962 voters

The Most Beautiful Skylines in the World

Updated June 17, 2019 5.1k votes 962 voters 19.1k views20 items

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.
  • Photo: Dukas/Universal Images Group / Getty Images
    Is this beautiful?

    More Hong Kong 

    #5 of 63 Countries with the Most Mobile Phone Subscribers#18 of 31 We Just Found Out The Must-Try Foods Of 31 Different Countries#29 of 161 The Most Beautiful Countries in the World

  • Photo: f11photo / Getty Images
    Is this beautiful?

    More Kuala Lumpur 

    #38 of 188 The World's Best Cities To Eat Well#5 of 49 The Most Beautiful Cities in Asia#16 of 111 The Best Asian Cities to Visit

  • 180
    Is this beautiful?
  • Photo: MurderousPass / Wikimedia Commons / CC0 1.0
    Is this beautiful?

    More Prague 

    #7 of 324 The Best European Cities to Visit#5 of 12 12 Beautiful Medieval Towns That Are Shockingly Well Preserved#20 of 130 The Most Beautiful Cities in the World