Beauty, they say, is in the eye of the beholder. However, there are people or things whose beauty is universally recognized. This is the case for the 20 cities in this ranking. They are the most beautiful cities in the world.
(20) New York, one of the most beautiful cities in the world
In the skyscraper beauty genre, New York can't be beat. It is a concrete jungle where all dreams can come true. If you take a tour, you will inevitably be captivated by the beauty of the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, the Empire State Building or the Rockefeller Center.
(19) Jerusalem, Israeli pride
The Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the Temple Mount and the Mount of Olives are the 4 main attractions in Jerusalem. Whether considered Israeli or Palestinian, Jerusalem remains one of the most important religious destinations in the world.
(18) Mecca, one of the most beautiful cities in the world in the hearts of Muslims
Each year, millions of faithful Muslims go to Mecca as part of the pilgrimage which is one of the pillars of Islam. In addition to the spiritual experience they have there, they also enjoy the most beautiful Muslim city in the world.
(17) Sidney, a city of great beauty
The Australian capital is one of the largest and most beautiful in the country. It is very popular for the Harbor Bridge, a huge steel bridge, the Sydney Opera House, the famous Bondi Surf Beach and the Darling Harbor which revelers love.
(16) Nagoya, one of the cities with the prettiest design
UNESCO considers the Japanese city of Nagoya to have one of the most beautiful designs in the world. You only need to see the Hal Isen Mode to understand why.
(15) Cape Town, an African wonder
It is difficult to go to South Africa and leave without having visited Cape Town. Anyone familiar with it can praise the pleasurable view afforded by observing the Cape of Good Hope, Table Mountain or Boulders Beach and its happy penguin colonies.
(14) Havana, where time has stood still
Havana is neither skyscrapers as far as the eye can see, nor flashy monuments. To better describe it, it must be compared to a good wine. The older it gets, the more beautiful it is. Just see the Malecon Lighthouse, El Capitolio, Fort El Morro or the Museum of the Revolution.
(13) Dubai, the city where you can touch the sky with your finger
The capital of the United Arab Emirates is New York's great rival in the skyscraper genre. In the space of a few years, it has become a major tourist destination thanks to the Burj Khalifa, the Burj-al-Arab, the Dubai Mall and the Palm Jumeirah.
(12) Chefchaouen, the most magical
In Chefchaouen, we only see blue. It is everywhere and it gives the city a monochrome beauty. Tourists particularly appreciate Ras El Ma, the POI Mosque, Souika and the historic site of Bab El Ain.
(11) Rome, the seat of Christendom a feast for the eyes
What Catholic has never dreamed of setting foot in Rome one day? The Italian city is home to the Vatican, the seat of the Church. It is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world thanks to Saint Peter's Basilica, the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Trevi Fountain.
(10) Saint Petersburg, flagship of Russian creativity
When we think of Saint Petersburg, we automatically think of the famous Saint-Sauveur-sur-le-sang-versé cathedral. Colorful and refined, it was built at the end of the 19th century. The magnificent Russian city is also home to the Hermitage Museum, the Winter Palace and the Peterhof Palace.
(9) Cairo, capital of the pharaohs, one of the most beautiful cities on the planet
The Egyptian capital is famous for the pyramids of Giza, an unparalleled architectural masterpiece. Tourists never forget to go to the Khân al-Khalili to buy a souvenir or to visit the Mohammed Ali Mosque.
(8) Madrid, the house of the Real
The Spanish capital is one of the most beautiful in the world at night. It is the best place for those who love football related architectural prowess like the Santiago Bernabeu. The Retiro Park and the Royal Palace of Madrid do not leave you indifferent either.
(7) Athens, power to the people
Athens rhymes with history, literature and the arts. The Athenians rose to fame as the inventor of democracy. The Acropolis, the Parthenon and the Plaka draw particular attention.
The capital of Mexico is a feast for the eyes. It has a bustling downtown area and historic sites that form the Historic Center of Mexico City. There is also Chapultepec, a large amusement park, the Palacio de Bellas Artes (Palace of Fine Arts) and the Frida Kahlo Museum.
(5) Rio de Janeiro
The statue of Christ the Redeemer, the Sugar Loaf Mountain, Copacabana and Corcovado Mountain have forged Rio de Janeiro's reputation as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Do not hesitate to take a tour during the carnival period. You are not going to be bored.
(4) Beijing, yesterday, tomorrow and today
Beijing is more than a pretty city. Beijing is synonymous with the future. The Chinese capital gives the impression of being from another world. And in this futuristic city, we find vestiges of a glorious past like the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace and the Temple of Heaven.
(3) Amsterdam, beauty below sea level
Amsterdam is one of the prettiest European cities. Tourists particularly like it for the Van Gogh Museum and Dam Square.
(2) Paris, the city of light
Paris is no longer to present or describe. His 2nd place in this top is quite normal. We go there, on happy days, to visit the Eiffel Tower, the Champs-Elysée, Notre Dame, the Louvre or the Arc de Triomphe. The French can be proud of it.
(1) Venice, the most beautiful city among the most beautiful cities in the world
The beauty of Venice seduces lovers of all countries, who do not hesitate to go there to live a wonderful experience for two. Saint Mark's Square, Saint Mark's Basilica, the Doge's Palace and the Rialto Bridge are must-sees during any stay in this Italian city.
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