The Ucityguides, a travel website, has published a list of the most beautiful cities in the world ranking Venice, Paris and Prague on top spots.
Venice in Italy, which is referred to as adult Disneyland, is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Popular for the Grand Canal, the city is also one of the most romantic cities worldwide. Venice is well known for its art and architecture, churches, museums, palaces and bridges. Built on 118 canals, it is on a lagoon and is the world's only pedestrian city. Venice is well known for its water buses and water taxis.
The city famous for Eiffel Tower, Paris is known as the city of lights. The elegant city, being one of the leading business and cultural centres, has been regarded as an international centre of arts, history and painting. Paris attracts people with its monumental square, the Seine and the streets of Montmartre. The elegant and sophisticated city is the best place for shopping and it is known as the international capital of style.
Being the largest city of Czech republic and historical capital of Bohemia, Prague is known for its beautifully preserved historical monuments. The architecture of the monuments, buildings and museum in Prague is based on splendid works of Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance era style. It is a city of bridges, cathedrals, gold-tipped towers and church domes. Prague is well known for its Dancing town and Charles Bridge. The 600 year old bridge is an iconic landmark of the city, which connects Old Town and Lesser Town over the river Vltava.
The capital city of Portugal, Lisbon is one of the most beautiful cities of the world. It is known for its unique combination of modern constructions and natural beauty. Lisbon is considered to be one of the safest capitals in Europe and is a soulful, captivating and picturesque place, built on a series of hills. Lisbon is a city of oceans with the world's largest state-of-the-art aquariums.
Rio de Janeiro
The second largest city in Brazil, commonly known as Rio, Rio de Janeiro is famous for its breathtaking landscape and laidback beach culture. The unique entry from the ocean to the harbor of the city makes it appear to be the mouth of a river. The city is known for its beaches, carnival, music and well preserved tropical forests. The giant statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado Mountain, named as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, is a famous landmark of Rio de Janerio.
One of the most romantic and beautiful places in the world, Amsterdam in Netherlands, is known for its canals and famous museums and historical sights. Rijksmuseum, one among the fifty museums, is considered to be the major attraction of the city. It is a home for more than hundred kilometers of canals. It has about 90 islands, which are linked to 1,200 bridges and the city is nicknamed as Venice of the North.
Florence, known as the birthplace of Italian Renaissance, has museums, palaces and churches that are considered to be the greatest artistic treasures in the world. Beauty can sneak up on a traveler unexpectedly in Florence as the place is filled with world class art. The great artist Michelangelo is well represented in Florence and Piazzale Michelangelo is a famous square with a magnificent panoramic view of the city.
With a history of about 13,500 thousand years old, Rome in Italy, is a favorite tourist destination for many. It is a wonderful place with palaces, ancient churches and basilicas, grand Roman monuments and many more. It is an eternal city, which is the home to the Pope. St. Peter Basilica, the centre of the catholic world, is a major tourist attraction here. Rome is famous for The Colosseum, which is the largest and most famous amphitheatre in the Roman world. It is also known for the best preserved Roman buildings, The Pantheon.