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Best City Skylines in Asia

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Best City Skylines in Asia

The last century has resulted in a dramatic transformation of skylines in Asia as the explosion of the population has forced urban planners to build upwards to make the most efficient use of land.

We all know what some of the tallest buildings in the world are, but do they make up the region’s best skylines?

Not necessarily. According to Emporis, a research outfit which compiles data on real estate, the region's most beautiful skyline actually belongs to cities with not the highest, but the most number of, skyscrapers.

Not surprisingly, Chinese cities dominate the top ten in the list.

Click ahead to see where you can find the most breathtaking skylines in Asia.

By Geraldine Tan
Posted 18 Oct 2010