There are some HUGE skyscrapers out there--if all you know is the Empire State Building, you're missing out!
#15 Rouen Cathedral
In Northwestern France, this beautiful Roman Catholic Gothic cathedral took six hundred years to complete and made it to the height of 151 meters.
#14 Cologne Cathedral
This popular attraction in Germany also contains inspiring gothic elements, and it reaches the height of 157 meters.
#13 Ulm Minster
Located in Ulm, Germany, this Lutheran church is still known as the tallest church in the world today. It's 161.5 meters tall and took 500 years to complete.
#12 Philadelphia City Hall
This house of government is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is 167 meters tall.
#11 Singer Building
A 47 story office building completed for the purpose of being the headquarters of the Singer Manufacturing Company, it is 186.57 meters tall.
#10 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower
Located in Manhattan, New York City and currently being converted into a hotel, this landmark skyscraper is 213.36 meters.
#9 Woolworth Building
An early US skyscraper, this Broadway building reaches 241.4 meters
#8 40 Wall Street
Also known as the Bank of Manhattan Trust Building, it only held its title at world's tallest building for a month at 281 meters.
#7 Chrysler Building
Located in New York, this building stands at 319 meters.
#6 Empire State Building
The tallest building in the world for forty years, it stood at 380 meters, located in New York City.
#5 World Trade Center
The pair of buildings barely beat the Empire State Building at 417 meters in Lower Manhattan.
#4 Willis Tower
Commonly referred to as the Sears Tower, it stood at 442 meters in Chicago, Illinois.
#3 Petronas Towers
Towering at 451 meters in Malaysia, this was the tower height world record breaker until 2004.
#2 Taipei 101
The Taipei World Financier center, renamed as Taipei 101, is in Taiwan at 509.2 meters.
#1 Burj Khalifa
The tallest man-made structure at the world stands at 829.8 meters in Dubai.
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