Sep 252017
 

Three Tallest Buildings in the World with Pictures For Kids

From my children’s site

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No. 1

Burj Khalifa

No. 1  Burj Khalifa – Tallest Building in the World. Located in Dubai,  UAE         Height 828 m or 2717 feet tall – 163 floors – built in 2010  It also holds the world records for most floors in a building (163), world’s highest restaurant (At.mosphere restaurant on the 122nd floor), world’s highest nightclub (on its 144th floor)  elevator travel distance(504m). The Fountain at the Burj Khalifa is the most powerful and biggest automated fountain in the world. It can shoot water 130 metres high — as high as a 50-storey building

Dubai is the capital of the United Emirates Association – on a map

 

No. 2 Second Tallest Building is Shanghai Tower it is 332 m or 2073 ft.  There are 128 floors and it was build in 2015.  It stands tall in the country of China.  Its neighbours include the 421-metre-high, pagoda-shaped Jin Mao Tower ,and the 492-metre-high Shanghai World Financial Center by Kohn Pedersen Fox.

 

Shanghai Financial Tower,  Jim Mao, and the tallest the Shanghai Tower.
Shanghai Tower

 

 

NO. 3  Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower, Mecca.  Saudi Arabia

Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower, Mecca.
Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower, Mecca.

Below the clock tower are religious pilgrims visiting the holy city of Mecca.

Makkah Royal Clock Tower, A Fairmont Hotel, has the world’s largest clock face

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