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Opinion: Top 5 Skyscrapers in the World.

1. Burj Khalifa Dubai 828 m 2,717 ft

known as the Burj Dubai prior to its inauguration in 2010, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

2. Shanghai Tower Shanghai 632 m 2,073 ft

 is a 128-story, 632-meter 2,073 ft tall mega tall skyscraper in Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai.

3. Makkah Royal Clock Tower Mecca 601 m 1,972 ft.  

 It is owned by the government , the complex of seven skyscraper hotels in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. These towers are a part of the King Abdulaziz Endowment Project that aims to modernize the city in catering to its pilgrims.

4. Ping An Finance Center, Shenzhen 599.1 m 1,965 ft

is a 115-story, 599 m 1,965 ft supertall skyscraper in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. The building was commissioned by Ping An Insurance and designed by the American architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates.

5. Lotte World Tower, Seoul 554.5 m 1,819 ft

is a 555.7-metre (1,823 ft), 123-story skyscraper located in Seoul, South Korea. It is currently the tallest building in South Korea.

6. One World Trade Center , New York City 541.3 m 1,776 ft

is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City. One WTC is the tallest building in the United States, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, and the sixth tallest in the world. The new skyscraper stands on the northwest corner of the 16-acre (6.5 ha) World Trade Center site, on the site of the original 6 World Trade Center.

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