Discover top Drone Videos of the World's Alpha Cities

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London

AlexJS

London can lay claim to being the world's single most important city over the last 500 years.  Today, it's one of just two cities designated as Alpha ++ Cities by the respected GWCRN.  Contributor AlexJS used a drone to create this epic aerial tour of his hometown, the UK's capital on the Thames River. This aerial tour includes everything: Tower Bridge, Palace of Westminster, and the London Eye.  Sit back and enjoy the aerial views of this magnificent metropolis, host city of the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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New York Drone Video - DJI Mavic Pro - 4k

Jannis & Carlota

Take a spin over the Big Apple with this remarkable drone video from contributor Jannis and Carlotta.  The video features beautiful aerial aerial footage of Lower Manhattan including shots of Freedom Tower, flyovers and flyunders of the Brooklyn Bridge, a shot over the Manhattan Bridge, a beautiful shot looking north towards the Empire State Building, and more epic shots of the Financial District waterfront.  It also includes ground footage of Times Square which is skillfully edited into the mix.

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Flashes from Hong Kong - Drone view of amazing Hong Kong 4K

jakublin

Hong Kong is so many things - it's a major port, a financial center, the link between China and the world, and a major tourist and cruise ship destination.  It owes its existence to its fantastic natural harbor, but has long since gone beyond simply being a port city.  Contributor Jakublin created a memorable aerial video of this amazing metropolis in the Pearl River Delta, and the bird's eye views of the skyline and the harbor will astound you.  

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Shanghai - Over the Flyover (4K)

Mattcoq

Following a multi-decade boom, Shanghai has one of the world's most impressive skylines.  With several skyscrapers topping 300m (1k ft), this city on the Yangtze River Delta has regained its once considerable role as a world city.  In this drone video, AirVuz contributor Mattcoq flies his DJI Phantom 4 Professional over the largest city in China, including the Bund, the massive highways leading into the city center, and the river. 

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AirVuz Official Selection 2017 - Tokyo From Above 4K

BigHeadGreg

By most measures, Tokyo is the largest city in the world as a metropolitan area.  The great city on the Japanese island of Honshu is the center of the Greater Tokyo Metropolitan Area, home to over 38 million people as of 2018.  In this stunning video by top contributor BigHeadGreg, which was nominated for the AirVuz 2017 Drone Video Awards in the "Cities" category, you'll see this city from a bird's eye perspective.  

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Dubai | Welcome to My World

Moadh_Bukhash

Contributor Moadh_Bukhash used a DJI Phantom drone to create this beautiful 60 second aerial tour of his home city Dubai.  This city in the United Arab Emirates is one of only nine cities in the top two categories of Alpha Cities designated by Globalization and World Cities Research Network.  You'll get some epic top-down views of the downtown streets, as well as some amazing views of the Burj Khalifa tower, the world's tallest building, which is nearly 30% taller than its closest competitor.

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Kuala Lumpur City, Malaysia

kakikujalanjalan

In this stunning video, contributor Kakikujalanjalan takes us on an aerial tour of Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia.  This metropolis lies on the western side of the Malay Peninsula, across the Strait of Malacca from the Indonesian island Sumatra.  The amazing drone footage captures the twin Petronas Towers as well as the other massive skyscrapers which dominate the skyline of this Southeast Asian metropolis. 

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Life in Los Angeles

tdheyen

Contributor Tdheyen created this amazing aerial portrait of his native Los Angeles.  With footage of the city's skyscrapers and surrounding freeway system, so vital to the lifeblood of this city with historically limited public transportation, the video shows the Southern California metropolis at its very finest.  Enjoy the aerial views of La La Land in this amazing production! 

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Moscow Aerial 5K Timelab.pro

Timelab.pro

This 2017 AirVūz Video of the Year by contributor Timelab.pro showcases the gilded charm of Moscow, the great capital city of Russia. Shot with a Zenmuse X7 camera on a DJI Inspire 2 drone, the video captures the 'onion domes' of the Orthodox churches, the magnificent statues and monuments which dot the city, the iconic University of Moscow tower, and marvelous aerial shots of the Moskva River. It is one of the most viewed and commented-upon videos on AirVuz.

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Paris - dji inspire1 x3 - dji inspire 1 pro x5r

titipuerh

Paris, the city of love, is so rich in culture and world-famous attractions that we can see why it’s one of the world's most visited destinations. Contributor titipuerh has been flying his DJI Inspire 1 drone in and around Paris for a few years. He put together this amazing compilation video of his flights around the French capital. You will be treated to bird's eye views of the Eiffel Tower, the Seine River, Notre Dame, the bridges of the Seine, the modern La Défense District, and more!

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Best Skylines of the World 🏙

AirVūz Social

Skylines become iconic visuals that define a city. The team at AirVūz compiled the best views of the most recognizable skylines around the world into one reel. See Hong Kong, New York, Shanghai, Paris, Singapore, Dubai and more from a drones perspective. Watching this video will have you planning your next big city getaway.  

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Bangkok from above

Worldpitou

Bangkok is Thailand's largest city and its capital.  It lies in the south of the main (non-peninsular) part of the country, at the head of the Gulf of Thailand.  The skyline of the city has followed its population boom and it now is one of the more impressive skylines in the world.  In this video, contributor Worldpitou takes us on a tour of this budding world city with a metropolitan population of over 15 million; the aerial views of the city's skyscrapers are amazing. 

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