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World's Tallest Buildings

How many of these skyscrapers have you visited?

Tallest Buildings In The World

Mankind has pushed the boundaries of construction for thousands of years. That hasn't changed. The three tallest buildings in the world have opened within the past 11 years and a new record breaking skyscraper is in development and expected to exceed 1000 meters.

1. Burj Khalifa

828 Meters Tall

163 Floors

2. Shanghai Tower

632 Meters Tall

128 Floors

3. Abraj Al-Bait

601 Meters Tall

120 Floors

Photo Attributions: Many of the photos come from the generosity of these great photographers.

Other Past And Present Record Holders

Empire State Building

World's tallest building from 1931 to 1972. First in the world to have over 100 floors.

Telefónica Building

Tallest building in Europe from 1929 to 1940.

One World Trade Center

Tallest building in the United States and in the Western Hemisphere.

Willis Tower

World's tallest building from 1974 to 1998.

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