The Modern SkyBars
From the inception of civilization, man has always aspired to go up near the clouds through his elevating handiworks. The modern skybars that we see towering over some of the major cities of the world are an evidence to man’s love for heights. These not only serve as stunning structures kissing the skies but also attract visitors with a sweeping view of the surrounding urban stretch. Here is a list of the top ten skybars of the world for all who have a crave for dizzying heights:
State Tower, Bangkok (63 floors)
The Dome at State Tower looks gorgeous because of its heady height and stunning color effects from where you could catch a breath-taking view of the Chao Phraya River and Bangkok. You would love to dine in the famous Sirocco restaurant situated on this tower simply because of the splendid city view coupled with the Mediterranean food it offers.
Traders Hotel in Kuala Lumpur (33 floors)
Simply because of its location in the magnificent SkyBar of Kuala Lumpur, the Traders Hotel enjoys a magical rapport with lovers of intoxicating cosmopolitan views and chilled drinks. From this unique rooftop lounge, you can enjoy a superb view of the glowing Petronas while listening to some soothing music.
Tokyo New York Bar (52 floors)
This skybar featuring in the movie ‘Lost in Translation’ is made from ebony, walnut and black leather. Here you can enjoy an assortment of live jazz music and cocktails like brandies an cognac while looking around the panoramic view of glittering Shinjuku. You can also order a range of sophisticated Japanese dishes.
Sydney Blu Horizon Bar (36 floors)
Located in the Shangri-La hotel above The Rocks, this skybar enjoys a close proximity to the famous structures of the city like Harbor Bridge, Opera House and Circular Quay. In addition, you can get a full view of the Darling Harbor while enjoying a pampering treatment by LaClinica beauty therapists or some urban cocktail delicacy.
New York Salon de Ning (23 floors)
This Midtown skybar is marked by its lovely outdoor terraces where you could relax while surveying Fifth Avenue, the Museum of Modern Art’s Sculpture Garden and Central Park. You could also turn indoors to explore the beautiful samples of Chinese art. The décor of the lounge has a blend of eastern and Western trends that you will find fascinating.
Hong Kong Azure Restaurant Slash Bar (30 floors)
More than the drinks, what draws tourists here is the prospect of looking down at the city lights from such a dizzying height. However, if you want your drinks all the same, you can discover separate modes for relaxation in the 29th and 30th floors and feel the vibrant spirit of the city in the soft jazz played in the background.
Los Angeles Skybar
Located in West Hollywood’s Mondrian hotel, this skybar is known for offering splendid sunset views of the Pacific. Normally the hot spot for the assembling of the movie stars, this deluxe skybar lounge promises to leave you starry-eyed. But the external view consisting of the glittering Los Angeles nightlife and the clouds is no less captivating.
Berlin TV Tower (368 meters)
This TV tower located in Alexanderplatz built by the East German government is reportedly the tallest structure in the entire Berlin. Its shiny steel sphere just under the antenna of the tower is the most eye-catching aspect of the tower and you can take a close look from 203 meters above ground. To make matters grander, the government lends out the tower for fancy weddings.
Dubai Vu’s Bar (51 floors)
This bar is raised at a grand height of 1,024ft at Jumeirah Emirates Towers, where you can enjoy a wholesome menu along with the most select range of cocktail lists. You can actually look around a sweeping view of the Dubai skyline along with the Arabian Gulf and feel the world at your feet.
Sky Bar, Virginia Beach, Virginia (21 floors)
Posed above the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront, this waterfront rooftop bar seems to float in the air. You can have fantastic time looking out the shorelines of Virginia stretching towards the north and south and the Atlantic horizon in the east. You have a full scope to indulge in a splurge of the finest cocktails, menu, wine and beer.