The giant skyscrapers, which are rising due to the developing technology, the desire of human beings to rise, to show off and increase the importance given to aesthetics, continue to add value to the land they belong to. So much so that the cities competing with each other in this regard can attract millions of tourists every year thanks to their high structures. Also, if these buildings are rising in touristic cities with unique beauties, it is common for people to go to those cities only to see these buildings. Here are the 5 tallest buildings in the world that add value to the city in which they are located:
1. International Commerce Centre – Hong Kong
The International Commerce Center, the tallest building in Hong Kong, has succeeded in becoming the third tallest building in the world when completed. A special restaurant on the 15th floor is the restaurant at the highest point in the world. There are a total of 30 elevators, 14 shuttles and 2 VIP elevators in this magnificent building with a length of 484 meters.
2. Petronas Towers – Kuala Lumpur
Petronas Towers, located in Kuala Lumpur city of Malaysia, has the title of being the highest structure in the world between 1998 and 2004 with a height of 451 meters. The structure, which is visited by almost everyone who visits the city of Kuala Lumpur with its magnificent beauties, has the feature of being the most important tourist object of the city. The 88-storey building, designed by Cesar Pelli, cost a total of $ 1.6 billion.
3. Taipei 101 – Taiwan
Taipei 101, which has a magnificent aesthetics as well as its incredible height, is located in Taipei, Taiwan. The building, where cultural codes were integrated with modern architecture, was considered the tallest building in the world until 2010. The building, which has managed to become one of the 7 wonders (temporary) of the world during the period it carries this title, is the most important tourism point of the city. Taipei 101, which is visited by thousands of people just to see every day, is 509 meters high. The cost is $ 1.9 billion.
4. Burj Khalifa – Dubai
Burj Khalifa, which has the feature of being the highest structure made by human hand, is considered as the last point of engineering today. The building is one of the most touristic spots in the world as well as for Dubai. The number of daily visitors is astonishing. It is necessary to wait a long time or pay some money to get to the top of the building and witness the magnificent view. The building, which was designed by Adrian Smith and has a height of 828 meters, remains the best until better done.
5. Shanghai World Financial Center – Sanghay
The building, located in Shanghai, China, acts as a financial center. The building, which was the second tallest building in the world when it was completed in 2008, is now on the third place in our list. The building, which has many offices and conference halls, includes 2 world-famous hotels. The designer of the building, which has a height of 494 meters, is always mentioned with similar works; Kohn Pedersrn Fox Associsutes. The building cost $ 1.2 billion.