Rooftops — good for being under when it’s raining, good for drinking on when it’s dry. The best thing of drinking your beverage on a rooftop is that the perfect view makes you forget all your problems and look at the world from the top. For the best results, you need to select the best rooftop bars. Here the list below, presents best rooftops over the world to leave what you’re thinking behind and enjoy the moment.
#1 Aer, Four Seasons Hotel: Mumbai, India
There can be few better places to enjoy not being in the middle of Mumbai’s urban sprawl than from the city’s highest rooftop bar. Aer terrace is one of the best rooftops in Mumbai to observe the city from a bird’s eye. Good music, good food, good view.
#2 KU DÉ TA, Marina Bay Sands: Singapore
KU DÉ TA, the only rooftop bar at 200meters, has spectacular views into the city and over the waters and of Marina Bay Sands’ infamous infinity pool. Arrive at sunset to reap the full experience. You can book your rooms now;
#3 Sky Bar: Bangkok, Thailand
Perched on top of The Dome at State Tower, 63 floors above the city streets, this rooftop bar is the world’s highest restaurant, with 360-degree views of the city and the Chao Phraya. At night this place is totally fun, on the sunset sipping your dring is totally peaceful.
#4 360: Istanbul, Turkey
A spacious multiple-award winning restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows opens out onto a huge terrace where you can eat, drink or — later — make some moves on the dance floor when the bar turns into one of the city’s trendiest clubs. We bet the magnetic view of Istanbul is going to hit you!
#5 Vue Bar, Hyatt on the Bund: Shanghai, China
Vue grants a near-aerial view over one of the world’s most famous skyscraper zones and is one of the few places you can see the land carve of Lujiazui, the tip of Pudong. City lights is totally a magic in this city of Shangai and Vue Bar is the best place to view them.
#6 Sugar, East Hotel: Hong Kong
The scene is made up of ocean-going vessels floating in the harbor with a backdrop of the old airport, Kai Tak. It’s best to visit this outdoor deck before sunset to enjoy the coastline by the soft light of dusk. This way you can also avoid Sugar’s garish pink and purple lighting that becomes apparent once it’s dark.
#7 Rooftop Bar, Hotel Raphael: Rome, Italy
In the heart of Rome, near the vibrant Piazza Nova, is the Hotel Raphael with its gorgeous roof terrace.It’s a great place for soaking up the atmosphere and enjoying panoramic views of the eternal city. You can spy the Vatican from the terrace and the surrounding patchwork of colorful roofs provide a neat, photogenic backdrop to your coffee or cocktail.
#8 Lounge 24: Tallinn, Estonia
Two-score floors above the medieval old town of Tallinn, the views from this terrace stretch to the Baltic Sea. You can step inside for a simple supper behind the floor-to-ceiling windows.
#9 The Top Bar, Adriana Hotel: Hvar, Croatia
This is the place to go if you want to meet Russian oligarchs and yachting types knocking back magnums of Champagne. The aptly named Top Bar offers wrap-around views of the ancient city, the yacht harbor and Paklinski Islands.
#10 The Literary Terrace, The Grand Hotel Timeo: Sicily, Italy
The views over to Mount Etna and Taormina should cure the most stubborn case of writers’ block. And Lawrence was clearly in good company, as the terrace was also reportedly a meeting place for screen sirens Audrey Hepburn and Sofia Loren.