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China A Land Of Tallest Buildings; Discover The Uniqueness Of Each Buildings

Travelers Today       By    Jezreel Smith

Updated: Jan 09, 2017 06:10 AM EST

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Shanghai Tower: Asia's new tallest skyscraper
Seven years of construction and $2.4bn (£1.5bn) spent, Shanghai Tower, Asia's tallest skyscraper and the second tallest building in the world.
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From the world's top 20 tallest architectural buildings, 8 buildings from China were chosen including three in Shanghai. Unlike in the history, in early 2016 China has become one of the countries with tallest buildings which are above 400m.

The buildings belonging to top 20 includes only those building that is currently and continuously occupied and utilized. According to Telegraph and China Highlights, here are some of the tallest buildings located in China:

Shanghai Tower- Second to Burj Kalifa, it is one of the tallest building in the world. It is 632 meters (2,073 feet) with 128 floors and almost costs 2.2 Billion USD. It is a work of the 21st-century modern engineering with a spiral shape to counteract strong typhoons.

Ping An Finance Center- Located in Shenzhen, China the building stands with 599 meters (1,965 feet) with 115 floors and costs almost 700 million USD. The building accommodates a twin tower luxury mall, a world-class observation deck for sightseeing, and offers a luxury hotel.

CTF Finance Center Guangzhou- The building has 111 floors and stands at 530 meters (1,740 feet) and is the 6th tallest building in the world (2016). It leaves a mark in the construction industry because it is considered to be the fastest furnished and finished skyscraper.

Shanghai World Financial Center- The building has an accommodation also of observation deck for sightseeing and a Hyatt Regency Luxury Hotel. Standing with 492m (1,614 feet) with 101 floors and costs almost 1.3 billion USD.

ICC Tower In Hong Kong- The building is well-known with its tallest hotel (Ritz Carlton) and highest swimming pool. It is 475m (1,558 feet) with 118 floors. It has an observation deck known as Sky 100, an Elements Mall, and a lighting display at Symphony Lights.

The most recommended time to visit China is during early autumn (October). During October, the weather is optimal, and the tourist attraction is almost quiet because holidays are almost gone, and the fall hues add to the appeal. Meanwhile, take a look at the world's great architectural sightings. Click here for full information.

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