List of the Top 10 Tallest Buildings in the World

1. Burj Khalifa 

Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building and also the tallest building in Dubai for more than a decade now. Burj Khalifa is 828 Metres in height and has 163 floors that can accommodate 30,000 people.

2. Merdeka 118

Merdeka 118 takes the second spot on the list of the world’s tallest buildings. The skyscraper reached its full heights as the pointed spire of it has been completed.

3. Shanghai Tower

Shanghai Tower is the world’s third tallest building. It was inaugurated in the year 2014 that took more than 8 years to complete.

4. Abraj Al-Bait

Mecca based – Abraj Al-Bait is a complex of seven skyscrapers owned by the government of Saudi Arabia. Abraj Al-Bait Tower ranks fourth in our list of the world’s tallest buildings and one of the tallest buildings in Saudi Arabia. 

5. Ping An Finance Tower

Ping An Finance Tower is the world’s fifth tallest and the second tallest building in China. It is located in the city of Shenzhen and is 599 Metres tall.

6. Lotte World Tower

The Lotte World Tower is South Korea’s tallest building that took 13 years to complete. It was inaugurated 4 years back in 2017 that is located alongside the banks of the Han River.

7. One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center is the seventh tallest building in the world and the tallest building in the US located in the city of New york.

8. Guangzhou Chow Tai Fook Finance Centre

Guangzhou Chow Tai Fook Finance Centre, also known as Guangzhou CTF Tower is located in the suburban area of Guangzhou, China. 

9. Tianjin Chow Tai Fook Finance Centre

China’s fourth-tallest building and the world’s ninth tallest building. It is almost the same height as Guangzhou CTF Tower however it was constructed after the Guangzhou Tower which is why it is ranked lower.

10. China Zun

This 108 floors building was constructed in two phases first in 2017 and then again in 2018. China Zun, the tallest building of Beijing was inaugurated in March 2019.