- Bruges (Belgium)
Bruges is the capital and largest city of West Flanders province in Belgium’s Flemish region, northwest of the country, and by population the seventh-largest city in the country.
The size of the entire city at Zeebrugge is more than 13,840 hectares (138.4 km2; 53.44 square miles), including 1,075 hectares off the coast (from Brugge aan zee, meaning “Bruges by the Sea”). The historic town center is a famous UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is oval in form, and approximately 430 hectares. The total population of the city is 117,073 (January 1st, 2008), about 20,000 of which live in the city centre. The metropolitan area, including the outer commuter region, covers an area of 616 km2 (238 sq mi) and as of 1 January 2008 has a total population of 255.844 inhabitants.
One of Bruges ‘ most prominent features is nothing but its architecture of medieval origin. Most of the prominent buildings at this site are completely safeguarded. The entire historic center was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Budapest (Hungary)
Budapest is Hungary’s capital and most populous city, and the European Union’s ninth-largest city by population within city limits. The town has an estimated 1,752,286 population over a land area of about 525 square kilometers (203 square miles). Budapest is both a town and county and is the center of the metropolitan area of Budapest, which has an area of 7,626 square kilometers (2,944 square miles) and a population of 3,303,786, representing 33 per cent of Hungary’s population.
Innumerable monumental buildings connection with World Heritage. The underground which is the second old railway network in the lobe and also the best in the city is another popular attraction of Budapest’s. This location is visited by around 4.3 million people from different parts of the country, and it is also named as the best European & World Championship centre.
- Rome (Italy)
The Globalization and World Cities Research Network rates Rome as an Alpha Global City. Rome was the 11th most visited city in the world in 2019, third most visited in the European Union and Italy’s most popular tourist destination. The historic center is classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Host to the 1960 Summer Olympics, Rome also acts as the location of several United Nations specialized agencies such as the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Food Program (WFP) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
One of Rome’s famous temples is the Colosseum. Apart from that, it also has spectacular and vibrant architectural sites including churches, temples, the tomb of Raphael, the Pantheon and the Forum of Trajan. If you haven’t ever visited Rome before then try to visit at least once to know the city’s true magnificence.
- Florence (Italy)
Florence was a center of medieval European trade and finance, and one of the wealthiest towns of that period. It is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance by many historians, and has been dubbed “Middle Age Athens.” Its tumultuous political history includes periods of rule by the wealthy Medici family and several religious and revolutionary revolutions. The city served as the capital of the Kingdom of Italy from 1865 until 1871 (established in 1861).
The city draws millions of tourists every year, and in 1982 UNESCO declared Florence Historic Center a World Heritage Site. The city is known for its history, Renaissance art, and monuments and architecture. The city also includes numerous museums and art galleries, such as the Uffizi Gallery and Palazzo Pitti, and continues to exert influence in the fields of art, culture, and government.
Tourists will find numerous places of interest, such as museums, as well as galleries that include Uffizi Galleries, Medici Chapel, Pitti Palace and San Lorenzo Basilique. Other than that, it’s Indian fashion lawmakers and there lived a lot of famous people like Mike Francis and Giulio Caccini.
- Amsterdam (Netherlands)
The name Amsterdam derives from Amstelredamme, an example of the origin of the city around a dam in the Amstel river. Originating in the late 12th century as a small fishing village, Amsterdam became one of the most important ports in the world in the 17th century Dutch Golden Age, and became the leading center for finance and trade. The town grew during the 19th and 20th centuries, and planned and developed several new neighborhoods and suburbs.
This city is highly renowned for the world’s beautiful cities, and has a popular port in the cities as well. The city has been actively involved in the diamond trade in the last few years. Because of the proximity of the seaside, it always has oceanic climate and winds from the west. Besides that, for its infamous nightlife, it is also extremely well known.
- Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro is one of the Southern Hemisphere’s most visited cities and is renowned for its natural settings, Carnival, Samba, Bossa Nova and beaches such as Barra da Tijuca, Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon. Besides the beaches, some of the most famous landmarks include the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado Hill, dubbed one of the New Seven Wonders of the World; the Sugarloaf Mountain with its cable car; the Sambódromo (Sambadrome), a permanent grandstand-lined parade avenue used during the Carnival; and the Maracanã Stadium, one of the largest football stadiums in the world.
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