Are you looking for the most beautiful cities in the world to visit, while traveling around the world? Well, look no further. Given below is the list of top most beautiful cities in our planet “Earth”. Although it was quite difficult for me to create this list, i have done based on the number of travelers visiting the cities, surveys, and the structural design of the city.
Top Most Beautiful Cities In The World
Venice is an Italian city on the north-eastern part of Italy located among 120 small islands linked by bridges and separated by canals. It is situated along a Venetian marshy lagoon that stretches alongside the shore line between the mouth of Piave and Po River.
Venice is world-famous for the beauty of its architecture, picturesque setting and art work. The entire city has been recognized as the world heritage site along with the lagoon.
The name Venice originates from the ancient people called as Veneti who occupied the area in tenth century before Christ. Historically the city had been the capital of Venetian Republic. The city Venice has been known as City of Canals, La Dominante, Queen of the Adriatic, Serenissima, City of Masks, City of Water, City of Bridges, and the Floating City.
Barzini has described it on The New York Times as without a doubt the most gorgeous man-made city ever constructed on earth. Venice had also been described by Times online as one of the most romantic cities in Europe.
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Paris is the most populated city and the capital of France. It is located on the Seine River on the central northern part of France in the heart of Ile-de-France region, 460 kilometers south-east of London, 290 kilometers south of Calais, 775 kilometers north of Marseilles, and 138 kilometers south-east of Rouen via road.
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Almost ovally shaped, the city covers an area about 90 square kilometers encompassed by the orbital motor way. Within the administrative limits of Paris, the city had an estimated population of 2,235,110 in 2010 and the metropolitan area is one of the heavily populated centers in Europe with more than 13 million residents. The residents of the city are often referred to as the Parisians.
A vitally significant settlement for over two thousand years, Paris had become by the 13th century one of the fore most centers of arts and learning in Europe and had been the biggest city in the known western world until the beginning of the 19th century. Paris had been the focus point for the 1849 Revolution and the bloody French Revolution.
Paris is currently one of the leading cultural and business centers in the world and its influences in education, politics, media, entertainment, arts and science have been instrumental in the city retaining its coveted status as 1 of the major global cities in the world today.
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3. Rio de Janeiro :
Popularly referred to Rio in short, it is the capital of Rio de Janeiro, the 2nd biggest city in Brazil and 3rd biggest metropolitan and agglomeration in South America averaging around 6.4 million people with in the city limits making it the 7th biggest in America and 27th on the planet.
A part of Rio has been recognized as a world heritage site called as Rio de Janeiro Carioca land scape between the sea and the mountain and identified by UNESCO in 2012 under the subcategory cultural land scape.
The city had been capital of Brazil for nearly two hundred years from 1773 to 1825 during Portuguese era, 1816 to 1822 as capital of United Kingdom of Brazil, Portugal, and Algarves, and 1823 to 1965 of Brazil as independent nation. Rio has been nick named the marvelous city or Cidade Mara Vilhosa.
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Florence has been capital of Tuscany in Italy in the province of Florence. Florence is the most populated city in Tuscany averaging around 375,000 residents extending to more than 1.5 million at the metro politan area.
Florence has been world-famous for the history, a center of European medieval finance and trade and 1 of the richest cities at that time. Florence has been considered as the birth place of Renaissance and has been named as the Athens of Middle Ages.
The rather turbulent history politically has included periods of reign by powerful Medici clan and numerous republican and religious revolutions. From 1866 to 1872 the city had been the capital of established Kingdom of Italy recently.
The historic center of the Florence draws in thousands of tourists every year and Euro monitor International ranked Florence as the 73rd most visited city in the world in 2010 with 1,690,000 visitors. UNESCO has declared Florence as a world heritage site in 1983. On account of Florence’s architectural and artistic heritage, Forbes magazine had ranked Florence as one of the most gorgeous cities in the world.
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Florence has been noted for its culture, history, monuments and Renaissance architecture and art. Florence city also includes numerous art galleries and museums such as Pitti Palace and Uffizi Gallery among numerous others and exerts an influence in the fields of culture, art, and politics even today.
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Sydney is a capital of New South Wales. Sydney has been most populated city in Australia. Sydney is located on the south-eastern coast of Australia in the Tasmanian Sea. In 2011, the greater metropolitan area in Sydney averaged around an estimated population of 4.7 million people. The residents of Sydney are known as Sydney siders consisting of an international and cosmopolitan population.
Sydney had been the location of the first British colony at Australia and was established in 1789 by Arthur Phillip at Sydney Cove, commodore, First Fleet, as the penal colony. Sydney the city had been constructed on the hills surrounding Port Jackson commonly called as the Sydney harbor where the world-famous Harbor Bridge and the Sydney Opera House prominently feature.
The hinter land of metropolitan area is encompassed by national parks and the coastal region features many rivers, bays, beaches and inlets including the famous Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. With Sydney city are many noteworthy parks including Royal Botanic Gardens and Hyde Park.
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6. Lisbon, Portugal:
Lisbon has been the city and biggest city in Portugal with a population of around 550,000 with in its administration limits on an area of 85 square kilometers. Lisbon’s urban area extends beyond the administration city limits with a population averaging around 4 million on an area of 960 square kilometers making it the 12th most populated urban city in European Union.
About 3,050,000 people reside at Lisbon Metropolitan Area which represents roughly 28% of population in the country. Lisbon has been the western biggest city situated in Europe as well as the western most capital and the only one along Atlantic coast. It lies at the Iberian western peninsula in the Tagus River and Atlantic Ocean.
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