25 Most Beautiful Skylines In The World

Ever since man walked upon the face of the Earth, we have been trying to build things as high as possible. Occasionally, it might be due to running out of horizontal space, but for the most part, our primary motivation is ego. Over the course of the last century, the title for worlds tallest building has changed hands numerous times, and cities today are still trying to one-up each other. This isn’t always a bad thing. Sightseeing becomes genuinely more fun this way. Are you ready to see which breathtaking skylines top our list? From New York to Hong Kong, here are the 25 Most Beautiful Skylines In The World.

25

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

dubai skyline

You may be tempted to think you’re seeing a mirage as some of the most modern architecture in the world emerges out of the desert, but you’d be wrong Although it has one of the youngest skylines in the world, it is also one of the most unique.

24

Shanghai, China

shanghai

Along with China’s economy, its largest city is expanding rapidly and has the skyline to prove it.


23

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

kulua lumpur

It doesn’t have the densest skyline in the world, but it holds several other records, including the tallest twin buildings with the Petronas Towers.

22

Frankfurt, Germany

frankfurt

Unlike other European cities, Frankfurt manages to combine its old school, low rise European architecture with a modern, high rise downtown district.


21

Taipei, Taiwan

taipei taiwan

As the capital of the Republic of China (commonly referred to as Taiwan), the world’s second tallest building, Taipai 101, rises from the city’s streets.



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