Tallest Buildings in India

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With so many sky scrappers coming up these days across cities in India, here’s a look at some of the tallest buildings.

A law enacted in 1990’s restrict the maximum height to 300 mts, however government of India has in past approved some buildings above 300 mts on case to case basis. Imperial Tower in Mumbai which is a residential tower built in 2010 is the tallest building in India with a height of 254 mts, Victory Valley with 172 mts is the largest in Gurgaon and 47th tallest building in India. All other 46 buildings are in Mumbai making it a clearly India’s capital when it comes to tall buildings. World one which is expected to be completed by 2018 is the tallest under construction building with 442 mts height and 117 floors. Click here for detailed list of tallest buildings

Timeline of the tallest buildings

1. Year – 1010 to 1368 – Brihadeeswarar Temple, Tamil Nadu – 65.9 mts
2. Qutab Minar – 1368 to 1653 – Delhi – 72.5 mts
3. Taj Mahal – 1653 to 1878 – Agra – 73 mts
4. Rajabai Clock Work – 1878 to 1961 – Mumbai – 85 mts
5. Matru Mandir – 1961 to 1970 – Mumbai – 86 mts
6. World Trade Center, Mumbai – 1970 to 2008 – Mumbai – 156 mts
7. Planet Godrej, Mumbai – 2008 to 2009 – Mumbai – 181 mts
8. Imperial Tower 1, Mumbai – 2009 to current – Mumbai – 254 mts