Photographer's Note

This picture was taken in the Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai in 2001.

excellent view from the top.

Jin Mao Tower was the 3rd tallest building (or skyscraper) in the year of 2001 just after Petronas Tower , Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia and Sears Tower , Chicago, USA.

Now the order is changed.
1. Taipei 101, Taipei , Taiwan 1670 feet
2. Petronas Tower 1, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1483 feet
3. Petronas Tower 2, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1483 feet
4. Sears Tower, Chicago, USA 1450 feet
5. Jin Mao Building, Shanghai 1380 feet
6. Two International Finance Centre, Hong Kong 1362 feet
7. CITIC Plaza, Guangzhou, China 1283 feet
8. Shun Hing Square, Shenzhen, China 1260 feet
9. Empire State Building, New York 1250 feet
10. Central Plaza, Hong Kong 1227 feet

note : World Trade Center twin towers of New York City ranked fifth and sixth (at 1,368 ft and 1,362 ft) on this list until their destruction on Sept. 11, 2001.

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