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The Most Beautiful Cities in the World 

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List of the most beautiful cities in the world, as ranked by world travelers.  For any person who loves to travel and sight-see, heading to a gorgeous distant destination is a dream come true. The planet is filled with amazing monuments and breathtaking views that are just waiting to be discovered by a new set of eyes. Whether you’re looking to explore the ancient buildings of Europe or visit the city attractions in an Asian location, the cities on this list are among the most beautiful places in the entire world.

What are the most beautiful cities in the world? United States locations like New York City and San Francisco are huge attractions for travelers not only for their entertainment but for the many awesome skyline views. Countries like England, France and Italy also house cities known for their stunning sights. From the world-famous view from the Eiffel Tower in Paris to the lesser-known sights of Marrakesh, these cities are the best places to visit for a tourist who can appreciate a nice view.

The cities on this list are often believed to be the most beautiful cities in the world because of their renowned sights. Which of these cities are your favorites? Which beautiful city would you visit if you had the chance?

Venice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Beautiful Cities in the World
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Venice, Italy, is best known for being a city surrounded by water, making in necessary to travel from building to building through the Grand Canal.

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Rome is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Beautiful Cities in the World
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Rome has a long, fascinating history that can still be explored through the amazing churches, colosseum and museums.
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Prague is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Beautiful Cities in the World
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When you walk the streets of Prague, you're likely to see amazing architecture, artistic statues and other sights that will make the trip well worth it.
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Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Beautiful Cities in the World
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Ciutadella Park and the Monastery of Pedralbes in Barcelona are among the reasons why it's an attractive city to visit.
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