Tag Archives: City Views

Aerial Views: Cádiz – Southwestern Spain (4K)

Cádiz is an ancient port city in the Andalucia region of southwestern Spain. The home of the Spanish Navy, the port boomed in the 16th-century as a base for exploration and trade. It has more than 100 watchtowers, including the iconic Torre Tavira, which was traditionally used for spotting ships. On the waterfront is the domed, 18th-century Cádiz Cathedral, featuring baroque and neoclassical elements. 

4K Aerial Views: Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. On artificial islands just offshore is Atlantis, The Palm, a resort with water and marine-animal parks.

City Views: ‘London Eye’ Reopens To Visitors (Video)

People got a bird’s-eye view of the UK capital as the London Eye reopened to visitors following months of lockdown.

The London Eye, or the Millennium Wheel, is a cantilevered observation wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. It is Europe’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel, and is the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom with over 3 million visitors annually. 

City Views: Summit One Vanderbilt Observation Deck In New York City

A new skyscraper in New York’s midtown Manhattan that towers 150 feet above the Empire State Building transports visitors in glass elevators up the sides of the building to an observation deck high above the city.

One Vanderbilt is a 1,401-foot office tower next to Grand Central from developer SL Green and architects Kohn Pedersen Fox. The 77-story, 1.7 million-square-foot skyscraper is NYC’s fourth-tallest tower. It officially opened to office tenants this past September, and still to come are $220 million in public open space and transit infrastructure improvements.

City Center Walks: Vienna – Austria (4K Video)

Vienna, Austria’s capital, lies in the country’s east on the Danube River. Its artistic and intellectual legacy was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. The city is also known for its Imperial palaces, including Schönbrunn, the Habsburgs’ summer residence. In the MuseumsQuartier district, historic and contemporary buildings display works by Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt and other artists. 

Video recorded: April 23, 2021 Air temperature: 13 °C / 55 °F

Video timeline: 0:00​ Donaukanal / Aspernbrücke 2:00​ Stubenring 12:30​ Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Platz 14:00​ Wollzeile 21:00​ Rotenturmstraße 22:25​ Lichtensteg 23:25​ Ankeruhr 24:00​ Hoher Markt 26:00​ Wipplingerstraße 27:15​ Jordangasse 28:30​ Judenplatz 30:35​ Drahtgasse 31:40​ Am Hof 34:25​ Naglergasse 36:20​ Kohlmarkt 42:00​ Reitschulgasse 44:00​ Josefsplatz 44:50​ Augustinerstraße 48:25​ Operngasse 49:30​ Opernring 52:25​ Burggarten

Aerial City Views: ‘Atlanta – Georgia’ (4K Video)

Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. It played an important part in both the Civil War and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Atlanta History Center chronicles the city’s past, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is dedicated to the African-American leader’s life and times. Downtown, Centennial Olympic Park, built for the 1996 Olympics, encompasses the massive Georgia Aquarium. 

City Views: Portland – Northwest Oregon (4K)

Portland, Oregon’s largest city, sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. It’s known for its parks, bridges and bicycle paths, as well as for its eco-friendliness and its microbreweries and coffeehouses. Iconic Washington Park encompasses sites from the formal Japanese Garden to Oregon Zoo and its railway. The city hosts thriving art, theater and music scenes. 

City Views: ‘Dubai – United Arab Emirates’ (4K Video)

Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. On artificial islands just offshore is Atlantis, The Palm, a resort with water and marine-animal parks.

Tourism: Venice To Ban Cruise Ships From Grand Canal & Historic Center

Italian authorities have approved a ban on cruise ships entering the historic centre of Venice.

  • Italian authorities have approved a ban on cruise ships entering the historic centre of Venice.
  • The country’s culture minister said on Wednesday that the decision came in response to a request from UN cultural body Unesco.

Aerial City Views: Rome – Capital Of Italy (8K Video)

Rome, Italian Roma, historic city and capital of Roma  provincia  (province), of Lazio regione (region), and of the country of Italy. Rome is located in the central portion of the Italian peninsula, on the Tiber River about 15 miles (24 km) inland from the Tyrrhenian Sea. Once the capital of an ancient republic and empire whose armies and polity defined the Western world in antiquity and left seemingly indelible imprints thereafter, the spiritual and physical seat of the Roman Catholic Church, and the site of major pinnacles of artistic and intellectual achievement, Rome is the Eternal City, remaining today a political capital, a religious centre, and a memorial to the creative imagination of the past. Area city, 496 square miles (1,285 square km); province, 2,066 square miles (5,352 square km). Pop. (2011) city, 2,617,175; province, 3,997,465; (2007 est.) urban agglom., 3,339,000; (2016 est.) city, 2,873,494; province, 4,353,738.