972 ft)

Floor count: 120

Built: 2012

3. Shanghai Tower

Location: Shanghai, China

Height: 632 m (2,073 ft)

Floor count: 121

Estimated completion: 2014

Cost: US $ 2.2 Billion

2. Pingan International Finance Center

Location: Shenzhen, China

Height: 660 m (2,165 ft)

Floor count: 115

Estimated completion: 2015

1. Burj Khalifa

Location: Dubai, UAE

Height: 828 m (2,717 ft)

Floor count: 163

Built: 2010

Cost: US $ 1.5 Billion

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