The Planet's Tallest Buildings (22 pics)

Posted in Pictures       11 Jun 2011       10817       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

138.8 metres (455.4 ft)

 

Lincoln Cathedral

160 metres (525 feet)

 

One Canada Square

235 metres (800 feet)

 

The City of Capitals

299.9 metres (948 feet) high

 

Shard London Bridge

310 metres (1,017 feet)

 

Emley Moor

330.4 metres (1,084 feet)

 

Belmont transmitting station

387.5 metres (1,271 feet)

 

The Guangzhou West Tower

440.2 metres (1,444 feet)

 

Kingkey 100

441.8 metres (1,449 ft)

 

Sears Tower

442 metres (1,450 feet)

 

Zifeng tower

450 metres (1,476 feet)

 

The Petronas Towers

452 metres (1,483 feet)

 

ICC Tower

484 metres (1,590 feet)

 

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

492 metres (1,614 feet)

 

East Tower of the Federation Towers

Over 500 metres

 

Taipei 101

509 metres (1,671 feet)

 

The CN Tower

553 metres (1,815 feet)

 

Abraj Al Bait Towers

601 metres (1,972 feet) high

 

The Canton Tower

610 metres (2,001 feet)

 

Burj Khalifa

628.8 metres (2,063 feet)

 

Tokyo Sky Tree

634.0 metres (2,080 ft)

 

Burj Khalifa

828 metres (2,717 feet)

 




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Comments (9):

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GOODSTUFF4U 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
seen The Great Pyramid of Giza - was disappointed...
       
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valekas 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
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 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
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 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Eiffel Tower ???
       
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ok69 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
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 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
hfvg
       
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Smokey 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
The Burj Khalifa is an impressive spectacle.
       
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chrisbumble 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
the pyramids can never be matched for any man made structures.
       
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Cheap oem software 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
HAuOdJ As I have expected, the writer blurted out..!
       
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