Top Destinations

 

Top Destinations

 

There are many places to visit once in a lifetime. Top Destinations worth visiting are:

 

Budapest

 

Budapest is the capital city of Hungary and one of the largest cities in the European Union. The Budapest Metropolitan Area is home to 3.3 million people. The city covers an area of 525 square kilometres within the city limits.

 

Cited as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, its extensive World Heritage Site includes the banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter, Andrássy Avenue, Heroes' Square and the Millennium Underground Railway, the second-oldest metro line in the world. It has 80 geothermal springs, the world's largest thermal water cave system, the second largest synagogue, and third largest Parliament building.

 

The city attracts about 4.3 million tourists a year, making it the 25th most popular city in the world to visit (and the 6th in Europe) according to Euromonitor. more...

 

 

Dresden

 

Dresden is the capital city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany. It is situated in a valley on the River Elbe, near the Czech border.

 

Dresden has a long history as the capital and royal residence for the Electors and Kings of Saxony, who for centuries furnished the city with cultural and artistic splendour. The city was known as the Jewel Box, because of its baroque and rococo city center.

 

Dresden offers attractions in great variety and combines three aspects which complement one another: notable art treasure, architectural sights and a charming landscape. more...

 

 

Frankfurt

 

Frankfurt is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany. A unique feature of Frankfurt is its significant number of skyscrapers and high-rise buildings in the city center which form the Frankfurt skyline. Frankfurt is also a centre for commerce, culture, education, tourism and web traffic.

 

It is the largest financial centre in continental Europe and ranks among the world's leading financial centres. Frankfurt is home to the European Central Bank, Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt Stock Exchange and several large commercial banks.

 

Due to its central location within Germany and Europe, Frankfurt is a major air, rail and highway transport hub. Frankfurt Airport is one of the world's busiest international airports by passenger traffic.

 

Frankfurt Central Station is one of the largest terminal stations in Europe and the busiest junction operated by Deutsche Bahn, with 342 daily trains to domestic and European destinations. more...

 

 

Hamburg

 

Hamburg is located astride the River Elbe, is a major transport hub and is Germany's second largest city. The city of Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World. It has the country's biggest port and the second-busiest in Europe.

 

Hamburg is proud of its status as a Free and Hanseatic City and thus shares the same status as a province, making up one of Germany's 16 federal-states or Bundeslaender.

 

The city is a major tourist destination for both domestic and overseas visitors; it ranked 17th in the world for livability in 2012, and in 2010 it ranked 10th in the world. more...

 

 

Köln

 

Köln also known as Cologne, is Germany's fourth-largest city (after Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich), and is the largest city both in the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and within the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Area, one of the major European metropolitan areas with more than ten million inhabitants.

 

Köln is located on both sides of the Rhine River. The city's famous Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) is the seat of the Catholic Archbishop of Cologne. The University of Cologne (Universität zu Köln) is one of Europe's oldest and largest universities.

 

Köln was one of the most heavily bombed cities in Germany during World War II. The bombing reduced the population by 95% and destroyed almost the entire city. With the intention of restoring as many historic buildings as possible, the rebuilding has resulted in a very mixed and unique cityscape.

 

Köln is a major cultural centre for the Rhineland; it is home to more than thirty museums and hundreds of galleries. The Cologne Trade Fair hosts a number of trade shows such as Art Cologne, imm Cologne, Gamescom, and the Photokina. more...

 

 

Leipzig

 

Leipzig is a city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany. It is situated about 150 kilometres south of Berlin.

Leipzig is also known as City of Heroes and City of Music – as it has many great musicians, kapellmeister and composers who are arguably more popular and more prominent than anywhere else in the world.

Leipzig also acquired the nickname Klein Paris ("Little Paris") in the 18th century, when it became a center of a classical literary movement largely lead by the German scholar and writer Johann Christoph Gottsched. more...

 

 

Lisbon

 

Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal. It is the westernmost large city located in continental Europe, as well as its westernmost capital city and the only one along the Atlantic coast.

 

Lisbon lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the River Tagus, and has a population of 547,631 within its administrative limits on a land area of 84.8 square kilometres (32.7 sq mi).

 

Lisbon is recognised as a global city because of its importance in finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts, international trade, education and tourism.

 

The city occupies 32nd place of highest gross earnings in the world. Most of the headquarters of multinationals in the country are located in the Lisbon area. It is also the political centre of the country, as seat of Government and residence of the Head of State. The seat of the district of Lisbon and the centre of the NUTS II Lisbon region. more...

 

 

London

 

London is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom. It is the most populous region, urban zone and metropolitan area in the United Kingdom.

 

London is a leading global city, with strengths in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transport all contributing to its prominence.

 

It is one of the world's leading financial centres. London is a world cultural capital and is the world's most-visited city as measured by international arrivals.

 

London's 43 universities form the largest concentration of higher education in Europe. In 2012, London became the first city to host the modern Summer Olympic Games three times. more...

 

Munich

 

Munich also known as München is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria. It is located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Munich is the third largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg. About 1.56 million people live within the city limits.

Munich is home to many national and international authorities, major universities, major museums and theaters. Its numerous architectural attractions, international sports events, exhibitions, conferences and Oktoberfest attract considerable tourism.

Since 2006, the city's motto has been München mag dich ("Munich loves you").

In 2013, Monocle ranked Munich as the world's most livable city with the highest quality of life. more...

 

 

Paris

 

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France. Situated on the Seine River, in the north of the country, it is at the heart of the Île-de-France region.

 

Paris was the focal point for many important political events throughout its history, including the French Revolution. Today it is one of the world's leading business and cultural centres, and its influence in politics, education, entertainment, media, science, fashion and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world's

major cities.

 

Centuries of cultural and political development have brought Paris a variety of museums, theatres, monuments and architectural styles. Many of its masterpieces such as the Louvre and the Arc de Triomphe are iconic buildings, especially its internationally recognized symbol, the Eiffel Tower. more...

 

 

Stuttgart

 

Stuttgart is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is the sixth-largest city in Germany and spread across a variety of hills, valleys and parks.

 

Stuttgart has the status of Stadtkreis, a type of self-administrating urban county. It is also the seat of the state legislature, the regional parliament, the local council and the Protestant State Church in Württemberg as well as one of the two co-seats of the bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rottenburg-Stuttgart.

 

The city of Stuttgart is subdivided into a total of 23 city districts, 5 inner districts and 18 outer districts. more...

 

 

Tromso

 

Tromso also known as Paris of the North, is a city where one can see more of the Northern Lights than in any other part of the world.

 

It is the largest city and largest urban area in Northern Norway, and second largest city and urban area north of the Arctic Circle in Sápmi.

The city centre of Tromso has the highest number of old wooden houses in Northern Norway, the oldest house dating from 1789. more...

 

 

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