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Pritha Manchanda Jul 30 2015

Best skylines around the world

Kanika Nevatia Jul 30 2015
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Check out this list of the best skylines around the world and we are sure you will be awed by how insanely beautiful this concrete world could actually look!

Dubai, UAE

With 163 floors, Burj Khalifa is half a mile high, forming a part of the gorgeous skyline of the city of Dubai. Dubai has the largest collection of buildings taller than 820 ft and you simply won’t be able to get your eyes off it!


New York, United States

What is known to be one of the most exuberant skylines in the world, New York is dotted with never ending skyscrapers, each one higher and mightier than the other. Also known to be one of the most photographed skylines in the world, this one can’t be missed!


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

With the ever so famous Christ the Redeemer sitting atop the Corcovado Mountain overlooking this city, the Rio de Janeiro skyline is so picturesque that you’ll want to behold the sight till much longer!



From the dazzling Marina Bay Sands Hotel and Singapore Flyer to the well known Merlion Statue, the Singapore skyline is covered with so many tall, majestic and beautifully constructed buildings that you simply won’t be able to get enough of the view.


Sydney, Australia

The striking white colour of the Sydney Opera House set against the contrast of the blue waters and some fabulously designed skyscrapers makes for one of the most beautiful skylines around the world.


Istanbul, Turkey

With its rustic old-world charm and presence of the beautifully designed Blue Mosque amidst age old houses and buildings, a view of the Istanbul skyline will surely give you a feeling of warmth and homeliness!


Shanghai, China

Known to be one of the fastest growing cities in the world in terms of the rising number of skyscrapers, the Shanghai skyline is so well lit in the night that your eyes will be gleaming with joy. With 101 floors, the tallest skyscraper here is the Shanghai World Financial Center.


Toronto, Canada

The city of Toronto has a skyline that comprises of the perfect set of buildings. From a sports dome and a number of skyscrapers to tall towers and residence buildings, it has it all. Housing the first retractable-roof stadium in all of North America, the Toronto skyline is worth seeing!


Mumbai, India

Our very own stunner skyline, Mumbai city seems like an amalgamation of India from a distance. From modern skyscrapers and office complexes to more rustic chawls and residential buildings, this skyline has it all. Combine it with the Indian Ocean as the backdrop, and your eyes are in for a treat!


London, United Kingdom

Be it the gorgeous London Bridge, Big Ben or the ever so famous London Eye, the city of London has a skyline so beautiful that you won’t be able to get your eyes off it. The more commercial side comprises the well known Canary Wharf and other well designed office buildings.


These are just some of the best skylines around the world.Let us know of others by leaving a comment and adding to the list. Make sure to lay your eyes on at least a few of these in this lifetime.
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