Most Beautiful Cities in the World to Visit in 2020

Happy New Year!!! What’s better than starting the year with a trip? Seriously I can’t figure it out…! So, if you agree with me, you’ll love this list of the Most Beautiful Cities in the World.

In this list, you’ll find a bit of everything – from a place where you can enjoy the beauty of nature to cities with an amazing history behind them.


Most Beautiful Cities in the World


Florence, Italy

Most Beautiful Cities in the World: Florence
Duomo in Florence
Photo by Thomas Mowe on Unsplash

With its phenomenal architecture, Florence is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The Duomo Cathedral is a gorgeous place to visit, and for the brave ones, you can climb the 663 steps to the top and enjoy the priceless view of Florence.

St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg, Russia
Church of the Savior on Saint Petersburg
Photo by Dušan Smetana on Unsplash

Saint Petersburgh, is not only a very historical city but it is also so beautiful. The entire city is actually on the UNESCO world heritage list. Steeped in mysticism, this city transports you to another world belonging to some of the most dramatic periods in European History.

Budapest, Hungary

Most Beautiful Cities in the World: Budapest
Budapest Parliament
Photo by Ian Stauffer on Unplash

Budapest is probably the most casual city in the world, where tourists and local people feel like they’re in another Epoque. The architecture is amazing and it is a place to meet a mix of different cultures. If you’re heading to Budapest, don’t forget to go to the mythical thermal baths – not only for the healing baths but also for the power of their architecture.

Jaipur, India

Hawa Mahal Palace in Jaipur
Hawa Mahal Palace in Jaipur
Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

Jaipur is known as “Pink City” due to its stunning buildings who were painted pink to welcome the Price of Wales and Queen Victoria. It’s definitely one of the most gorgeous cities in India.

Kyoto, Japan

Most Beautiful Cities in the World: Kyoto
Kyoto, Japan
Photo by Yu Kato by Unsplash

Kyoto is one of the most well-preserved cities. Here you’ll get to know the real Japanese history, with its natural splendor of nature and architecture. Advice: Go to Kyoto in the Spring to see the soft shades of the cherry blossoms. Or early in November for the shining scarlet of the trees as autumn segues to Winter.

Cape Town, South Africa

Most Beautiful Cities in the World: Cape Town
Cape Town
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This is a true tourist playground. Cape Town is the second-largest city in South Africa. It has a larger-than-life mountain, overlooking the City Bowl, harbor and white beaches. In 2019, this city was tapped as a World Design Capital, demonstrating its conscientious blend of natural beauty and human creativity.

Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen, Morocco
Chefchaouen in Morocco
Photo by Mohammed lak on Unsplash

Chefchaouen, known as the “blue pearl of Morocco” is the perfect place for a landscape. The signature color of the city is a variety of calming shades of blue.


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Havana, Cuba

Most Beautiful Cities in the World: Havana
Havana, Cuba
Photo by Augustin de Montesquiou on Unsplash

This city has it all, from nature to museums to festivals with famous people. And given that Havana is a port city, there are also endless gorgeous beaches to explore.

Singapore

Gardens by the Bay in Singapore
Gardens by the Bay in Singapore
Photo by Tailor Simpson on Unsplash

Singapore has been named the most beautiful city in Asia. There is so much history and beauty throughout the city that is definitely worth checking out.


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Rome, Italy

Trevu Fountain in Rome
Trevi Fountain in Rome
Photo by Christopher Czermak on Unsplash

Rome is probably the most fascinating city in Italy. It has more than 2500 years of history and innumerable archaeological sites, art museums, ruins, and churches.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam
Photo by RedCharlie of Unsplash

Amsterdam is known for its colorful narrow houses overlooking one of the cities many canals. Even on the lousy rainy days, it’s still beautiful.

Words by Rita Archer

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