Highrise buildings with a minimum height of 150 meters (492 feet) are considered to be skyscrapers by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). The hotels you will find here exceed this height, in fact, you will find some of the world's tallest buildings on the list, including the tallest, Burj Khalifa. There is nothing that can beat the panoramic views you can get from these tall towers that oftentimes peak above clouds.
This stunning hotel was built in 1952 as part of the ‘Soviet Skyscraper’ project. The foundation stones were laid in 1947 to mark the 800th anniversary of Moscow and celebrate the USSR's victory in World War Two. Though completed after his death, this building and its sisters are seen as …
The Atomium is a singular building in the European capital of Brussels. It is a museum, exhibition space, and viewing gallery. It is constructed of enormous spheres connected by futuristic walkways using plastics, steel, and glass. The experience of moving through this novel space is like moving through a new …
Some call it the ‘Hotel of Doom’ while others have dubbed it the ‘Phantom Pyramid’ because the North Korean government went through a phase of airbrushing it from photos and denying its existence. Like many things in North Korea this hotel has been a source of confusion to people not …
Your room is one of the largest you will find in Tokyo. And this hotel has so many suites, conference centers, and ballrooms; who could resist the chance to get lost in such space-age opulence! Make sure you don’t miss The Void which is their abstract art installation. But take …
You won't want to go off the deep end of Marina Bay Sands’ infinity pool – it is 57 stories up. This is just one of the hundreds of features guests of the world's most expensive hotel can enjoy. Yes, it cost a cool $6.2 billion to build. The infinity …