As a rapidly developing nation, India has witnessed a positive trend in real estate development in the recent years. Not only the metro cities but all other cities of the country today have tall buildings or skyscrapers, which are being used for residential as well as commercial purposes. Truly, these buildings are a standing ovation to the marvelous progress of the country.
Here is a list of top 20 tallest buildings of India:
1. World One
World One is an under construction skyscraper in Mumbai, which will reach a tumultuous height of 442 m once it is completed by 2016. The residential tower will be having 117 floors in all.
2. Palais Royale
The second tallest building in the country is also located in the city of Mumbai and it is called Palais Royale, to be done with by the end of 2015. The residential building with 88 floors stands 320 m tall.
3. Imperial Tower 1
The third name on the list of top 10 tallest skyscrapers in India is that of the residential towers called Imperial Tower 1, which was opened in 2010. The 61 storey building reaches a height of 254 m.
4. Imperial Tower 2
Imperial Tower 2 is another Mumbai based residential building with the same statistics as the Imperial Tower 1, the previous entry on the list.
5. The 42
The 42 is a Kolkata based residential building opened in 2015. It has a total of 62 floors and extends to a height of 252 m.
6. Ahuja Towers
Mumbai seems to take precedence in terms of having the largest number of skyscrapers in India. Ahuja Towers, another residential tower comes next, with its 53 floors and a height of 250. It was completed in 2014.
7. Lodha Fiorenza 1
Lodha Fiorenza 1, a residential skyscraper also in Mumbai comes next as it stands 225 m tall and has 62 floors. The skyscraper opened for public in 2015.
8. World Crest
Reaching a height of 223 m and having 57 floors, the Mumbai based residential complex called World Crest is the 8th tallest building in India. It was completed in 2014.
9. Lodha Bellissimo A & B
Lodha Bellissimo A & B, Mumbai has 53 floors and stands at a height of 222 m, which makes it one of the tallest in the country. It was done in 2012.
10. Lodha Bellissimo C
Next on the list is Lodha Bellissimo C, the Mumbai based residential building with the same stats as Lodha Bellissimo A & B.
11. Orchid Enclave 1
Another residential skyscraper in Mumbai, which is included in the top 20 list of the tallest ones in the country is Orchid Enclave 1, which stands 210 m tall and has 52 floors. It was opened in 2013.
12. Orchid Enclave 2
With the same height and number of floors, Orchid Enclave 2 comes next.
13. Kohinoor Square
Kohinoor Square is a Mumbai high rise building used for residential as well as commercial purpose. Built in 2013, the building boasts of a height of 203 m and has 52 floors.
14. Lodha Primero
Next amongst the tallest buildings in the country is Lodha Primero in Mumbai which is 201 m tall and has 52 floors. It was finished in 2014.
15, 16 ,17. Vivarea 1, 2 and 3
Vivarea 1, 2 and 3 are all 200 feet tall residential buildings in Mumbai, with 45 floors each. They were all made operational in 2012.
18. Ashok Towers D
Ashok Towers D has a height of 193 m with 49 floors in all. It is relatively older, completed in 2009.
19. The Ruby
Next in the list of top 20 tallest towers in India is the Mumbai based commercial skyscraper called The Ruby, which has 40 floors and spans a height of 191 m. It was opened in 2011.
20. Orchid Woods 1
Orchid Woods 1 is another Mumbai based residential building which stands 190 m tall and has 58 floors in all. It was completed in 2012.
All these buildings meet the standards of the best in the world as far as aesthetics and construction design are concerned.