It should've been on this list
The view of Hong Kong from Victoria Peak is breathtaking and stunningly beautiful. Not every city in the world needs to look like Hobbiton. I'm not saying there's no place in the world for such cookie cutter quaint-and-impractical-but-at-least-the-tourists-like-them villages, but it makes little sense to be a snob about it.
And what do you want us to do? Demolish the historical center of each city to make space for skyscrapers?
Skyscrapers are suitable for the urban centres that started evolving from 20th century onward.
Yes, I know the UAE is famous for its skyscrapers. It was one of the first countries I guessed. Still, I wouldn't have thought it would be that high up on the list!