Historic Tallest Buildings in the World
Great Pyramids of Giza is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

1. Great Pyramids of Giza

8.9
Tag El Dewal, Embaba, Giza, Muḩāfaz̧at al Jīzah
Historic Site · 175 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 146.5 metres (481 ft), tallest building in the world until 1200s AD

St Paul's Cathedral is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

2. St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Church Yard, London, Greater London
Church · City of London · 232 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 149 metres (489 ft), tallest building in the world 1200s-1300 AD

3. Lincoln Cathedral

8.7
Minster Yard, Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Church · 20 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 159.7 metres (524 ft), tallest building in the world 1300-1549.

Oleviste Kirik | St. Olaf's Church is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

4. Oleviste Kirik | St. Olaf's Church

8.6
Lai 50, Tallinn, Harju
Church · Vanalinn · 36 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 159 metres (522 ft), tallest building in the world 1549-1625.

St.-Marien-Kirche is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

5. St.-Marien-Kirche

Marienstr. 10, Stralsund, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
Church · 5 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 151 metres (495 ft), tallest building in the world 1625-1647.

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Strasbourg is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

6. Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Strasbourg

9.4
Place de la Cathédrale, Strasbourg, Alsace
Church · 68 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 142 metres (466 ft), tallest building in the world 1647-1874.

7. Mahnmal St. Nikolai

7.6
Willy-Brandt-Straße 60, Hamburg, Hamburg
Monument / Landmark · Hamburg-Altstadt · 10 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 147 metres (482 ft), tallest building in the world 1874-1876.

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Rouen is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

8. Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

Place de la Cathédrale, Rouen, Upper Normandy
Church · 11 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 151 metres (495 ft), tallest building in the world 1876-1880.

Kölner Dom is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

9. Kölner Dom

9.4
Domkloster 4, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia
Church · Altstadt-Nord · 293 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 157.38 metres (516.3 ft), tallest building in the world 1880-1890.

Ulmer Münster is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

10. Ulmer Münster

8.9
Münsterplatz 21, Ulm, Baden-Württemberg
Church · 16 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 161.53 metres (530.0 ft), tallest building in the world 1890-1901.

Philadelphia City Hall is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

11. Philadelphia City Hall

1 Penn Sq (at Market St), Philadelphia, PA
City Hall · Avenue of the Arts South · 61 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 167 metres (548 ft), tallest building in the world, 1901-1908.

One Liberty Plaza is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

12. One Liberty Plaza

1 Liberty Plz (at Broadway), New York, NY
Building · Financial District · 13 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: Former site of the Singer Building, demolished in 1968, at 186.57 metres (612.1 ft), the tallest building in the world 1908-1909.

One Madison Avenue is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

13. One Madison Avenue

1 Madison Ave, New York, NY
Building · NoMad · 2 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 213.36 metres (700.0 ft), tallest building in the world 1909-1913.

Woolworth Building is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

14. Woolworth Building

8.1
233 Broadway (btwn Park Pl & Barclay St), New York, NY
Building · Tribeca · 31 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 241 metres (791 ft), tallest building in the world 1913-1930.

Trump Building is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

15. Trump Building

40 Wall St (at William St), New York, NY
Building · Financial District · 22 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 283 metres (928 ft), tallest building in the world in 1930.

Chrysler Building is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

16. Chrysler Building

9.2
405 Lexington Ave (at E 42nd St), New York, NY
Building · Turtle Bay · 83 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 319.9 metres (1,050 ft), tallest building in the world 1930-1931.

Empire State Building is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

17. Empire State Building

9.4
350 5th Ave (btwn 33rd & 34th St), New York, NY
Building · Koreatown · 1000 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 381 metres (1,250 ft), tallest building in the world 1931-1972.

National September 11 Memorial & Museum is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

18. National September 11 Memorial & Museum

9.3
1 Albany St (btwn West & Greenwich St), New York, NY
Memorial Site · Financial District · 786 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: Former site of World Trade Center #1, at 417 metres (1,368 ft), the tallest building in the world 1972-1974.

Willis Tower is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

19. Willis Tower

9.1
233 S Wacker Dr (btwn W Adams St & W Jackson Blvd), Chicago, IL
Building · The Loop · 265 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 442 metres (1,450 ft), tallest building in the world 1974-1998.

PETRONAS Twin Towers is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

20. PETRONAS Twin Towers

9.3
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
Building · Kuala Lumpur City Center · 256 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 451.9 metres (1,483 ft), tallest building in the world 1998-2003.

台北101 Taipei 101 is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

21. 台北101 Taipei 101

8.8
信義路五段7號 (松智路), Taipei
Monument / Landmark · Xìnyì Qū · 234 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 509.2 metres (1,671 ft), tallest building in the world 2003-2010.

Burj Khalifa is one of Historic Tallest Buildings in the World.

22. Burj Khalifa

9.6
1 Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd (at Doha St.), Dubai, Dubai
Monument / Landmark · Downtown Dubai · 480 tips and reviews

Andrew H.Andrew Hogue: 828 metres (2,717 ft), tallest building in the world since 2010.