QUIZ: Guess Where These Famous Skyscrapers Are Located

Skyscrapers really are just modern-day pieces of art. Sure they function as hotels, office spaces, luxurious condos are more, but they’re pretty amazing to look at too. So we want to focus on them in this quiz. Let’s find out whether we know where these marvels are located.

For some of them, we’re going to be asked about the city, but for others, we’ll have to name the country…that is if we can. Let’s see if we can guess where these skyscrapers can be found!

Skyscrapers really are just modern-day pieces of art. Sure they function as hotels, office spaces, luxurious condos are more, but they’re pretty amazing to look at too. So we want to focus on them in this quiz. Let’s find out whether we know where these marvels are located.

For some of them, we’re going to be asked about the city, but for others, we’ll have to name the country…that is if we can. Let’s see if we can guess where these skyscrapers can be found!

This pointy structure known as The Shard, is located in...

  • Paris
  • Doha
  • London
  • Amsterdam

The Shard is a 95-story skyscraper commonly referred to as the Shard London Bridge or Shard of Glass, and previously as the London Bridge Tower. It is the tallest building in the UK and Europe’s sixth tallest building.

The Shard is a 95-story skyscraper commonly referred to as the Shard London Bridge or Shard of Glass, and previously as the London Bridge Tower. It is the tallest building in the UK and Europe’s sixth tallest building.

The tallest building in the world can be found in...

  • UAE
  • Russia
  • Antarctica
  • Canada

A total of 2,722 feet makes the Burj Khalifa the current record holder as the tallest building and structure in the world. It was named in honor of Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the current President of the United Arab Emirates.

A total of 2,722 feet makes the Burj Khalifa the current record holder as the tallest building and structure in the world. It was named in honor of Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the current President of the United Arab Emirates.

What about the Empire State Building?

  • Venice
  • Kyoto
  • Barcelona
  • England

The Empire State Building derived its name from “Empire State” the nickname of the state of New York. The 1,454-foot building attracts nearly 4 million tourists from around the world every year.

The Empire State Building derived its name from “Empire State” the nickname of the state of New York. The 1,454-foot building attracts nearly 4 million tourists from around the world every year.

The Gherkin is located in...

  • China
  • England
  • USA
  • Brazil

The Gherkin, formerly known as the Swiss Re Building, is the informal name of the 30 St Mary Axe. Located in London, the 42-story building was constructed between 2001 and 2003 and was officially opened in April 2004.

The Gherkin, formerly known as the Swiss Re Building, is the informal name of the 30 St Mary Axe. Located in London, the 42-story building was constructed between 2001 and 2003 and was officially opened in April 2004.

In which of these countries would we find the Chrysler Building?

  • Australia
  • USA
  • India
  • Argentina

The Chrysler Building is the world’s tallest brick building with a steel framework. It is currently tied with the New York Times Building as the 11th-tallest building in the city.

The Chrysler Building is the world’s tallest brick building with a steel framework. It is currently tied with the New York Times Building as the 11th-tallest building in the city.

These Twin Towers can be found in...

  • Malaysia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Algeria
  • Denmark

The Petronas Twin Towers are 88-floor twin towers and landmarks of Kuala Lumpur. They were designed by Argentine architect César Pelli and cost US$1.6 billion to construct.

The Petronas Twin Towers are 88-floor twin towers and landmarks of Kuala Lumpur. They were designed by Argentine architect César Pelli and cost US$1.6 billion to construct.

The Space Needle can be found in Seattle. But in which country?

  • Greenland
  • USA
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Mexico

The Space Needle is an observation tower and an icon of Seattle, Washington, USA. It was officially opened on April 21, 1962 for the Seattle World Fair, which drew in over 2.3 million visitors.

The Space Needle is an observation tower and an icon of Seattle, Washington, USA. It was officially opened on April 21, 1962 for the Seattle World Fair, which drew in over 2.3 million visitors.

The One World Trade Center replaced the twin towers in...

  • Athens
  • Sydney
  • New York City
  • Havana

The One World Trade Center, also known as Freedom Tower or One WTC, has a height of 1,792 feet, making it the tallest building in the United States. It is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex.

The One World Trade Center, also known as Freedom Tower or One WTC, has a height of 1,792 feet, making it the tallest building in the United States. It is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex.

Where is the Oriental Pearl Tower's home?

  • China
  • Indonesia
  • Sudan
  • Libya

The Oriental Pearl Radio and Television Tower was designed by Jiang Huan Chen, Lin Benlin, and Zhang Xiulin. The tower features 11 spheres, with the two largest having a diameter of 164 feet (lower sphere) and 148 feet (upper sphere).

The Oriental Pearl Radio and Television Tower was designed by Jiang Huan Chen, Lin Benlin, and Zhang Xiulin. The tower features 11 spheres, with the two largest having a diameter of 164 feet (lower sphere) and 148 feet (upper sphere).

The CN Tower is located in...

  • Beirut
  • Cape Town
  • Budapest
  • Toronto

The CN Tower is one of Toronto’s most popular icons, attracting over 2 million international visitors annually. In 1995, it was declared by the American Society of Civil Engineers as one of the modern Seven Wonders of the World.

The CN Tower is one of Toronto’s most popular icons, attracting over 2 million international visitors annually. In 1995, it was declared by the American Society of Civil Engineers as one of the modern Seven Wonders of the World.

The Tokyo Tower is often seen as the Eiffel Tower of which country...

  • Iran
  • Mongolia
  • Peru
  • Japan

The Tokyo Tower is an observation and communications tower with a lattice design that was modeled after the Eiffel Tower. It is painted white and international orange due to air and safety regulations.

The Tokyo Tower is an observation and communications tower with a lattice design that was modeled after the Eiffel Tower. It is painted white and international orange due to air and safety regulations.

This is an important monument in...

  • Chad
  • Niger
  • Angola
  • USA

The Washington Monument was built in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States. It is made of granite, marble, and bluestone gneiss and sits just east of the Lincoln Memorial and the Reflecting Pool.

The Washington Monument was built in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States. It is made of granite, marble, and bluestone gneiss and sits just east of the Lincoln Memorial and the Reflecting Pool.

The Willis Tower used to be the tallest building in this country...

  • South Africa
  • USA
  • Colombia
  • Ethiopia

The Willis Tower, or the Sears Tower, was the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere for 41 years, a title it held until it was surpassed by the One World Trade Center in 2013. It is located in Chicago and has 110 floors.

The Willis Tower, or the Sears Tower, was the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere for 41 years, a title it held until it was surpassed by the One World Trade Center in 2013. It is located in Chicago and has 110 floors.

Tell us the city the Burj Al Arab was built in...

  • Buenos Aires
  • Dubai
  • Lisbon
  • Florence

The Burj Al Arab is a five-star hotel situated on an artificial island 920 feet from Jumeirah Beach. The shape of the building, designed by Tom Wright, resembles the sail of a ship.

The Burj Al Arab is a five-star hotel situated on an artificial island 920 feet from Jumeirah Beach. The shape of the building, designed by Tom Wright, resembles the sail of a ship.

Where is the Shanghai Tower located?

  • Egypt
  • Bolivia
  • China
  • Tanzania

The Shanghai Tower is a 128-floor, 2,073 feet tall skyscraper. It takes the appearance of nine cylindrical buildings stacked atop each other, twisting as it rises.

The Shanghai Tower is a 128-floor, 2,073 feet tall skyscraper. It takes the appearance of nine cylindrical buildings stacked atop each other, twisting as it rises.

The Flatiron Tower is a pretty popular building in...

  • New York City
  • Istanbul
  • Hong Kong
  • Copenhagen

The Flatiron Building, originally the Fuller Building, is a wedge-shaped 22-story building which is considered to be a quintessential symbol of New York City. Its name is derived from the building’s resemblance to a cast-iron clothes iron.

The Flatiron Building, originally the Fuller Building, is a wedge-shaped 22-story building which is considered to be a quintessential symbol of New York City. Its name is derived from the building’s resemblance to a cast-iron clothes iron.

Where was the Lotte World Tower was built?

  • South Korea
  • Nigeria
  • Venezuela
  • Pakistan

The Lotte World Tower is the tallest building in South Korea and the fifth tallest in the world. The building is designed to withstand winds up to 80 m/s and earthquakes up to a 9.0 magnitude.

The Lotte World Tower is the tallest building in South Korea and the fifth tallest in the world. The building is designed to withstand winds up to 80 m/s and earthquakes up to a 9.0 magnitude.

This particular financial center is located in...

  • Namibia
  • Turkey
  • Chile
  • China

The Shanghai World Financial Center is a multi-purpose skyscraper comprised of hotels, offices, observation decks, conference rooms and ground-floor shopping malls. Construction happened between August 1997 and August 2008.

The Shanghai World Financial Center is a multi-purpose skyscraper comprised of hotels, offices, observation decks, conference rooms and ground-floor shopping malls. Construction happened between August 1997 and August 2008.

The bank tower was built in...

  • Mozambique
  • France
  • China
  • Afghanistan

The Bank of China is lauded for its distinct appearance which features triangular frameworks covered by glass curtain walls. The building also acts as the headquarters of the Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited.

The Bank of China is lauded for its distinct appearance which features triangular frameworks covered by glass curtain walls. The building also acts as the headquarters of the Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited.

We'd find the Ping An Finance Center in...

  • Myanmar
  • China
  • Ukraine
  • South Sudan

The Ping An Finance Center or simply Ping An IFC is the tallest building in Shenzhen, China. It also holds the record of having the highest observation deck in a building.

The Ping An Finance Center or simply Ping An IFC is the tallest building in Shenzhen, China. It also holds the record of having the highest observation deck in a building.

The Chanin Building can be found in which of the following cities?

  • New York City
  • Jerusalem
  • Krakow
  • Busan

The Chanin Building is nicknamed “122 East 42nd Street” because of its location in Manhattan, New York. This Art Deco style, 56-story office skyscraper was built between 1927 and 1929 and named after its developer Irwin S. Chanin.

The Chanin Building is nicknamed “122 East 42nd Street” because of its location in Manhattan, New York. This Art Deco style, 56-story office skyscraper was built between 1927 and 1929 and named after its developer Irwin S. Chanin.

The Taipei 101 is a famous structure in...

  • Madagascar
  • Spain
  • Taiwan
  • Kenya

The Taipei 101 was previously known as the Taipei World Financial Center. The main body of the tower features a series of eight segments of eight floors stacked atop each other.

The Taipei 101 was previously known as the Taipei World Financial Center. The main body of the tower features a series of eight segments of eight floors stacked atop each other.

432 Park Avenue's home is in...

  • Cartagena
  • New York City
  • Edinburgh
  • Hamburg

432 Park Avenue is a residential building in Midtown Manhattan overlooking Central Park. The tower is 1,396 feet-tall with 10 elevators, 85 floors and 125 condos.

432 Park Avenue is a residential building in Midtown Manhattan overlooking Central Park. The tower is 1,396 feet-tall with 10 elevators, 85 floors and 125 condos.

This particular World Trade Center was built in...

  • Botswana
  • Yemen
  • Thailand
  • UAE

The World Trade Center Abu Dhabi is a complex of two skyscrapers. The towers, in order of height are the Burj Mohammed bin Rashid (1,253 ft), the Trust Tower (912 ft) and the Hotel Tower (213 ft).

The World Trade Center Abu Dhabi is a complex of two skyscrapers. The towers, in order of height are the Burj Mohammed bin Rashid (1,253 ft), the Trust Tower (912 ft) and the Hotel Tower (213 ft).

The iconic Marina Bay Sands was built in which country?

  • Cameroon
  • Singapore
  • Sweden
  • Morocco

The Marina Bay Sands, located in Singapore, is an integrated resort comprised of three hotel towers, with a total of 2,500 rooms and suites. Sitting atop the towers is the Sky Park, a 3-acre park featuring swimming pools, jogging paths and gardens.

The Marina Bay Sands, located in Singapore, is an integrated resort comprised of three hotel towers, with a total of 2,500 rooms and suites. Sitting atop the towers is the Sky Park, a 3-acre park featuring swimming pools, jogging paths and gardens.

Where would we find the Exchange 106?

  • Iraq
  • Malaysia
  • Paraguay
  • Zimbabwe

The Exchange 106 is situated in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The 1,460 feet tall building features 95 floors, twelve of which form the highly illuminated crown sitting at its peak.

The Exchange 106 is situated in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The 1,460 feet tall building features 95 floors, twelve of which form the highly illuminated crown sitting at its peak.

The Lakhta Center's home is in...

  • Russia
  • Norway
  • Japan
  • Germany

The Lakhta Center is the second-tallest twisting building in the world after the Shanghai Tower. It stands at 1,516 feet tall in the neighborhood of Lakhta in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

The Lakhta Center is the second-tallest twisting building in the world after the Shanghai Tower. It stands at 1,516 feet tall in the neighborhood of Lakhta in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Where is the International Commerce Center?

  • Finland
  • China
  • Vietnam
  • Malaysia

This commercial skyscraper has 108 floors above ground and 4 below but is marketed as a 118-floor building. This is due to the prevalence of tetraphobia (fear of the number 4) in Hong Kong. Therefore, floors that would have included the number 4 were omitted.

This commercial skyscraper has 108 floors above ground and 4 below but is marketed as a 118-floor building. This is due to the prevalence of tetraphobia (fear of the number 4) in Hong Kong. Therefore, floors that would have included the number 4 were omitted.

The KK100 can be found in which Asian city?

  • London
  • Seville
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Shenzhen

The KK100 is formerly known as Kingkey 100 and the Kingkey Finance Tower. It is located on Shennan East Road in Shenzhen, Guangdong and is the tallest building ever designed by a British architect.

The KK100 is formerly known as Kingkey 100 and the Kingkey Finance Tower. It is located on Shennan East Road in Shenzhen, Guangdong and is the tallest building ever designed by a British architect.

This twin tower hotel was made in...

  • UAE
  • Ivory Coast
  • Poland
  • Oman

The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai are two towers used as a hotel space in the UAE. They are the second-tallest hotel in the world.

The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai are two towers used as a hotel space in the UAE. They are the second-tallest hotel in the world.

The mixed-use space that is the Zifeng Tower can be found in...

  • Italy
  • Philippines
  • China
  • Ecuador

The Zifeng Tower, previously Nanjing Greenland Financial Center, is an 89-floor building with office and retail space up to floor 41, a hotel and several restaurants on floors 49 - 71 and a public observatory on floor 72.

The Zifeng Tower, previously Nanjing Greenland Financial Center, is an 89-floor building with office and retail space up to floor 41, a hotel and several restaurants on floors 49 - 71 and a public observatory on floor 72.

Tell us where the Makkah Royal Clock Tower was built...

  • New Zealand
  • Gabon
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Guinea

The Makkah Royal Clock Tower is the main and tallest of the seven towers in the Abraj Al-Bait complex. It has a height of 1,972 feet with a clock face on each side and a 495-foot tall spire above it.

The Makkah Royal Clock Tower is the main and tallest of the seven towers in the Abraj Al-Bait complex. It has a height of 1,972 feet with a clock face on each side and a 495-foot tall spire above it.

The Princess Tower is the third-tallest building in which of these cities?

  • Rome
  • Shanghai
  • Dubai
  • St. Petersburg

The Princess Tower is a residential-only skyscraper and the third tallest building in Dubai, following the Burj Khalifa and Marina 101. Some of the building’s features include an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sauna and an observation deck on the 97th floor.

The Princess Tower is a residential-only skyscraper and the third tallest building in Dubai, following the Burj Khalifa and Marina 101. Some of the building’s features include an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sauna and an observation deck on the 97th floor.

What about the Al Hamra Tower?

  • Uganda
  • Kuwait
  • Romania
  • Laos

Sitting at the center of Kuwait City is a 1,358-foot tall skyscraper with unique geometry that creates the illusion of a subtle but elegant twist. The wrapped glass facades on the north, east and west sides reduce the amount of reflective surface area on the south side.

Sitting at the center of Kuwait City is a 1,358-foot tall skyscraper with unique geometry that creates the illusion of a subtle but elegant twist. The wrapped glass facades on the north, east and west sides reduce the amount of reflective surface area on the south side.

Which city is the home of the Two International Finance Tower?

  • Vancouver
  • Hong Kong
  • Vienna
  • Singapore

The Two International Finance Tower is the most prominent building among a cluster of other high-rise buildings in an integrated commercial development area. It is located right in front of the water in Central District, Hong Kong.

The Two International Finance Tower is the most prominent building among a cluster of other high-rise buildings in an integrated commercial development area. It is located right in front of the water in Central District, Hong Kong.

Where do we think the CITIC Plaza is?

  • China
  • Ghana
  • Guyana
  • Belarus

The China International Trust and Investment (CITIC) Plaza is the centerpiece of the Tien He development in Guangzhou, China. Surrounding the tower is a complex of gardens, boulevards and Guangzhou’s main railway station in the north.

The China International Trust and Investment (CITIC) Plaza is the centerpiece of the Tien He development in Guangzhou, China. Surrounding the tower is a complex of gardens, boulevards and Guangzhou’s main railway station in the north.

The Jin Mao Tower is an architectural marvel in...

  • Senegal
  • China
  • Cambodia
  • Suriname

The Jin Mao Tower is an 88-story mixed-use complex which houses the Grand Hyatt Shanghai hotel, convention space, a shopping mall and several offices. It is also known as the Jinmao Building and rises 1,380 feet above ground.

The Jin Mao Tower is an 88-story mixed-use complex which houses the Grand Hyatt Shanghai hotel, convention space, a shopping mall and several offices. It is also known as the Jinmao Building and rises 1,380 feet above ground.

Do we know where the Shun Hing Square is?

  • Syria
  • Uruguay
  • China
  • Bangladesh

The Shun Hing Square is nicknamed the “Diwang Building” and features an observation deck floor called the Meridan View Center. It is the first skyscraper in China to be listed as one of the ten tallest in the world.

The Shun Hing Square is nicknamed the “Diwang Building” and features an observation deck floor called the Meridan View Center. It is the first skyscraper in China to be listed as one of the ten tallest in the world.

The Wuhan Center Tower can be found in...

  • Prague
  • Dublin
  • Dhaka
  • Wuhan

At a height of 1,437 feet, the Wuhan Center Tower is the first building in Wuhan to exceed 1,300 feet, making it the tallest building in Central China. The tower’s design is inspired by a sailing vessel and is divided into five vertical sections.

At a height of 1,437 feet, the Wuhan Center Tower is the first building in Wuhan to exceed 1,300 feet, making it the tallest building in Central China. The tower’s design is inspired by a sailing vessel and is divided into five vertical sections.

Where do we think the Guangzhou CTF Finance Center is located?

  • Nepal
  • Greece
  • China
  • Honduras

The Guangzhou Chao Tai Fook Finance Center or East Tower is part of the Guangzhou Twin Towers and is located across the Guangzhou International Finance Center and Canton Tower. It has 111 floors with an additional five below ground.

The Guangzhou Chao Tai Fook Finance Center or East Tower is part of the Guangzhou Twin Towers and is located across the Guangzhou International Finance Center and Canton Tower. It has 111 floors with an additional five below ground.

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