Two International Finance Centre

Overlooking Victoria Harbour (as seen in our previous post), is the Two International Finance Centre, which at 415.8 metres it is currently the tallest building in Hong Kong. Check out that shadow! Apparently it is the third tallest building in Greater China and the 6th tallest office building in the world. Interestingly the building has 88 storeys, which is an extremely lucky number in Cantonese culture. Except that it doesn’t really, because some of the ‘taboo floors’ like 14 and 24 are omitted (In Cantonese ’14′ sounds like ‘You must be dead’ and ’24′ sounds like ‘It is…

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