Rooftop bars have recently become famous, and numerous travelers enjoy visiting them when traveling in big cities. Since the past decade, many new ones have been popping up worldwide, and many tourists have shown a great interest in visiting these places, especially when they want to enjoy the nice weather, a drink, and some friends.
Located on the top floor of some of the world’s most unique towers, hotels or iconic buildings, these rooftop bars offer breathtaking views that wouldn’t be similar if viewed from anywhere else. Amidst an urban setting or surrounded by nature, these bars are privileged avenues from which you can contemplate the horizon and often the most mind-blowing sunsets. If you’re traveling this summer, here are the best rooftops in the world.
CÉ LA VI, Singapore
A mandatory stop for anyone traveling to Singapore and interested in rooftop bars is CÉ LA VI at Marina Bay Sands. You will find the highest and most incredible infinity pool in the world there. The 580-degree view of the peninsula there is fantastic, as is the customer service and atmosphere.
Bar 54, New York
As it should be in the city of skyscrapers, Bar 54, located on the top floor of the well-known Hyatt Centric Times Square in New York, offers not only a spectacular view of the impressive Manhattan skyline lit up at night but also good music and excellent cocktails.
Sky Bar, Bangkok
Standing on the top floor of the Lebua Hotel, occupying a prominent spot on the 63rd floor from where you have a vertiginous perspective on the populous city of Bangkok, the Sky Bar can make you feel on top of the world. From this viewpoint, you can watch jaw-dropping sunsets and beat the humid heat of the city a little bit, as the breeze blows in while you dine here.
Le Rooftop bar, Paris
Le Rooftop is located at the top of the Peninsula Hotel, one of the most luxurious hotels in the city of love. A very elegant bar where, sitting on its comfortable sofas, you can enjoy good cocktails and priceless views of the nearby rooftops and the illuminated Eiffel Tower.
The Terrace, Florence
A place with special magic, Florence is one of the most charming cities in Europe and one of the most impressive artistic heritage places in the world. From The Terrace of the Hotel Continentale, you can see the Arno River, its famous Palazzio, the Ponte Vecchio, and the Bruneleschi Dome.
Ayana Resort & Spa Rock Bar, Bali
The only non-urban roof in this list, the Ayana Resort & Spa Rock Bar is located on a fourteen-meter platform that rises above the Indian Ocean. On the same building, you will witness the waters of an ocean gap that gives one of the island’s most stunning views. On the deck, magical sunsets are enlivened by live music and cocktails.
The Terrace, Berlin
One of the best bars in the city is located in the luxurious Hotel de Rome. On its top floor bar, The Terrace in Berlin is home to beautiful green plants and boasts some of the best views in the whole of the capital. You can see the Opera House, the popular TV antenna, and the Reicsthag Dome when sitting there.
At the 54th floor of one of the world’s most thriving hotels, the Ritz, in Shanghai, the bar Flair was opened and now holds the incredible views of the colonial district of the Bund, the bay, and the significant towers that have changed the city’s look in recent decades.
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