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Photos from rooftops around the world

See interesting photos from rooftops from different places in the world

LOOKING DOWN: Here is a beautiful collection of photos that have been taken from various rooftops across the world. From some of the most famous urban vistas on the planet, to lesser-known but fascinatingly observed viewpoints. This is a Gallery of Photos our readers will cherish. Thanks to members of – and their cameras

Here are comments from some of the winners

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“Don´t look down on me”

‘Don’t look down on me’ by Richard Pennington/
The view of a new-build apartment block in the London Docklands, UK.

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“First light”

‘First light’ by Richard Hooper/
“Here are the Dubai Marina skyscrapers seen from the Atlantis on The Palm at sunrise. I was staying at the Atlantis and opened the curtains one morning to this scene”.

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“Eid congregation”

“Eid Congregation” by Bidyut Goswami/
A congregation to celebrate the Eid festival in the Indian town of Baharampur, close to the border with Bangladesh.

“Sundown, Paris” by Lucie Averill/
“A sunset view over Paris from the top of the Montparnasse Tower. We went to the top of the Montparnasse to look over the city and to catch a sunset. A beautiful evening for our 25th Wedding Anniversary!”


“Shanghai Skyline” by Tim Usuf/
“I was watching the sun break through the clouds over the bustling city of Shanghai, China”

“One step”

“One step” by James Lawrence/
“This was taken just off from the Dubai Mall, many floors up. I saw the patterns on the ground when looking over the balcony and waited for someone to walk through”.

Get more inspiration: Looking North – The Northern Lights

Pictures by Photocrowd

Gudmund Lindbaek
Gudmund Lindbaek
Journalist founded King Goya a few years back. Meeting people, local food and engaging stories are my passion. I plan for ambitious once-in-a-lifetime trips. My delight is the prospect of Future Travels: Longer, Slower, Farther! I just want a tiny slice of adventure to be alive, and then excited to return home.


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