Travelling and exploring new places is a trend these days. There are many people who love travelling, either individually or with family but they are unable to select the places they should visit to see beautiful destinations with natural features like mountains, hills, lakes, oceans, ranges and the places which provides luxurious accommodations. So, here is the list of top twelve places one should definitely visit before dying:
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When to Visit: Between May and September
Istanbul is a major city of Turkey which straddles Asia and Europe. In Istanbul, you can see blend of cultures where east and west meet. Its Old City reflects the cultural influences of the rulers who ruled over here. The major events that occur in Istanbul are International Istanbul Film Festival which is celebrated in April and Istanbul Music Festival which is celebrated in June. There is so much history in Istanbul and it is about unmissable.
When to Visit: Between May to October or in December
Berlin too has a great history but the major attraction of the city is the reunification Gate, art scenes and its events. Berlin was divided during Cold War and then was reunified through Brandenburg Gate which is famous as a symbol of reunification. The key events of Berlin are Carnival Cultures which was celebrated in the month May with a parade and Music, Berlin Pride Celebration and Bierfestival in June and Berlin has Christmas Markets and a New Year’s Eve Street Party by Brandenburg Gate in November and December. In Berlin, you can see the culture of Europe at its best as it is the heart of Europe.
Country: Czech Republic
When to Visit: Between April and October
It is known as the city of hundred Spires. It has colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches, Old Town Square and a medieval astronomical Clock. It has a large beer garden in the Letna Park which views over beautiful Prague’s red rooftops and bridges. Its key event is Prague Spring which is celebrated in May and June. This festival shows classical music and traditional dance at International platform.
9. Cape Town
Country: South Africa
When to Visit: Between December and April
Cape Town is a port city which is renowned around the world for being one of the most beautiful cities to visit, thanks to its city-meets-the-sea appeal. It is a city that must be visited once to see the Two Oceans Aquarium, Penguin Colony, Chapman’s Peak Drive and many more sites. The key events of the city includes Minstrel Carnival in January, Gay Pride Parade in February, International Jazz Festival in April and Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts from November to April.
When to Visit: Between April and July
The capital of Tuscany is also the capital of Gelato. It is home for many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. It is place for art lovers as you can see many masterpieces like Duomo which is a cathedral with terracotta tiled dome, Bell Tower, Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus, da Vinci’s Annuciation, Cellini’s Perseus with the Head of Medusa and many more. The major event of the city is The Maggio Musicale arts and opera festival in April and June.
7. Rio de Janeiro
When to Visit: Between December and March
Rio de Janeiro is a huge seaside city of Brazil. It is famous for its Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, 38m Christ the Redeemer statue atop Mount Corcovado and for Sugarloaf Mountain, a granite peak with cable cars to its summit. The city is also known for its sprawling favelas (shanty towns). It also conducts raucous Carnival festival, featuring parade floats, flamboyant costumes and samba dancers, is considered the world’s largest. It is a city which all type of people can visit as it has adventurous sports, natural beauties, historical sites and art museum.
When to Visit: Between April and May
Marrakesh is a former imperial city which is a major economic center and home of gardens, mosques and palaces. While visiting Marrakesh one should definitely visit Djemaa el- Fna, Musee de Marrakech, Ben Youssef Madrasa, Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs royal mausoleum, Ville Nouvelle and notable gardens like Majorelle, Agdal and Menara. The Marrakesh conducts popular art festivals like Marrakech International Festival in November and The Popular Arts Festival in July.
5. Saint Petersburg
When to Visit: Between May and August
St Petersburg is a Russian port city situated on the Baltic Sea. This city is Russia’s cultural center and being in this city means one should definitely visit ultramodern Mariinsky Theatre, Russian Museum, Hermitage Museum, Nevsky Prospekt and many more. The key event of the city is White Nights which is a massive citywide summer festival in June and July.
When to Visit: Between March to September
Budapest is a city which is bisected into two by the River Danube. It has a beautiful Chain Bridge which connects hilly and flat areas of the city. While visiting Budapest, one should definitely see Buda Castle, Szechenyi thermal bath, Chain Bridge, Hosok tere and Fisherman’s Bastion. The major events of the city are Budapest Spring Festival in March and April, Budapest Spring Festival in June and August and Budapest Wine Festival in September.
Country: United Kingdom
When to Visit: It is a Year Round Destination
London is famous for its Roman history and Thames River. One should definitely visit the city once in a lifetime. The major sights of London are London Eye, Tower of London, River Thames, St Paul’s Cathedral and Buckingham Palace. The key events of London includes London Marathon in April, Notting Hill Carnival in August and Frieze London art fair in October.
When to Visit: Between May and July
Paris is a global center of fashion, art, culture, famed culinary heritage and gastronomy. The major sights of Paris includes Eiffel Tower, Notre- Dame de Paris, The Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Musee d’Orsay, Champs-Elysees, Montmartre and many more. The key events of the city includes Fete de la Musique in June, Bastille Day in July and Fashion Week from March to September.
1. New York City
Country: United States of America
When to Visit: Between August and December
New York City comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Its iconic sites include Statue of Liberty, skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square. The key events of city includes Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in November and Times Square’s New Year’s Eve Party on 31st December.
There are many cites in the world which are center of attraction for the travelers, so we have provided a list of top 12 cities one should visit to explore the cultures of various empires and beautiful sites around the world. This list will help all kind of travelers to choose the best destinations they should visit to satisfy their wanderlust as per their interest.