A skyline of a high-tech city will display the most greatest achievements of engineering with the largest buildings that can, literally, touch the sky. These skyscrapers are packed in single cities that have added to its beauty and structure. Here is a list of the top 7 cities with the most skyscrapers in the world:


Hong Kong – 314 Skyscrapers

Hong Kong is one of the world’s most densely populated metropolises. High-rise buildings and skyscrapers dot the city as there is limited land available there. It is known to be the center of modern architecture.



New York City – 259 Skyscrapers

The Big Apple has been ranked as the second wealthiest city of the world according to GDP. It is the  business capital of the United States, for which it boasts some of the tallest buildings of the world.



Dubai – 156 Skyscrapers

Dubai is known for homing the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, with a height of 2,722 feet. Other jaw dropping skyscrapers dot the skyline of Dubai, which is still ready to introduce 21 more to their list of skyscrapers in the near future.



Tokyo – 151 Skyscrapers

The center of transportation, electronics, publishing, and broadcasting of Japan is Tokyo. It is ranked as the wealthiest cities of the world by GDP with the world’s largest metropolitan economy. With a booming economy, the city continues to grow.




Shanghai – 150 Skyscrapers

Shanghai, China, is the largest city of the world with a population of 23,019,148 inhabitants. It is one of the fastest growing cities of the world based on construction of skyscrapers, and plays the central hub for finance, commercial, and industry in China.



Shenzhen – 149 Skyscrapers

Shenzhen is the second largest port city of China, and a highly modern metropolis. It is known for its striking architecture, with over 40 more skyscrapers under development in 2018.



Chicago – 119 Skyscrapers

Being the third largest city of the United States, Chicago has become a known city for its architectural tradition. Chicago is regarded as the “birth city” of skyscrapers, as the first skyscraper of the world was built here in 1884, which was demolished in 1931.