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Do you want to get the perfect view on your trip? Check out the skyscrapers below and see where in the world you get the best view (not something for those who are afraid of heights).
11. Empire State Building in New York, United States – 448,7 m
Empire State Building is one of the world’s most famous buildings and has two observation decks for its visitors to visit. One lies 369 meters- and the other 320 meters above the ground. Until 1971, this was the world’s tallest building and offered one of the world’s best views.
10. Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – 452,9 m
In the second tower of the two twin towers, one can go up to the 86th floor, 370 meters up in the air and see Kuala Lumpur from the clouds. Between the two towers, there’s a bridge located 170 meters above the ground. The bridge is called heaven bridge and is the world’s highest bridge between two buildings.
The twin towers in Kuala Lumpur is one of the world’s most famous landmark.
9. One World Trade Center in New York, United States – 541,3 m
This tall building offers a great view of Central New York. Go up to the 100th floor, 382 meters up, and see NYC from above. On the way up to the building, you can get a little history lesson, where you can see how the city has changed over the past years.
8. Taipei 101 in Taipei, Taiwan – 509,2 m
The observation deck in Taipei 101 has a total height of 391 meters and is located outdoors. If you don’t feel that reckless, then you can view the city behind glass windows eight meters down the tower. In 2004, Taipei 101 was the tallest building in the world and offered one of the world’s best views.
7. International Commerce Centre in Hongkong, Kina – 484 m
The International Commerce Centre in HongKong has its highest view point at 393 meters above sea level.
6. Willis Tower in Chicago, United States – 527,3 m
This building has been around for a while and has been the world’s tallest building for 25 years, since 1973. Today, it’s not the tallest building in the world, but you still can enjoy a beautiful view, 412 meters up in the air.
5. CN Tower in Toronto, Canada – 553,3 m
The CN Tower is a bit of an adventure tower. There is a total of three observation decks that lies 446-, 346- and 342 meters above the ground. Besides amazing views, one can walk down the outside of the building with safety ropes. This sport is called edgewalk, and is nothing we recommend for those who are afraid of heights!
4. Tokyo Skytree in Tokyo, Japan – 634 m
Tokyo also boasts three fantastic observation decks. These are located 350-, 345- and 340 meters above ground in the famous Tokyo Skytree in Japan.
3. Shanghai World Financial Center in Shanghai, China – 492,3 m
This building is located in Shanghai, China, and owns the name of being the third tallest building in the world. Here there are several places where you can enjoy the stunning views of Shanghai. The highest vantage point has a height of 474 meters, and the lower two are located 423- and 439 meters above the ground.
2. Canton Tower in Guangzhou, Cina – 600 m
This is another Chinese building that offers a breathtaking view. Canton Tower has an outdoor vantage point of 488 meters above sea level.
There’s also a garden that lies 450 meters up in the air for you to visit. How cool is that?
1. Burj Khalifa, Dubai – 829,8 m
Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the world’s tallest building, and it’s not surprising that this “bragging building” takes home the first place for being number one of the world’s best views.
The highest vantage point lies 555 meters up in the air, on the 148th floor of the building!