A metropolis is formally outlined by its inhabitants dimension, however to many individuals, the dimension of its buildings is equally essential. Since the early twentieth century, cities round the world have competed to carve out the most dramatic skyline. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, these metropolises boast the most skyscrapers inside their limits.
Not each high-rise will be referred to as a skyscraper. The definition of the super-structure varies, however most architects agree that 150 meters (about 492 toes) is the minimal peak to qualify for the label.
Based on that standards, Hong Kong is the skyscraper capital of the world. The East Asian metropolis is dwelling to just about 550 buildings reaching over 150 meters tall. Of these buildings, theInternational (*25*) Centre is the highest at 1588 toes.
Shenzhen in China haș the second-highest focus of mega-tall buildings on the record. Though it incorporates nearly 200 fewer skyscrapers than Hong Kong, its tallest constructing is extra spectacular. The 1966-foot-tall Ping An International Finance Centre is the fifth-tallest skyscraper on Earth. In third place is New York City in the United States; in fourth is Dubai in the United Arab Emirates—each of which have skyscrapers that exceed Hong Kong’s tallest. New York’s One World Trade Center stands 1776 toes tall, and Dubai’s Burj Khalifa towers at 2717 toes, making it the tallest construction on Earth.
You can learn the full record of the cities with the most skyscrapers under. Tall buildings are awe-inspiring, however an city space doesn’t want them to be stunning. Here are the most stunning cities round the world, in keeping with the Golden Ratio.
- Hong Kong // 546 skyscrapers
- Shenzhen, China // 351 skyscrapers
- New York City, U.S. // 303 skyscrapers
- Dubai, U.A.E. // 241 Skyscrapers
- Shanghai, China // 180 skyscrapers
- Guangzhou, China // 175 skyscapers
- Tokyo, Japan // 167 skyscrapers
- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia // 153 skyscrapers
- Chongqing, China // 140 skyscrapers
- Chicago, U.S. // 134 skyscrapers
- Wuhan, China // 119 skyscrapers
- Chengdu, China // 113 skyscrapers
- Jakarta, Indonesia // 110 skyscrapers
- Bangkok, Thailand // 109 skyscrapers
- Shenyang, China // 97 skyscrapers
- Singapore // 94 skyscrapers
- Seoul, South Korea // 82 skyscrapers
- Mumbai, India // 81 skyscrapers
- Busan, South Korea // 77 skyscrapers (tied)
- Toronto, Canada // 77 skyscrapers (tied)
- Tianjin, China // 74 skyscrapers
- Nanning, China // 71 skyscrapers
- Nanjing, China // 68 skyscrapers (tied)
- Melbourne, Australia // 68 skyscrapers (tied)
- Panama City, Panama // 66 skyscrapers