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These Breathtaking Photos Show The Hidden Beauty Of City Life

As someone who grew up basically in the woods and now lives in a city, I've noticed that people generally seem to think the countryside is the most beautiful landscape. It is a place where people go when they need to escape the dirt and the grayscale of the city. 

While I suppose I agree with part of that, I think the idea that cities cannot be beautiful is just plain wrong. Sure, there can be debris and garbage littering the place, but if you know where to look, you can find sights that don't exist anywhere else in  the world.

Don't believe me? Oh, ye of little faith. 

Who knew Chicago was so orange?
Chicago's Magnificent Mile taken from the roof of the Hard Rock
Bad weather. Nice city.
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Seems efficient.
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Seems like a good place to go to school.
University of Washington campus (Seattle, WA, USA) [400x400] from CityPorn
Don't have buildings like this is the suburbs, right?
The Interlace Singapore [1600x1067] from CityPorn
How is this all one city?!
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Not even the rain could stop karaoke.
A rainy night in Tokyo [2048×1362] Photographed by Masashi Wakui from CityPorn
LA loves their fireworks.
10 minutes worth of fire works over Los Angeles in one photo. (OC)
Green light district.
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Are all cities more beautiful in the rain?
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Can you see where the city limits are?
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I've never seen the Thames look so pretty.
London, taken on board a flight from Oslo, Norway, into London Heathrow on July 28, 2015; Maria Farrelly [1500 x 1501] from CityPorn
Even small cities look great, too.
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Orange and grey makes for a good color scheme.
Tokyo, Japan [1280 × 853] [OS] from CityPorn
All hail the king building.
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For that more classic vibe...
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That might be a McDonald's. I'm not sure.
Dotonburi, Osaka, Japan [OC] [5302 x 3465] from CityPorn
Who knew Amsterdam looked like this?
Amsterdam, The Netherlands [3500x2333] from CityPorn
I could see why Ferris would want to spend his day off here.
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How can a place like this still exist?
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LA has everything, huh?
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Look at those shadows!
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What a sky!
Any love for Pittsburgh out there? West End Overlook at sunrise, Pittsburgh, PA. [OC] [4929x3264] from CityPorn
And you thought those buildings were tall...
A city on the edge of civilization - Vancouver, Canada on New Year's Eve [1024x1024] from CityPorn
The city is just beyond the hill and every hill after that.
This gives you a sense of the scale of Mexico City [OS] [2048×1270] Photograph by Pablo Lopez Luz from CityPorn
The purple city.
Tallinn, Estonia [2048x1152] [OS] from CityPorn
It's like a fairy tale!
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One of these buildings is not like the other...
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Spooky.
A rainy New York City street framed like a movie shot [1400×1090] Photographed by Vicco Gallo from CityPorn
These city planners knew what they were doing.
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