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ROME

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Rome, located in the central-western part of Italy near the Tiber River, is the capital of Italy and one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world. It is chock full of historical sights, gorgeous landmarks, and fun places to explore, so make sure to have a well-researched itinerary before you leave. Otherwise, you’ll be left with too many places to see with too little time! The first and most important Roman attraction is its architecture. From the Colosseum to the Roman Forum, history buffs and casual observers alike will be mesmerized by the air of history and the interesting...

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Rome, Italy Photo #1 by Alessandro Cocchi from googleRome, Italy Photo #2 by Muhammad Hamza from googleRome, Italy Photo #3 by jc b from googleRome, Italy Photo #4 by Domenico Maio from googleRome, Italy Photo #5 by DC1972SA from googleRome, Italy Photo #6 by M in Paris from googleRome, Italy Photo #7 by Daniela Laurenti from googleRome, Italy Photo #8 by Paul Mario from googleRome, Italy Photo #9 by Alessandro Piai from google
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Roman Forum, Rome

Roman Forum

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Trevi Fountain, Rome

Trevi Fountain

 526   412
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Spanish Steps, Rome

Spanish Steps

 370   384
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Colosseum, Rome

Colosseum

 1365   430
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Palatine Hill, Rome

Palatine Hill

 234   243
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PARIS

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Anyone who loves travelling has been to Paris at least once. This magical city, affectionately known as ‘The City of Light’, is the capital of France and a very popular tourist destination. People with all kinds of interests visit Paris because this city truly has it all. Fashion, art, literature, history, football, music, partying — you name it, and Paris has it. 

Whether you’re a fashion student or just a casual observer, there’s no denying Paris’s role as the epicentre of all fashion. Most of the big names in today’s fashion, such as Louboutin, Chanel and Louis Vuitton, all boast French...

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Eiffel Tower, Paris

Eiffel Tower

 2009   1925
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Notre Dame, Paris

Notre Dame

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Louvre Museum, Paris

Louvre Museum

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Élysée Palace, Paris

Élysée Palace

 183   40
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Hôtel De Ville, Paris

Hôtel De Ville

 185   719
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AMSTERDAM

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Amsterdam, the capital city located in the western part of the Netherlands, is a charming city filled with a lot to see and experience. If you’re looking for a lighthearted adventure, planning a trip to Amsterdam is the right idea.

The first thing you’ll notice about Amsterdam is the bicycles. Since they serve as the primary mode of transport for many people in the city, you’ll see a lot more bicycles than in any other city in the world. In fact, seasoned tourists will tell you that the best way to explore the hidden depths of this idyllic city is to...

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Amsterdam, Netherlands Photo #1 by Mohammad Bayatnasab from googleAmsterdam, Netherlands Photo #2 by Elias Junio Aguiar from googleAmsterdam, Netherlands Photo #3 by Rodrigo Jiménez from googleAmsterdam, Netherlands Photo #4 by Tomáš Havel from googleAmsterdam, Netherlands Photo #5 by René van Hoek from googleAmsterdam, Netherlands Photo #6 by brn 196 from googleAmsterdam, Netherlands Photo #7 by Germain from googleAmsterdam, Netherlands Photo #8 by Zahra Torabi from googleAmsterdam, Netherlands Photo #9 by Anca Bratu from google
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Amsterdam Museum, Amsterdam

Amsterdam Museum

 180   57
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Heineken Experience, Amsterdam

Heineken Experience

 32   98
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Vondelpark, Amsterdam

Vondelpark

 205   111
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Red Light Secrets, Amsterdam

Red Light Secrets

 2   291
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Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Van Gogh Museum

 590   184
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PRAGUE

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The capital city of the Czech Republic is considered to be a hub of cultural diversity. Located at the center of the Bohemian basin, Prague, famously known as Praha, has the Vltava River running through it. This waterbody ensured the fertility of the surrounding land and played an essential role in the city's initial development. Prague is littered with architectural wonders, historical monuments, and cute pubs that will allow you to let loose when you come here for a much-needed vacation. 

Visited by millions of tourists each year, Prague, also known as the City of A Thousand Spires, is famous for...

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Prague, Czech Republic Photo #1 by Lawrence Baca from googlePrague, Czech Republic Photo #2 by Silvie Filova from googlePrague, Czech Republic Photo #3 by Petr Sabo from googlePrague, Czech Republic Photo #4 by El Likvidator from googlePrague, Czech Republic Photo #5 by Дарья Мехай from googlePrague, Czech Republic Photo #6 by Martin Martin from googlePrague, Czech Republic Photo #7 by Koen Nijnuis from googlePrague, Czech Republic Photo #8 by Fabrizio Contaldi from googlePrague, Czech Republic Photo #9 by Ognian Dimitrov from google
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Charles Bridge, Prague

Charles Bridge

 578   482
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Prague Castle, Prague

Prague Castle

 334   573
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Strahov Monastery, Prague

Strahov Monastery

 33   42
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Old Town, Prague

Old Town

 429   229
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Golden Lane, Prague

Golden Lane

 5   145
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BERLIN

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Germany's capital city is a sprawling metropolis that offers its visitors precisely what they're looking for. Berlin will bring your spirit to life in more ways than one, from numerous historical monuments, a buzzing nightlife, a mouth-watering food scene to friendly locals, and world-famous beer. 

Berlin is often called the party capital of Europe. This nickname originated from the easy flow of cheap drinks and the people who are always up for entertainment. If you're visiting Berlin on vacation, you can let loose in the various pubs found on every nook and cranny of the streets, drink some frothy craft beer...

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Berlin, Germany Photo #1 by Hidayet ÇELEBİ from googleBerlin, Germany Photo #2 by angel society from googleBerlin, Germany Photo #3 by AROUND THE WORLD from googleBerlin, Germany Photo #4 by علاء محمدين from googleBerlin, Germany Photo #5 by Dieter Domdey from googleBerlin, Germany Photo #6 by Jo Dejonckheere from googleBerlin, Germany Photo #7 by A L from googleBerlin, Germany Photo #8 by Popa Fanica from googleBerlin, Germany Photo #9 by NKEMJIKA ANDY from google
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Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin

Checkpoint Charlie

 248   57
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Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

Brandenburg Gate

 300   565
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Pergamonmuseum, Berlin

Pergamonmuseum

 57   49
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Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin

Gendarmenmarkt

 98   60
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Stasi Museum, Berlin

Stasi Museum

 62   14
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BUDAPEST

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Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and the ninth-largest city in the European Union by population within city limits. The city has an estimated population of 1,752,286 over a land area of about 525 square kilometres. Budapest is both a city and county, and forms the centre of the Budapest metropolitan area, which has an area of 7,626 square kilometres and a population of 3,303,786, comprising 33% of the population of Hungary.The history of Budapest began when an early Celtic settlement transformed into the Roman town of Aquincum, the capital of Lower Pannonia. The Hungarians arrived in the territory in the late 9th century, but the area was pillaged by the Mongols in 1241–42.

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Budapest, Hungary Photo #1 by Shane O'Malley from googleBudapest, Hungary Photo #2 by ylli naka from googleBudapest, Hungary Photo #3 by Hare Videos from googleBudapest, Hungary Photo #4 by Nuno Sá from googleBudapest, Hungary Photo #5 by Víctor CM from googleBudapest, Hungary Photo #6 by Újpest Pogi from googleBudapest, Hungary Photo #7 by Szabolcs Lovas from googleBudapest, Hungary Photo #8 by Strong Sim from googleBudapest, Hungary Photo #9 by Cauê Koba from google
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Matthias Church, Budapest

Matthias Church

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Heroes' Square, Budapest

Heroes' Square

 96   196
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Memento Park, Budapest

Memento Park

 32   47
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City Park, Budapest

City Park

 47   86
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Széchenyi Chain Bridge, Budapest

Széchenyi Chain Bridge

 39   26
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DUBLIN

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Dublin is the capital and the largest city in the Republic of Ireland. Located near the middle of the east coast, Ireland is known for its vibrant culture and buzzing nightlife. Dublin is the melting pot of cultures and ethnicities from around the globe and the hub of economic and commercial growth. The people of Dublin are friendly, cheerful, and always up for a celebration. 

March 17th marks the day when all the streets of Dublin experience an eerie silence during the early hours of the day, followed by thousands of revellers spilling into the street, celebrating Saint Patrick's Day. The...

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Dublin, Ireland Photo #1 by Jose Hugo Ruvalcaba from googleDublin, Ireland Photo #2 by Tim from googleDublin, Ireland Photo #3 by Yasmin Freitas dos Santos from googleDublin, Ireland Photo #4 by Tim from googleDublin, Ireland Photo #5 by Katarzyna Rudisteanu from googleDublin, Ireland Photo #6 by Rez from googleDublin, Ireland Photo #7 by Rob Mountford from googleDublin, Ireland Photo #8 by Mundo Sanchez from googleDublin, Ireland Photo #9 by Radu Costandache from google
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Phoenix Park, Dublin

Phoenix Park

 218   156
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Temple Bar, Dublin

Temple Bar

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Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin

Kilmainham Gaol

 62   28
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Dublin Castle, Dublin

Dublin Castle

 315   252
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Guinness Storehouse, Dublin

Guinness Storehouse

 99   171
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ATHENS

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Athens, the capital of current and the heart of ancient Greece, is a Southeastern European city that needs to be on your travel bucket list. The warm Mediterranean sun in the summers attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world every year. Due to the current economic situation, a visit to Greece is going to cost you surprisingly less as compared to its relatively expensive European counterparts. 

Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world that is still standing. With numerous ruins of the Roman Empire scattered throughout the city, there is much to see and do when...

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Athens, Greece Photo #1 by Julio FERNANDEZ CASANOVA from googleAthens, Greece Photo #2 by Monica Cuenca from googleAthens, Greece Photo #3 by 黒ごま太郎 from googleAthens, Greece Photo #4 by DES RAFT from googleAthens, Greece Photo #5 by F. B. from googleAthens, Greece Photo #6 by Michael Kalafatas from googleAthens, Greece Photo #7 by Amanda França dos Santos from googleAthens, Greece Photo #8 by Gerry Zengerink from googleAthens, Greece Photo #9 by Carlos Dominguez from google
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Acropolis Museum, Athens

Acropolis Museum

 246   235
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National Archaeological Museum, Athens

National Archaeological Museum

 249   115
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Panathenaic Stadium, Athens

Panathenaic Stadium

 108   129
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Syntagma Square, Athens

Syntagma Square

 129   233
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Temple Of Olympian Zeus, Athens

Temple Of Olympian Zeus

 95   200
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ISTANBUL

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Previously known as Constantinople, Istanbul used to be the heart of the Ottoman and Byzantine Empires. Today, the city forms a bustling metropolis that offers a unique amalgamation of Muslim and European cultures. Due to the rich history and vibrant cultures of people who inhabited this region, the remains of the empires can be found scattered throughout the city. 

The Hagia Sophia (also known as the Aya Sofia) is one of Turkey’s most visited tourist sites. Now a mosque, the Hagia Sophia was built as a church and served as a symbol of the advancement of the Byzantine empire. Minarets were...

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Istanbul, Turkey Photo #1 by Sümeyye Şentürk from googleIstanbul, Turkey Photo #2 by Нина Ревякина from googleIstanbul, Turkey Photo #3 by Ufuk OVACIK from googleIstanbul, Turkey Photo #4 by jamal Elbrahmi from googleIstanbul, Turkey Photo #5 by Evgeny Nelzikov from googleIstanbul, Turkey Photo #6 by Murat Ahmedoğlu from googleIstanbul, Turkey Photo #7 by Husam Mokhtar from googleIstanbul, Turkey Photo #8 by Fatih Bonomo from googleIstanbul, Turkey Photo #9 by Руслан Форостяк from google
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Galata Tower, Istanbul

Galata Tower

 264   215
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Pera Museum, Istanbul

Pera Museum

 26   66
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Maiden's Tower, Istanbul

Maiden's Tower

 84   30
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The Blue Mosque, Istanbul

The Blue Mosque

 123   433
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Basilica Cistern, Istanbul

Basilica Cistern

 64   206
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EDINBURGH

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Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas. Historically part of the county of Midlothian, it is located in Lothian on the Firth of Forth's southern shore. Recognised as the capital of Scotland since at least the 15th century, Edinburgh is the seat of the Scottish Government, the Scottish Parliament and the supreme courts of Scotland. The city's Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official residence of the monarch in Scotland.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom Photo #1 by FERNANDO CORTES BORRAZ from googleEdinburgh, United Kingdom Photo #2 by Uzoma Uche from googleEdinburgh, United Kingdom Photo #3 by Angelo Rubatto from googleEdinburgh, United Kingdom Photo #4 by Daniel Silva from googleEdinburgh, United Kingdom Photo #5 by söze keyser from googleEdinburgh, United Kingdom Photo #6 by söze keyser from googleEdinburgh, United Kingdom Photo #7 by VRUNAL SULAKHE from googleEdinburgh, United Kingdom Photo #8 by Jürgen Rösener from googleEdinburgh, United Kingdom Photo #9 by Jette Goldie from google
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Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Scottish National Gallery

 70   464
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Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle

 861   66
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Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh

Lauriston Castle

 98   4
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The People's Story Museum, Edinburgh

The People's Story Museum

 4   26
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Surgeons' Hall Museums, Edinburgh

Surgeons' Hall Museums

 5   19
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