Sydney Has The Most Unphotogenic Skyline Ever
Thrillist has recently ranked the 20 best skylines from cities around the world… and Sydney has been named number one.
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Seriously… someone decided that this sparse skyline is better than New York City, Dubai, Shanghai and Chicago.
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Sure, it looks super beautiful when you look at it from the water, in silhouette, preferably with a picturesque sunset behind it.
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But when you get up close, Sydney is just a (not so) hot mess of ugly buildings.
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And it looks like everyone just plonked down their building with no discussion and no desire to make anything look alike.
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Seriously, WE DON’T EVEN HAVE TALL BUILDINGS!
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There is an actual LAW preventing buildings over 235 metres.
Some buildings are old, some are new, but literally NONE OF THEM MATCH.
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No cohesion whatsoever. Ugh.
Melbourne has a much nicer skyline to be quite honest.
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Even PERTH, with its population of 17, has a way better skyline than Sydney.
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Even the freaking GOLD COAST HAS A BETTER SKYLINE THAN SYDNEY.
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So thank you for the honour Thrillist. But unfortunately, when you take away the harbour and Opera House, Sydney is nothing but gross office buildings.
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