Which cities are the most beautiful in the world? FlightNetwork asked thousands of travel writers, travel bloggers, and travel agencies across the world. Consolidating all of these opinions, FlightNetwork made a comprehensive list.
Let’s look at the cities who made it to the top ten of the most beautiful list.
Paris is home to the iconic Eiffel Tower. It also boasts stunning architecture in places such as the Notre Dame, Sainte-Chapelle, and Palais Garnier. If museums are more of your style, Musee Rodin and Louvre will definitely quench the art lover in you. Apart from these, there are other destinations that will definitely make your stay worthwhile. It is no wonder why Paris was ranked first in the most beautiful cities list.
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2. New York
New York is the place where the timeless Statue of Liberty is situated. This is also where you can stroll in Central Park, appreciate the art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and have some fun in the busy streets of Time Square. New York made is to the most beautiful cities list because of the diversity of destinations that you can go to. It is definitely easy to find a destination which would suit your personal tastes and lifestyle.
London is the infusion of modern and classic architecture in one place. The streets of this city is one of the most vibrant and lively that you can be in. During the day, you can visit numerous museums such as the Victoria and Albert Museum as well as the Natural History Museum. You should also try out visiting the Piccadilly Circus during the night. Once you see London, you will realize that it is truly deserving of the title of being among the most beautiful cities.
In the heart of Venice is the stunning Grand Canal where you can ride a gondola during the night and witness the bright lights from the facade of the palaces along the canal. This landmark is one of the major reasons why Venice made it to the most beautiful cities list. Venice also boasts churches such as St. Mark’s Basilica and museums like the Museum of Naval History which perfectly capture Venice’s golden history.
Vancouver offers a lot of sightseeing opportunities. If you want to see the entirety of Vancouver as well as the mountains near the city, go to Queen Elizabeth Park, the highest point in Vancouver. If you want to go shopping, Robson Street is the place to go. Meanwhile, Robson Square is the place to be if you want to try out ice skating. If you want to go to the beach, the English Bay is the perfect spot. You wouldn’t run out of things to do in Vancouver. It is perfectly deserving of being called one of the most beautiful cities.
Barcelona is filled with Modernist and Gothic infrastructure which are all Instagram-worthy. The Mediterranean beaches are equally breathtaking. The beaches in Barcelona are the best spot to end the day, watch the sunset, and spend time with friends and family. Barcelona is for those who want to get lost in beauty for a bit and just enjoy life.
7. Cape Town
Cape Town is a place not only of remarkable sights but also of rich culture and history. There is no wonder why this city quickly became a tourist hub in South Africa. This is also why it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Some destinations you shouldn’t miss include Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, the Sea Point promenade, and the Castle of Good Hope.
8. San Francisco
San Francisco caters to one of the most diverse mix of cultures that can be found in a city, having been the ground zero of the hippie movement decades ago as well as the LGBT rights movement. The Golden Gate Bridge comes to mind when this city is mentioned — for good reasons. The viewpoint from the bridge is stunning, it is definitely one of the experiences you should have when going to the city. While there are other beautiful sights in San Francisco, this landmark alone is enough to name the city as one of the most beautiful in the world.
Sydney’s most famous attraction is clearly the Opera House, perfectly representing the land-meets-sea vibe of the city. Sydney has a lot of historic buildings as well as museums for you to explore. The beaches are also fantastic hangout places for you and your friends. You should take the time to go to Taronga Zoo to encounter some of the Australian wildlife up close.
Rome possesses one of the most colourful histories in the world, being a city which once housed an empire which was among the biggest to have ever existed. All of Rome’s history couldn’t possibly be contained in just one building, which is why there are a lot of museums scattered across Rome such as the National Roman Museum you shouldn’t forget visiting. Rome also features multiple squares such as the St. Peter’s Square, Campo de’ Fiori, and Piazza Navona where you can further immerse yourself the culture of Rome.