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Top skylines in the world

Hong KongAccording to diserio.com, the best skyline in the world is that of Hong Kong, pictured right. Personally, 15th-placed Seattle gets my vote, thanks to the beautiful backdrop of Mount Rainier. The article sums up the top 18 skylines in the world as:
  • 1. Hong Kong (China)
  • 2. Chicago (USA)
  • 3. Shanghai (China)
  • 4. New York City (USA)
  • 5. Tokyo (Japan)
  • 6. Singapore
  • 7. Toronto (Canada)
  • 8. Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  • 9. Shenshen (China)
  • 10. Seoul (South Korea)
  • 11. Sao Paolo (Brazil)
  • 12. Sydney (Australia)
  • 13. Frankfurt (Germany)
  • 14. Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
  • 15. Seattle (USA)
  • 16. Pittsburgh (USA)
  • 17. Guangzhou (China)
  • 18. Dallas (USA)

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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  1. I just wanted to say that I’ve personally seen 10 of the skylines named on this list. My vote for the best one goes to Tokyo, simply because of the sheer expanse of it all. It is really amazing how it seems to go on and on… At any rate, cool post!

  2. My vote goes to Sydney – with the fabulous opera house, harbour bridge and city. Although Edinburgh’s skyline with the castle is pretty good too!

  3. There are some i agree with and others that i find strange to be on the list i thought maybe paris, venice, rome or london might of made it on the list i find the likes of dallas, chicago, shenshen and pittsburgh unusual choices, not that there is anything wrong with those skylines.

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