It’s 2021 and the world is absolutely filled to the brim with monolithic skyscrapers. They keep getting bigger too. At a height of 1,454 feet, New York’s Empire State Building held the record for the tallest building in the world up until 1970. It’s an iconic building often thought to be one of the tallest in the world. Today, The Empire State isn’t even in the top forty.
3. Makkah Royal Clock Tower (Saudi Arabia)
With a view to The Kaaba, Islam’s holiest site, the Makkah Royal Clock Tower is the third tallest building in the world. It is also the tallest clock tower in the world. The construction price of this behemoth is generally estimated at fifteen billion dollars.