Top Most Beautiful Countries In The World
Beauty is a thing generally held in different perspectives as observed by different people. Like Francis Bacon said, “Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.” There are many factors that people consider to be a thing of beauty that might differ from the next person.
The world we live in has many beautiful places with amazing landscapes, architecture, and rich history. Most expatriates like to identify with these factors as a tool to measure the beauty of a place. These beautiful cities below have been selected based on these factors.
- Kyoto, Japan
Kyoto is the ancient capital city of Japan. It has a perfect blend of a classic city where the ancient kimono dress of the Japanese is still worn and a modern-day atmosphere to accommodate the trend of the new world.
Kyoto is located on the island of Honshu and is renowned for its amazing architecture and rich history. It is one of the very few cities in Japan that didn’t fall during the second world war. This city is home to over 1,600 Buddhist temples, 200 beautiful gardens, 400 Shinto shrines, film studios, and imperial villas. The beauty of this city is very charming and visitors find it very lovely.
- Dubrovnik, Croatia
Dubrovnik is by far one of the most beautiful cities in the world. This beautiful city in Croatia is regarded as the “Pearl of the Adriatic.” During the Balkan war, this beautiful city suffered terrible blows, but over the years has grown to reclaim its beauty.
Dubrovnik is well known for its love for arts abs science. The city is characterized by its amazing atmosphere that captivates the mind of visitors. Before recent modernization, the streets of Dubrovnik were once traveled by knights, queens, merchants, and great men of worth. This great city is the location for the famous movie series “Game of Thrones.”
- St. Petersburg, Russia
St. Petersburg is dubbed the “Venice of the North” because of its charming features of over 300 bridges and beautiful canals that tend to illuminate the city’s exotic palaces that once belonged to the Tsar Empire.
Aside from the architectural design of this city, there is an open-air museum that is usually covered by snow in the winter period. This beautiful city, once the capital of Russia has a very rich history and love for art. Also, this city is home to the famous Heritage Museum that houses some of the very best works of art the world has ever seen with a view of what the Romanov Dynasty halls looked like.
- Prague, Czech Republic
Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in the world to visit. The city has a very rich taste in arts and its architectural designs project it as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.
Oftentimes, Prague has been compared to Paris given its rise in the number of great writers, poets, musicians, and filmmakers it has produced over the years. Prague has an amazing atmosphere that can transport you to wherever you want to be. Some of the lovely treasures of this beautiful city include Charles Bridge and the lovely Astronomical Clock which seems to lure millions of tourists to the city.
- Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world located in Africa. The city has a rich history and is home to some of the great men who pioneered the anti-apartheid movement. One of the main features of this city is its picturesque house that seems to explode with beautiful colors. This city has amazing landscapes filled with virgin nature. Some of the lovely places to visit while in this city include Simon Town, characterized mainly by its clear water beaches and penguin colonies, and Haut bay, known as the seal island.
- Bergen, Norway
Bergen stands as one of the world’s most beautiful cities. This beautiful city situated between 7 hills and known to be the abode of some renowned trolls in Norway is one of the most highly photographed cities in the world. The city once harbored the Hanseatic League in its old quarter, Bryggen.
Bergen is considered the gateway of the Norwegian Fjords and is home to the popular Kode Museum which holds some of the beautiful works of the legendary painter, Edward Munch. You can also get one of the finest foods in Europe here.
- Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul is a beautiful city in Turkey situated halfway between Asia and Europe. The city has a perfect blend of the ancient tradition and the modern life of the West. Regardless of the recent developments, Istanbul has maintained its culture and tradition while opening itself to modernization.
This city has shared some beautiful names such as Byzantium and Constantinople in the past which portrays it as a city with a very rich history. The beauty of Istanbul is held in the oldest part of the city where we can find beautiful structures with magnificent designs like the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Cisterna Basilica, Topkapi Palace, and the Grand Bazaar. This city remains the only place where you can switch continents by simply crossing a bridge.
- San Francisco, United States
San Francisco is one of the world’s most beautiful cities located in the United States. The city has unique landscapes with large gardens, beaches, and parks that give you a complete feel of relaxation and satisfaction. Most tourists find this city a perfect destination. Some notable places to visit in this city include the Golden Gate and The Alamo Square. One interesting fact about this city is that it is multicultural and has a great love for entertainment, music, arts, and fun activities.
- Venice Italy
Venice is popularly known as the city of channels. It has over 100 small islands and 400 bridges joined together to make the city one of the finest cities in the world. Venice is a pedestrian city and is considered to be one of the most romantic places on earth. The city has a very rich history and beautiful architectural designs as evident in the Plaza de San Marcos which is frequently visited by tourists who come to get a feel of the amazing city. This city has a great love for arts and is home to one of the most famous Opera Coliseums in the world.
- San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
San Miguel de Allende is a very interesting city with beautiful landscapes and abundant natural resources. This beautiful Mexican city is among the very best cities in the world. This city has a very rich history and culture as evident in its buildings and arts. It is considered one of the quietest cities in the world.
During the independence war of Mexico, this city played an important role in ensuring the goal of the country was achieved.