The World in 30 Breathtaking Skylines

If anything, these stunning images prove you don’t have to travel far for a spectacular view, no matter where you are in the world. And for the record, even at 30, this list was tough to pare down.


Hong Kong


Santiago, Chile


Mecca, Saudi Arabia


Paris, France


Vancouver, Canada


Havana, Cuba


Khartoum, Sudan


Stockholm, Sweden


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Auckland, New Zealand


Cape Town, South Africa


Border of El Paso, U.S., and Juarez, Mexico


Istanbul, Turkey


Shanghai, China


La Paz, Bolivia


Manila, Philippines


Rome, Italy


Sydney, Australia


Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya


Panama City, Panama


Kathmandu, Nepal


Mumbai, India


New York City, U.S.


Tab North Council Station, Kiribati


Dubai, U.A.E.


Lisbon, Portugal


Bangkok, Thailand


Sao Paulo, Brazil


Moscow, Russia


McMurdo Station, Antarctica

By Brad Nehring