5 famous cities from the window seat [pics]

Welcome to Cheapflights

The simple way to find cheap flights and hotels from all your favourite travel companies

Here, we’ve put together a gallery of five iconic cities; all snapped through airline windows hundreds and thousands of feet above ground

The window seat has to be one of the most frustratingly restricted vantage points known to (wo)man.

Yet, every now and then, it’ll throw up a tantalising glimpse of an absolutely breathtaking view … that is if you’re looking in the right place at the right time!

Here, we’ve put together a gallery of five iconic cities; all snapped through airline windows hundreds and thousands of feet above ground (complete with window marks and reflections – no Photoshop trickery here).

Just for fun, can you guess what they’re of? Scroll to the bottom of the page to see the answers. (Our featured image is by docoverachiever)

Have a guess!

City (A)

New York (A1) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: JFXie
New York (A2) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: eviltomthai
New York (A3) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: dsearls
New York (A4) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: dsearls

City (B)

Sydney (B1) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: Andrea Schaffer
Sydney (B2) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: banjaxx
Sydney (B3) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: torres21

City (C)

Chicago (C1) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: brownpau
Chicago (C2) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: DrPleishner
Chicago (C3) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: dandeluca

City (D)

London (D1) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: brockvicky
London (D2) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: amg.lincluden
London (D3) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: dsearls
London (D4) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: dsearls

City (E)

San Francisco (E1) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: dsearls
San Francisco (E2) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: brockvicky
San Francisco (E3) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: InSapphoWeTrust
San Francisco (E4) - 5 Famous cities from the window seat
Photo: dsearls

Were you right? Here are the answers:

(A) New York

(B) Sydney

(C) Chicago

(D) London

(E) San Francisco

5 famous cities from the window seat [pics] was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Brett Ackroyd
Author: Brett Ackroyd (631 posts)

Brett hopes to one day reach the shores of far-flung Tristan da Cunha, the most remote of all the inhabited archipelagos on Earth…as to what he’ll do when he gets there, he hasn’t a clue. Over the last 10 years, London, New York, Cape Town and Pondicherry have all proudly been referred to as home. Now it’s Copenhagen’s turn, where he lends his travel expertise to momondo.com.