Top 25 World Cities with the Most High Rise Buildings

Have you ever wondered what city has the biggest buildings in the world? Well here you will find a list of the top 25 cities that offer the most skyscrapers. A high-rise is defined as a structure at least 35 meters (115 feet) or 12 stories tall. Below is a list of the 25 cities with the most high-rise buildings in the world. The complete list of cities around the world with at least one hundred high-rise buildings can be found here.

Hong Kong – Photograph by CHENSIYUAN

 

1. Hong Kong – 7,685 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph by LICHUNNGAI

2. New York City, USA – 5,924 High-Rise Buildings

3. Sao Paulo, Brazil – 5,667 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph via Helicopter Flights

4. Singapore – 4,368 High Rise Buildings

Photograph by WILLIAM CHO

5. Moscow, Russia – 3,273 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph via Running Wolf’s Rant

6. Seoul, South Korea – 2,877 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph by LORENZO ZUCCHI

7. Tehran, Iran – 2,804 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph by BABAK FARROKHI

8. Tokyo, Japan – 2,702 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph by KEVIN LAU

9. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – 2,564 High-Rise Buildings

Rio de Janeiro

Photograph by MOAKSEY

10. Istanbul, Turkey – 2,148 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph by MAX STRASSER

11. Toronto, Canada – 1,868 High-Rise Buildings

Toronto skyline

Photograph by COUCHSURFER

12. St. Petersburg, Russia – 1,770 High-Rise Buildings

13. Buenos Aires, Argentina – 1,709 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph by LUIS VILLALBA SUOL

14. Kiev, Ukraine – 1,531 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph via Explore Ukraine

15. London, England – 1,478 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph by EDZ4188 on Flickr

16. Osaka, Japan – 1,463 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph by CARLOS IZQUIERDO

17. Mexico City, Mexico – 1,364 High-Rise Buildings

Mexico City Skyline

Photograph by SHUCK on Flickr

18. Mumbai, India – 1,223 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph by KUNAL GHEVARIA

19. Madrid, Spain – 1,127 High-Rise Buildings

20. Chicago, United States – 1,125 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph by IAN FREIMUTH

21. Caracas, Venezuela – 1,109 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph by SUPER HERCULES

22. Bangkok, Thailand – 1,106 High-Rise Buildings*

Photograph by 3B’S

23. Recife, Brazil – 1,103 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph by BJAKEB

24. Santiago, Chile – 1,094 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph by HOTU MATUA

25. Shanghai, China – 990 High-Rise Buildings

Photograph by ANDREW ROCHFORT