THE WORLDPOST
09/18/2010 11:02 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

World's Most Stunning Skyscrapers (PHOTOS)

From the record-breaking spires of Dubai's Burj Khalifa to the unusual shape of Spain's Torre Agbar, the world's skyscrapers are not only wonders of design but also often quite symbolic of a country's political and economic stature.

Below we present 10 of the world's most amazing skyscrapers, some of which broke height records in their heyday and housed some of the best-known international businesses while becoming architectural icons in their own right. Be sure to vote for your favorites, and let us know if we've overlooked a true marvel or two.

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World's Most Amazing Skyscrapers