10. CITIC Tower, China
The CITIC Tower, China (also known as China Zun) is an impressive 528 meters tall, making it currently the tenth tallest building in the world. The CITIC tower is home to offices, a hotel, and an observation deck, and is characterized by an elegant and modern design with a glass and steel facade. The building is known for its advanced engineering and design and is a popular destination for businesses and tourists.
9. CTF Financial Center in Guangzhou, China
The CTF Guangzhou Financial Center, also known as the "East Tower", is 530 meters tall and is the tallest building in Guangzhou and the third tallest in China.
The massive building has a total of 111 floors above ground and five below ground. It includes a shopping center, offices, apartments and a hotel, and has a gross area of 507,681.0 square meters. About 20% of this area is not part of the main building, but is located on the podium connected to it.
8. CTF Financial Center Sister Tower, Guangzhou, China
A sister tower to CTF Financial Center in Guangzhou, this building was completed in 2019 and sits at exactly the same height of 530 meters. It also happens to be the tallest building in the world with 'less than 100 floors,' 4 of which are underground.
7. One World Trade Center in New York, USA
At an incredible 541 meters high, this building is not only one of the tallest in the world but also a symbol of resilience and strength.
One World Trade Center was built to replace the original World Trade Center, which was destroyed in the 9/11 attacks. It houses offices, observatories, and a museum, and features an elegant and modern design with a glass and steel facade.
But this building is more than just a building - it is a tribute to the victims of the September 11 attacks and a symbol of hope and strength for the future. It's worth a visit if you're in New York, and you can even tour the observatories to get a bird's-eye view of the city.
6. Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea
Standing at an impressive 554 meters, Lotte World Tower is the tallest building in South Korea and one of the tallest in the world. The construction of the building was completed in 2017 and gained fame in 2016 when two urban explorers from Russia and Ukraine illegally climbed the tower under construction.
One of the standout features of Lotte World Tower is its observation deck that offers a stunning view of the city from the 123rd floor. The building also has a number of facilities, including a shopping centre, a cinema and a restaurant.