Top 10 Cities With the Best Skylines


The Top Ten

1 New York, United States

Most recognizable buildings and different perspectives and different places to view them from, you have variaty between downtown and midtown Manhattan, and such views can be modified with views from Long Island city and downtown Brooklyn respectively,

2 Shanghai, China
3 Hong Kong, China Hong Kong, China Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
4 Tokyo, Japan
5 Chicago, United States

Chicago has the cleanest and awe inspiring look from any angle!

Yes Chicago skyline is just amazing!

6 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates
7 Charlotte, United States
8 London, England
9 Kansas City, United States
10 Seattle, United States Seattle, United States Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington.

The Contenders

11 Toronto, Canada Toronto, Canada Toronto is the most populous city in Canada, the provincial capital of Ontario, and the centre of the Greater Toronto Area, the most populous metropolitan area in Canada.

Epic! Have you seen it from Lake Ontario? Owns every other single skyline view on Earth.
1. Toronto
2. Seattle
3. Auckland
4. Chicago

12 Montreal, Canada Montreal, Canada

Deserves top 3

Beatiful skyline with over 40 modern skyscrapers


13 Pittsburgh, United States
14 Guangzhou, China
15 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
16 Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany
17 Shenzhen, China
18 Seoul, South Korea Seoul, South Korea Seoul – officially the Seoul Special City – is the capital and largest metropolis of the Republic of Korea, forming the heart of the Seoul Capital Area, which includes the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province, the world's 14th largest city and second largest metropolitan area.
19 Beijing, China Beijing, China
20 Bangkok, Thailand
21 St. Louis, United States St. Louis, United States
22 Milan, Italy
23 Frankfurt, Germany
24 Chongqing, China
25 Singapore
26 Jakarta, Indonesia

Amazing buildings... everything is there...

27 Panama City, Panama
28 Moscow, Russia

Best skyline in Europe. Deserves top 10 - JustAnAccount

29 London, United Kingdom
30 Honolulu, Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii
31 Dallas, United States
32 Manila, Philippines
33 Osaka, Japan
34 Tianjin, China
35 Los Angeles, United States Los Angeles, United States

LA might not have a lot of skyscrapers but the mountains give it a good background

36 Providence, RI

There are skyscrapers in Providence? It looks so boring

37 San Francisco, United States
38 Pasadena, United States
39 Vancouver, Canada Vancouver, Canada
40 Mumbai, India
41 Calgary, Canada
42 Naples, Italy Naples, Italy
43 Philadelphia, United States Philadelphia, United States Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the sixth-most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population of 1,567,872 and more than 6 million in the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area, as of 2016. Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor more.
44 Rotterdam, Netherlands
45 Omaha, United States
46 Portland, United States Portland, United States Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers.
47 Astana, Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan
48 Melbourne, Australia
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Top Remixes

1. Charlotte, United States
2. Kansas City, United States
3. Pittsburgh, United States
1. New York, United States
2. Shanghai, China
3. London, England
1. Hong Kong, China
2. New York, United States
3. Shanghai, China


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