Which European capitals to visit in winter or in summer, list in alphabetical order with ranking of the most beautiful and visited ones.
Ranking the most beautiful European capitals
Dam Square is the heart of the city, you can admire it, Nieuwe Kerk (New Church) where the coronations of the Dutch sovereigns take place, Koninklijk Palace, the Royal Palace, a majestic building built in the seventeenth century, and the Dutch branch of the famous museum of the London waxes, Madame Tussauds.
It is a large metropolis, which has a thousand-year history behind it, highlighted by its prestigious and fascinating ruins. It dominates the Acropolis, the upper city, the Parthenon, the most famous of the masterpieces of Greek architecture, was built in the fifth century BC, under Pericles, Athenian general, to guard the cult statue depicting the goddess Athena and the sacred treasure of the city.
Capital and seat of the government of Germany, it is a very important city at an international level, there are world-renowned cultural and scientific centers, as well as an important fairground.
The city presents itself with a pleasant mix of Roman, Ottoman, Byzantine and modern architecture. Many monuments to visit and places of interest also include well-kept green spaces including the botanical garden, Kugulu, Anayasa and Genclik park.
City very rich in history, fully considered as the pearl of the Danube for its immense artistic treasures and landscapes of undoubted beauty visible from various points of view.
For a visit to the city, we can start from Amalienborg Castle, consisting of four Rococo-style buildings that enclose an octagonal square, where you can watch the changing of the Royal Guard every day at 12 noon.
Cultural center of Ireland, great writers such as William Butler Yeats, George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, protagonists of twentieth-century literature, and famous musicians such as contemporaries U2, a mythical rock group, are linked to this city.
The city boasts important historical parts, both in the old part, mainly medieval, and in the new part dating back to the Georgian era, which is why UNESCO has granted it, with merit, the title of World Heritage Site.
The center developed around the Senate square and mainly includes neoclassical buildings. The main places to visit in Helsinki are the Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral, the old Senaatintori senate, the university, the Kauppatori market square with the statue of Havis Amanda, the Kiasma museum of contemporary art, the Opera, the church carved into the rock Temppeliaukion Kirkko, the modern center of Kamppi and the Esplanadi avenue.
The period of Arab domination is still very evident in the city, especially in some historic districts such as Alfama, as well as the era of great discoveries, when great wealth from Brazil and new businesses derived from new routes are well represented. ocean, financed the construction of churches, monasteries and various monuments, in the typical Manueline style.
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The inhabitants, belonging to different cultures and nationalities, make it a large cosmopolitan city. The places to visit and its monuments testify to the historical richness of the city.
With wide avenues and beautiful churches with golden domes, the city boasts a harmonious combination of styles dating back to medieval, Soviet and modern times, an expression of the different cultures that have alternated here.
From a tourism point of view, Madrid is well known for the Prado Museum, one of the most important in the world, rich in works of art, the Royal Palace, rebuilt in the 18th century after it was destroyed by fire. In the past residence of the royals of Spain, today it is used to receive the heads of state of other nations. Do not miss Plaza Mayor, the main meeting place of the city located in the center, the Almudena Cathedral and the Puerta del Sol, central square from which many roads radiate out.
Among the main places of interest should be considered the Kremlin, whose ancient name meant "fortified city", which, surrounded by a majestic stone wall including nineteen towers, houses representative rooms, once the residence of the tsars.
Visit this city with the awareness that you are going to discover one of the most beautiful cities in the world, walking along the banks of the Seine from which to admire the magnificent view of the Eiffel Tower, visiting the Louvre museum and Notre Dame cathedral or stopping under the Arc de Triomphe to observe the long tree-lined avenue of the Champs Elysees which leads straight to Piazza della Concordia.
Capital of central Bohemia, this city, characterized by harmonious architecture and precious artistic treasures, is crossed by the Vltava river, whose banks are joined by numerous bridges, among which the best known is the Charles Bridge.
It is the largest city in the Baltic republics and one of the main cultural, political and economic centers in the region. In the historic center there are several Art Nouveau buildings.
Contrary to what is common to think, Rome is a city that can be visited very well even on foot, resorting only in some cases to the use of convenient public transport, avoiding the stress of congested traffic and parking.
Among the major places of interest is the old medieval city, the Staden mellan Broarna which translated means city between bridges, which has picturesque views made of narrow streets and ancient buildings. Stockholm is an important cultural center that includes a university, a Royal Institute of Technology, the Academy of Fine Arts and Sciences, the foundation of the Nobel Institute where Nobel prizes are awarded.
Warsaw's old town offers visitors places of interest to visit. At the entrance is Piazza del Castello, closed on the east side by the Royal Castle, whose origins date back to the 14th century.
City very visited by international tourism, it is a brilliant cultural center, it can count on an extraordinary artistic heritage and many green areas, the main places to visit can also be seen during a holiday of a few days with a well organized itinerary.
Despite its partial destruction over the centuries, its medieval center has preserved a harmonious complex of buildings in different architectural styles.
It consists of an upper part which includes historical nuclei of Gradec and Kaptol, and a lower part, Donji Grad, of more recent origin. Gradec is also called Gornji grad, which means upper town. The central part of the city is Bano Josip Jelacic square, located at the base of Gradec and Kaptol, near the Mandusevac spring.