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Dec 1, 2015

The Tallest Buildings In The World (at the moment)

The Tallest Buildings In The World (at the moment)

Some of us have a big fear of heights, but buildings don't suffer from that. They can grow as tall as we can push them.
These are the tallest buildings in the world right now and they look stunning to me.

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1: Dubai's Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world, but perhaps not for long. Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build a 1 kilometer (3,280 foot) tower into the sky, to be named the Jeddah Tower, scheduled for completion in 2020. The Burj Khallifa currently stands at 2,716 ft. © Matthias Seifert/REUTERS

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The Shanghai Tower is currently second tallest. Height: 2,073 ft. Shanghai Tower is illuminated in the Lujiazui financial district of Pudong in Shanghai © Aly Song/REUTERS

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The Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower in Mecca, Saudi Arabia is third. Height: 1,971 ft. Muslim pilgrim prays atop Mount Thor in the holy city of Mecca ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage © Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/REUTERS

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The Ping An International Finance Centre in Shenzhen, China is fourth. Height: 1,965 ft. Commercial towers are seen in Shenzhen © Bobby Yip/REUTERS

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New York's One World Trade Center. Height: 1,776 ft. The Tribute in Light is illuminated next to the Statue of Liberty and One World Trade Center, seen from Bayonne, New Jersey © Eduardo Munoz/REUTERS

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The Taipei 101 in Taiwan. Height: 1,671 ft. Men look at the Taipei 101 building from Elephant Mountain in Taipei © Pichi Chuang/REUTERS

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Hong Kong's International Commerce Center. Height: 1,588 ft. The 484-metre-high International Commerce Centre, developed by Hong Kong's largest property developer Sun Hung Kai Properties, is seen in Hong Kong © Siu Chiu/REUTERS

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The Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur are tied for ninth and tenth tallest. Height: 1,483 ft. © Bazuki Muhammad/REUTERS

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The Nanjing Greenland Center in China. Height: 1,476 ft. Window cleaners wash windows of the Zifeng Tower in Nanjing © Aly Song/REUTERS

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Chicago's Willis Tower, formerly the Sears Tower. Height: 1,451 ft. The Sears Tower is shown from the air in Chicago © Jason Reed/REUTERS

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The KK100, or Kingkey 100, in Shenzhen, China. Height: 1,449 ft. Industrial buildings and warehouses at northern Hong Kong lie in front of skyscrapers of Shenzhen across the border © Bobby Yip/REUTERS

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The Ghuangzhou West Tower, or Ghuangzhou International Finance Center, in Ghuangzhou, China. Height: 1,435 feet. © Bobby Yip/REUTERS

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The Wuhan Center in Wuhan, China. Height: 1,437 ft. Labourers work at the construction site of an official building next to the unfinished 438-metre-high Wuhan Centre in Wuhan © Darley Shen/REUTERS

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Marina 101 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Height: 1,399 ft. © Ahmed Jadallah/REUTERS

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New York's 432 Park Avenue. Height: 1,397 ft. A view of Central Park and Manhattan from The Top of The Rock in New York © Brendan McDermid/REUTERS

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Chicago's Trump International Hotel and Tower. Height: 1,326 ft. Chicago's new Trump International Hotel & Tower designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merril, is seen reflected in the Chicago River © Jeff Haynes/REUTERS

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Shanghai's Jinmao Tower. Height: 1,380 ft. A general view shows Jinmao tower at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai © Nir Elias/REUTERS

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The Princess Tower in Dubai. Height: 1,358 ft. A man looks on in front of high rise towers near the Dubai Marina in Dubai © Jumana El-Heloueh/REUTERS

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Hong Kong's Two International Financial Center. Height: 1,362 feet. An Airbus A380 flies over Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong © STR New/REUTERS

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Kuwait's Al Hamra Tower. Height: 1,354 ft. © Stephanie McGehee/REUTERS

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