Emporis, the global provider of building information and data, defines a skyscraper as a multi-story building with an architectural height of at least 100 meters (328 feet).
When we think of skyscrapers, cities like Hong Kong and New York City are usually the first places that come to mind. Although these cities do have an impressive collection of renowned skyscrapers — coming in at number one and two on our list — other cities also have a fair share of the world’s sky high towers.
Here’s a list of some of our favorite photos posted on Instagram of the world’s top 10 cities with the most skyscrapers according to Emporis.
Shenzhen, China – 167 skyscrapers
Tallest Building: KK100 1,449 feet (442 meters)
Singapore – 173
Tallest Building: One Raffles Place and Republic Plaza, both 919 feet (280 meters)
Guangzhou, China – 203
Tallest Building: Guangzhou International Finance Center 1,440 feet (439 meters)
Toronto, Canada – 233
Tallest Building: First Canadian Place 978 feet (298 meters)
Shanghai, China – 239
Tallest Building: Shanghai Tower 2,073 feet (632 meters)
Dubai – 253
Tallest building: Burj Khalifa 2,717 feet (829.8 meters)
Chicago, US – 302
Tallest building: Willis Tower 1,450 feet (442 meters)
Tokyo, Japan – 411
Tallest building: Toranomon Hills 838 feet (256 meters)
New York City, US – 683
Tallest building: One World Trade Center 1,776 feet (541.3 meters)
Hong Kong, China – 1,268
Tallest building: International Commerce Centre, 1,588 feet (484 meters)