The Planet's Tallest Buildings (22 pics)

Posted in PICTURES       11 Jun 2011       11203       9

As you look at the world’s tallest skyscrapers up to the second tallest it is undoubtedly impressive what humans can achieve. However, the 2,717 foot Burj Khalifa in Dubai blows all previous “tall” buildings out of the water and makes one wonder what humans cannot achieve.

 

The Great Pyramid of Giza

1 The Planet

138.8 metres (455.4 ft)

 

Lincoln Cathedral

2 The Planet

160 metres (525 feet)

 

One Canada Square

3 The Planet

235 metres (800 feet)

 

The City of Capitals

4 The Planet

299.9 metres (948 feet) high

 

Shard London Bridge

5 The Planet

310 metres (1,017 feet)

 

Emley Moor

6 The Planet

330.4 metres (1,084 feet)

 

Belmont transmitting station

7 The Planet

387.5 metres (1,271 feet)

 

The Guangzhou West Tower

8 The Planet

440.2 metres (1,444 feet)

 

Kingkey 100

9 The Planet

441.8 metres (1,449 ft)

 

Sears Tower

10 The Planet

442 metres (1,450 feet)

 

Zifeng tower

11 The Planet

450 metres (1,476 feet)

 

The Petronas Towers

12 The Planet

452 metres (1,483 feet)

 

ICC Tower

13 The Planet

484 metres (1,590 feet)

 

The Shanghai World Financial Centre (left) and the Jin Mao Tower (right)

14 The Planet

492 metres (1,614 feet)

 

East Tower of the Federation Towers

15 The Planet

Over 500 metres

 

Taipei 101

16 The Planet

509 metres (1,671 feet)

 

The CN Tower

17 The Planet

553 metres (1,815 feet)

 

Abraj Al Bait Towers

18 The Planet

601 metres (1,972 feet) high

 

The Canton Tower

19 The Planet

610 metres (2,001 feet)

 

Burj Khalifa

20 The Planet

628.8 metres (2,063 feet)

 

Tokyo Sky Tree

21 The Planet

634.0 metres (2,080 ft)

 

Burj Khalifa

22 The Planet

828 metres (2,717 feet)

 



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GOODSTUFF4U 9 year s ago
seen The Great Pyramid of Giza - was disappointed...
       
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valekas 9 year s ago
You forgot to add a monument of neutrality in Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) which is 185 meters tall.
http://turkmenistan.karakum.net/albums/userpics/DSC_0209.jpg
       
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Mathey 9 year s ago
Besid that #20 is kalled KVLY-TV mast. not Burj Khallifa as the post say this list is quite impressive!
       
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Dstruktur 9 year s ago
Eiffel Tower ???
       
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ok69 9 year s ago
The Great Pyramid of Giza is the most important in this top because important is technologie!!! Imagine engineers then and those now ... and the architects ... and the workers ... and the techologies and the problems from the yard!!!
       
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melneanay 9 year s ago
hfvg
       
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Smokey 9 year s ago
The Burj Khalifa is an impressive spectacle.
       
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chrisbumble 9 year s ago
the pyramids can never be matched for any man made structures.
       
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Cheap oem software 9 year s ago
HAuOdJ As I have expected, the writer blurted out..!
       
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