Most Beautiful But Expensive Buildings In The World
This is one of the most popular hotel resort in the world. As luxurious as it can get, The Marina Bay Sands is a resort located in Singapore. It was developed by Las Vegas Sands and it's the world's most expensive standalone casino property. The cost of the whole project was $8 billion. The resort includes, besides the casino, a hotel with 2,561 rooms, 1,300,000-square-foot convention and exhibition center, an 800,000-square foot mall, a museum, two theaters, 7 celebrity chef restaurants, an ice-skating ring and, of course, the world's largest atrium casino that has 500 tables and 1,600 slot machines.
#9 The Emirates Palace
This Palace is a class apart. Looks Royal, classy and elegant. The Emirates Palace is a luxury hotel that can be found in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates. The hotel was designed by architect John Elliott RIBA. The cost to build it was 3.9 billion GBP. This amazing hotel opened its doors in November 2005. However, some of the restaurants and spas that are part of the complex only opened in 2006.
#8 The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Las Vegas is everyone's dream destination. A place everyone wants to visit at least once. So if you ever be there, stay in The Cosmopolitan if you can afford it. Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is a luxury resort casino and hotel complex built on the west side of the Las Vegas Strip. It opened its doors on December the 15th 2010. It was a $3.9 billion project. In total, it offers 2,995 hotel rooms, a 75,000 square foot casino, 300,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space and a 40,000 square foot spa and fitness facility. In addition, the resort also features a 1,800 seat theater and 150,000 square feet of meeting space. The resort has three different types of pools: one for relaxation, a day club pool and a nightclub pool.
#7 The Wynn
Another building from Las Vegas. The Wynn or Wynn Las Vegas is a resort and casino that's also located on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada. It's a $2.7 billion resort and it was named after casino developer Steve Wynn. The entire resort covers an area of 215 acres and the hotel alone sits on 614 feet of space. The hotel has 45 floors and houses 2,716 rooms.
#6 The Venetian Macao
The Venetian Macao is regarded as the most attractive building in Macau. the Venetian Macau a hotel and casino resort which, as its name might suggest, is located on the Cotai Strip in Macau. The resort is owned by the Las Vegas Sands corporation. It's an amazing 40-story high structure that occupies 10,500,000 square feet of space. The cost of the project was $2.4 billion and the result was the largest single structure hotel building in Asia. It's also the 6th largest building in the world and it houses the world's largest casino.
#5 The Antilia
The Antilia is the most expensive family home ever made. It's located in Mumbai, India. It has 27 stories and it's 568 feet high. In total, the Antilia has over 398,000 square feet of living space. This $1 billion family home was built for Mukesh Ambani and his family.
#4 The Bellagio
By now we believe that Las Vegas has the most number of expensive buildings in the world. The Bellagio is a luxury hotel and casino that can be found on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. Very popular for its fountains, the complex is owned by MGM Resorts International. It was built on a site where the Dunes hotel and casino used to be. It was named and inspired after the Lake Como town of Bellagio, Italy.
#3 The Palazzo
This is arguably the most popular casino in the world. The Palazzo is a luxury casino and hotel resort that can be found between the Wynn and The Venetian. It holds the record for the tallest completed building in Nevada. The resort was designed by Dallas based HKS, Inc. The resort's hotel offers the largest suites and guest rooms on the Las Vegas Strip (720 square feet per room). The Palazzo is a $1.8 billion resort. Here, the guests are welcomed into a glass dome with a two-story fountain. Then they can enter the hotel. The hotel tower is a 642 square foot high structure and has a total of 3,068 rooms and suites as well as 375 concierge-level suites.
#2 Taipei 101
The building looks huge. Taipei 101, also known as the Taipei World Financial Center is a skyscraper located in Taipei, Taiwan. It used to be the world's tallest building until the opening of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. This building is really really expensive.
#1 Burj Khalifa
Who doesn't know Burj Khalifa? The tallest building in the world. Originally named Burj Dubai, the tower was later renamed Burj Khalifa to honour the UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan for his crucial support during the period of crisis that followed the project’s completion. The development includes 30,000 homes, nine hotels, 7.4 acres of parking space, 19 residential towers and the Dubai Mall. Burj Khalifa holds the records for the tallest structure ever built, the building with most floors, the highest elevator installation and the world’s fastest elevator (18 m/s).
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