The Dramatic Transformation Of Hong Kong’s Skyline

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With humble beginnings as a small fishing village, Hong Kong has drastically transformed into one of the most important financial capitals in the world. Its skyline has certainly spiked as well. With its night time light shows, Hong Kong’s metropolitan area is consistently voted as one of the world’s most beautiful city skylines and is considered the world’s most vertical city with over 1220 skyscrapers in its horizon. This selection of images outlines the city’s evolution from a mountainous terrain to a sprawling urban landscape boasting of architectural innovation and a booming economy.

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Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox is the Managing Editor of All That Is Interesting. She holds a Master's Degree in International Relations, and works as a reporter/producer for DNAinfo.
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