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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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Trevi Fountain, Rome

Trevi Fountain

 1485   656
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Roman Forum, Rome

Roman Forum

 711   927
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Colosseum, Rome

Colosseum

 2918   716
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Spanish Steps, Rome

Spanish Steps

 914   494
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Palatine Hill, Rome

Palatine Hill

 415   348
Rome Destination Guide

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

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The Centre Pompidou, Paris

The Centre Pompidou

 80   408
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Notre Dame, Paris

Notre Dame

 2114   1228
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Louvre Museum, Paris

Louvre Museum

 1517   996
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Cathédrale Notre-dame De Paris, Paris

Cathédrale Notre-dame De Paris

 95   145
Paris Destination Guide

LONDON

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London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom. The city stands on the River Thames in the south-east of England, at the head of its 50-mile estuary leading to the North Sea. London has been a major settlement for two millennia. Londinium was founded by the Romans.

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Trafalgar Square, London

Trafalgar Square

 1118   347
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Tower Bridge, London

Tower Bridge

 1449   361
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The British Museum, London

The British Museum

 632   128
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Lastminute.com London Eye, London

Lastminute.com London Eye

 35   215
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Science Museum, London

Science Museum

 697   37
London Destination Guide

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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Charles Bridge, Prague

Charles Bridge

 1273   607
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Prague Castle, Prague

Prague Castle

 787   734
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Old Town Square, Prague

Old Town Square

 231   289
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Strahov Monastery, Prague

Strahov Monastery

 55   53
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Old Town, Prague

Old Town

 1177   316
Prague Destination Guide

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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Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin

Checkpoint Charlie

 424   76
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East Side Gallery, Berlin

East Side Gallery

 109   73
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Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

Brandenburg Gate

 634   769
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Pergamonmuseum, Berlin

Pergamonmuseum

 79   73
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Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin

Gendarmenmarkt

 146   97
Berlin Destination Guide

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 Museum, Amsterdam

Amsterdam Museum

 262   66
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Heineken Experience, Amsterdam

Heineken Experience

 85   109
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Vondelpark, Amsterdam

Vondelpark

 286   167
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Red Light Secrets, Amsterdam

Red Light Secrets

 4   429
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Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Van Gogh Museum

 1316   298
Amsterdam Destination Guide

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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Heroes' Square, Budapest

Heroes' Square

 165   288
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Matthias Church, Budapest

Matthias Church

 152   295
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City Park, Budapest

City Park

 94   166
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Memento Park, Budapest

Memento Park

 52   70
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Buda Castle, Budapest

Buda Castle

 264   312
Budapest Destination Guide

BARCELONA

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Barcelona is a city on the coast of northeastern Spain. It is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain. With a population of 1.6 million within city limits, its urban area extends to numerous neighbouring municipalities within the Province of Barcelona and is home to around 4.8 million people, making it the fifth most populous urban area in the European Union after Paris, the Ruhr area, Madrid, and Milan. It is one of the largest metropolises on the Mediterranean Sea, located on the coast between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat and Besòs, and bounded to the west by the Serra de Collserola mountain range, the tallest peak of which is 512 metres high.

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Park Güell, Barcelona

Park Güell

 188   277
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La Rambla, Barcelona

La Rambla

 213   122
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Sagrada Família, Barcelona

Sagrada Família

 657   93
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Casa Batlló, Barcelona

Casa Batlló

 174   48
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Casa Milà, Barcelona

Casa Milà

 75   56
Barcelona Destination Guide

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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Acropolis Museum, Athens

Acropolis Museum

 363   311
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National Archaeological Museum, Athens

National Archaeological Museum

 356   140
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Panathenaic Stadium, Athens

Panathenaic Stadium

 158   168
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Syntagma Square, Athens

Syntagma Square

 198   329
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Temple Of Olympian Zeus, Athens

Temple Of Olympian Zeus

 134   301
Athens Destination Guide

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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Galata Tower, Istanbul

Galata Tower

 591   301
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Maiden's Tower, Istanbul

Maiden's Tower

 221   55
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Pera Museum, Istanbul

Pera Museum

 49   105
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The Blue Mosque, Istanbul

The Blue Mosque

 277   694
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Basilica Cistern, Istanbul

Basilica Cistern

 118   310
Istanbul Destination Guide