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“So far as I am able to judge, nothing has been left undone, either by man or nature, to make India the most extraordinary country that the sun visits on his rounds.”
– Mark Twain
What better place to watch that sun set over India’s splendid skylines than a rooftop bar while enjoying refreshing cocktails?
After spending a whole day exploring beautiful landmarks and diverse cultures, here are 5 world-class elevated bars where to unwind. They all have the most stunning vistas. Cheers!
5. Kylin Sky Bar – New Delhi
Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj
photo credit: soundplunge
The skybar of the Kylin Premier in the Ambience Mall is always lively and inviting for party-goers and people looking for a good time. With inhouse DJs and many cocktails and drinks on menu, the Kylin Sky Bar is the cool place to hang out in New Delhi all day everyday. They always have special events going on, from the daily happy hours to the ladies’ night, etc.
4. Henri’s Bar – New Delhi
Windsor Place, Janpath
photo credit: lemeridiennewdelhi
If you fancy yourself the upscale quiet type, the Henri’s Bar will be your favorite hangout in Delhi. This elevated lounge thrones atop the 20th floor of the lavish Le Meridien and features a rich decor and boasts an interesting collection of whiskey drinks.
The highest rooftop bar in New Delhi is nonetheless worth a visit if you are looking for a magnificent vantage point where to relax and enjoy great views of the city.
3. Dome – Mumbai
135, Churchgate, Marine Drive
photo credit: hg2mumbai
The Dome is definitely a classy open-sky, located at the top of the Hotel Intercontinental on the Marine Drive. It offers patrons a wide selection of the finest wines, liquors, and cigars but also a gorgeous open-air setting from where to watch contemplate the sunset.
No DJs needed. Instead, you can expect a tamed live-music ambiance that will set the mood for the most romantic dinner à deux.
2. Aer Lounge – Mumbai
114, Dr. E. Moses Road, Worli
photo credit: fourseasons
Located on the 34th floor of the majestic Four Seasons Hotel, the Aer Lounge was known as the highest rooftop bar in Mumbai. People who have been here remember it as the best place for a sunset cocktail and breathtaking panoramas of the whole city and the Arabian Sea.
The music in the bar ranges from classic to house and perfectly sets the mood every evening during the can’t-miss Sunset Happy Hour when every drink on the menu goes for half the usual price.
1. Asilo – Mumbai
462 Tulsi Pipe Rd, Phoenix High Street mall complex
photo credit: paladiumhotel
This hot new elevated bar sits at the 38th floor the magnificent Palladium Hotel, dethroning Aer as the most elevated bar in the city. Rightfully named, Asilo is a beautiful haven of peace and lavishness that deserve to top all rooftop bars in India.
Come for the sunset — that’d be a cool things to do — or later at night to enjoy the DJ music and the company of Mumbai’s jetsetters.
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