these are the most famous of Instagram

Today, September 3 is the World Skyscraper Dayarchitectural pieces that, starting in the 19th century, became important in the construction of large cities in the United States, such as New York and Chicago, and later throughout the world.

To celebrate this date, the Musemet platform, on which artistic activities can be booked, released a list of 10 skyscrapers with the most mentions in Instagram worldwide.

1. Burj Khalifa

This skyscraper in Dubai It is not only the tallest in the world (828 meters and 163 floors), but it is also the most ‘Instagrammable’ with around 6 million 300 thousand mentions.

The construction of Burj Khalifa It began in 2004 and ended on October 1, 2009, making it 12 years old next month.

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Inside the building there are offices, hotels, apartments, a 500-meter-high observation deck, an elevator ride that reaches the 125th floor, and a restaurant called The Lounge. In 2015 they organized the tallest fireworks display in the world.

Empire State Building

Although the Burj Khalifa is twice as tall as the empire statethis building in New York rivals him in terms of popularity. More than 4 million people took his selfie at the construction site and posted it on Instagram.

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The empire state It is not only a must-see in New York, but it also keeps, among its 381 meters of height, a history that begins in 1931 with a record construction time of one year and 45 days.

Today it attracts more than 4 million visitors a year. The viewpoint is the main attraction, although inside there are also guided tours, shops and restaurants.

Taipei 101

The Taipei 101 of Taiwan It is an example of a traditional architecture fused with the culture of the country. For example, 101 not only comes from the number of floors, but also because it commemorates the renewal of time, and symbolizes the ideal of reaching perfection.

Many people have also found that this skyscraper is shaped like a bamboo stem (symbol of strength) which earned them more than 816 thousand mentions on social networks.

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This building is famous for its observation decks on the 88th, 89th and 91st floors, which provide a view of both the interior and exterior of the city of Taipei.

Between 2003 and 2009 it was considered the tallest skyscraper in the world, with 508 meters, but the Burj Khalifa removed him from the post.

One World Trade Center

The tallest in the Western Hemisphere. The One World Trade Center It has more than 797 thousand mentions on the internet, which makes it the fourth most viral skyscraper.

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It is part of the World Trade Centerin Manhattan, New Yorkcomplex built years after the attacks of September 11, 2002.

The 574 meters of the building make it one of the most luxurious and elegant due to its postmodern architecture. Offices and a communication and observation center were installed there. It also has a viewpoint that attracts visitors to take a selfie.

willis tower

Chicago It is considered the cradle of skyscrapers thanks, in part, to the willis tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower), located in the heart of this Illinois city.

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For 25 years it held the title of the tallest building in the world, thanks to its 442 meters and 108 floors.

It is also one of the most popular with 561 thousand mentions on networks, due to its viewpoint on the 103rd floor that attracts around 1.7 million visitors a year.

Petronas Towers

Named as one of the most important symbols of Kuala Lumpurin Malaysiathe Petronas Towers they have 221 thousand mentions on Instagram.

At 170 meters high there is a bridge, the Skybridge, which connects both towers.

petronas-towers.jpgPhoto: Walkerssk / Pixabay

For a while it had the title of the tallest tower in the world, with a height of 451 meters, but in 2003 it lost it.

One of the remarkable moments in the history of the towers was on September 1, 2009 when the Frenchman Alain Robert, only with his hands, feet and without any safety measures, climbed the top of Tower Two.

Lotte World Tower

The capital of South KoreaSeoul, has one of the few skyscrapers with the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification: the Lotte World Towel. Which means that it is one of the most sustainable for the environment.

The 555 meters, as well as its aesthetics inspired by porcelain and Korean calligraphy, make this tower have 110 thousand mentions in the networks.

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One of its attractions is the Seoul Sky, the highest glass floor viewpoint in the world (478 meters). Although it also has residential use, offices, shops, a seven-star hotel and an aquarium.

shanghai tower

The shanghai tower It is not only the tallest tower in China Due to its 632 meters of height, it is also one of the best known thanks to its more than 104 thousand interactions.

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In addition, the tower is famous for its curious construction that appears to be twisted. It is one of the most acclaimed pieces of modern architecture in the world, thanks to its organization of nine cylindrical buildings stacked one on top of the other.

30 Hudson Yards

If we talk about strange architecture, the 30 Hudson Yards does not lag behind. At first glance it seems that it is about to fall. This modern building is 387 meters high, and around 74 thousand mentions on Instagram.

Although not the tallest New York, its 335-meter terrace wins the badge of the highest in the world. From this height you can see the Big Applethe Statue of Liberty and much more.

30-hudson-yards.jpgPhoto: Rhododendrites Wikimedia Commons

The funny thing is that this is one of the newest skyscrapers in the world, since the construction ended in 2019.


Another skyscraper in New York to the list. The OneVanderbiltwith only two years of existence, is one of the most famous with 59 thousand interactions on social networks.

It is 427 meters high and is considered one of the new buildings that make up the New York skyline.

one-vanderbilt.jpgPhoto: Anthony Quintano

The observatory on the 91st and 93rd floors is one of the most popular attractions in New York, as it allows you to see the entire coastal city from glass rooms.

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