8 Timeline of Tallest Buildings and Structures in India

India has developed so many tall structures and high rise buildings such as Qutb Minar,Rajabai Clock Tower, Brihadeeswarar Temple and Fateh Burj. Currently the Imperial Tower of Mumbai is the tallest completed buildings in the country and World One, a supertall residential skyscraper under construction in Mumbai will be the world’s tallest residential tower.

Brihadeeswarar Temple, 65.9 metres – 1368


Brihadeeswarar Temple of Thanjavur also known as RajaRajeswara Temple and one of the largest temple in India. The temple is part of the Great Living Chola Temples along with Gangaikonda Cholapuram and Airavatesvara temple.

Qutab Minar, 72.5 metres – 1653


Qutab Minar is the tallest brick made minaret in the world and second tallest minar in India. The tower and surrounding monuments are world heritage site which are historically significant monuments.

Taj Mahal, 73 metres – 1878


The most beautiful white marble mausoleum is a UNESCO world heritage site and also the masterpieces of the world’s heritage. Taj Mahal is the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the New7Wonders of the World.

Rajabai Clock Tower, 85 metres – 1970


Rajabai Clock Tower in the fort campus of the University of Mumbai is the tallest clock tower in India. The tower was the tallest structure in the city of Mumbai and stands at a height of 85 m.

World Trade Center, 156 metres – 2008

World Trade Centre of Mumbai was the tallest building in India until the 2009. The two towers of World Trade Center are destination for all the trades at international level in south of Mumbai.

Planet Godrej, 181 metres – 2009


Planet Godrej is a residential tower located in South Mumbai. The Planet Godrej Tower is 181 m high high building and one of the tallest towers in India.

Imperial Tower 1, 254 metres – 2016


The Imperial Tower of Mumbai is a twin tower residential skyscraper and also the tallest buildings in India. Twin tower of Imperial are located in Tardeo of South Mumbai and the under construction Imperial 3 tower would be one of India’s first supertall skyscrapers.

World One, 442 metres – 2021


World One is the tallest under construction building in India,located in Lower Parel of South Mumbai. This supertall residential skyscraper is expected to be completed in 2018 and after completion, World One will be the second tallest residential tower in the world.

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