The Top 20 Sky Bars in the World

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1. Ozone, Hong Kong

Make your way to the 118th floor of The Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong and pour a glass at Ozone bar, officially recognized as the highest bar in the world.

The sky high megalith was designed by Masamichi Katayama, complete with viewing terraces and heated viewing platforms.

2. 1-Altitude, Singapore


282 meters above sea level, Altitude is the highest point in Singapore.

A fun thing about 1-Altitude are the two mixologist capsules where you can try concocting your own drinks, or… you know, just order them and have it done professionally.

3. Aqua spirit, Hong Kong

Overlooking Hong Kong’s beautiful harbour, at the top of One Peking skyscraper, Aqua Spirit is world famous amongst people viewing the Symphony of Lights. For those of you whod didn’t know, the Symphony is a nightly event that sees the buildings along the waterfront illuminated in a display of synchronized lights and well timed music.

4. Top of the Mark, San Francisco

Located on and named after the top floor of Mark Hopkins hotel, ‘Top of the Mark’ bar is, not based on modern culture but a homage to the past. This is a 360 bar, taking up the entire floor in view of the Golden Gate Bridge below the shockingly beautiful San Francisco skyline at sunset.

5. Sky Bar at Sirocco, Bangkok


The world’s highest open-top bar, Sky Bar can be found on the 63rd floor of one of Bangkok’s many skyscrapers, and has made itself a name amongst sunset chasers.

6. Ku Dé Ta, Singapore

Most people visiting Singapore check their friends Instagram and say ‘’hey can we go to that big boat thing on top of the three skyscrapers?’’… this is the place they mean. It sits high on Marina Bay Sands overlooking the marina. Ku Dé Ta is a little over 40,000sq ft and houses a poolside terrace, restaurant, open air bar, guest house and lounge.

7. New York Bar, Tokyo

Sitting atop a 52-storey skyscraper, Tokyo Park Hyatt’s New York Bar is popular with film fans for its role in the blockbuster ‘Lost in Translation’ but well worth a visit for its less star studded merits. Offering some incredible views exceptional of the city the bar boasts impressive sunsets on humid nights.

8. Flair, Shanghai

On the 58th floor of Shanghai’s IFC tower, Style fills the entire top floor and roof of the Ritz-Carlton inn in Pudong. On warm days the open air viewing platform heaves with visitors, voyagers and local people taking in a view that boasts the Bund, the Pearl Tower and the cityscape.

9. Aer, Mumbai


The unremitting racket of Mumbai is left far beneath at Aer. On the 34th floor of the city’s Four Seasons inn, the outside bar and parlor begins the night with a day by day “Nightfall party time” from 5.30pm to 8pm. Visit then for marked down mixed drinks and champagnes or visit later in the night to experience a set by “DJ Fatbat (a.k.a Shaan), who plays daily arrangements of perky jazz, funk, house, club and an one of a kind wind on exemplary hits from the 80s and 90s.”

10. Hotel de Rome, Berlin


Berlin’s cityscape spreads out from the focal Inn de Rome. From here you can see the State Musical drama House, Berlin Church, the television tower and a large group of different milestones.

11. Skye Bar, Sao Paulo

On Sao Paulo’s Remarkable Lodging, Skye Bar offers a view of the greatest most cultural part of the city.

12. Radio, London


It may do not be as high as many of the other housetop bars and the crowd can be offputtingly rowdy, yet Radio, on the ME London inn wows with inconceivable perspectives. From here you can look towards the towers of Canary Wharf and the City, watch the bend of the Thames and appreciate Somerset House – especially charming as the ice arena is transparent and you can watch skaters pass beneath you.

13. Long Island Summer Lounge, Frankfurt

Open just in the hotter months, Frankfurt’s Long Island Summer Parlor offers tremendous perspectives of the city’s horizon

14. The London, Hollywood

The housetop of The London lodging in West Hollywood is a day-to-night destination. Lounge poolside by day in a private cabana, mixed drink close by; as the night advances the buzz develops and the space turns into a stylish hang-out. With respect to the perspective, there are unhampered perspectives of the slopes, the gleaming lights of Los Angeles and – on a crisp morning – the Pacific Sea

15. Rock Bar, Bali


In fact more cliff top than rooftop, the Stone Bar at Ayana Resort and Spa is situated on towering cliffs 14 meters over the Indian Sea. Justifiably well-known with tourist who love to watch the setting sun, the bar additionally has DJ exhibitions and remains a prevalent spot after dark.

16. Bar 54, New York

New York is flooded with bars that offer great views, yet as well uproarious music, quickly made mixed drinks and inordinate group are regular. Bar 54, on the 54th floor of the Hyatt Times Square, is distinctive. Quiet and straightforward, it serves fabulous beverages and is viewed as one of New York’s best mixed drink bars. The perspectives inspire as well: the Chrysler building, Manhattan’s southern horizon and both waterways can be seen from the open air patio

17. Vue, Shanghai Hyatt

This two-story bar-parlor has a wooden and block ground floor lounge with a round mixed drink bar, DJ and reversible daybeds. Further up a winding case on its patio, you get amazing perspectives of the Bund (the lodging is a five-moment stroll from this waterfront region in focal Shanghai) and Pudong. A marble Jacuzzi is encompassed by daybeds and easy chairs, and these all top off at a young hour at night (counting the Jacuzzi). The outcome is a go-to chic drinking foundation for the expat group and going to Westerners.

18. Rooftop 360, California

L.A’s. nightlife scene continues getting more sultry, broadening even such a distance out to the AVIA Long Shoreline. Since its Walk 2011 divulging, the Housetop 360 bar – complete with a swimming pool and perspectives of the Ruler Mary – is quick turning into the It spot to hang out in Long Shoreline.

19. Sky Blue, Sky Hotel, Park City, Utah

Chomp on Mexican and Spanish tapas on the top of this urban resort in an UNESCO World Legacy Site city. Luna Bar is a cushy spot to watch the goings-on underneath on cobblestone paths of San Miguel, north of Mexico City. What’s more, the new inn fits directly into its character-filled surroundings, highlighting provincial propelled wide stone staircases prompting vaporous yards or high-ceilinged visitor suites.

20. Luna Housetop Tapas Bar, Rosewood San Miguel De Allende, Mexico

Crunch on Mexican and Spanish tapas on the top of this urban resort in an UNESCO World Legacy Site city. Luna Bar is an at home place to watch the goings-on underneath on cobblestone paths of San Miguel, north of Mexico City. TraveleZe

Written by Jack Van Toorn.

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