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Six European Cities Worth A Visit

A euro tour is every traveler’s dream. It is the ultimate trip of a lifetime. A few years back, I was an excited, young traveler who had saved enough to be able to tour a few parts of Europe. Fast forward to year 2018, I can happily claim that I have covered a big portion of Europe. Europe is one of the most exciting and fun continents of the world. Granted it is expensive compared to other continents like Asia, but if you follow certain tips, you can travel to Europe cheaply. But more about that later. In this article, I list six European cities that are worth a visit.

  1. Prague

Prague is pretty much the highlight of Czech Republic. It bags the award for having the most fascinating architectural sites in all of Europe. Exploring the city on a bicycle or on foot is most fun.

Places to Visit

  • Prague Castle
  • Old Town Square
  • Charles Bridge
  • Vitus Cathedral
  • Wenceslas Square
  • Karlstejn

 

  1. Barcelona

This Spanish capital is the only city in the world that actually had to put a limit on the number of tourists visiting as the crowds would get too huge to handle during the tourist season. You can now imagine how cool this city is. Barcelona too, like Prague is most fun to explore on foot as its streets are filled with architectural wonders and parks. A big plus are the gorgeous beaches.

Places to Visit

  • La Boqueria
  • La Barceloneta
  • Montjuic
  • Casa Mila
  • Gothic Quarter
  • Placa de Catalunya
  1. Budapest

The capital of Hungary is one of the most densely populated areas in Europe. It is paradise for passionate explorers as it boasts history, beautiful landscapes and a great nightlife.

Places to Visit

  • Fisherman’s Bastion
  • Buda Castle
  • Szechenyi Thermal Bath
  • Stephen Basilica
  • Gellert Hill
  • Margaret Island
  • Hungarian Parliament Building
  1. Paris

The city of Paris has a mix of old history blending with the modern 21st century. It is considered the fashion capital of the world and yet keeps it keeps its cultural aspect alive as well.

Places to Visit

  • The Louvre
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Champs-Elysees
  • Le Marais
  • Place de la Concorde
  • Notre Dame de Paris
  • Disneyland Paris

  1. Istanbul

Istanbul is so unique yet so similar to all European cities. Maybe it is the culture, religion and cuisine that sets it apart from the rest of Europe. It is a city that makes you fall in love with it.

Places to visit

  • Sultan Ahmed Mosque
  • Grand Bazaar
  • Topkapi Palace
  • Hagia Sophia
  • Basilica Cistern
  • Spice Bazaar
  • Rumelihisari
  • Bosphorus Bridge
  • Dolmabahce Palace
  1. Florence

This small Italian city is a favorite among travelers for its architectural wonders, art and restaurants. Youngsters love the city for its vibrant nightlife too.

Places to Visit

  • Florence Baptistery
  • Palazzo Pitti
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Florence Cathedral
  • Santa Maria Novella
  • Bargello
  • Loggia del Bigallo
  • Pazzi Chapel
  • Palazzo Davanzati
  • Fountain of Neptune
  • Uffizi Gallery