The 10 Awesome Cities You Must Visit Before You Die (Photos)

From fairytales down to movies, there are lands which our minds travel and wander off to. There are cities which we would like to visit, some for their romantic sceneries, others for the adventures that they pose.
For those born in these lands where others long to visit, it is a thing of pride and something to be grateful for, however, even these privileged ones need to see others cities for the world.
With data form surveys and polls, with some inference from personal visits, we bring you dream cities which you should visit before you depart the earth, you sure will be glad you visited them.
10. Brisbane, Australia
The capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland
One of the oldest cities in Australia, Brisbane was founded upon the ancient homelands of the indigenous Turrbal and Jagera peoples.
Named after the Brisbane River on which it is located. This in turn was named after Scotsman Sir Thomas Brisbane, the Governor of New South Wales from 1821 to 1825.
Visit Brisbane and see the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, enjoy its classical culture.
9. Prague, Czech Republic
The capital and largest city of the Czech Republic needs no introductions. It is the 14th largest city in the European Union.
It is also the historical capital of Bohemia. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava river, the city is home to about 1.26 million people, while its larger urban zone is estimated to have a population of nearly 2 million.
The city has a temperate climate, with warm summers and chilly winters.
The city has more than ten major museums, along with numerous theatres, galleries, cinemas, and other historical exhibits.
An extensive modern public transportation system connects the city. Also, it is home to a wide range of public and private schools, including Charles University in Prague, the oldest university in Central Europe.
Prague is classified as an “Alpha-” global city according to GaWC studies.
Prague ranked sixth in the Tripadvisor world list of best destinations in 2016.
Its rich history makes it a popular tourist destination, and the city receives more than 6.4 million international visitors annually, as of 2014.
Prague is the fifth most visited European city after London, Paris, Istanbul and Rome.
8. Amsterdam, the Netherlands
The Dutch capital’s central Canal District was crowned a World Heritage Site in 2010, helping draw the gaze away from the red lights and the smoke houses and onto one of Europe’s most gorgeous cultural epicenters.
Add windmills, cycling, cheese, storied facades, and Van Goghs to Amsterdam’s storied charm.
7. Edinburgh, Scotland
This is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 local government council areas.
Located in Lothian on the Firth of Forth’s southern shore, it is Scotland’s second most populous city and the seventh most populous in the United Kingdom.
If you want to have a real feel of what the old United Kingdom really feels like, then Edinburg is your destination.
6. Krakow, Poland
Krakow dates back to the seventh century, and has the architectural prowess to show for it.
Its stately market square, Rynek Glówny, is one of the most beautiful in Europe, and Wawel Castle, named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1978, was the epicenter of the country’s culture and politics until the 16th century.
Some 40 parks in the city mean you won’t be short a place to picnic—and to take in the views.
5. Florence, Italy
Florence is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and of the Metropolitan City of Florence. It is the most populous city in Tuscany, with 383,083 inhabitants, expanding to over 1,520,000 in the metropolitan area.
Florence was a centre of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of the time.
It is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, and has been called “the Athens of the Middle Ages”.
A turbulent political history includes periods of rule by the powerful Medici family and numerous religious and republican revolutions.
From 1865 to 1871 the city was the capital of the recently established Kingdom of Italy.
The Historic Centre of Florence attracts 13 million tourists each year, and Euromonitor International ranked the city as the world’s 89th most visited in 2012, with 1.8 million visitors.
It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. The city is noted for its culture, Renaissance art and architecture and monuments.
The city also contains numerous museums and art galleries, such as the Uffizi Gallery and the Palazzo Pitti, and still exerts an influence in the fields of art, culture and politics.
Due to Florence’s artistic and architectural heritage, it has been ranked by Forbes as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
4. Chefchaouen, Morocco
A city in northwest Morocco, known as the chief town of the province of the same name, and is noted for its buildings in shades of blue.
Chefchaouen is situated in the Rif Mountains, just inland from Tangier and Tetouan.
The beauty of Chefchaouen’s mountainous surroundings, are enhanced by the contrast of the brightly painted medina (old town).
It is this beauty and the relaxed atmosphere of the town that makes Chefchaouen very attractive to visitors.
The main square in the medina is lined with cafes and filled to the brim with locals and tourist mingling easily.
3. Kyoto, Japan
If you long to take a step back in time, then Kyoto, Japan’s imperial capital, is where you can visit tenth-century temples and pass young geishas in the street.
One of the most well-preserved cities in Japan, Kyoto has approximately 1,600 Buddhist temples and 400 Shinto shrines, each more likely to entrance than the next.
2. Lucerne, Switzerland
This city’s bridges, turreted buildings, and picturesque Old Town, makes it one fairytale destination.
Nestled on the shores of Lake Lucerne, the city is also a popular departure point for the Swiss Alps, which are visible from the town.
A walk through the city’s famed Kapellbrücke, the oldest covered bridge in Europe, would be the best walk of your life.
1. Budapest, Hungary
If your delight is to behold some of the best Art Nouveau architecture in Europe, then scenic Budapest has no bad angles.
The Széchenyi Chain Bridge offers magnificent views of the Danube River—especially at night.
This capital of Hungary, is the only capital city in the world that possesses healing, thermal waters, little wonder it is called “The City of Baths”.
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