Prague is the capital city of Czech Republic. This city is famous for many attractive sites and festivities. This city houses the largest castle complex in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records. The castle stands at 70,000 square meters and contains a large number of buildings including St Vitus Cathedral which is gothic and several churches and museums. It also houses the presidential palace.
This city also hosts the oldest bridge in Europe which was built between 1357 and 1402. Czechs are also considered as the beer capital because it consumes more beer than any other country worldwide. It would be best to visit during the summer as they hold incredible festivals which include live music and floating beer gardens. They also hold cheesecake festivals, veggie food festivals and ice cream festivals during this period. In the fall, they hold a wine festival too.
This capital of Scotland has the best outdoor spaces than most major cities. Relax at the Holyrood Park or take a walk along the magnificent Water of Leith Walkway. Edinburgh’s new town is considered as part of the UNESCO World Heritage site.
This city holds the world’s biggest festivals and 2017 marks their 70th anniversary of its international festivals. This is the city that inspired the magical world of Harry Potter.
A visit to Amsterdam makes you feel like you are just at home. A diverse group of people live harmoniously in this town. Shopping here is paradise for tourists, and it is the only city that has a floating flower market.
It has magical canals since this city floats on 165 waterways connecting 90 islands which are connected by 1,281 bridges. At night, the bridges look like a fairy tale with small lamps lit around them. This city boasts of the Europe’s largest historical city.
Paris houses some magnificent monuments and building including the Eiffel Tower that remains an iconic building in the world. French wine and cheeses are also a must try. This city is well known for its elegance in shopping and fashion; it even holds yearly fashion shows that you wouldn’t want to miss.
Ever heard of Mona Lisa? Well, why not visit Paris and have a glimpse? If you love history, there is a lot you can learn from this city ranging from La Conciergerie to the Palace of Versailles.
#6. Rio De Janeiro
This city should be on top of your bucket list. From the carnival to their exotic beaches this city is a dream destination for many. Rio holds the biggest street party in the lent period in the whole world. They have two-week celebrations graced with dances and drinks. People of all ages dress up and come out to celebrate during the carnival.
Make sure you pay a visit to Christ the Redeemer monument which stands at the Corcovado Mountain. It is the biggest Art Deco statue in the world. Get a taste of their famous dish Feijoada made of black beans and chunks of meat. All these you will experience with sounds of samba tunes in the background. Also, pay a visit to Tijuca Forest; the largest urban forest worldwide.
This city gives you numerous reasons to visit like its historic temples and colorful shrines. It is the home to more than 1,600 historic Buddhist temples many going back for over a millennium. If you want to see the most famous ones, visit Higashiyama. Here you will find the oldest temples in the whole of Japan. It also has more than 400 shrines that are dedicated to the country’s ancient religion. The world’s biggest UNESCO World Heritage Sites collection is found here. Make sure to visit these sites.
Don’t forget to visit its Samurai Castles around the city especially Nijo Castle which housed Tokugawa Shoguns. Take a stroll at their sublime stroll gardens. Do not forget to taste their historic food. If you experience temple and shrine fatigue, visit their International Manga Museum.
This beautiful city is full of churches, art, and statues at every corner. The most breathtaking view is Duomo-Santa Maria del Fiore. This is the fourth largest cathedral in the world, and its magnificent view can be seen from many rooftops.
Don’t forget to climb the stairs Piazzale Michelangelo and enjoy the view of the city from up there. Walk through the narrow streets of the Old Town and take some beautiful photos or just get into a café. If you love history, visit their museum and enjoy the paintings. Don’t forget to savor their Italian wine.
This city is known for its magnificent fountains. You will also find famous fountains in the world here (The Trevi Fountain). When it comes to food, you will only find the Roman pizza here in Rome. Also, spaghetti alla carbonate was invented in Rome, and you should make sure you taste their delicious artichokes.
Rome has a rich history, art, architecture, and ruins. This city has the highest concentration of art and monuments than anywhere else in the universe. Make sure you get a glimpse of the Michelangelo’s paintings in the Sistine Chapel and all his famous sculptures.
Rome itself is a museum, and due to the fact that it is small enough for you to visit all the historical monuments. Feed your eyes on the intact ruins from the Roman Empire and after that do some shopping from their exquisite Italian brands. Their shops are inexpensive, and you will find clothing, shoes, bags and, even belts.
This Hungary’s capital is rich in architecture and art. Some of its landmarks are Four Seasons Gresham Palace and Postal Savings Bank. If you love to have a good time, then you will love their night life which ranges from the thermal baths, drinking or dancing away the entire night. Budapest is very famous for its unmatched night life. Did I mention their mouthwatering dishes? Taste their local dishes like goulash and langos.
The city serves some of the most delicious meals from their many cafes. Since no buildings are allowed to stand taller than 96m, you can have a very clear skyline view of the city. This city is nicknamed the city of spas for its many thermal baths that have healing properties. The best thing about this city is that most of its sights are accessed free of charge. So, take a stroll through the chain bridge or visit the St Stephen’s Basilica.
You probably seen this one in movies and series as an ancient city that attracts a lot of visitors. You will first love Venice because of the beautiful lagoon on which it stands. At some point in the AD, 1000, this was one of the most populous city in Europe with a population of 60, 000 people.
The beautiful 118 Islands on which the city is built make it a great attraction for people from different parts of the world. There is a lot you can see and do here with the locals being friendly people. The highly celebrated architecture of the city and art ensure it receives a minimum of 60, 000 tourist a day.
There are numerous attractions here ranging from the Grand Canal to the Doge’s Palace. Don’t forget to visit the ghost town; this way you will experience the town’s life at night. Their markets also make this city come to life with vibrant colors and smells.