dream destinations The Most Beautiful Skylines in the World  

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There are some truly breathtaking skylines throughout the world, and amazing cities come with amazing skylines. Whether you see them during the day as a sprawling historic tangle of temples and ruins, or as an electric web of sparkling lights at night, these skylines are the best the world has to offer.

A great skyline doesn't necessarily equate to a large city skyline, so don't be surprised by some of the smaller cities you might see on this list of cities with gorgeous skylines. Many of the smaller cities have picturesque mountains or iconic statues in their cityscapes.

Vote up the most beautiful skylines, both during the day and at night for the best skylines the world has to offer.
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Shanghai


Shanghai is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Beautiful Skylines in the World
Photo: gags9999/flickr/CC-BY 2.0

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Kuala Lumpur


Kuala Lumpur is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Beautiful Skylines in the World
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Singapore


Singapore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Beautiful Skylines in the World
Photo: Paul Gravestock/flickr/CC-BY-NC-ND 2.0

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#17 on The World's Best Cities To Eat Well

#4 on The Best Asian Countries to Visit

#5 on The Best Southeast Asian Countries to Visit

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