Which skyscraper features the world’s highest observation deck?
Burj Khalifa, U.A.E.
Shanghai Tower, China
Willis Tower, Illinois
Lotte World Tower, South Korea
If you want to take in Shanghai’s sprawling modern skyline, the aptly Shanghai Tower has the best view in town. Towering at 2,073 feet above the ground, the skyscraper features an observation deck that’s 1,841 feet tall, which holds the Guinness World Record for the highest observation deck in the world. Also called the Shanghai Center, the skyscraper was completed in 2015 as a mixed-use office building and hotel.
When it opened, Shanghai Tower became the second tallest building in the world after Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. But the tower holds another record that the Burj Khalifa can’t beat: It has the world’s fastest elevator, taking a mere 55 seconds to climb 118 floors — that’s nearly 33 feet every second!
Answer: The correct answer is Shanghai Tower, China