10 cities on the water worth visiting

10 cities on the water worth visiting

Categories: Water

When pronouncing the phrase "city on the water" Venice immediately comes to mind. The architecture, rich history and romance of this place have turned this Italian water attraction into a real treasure for tourists. However, there are still many cities in the world that stand on the water. In this issue, we will talk about ten of the most popular of them.

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10 cities on the water worth visiting

10 cities on the water worth visiting

1. Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam is a multinational, vibrant and very civilized city. If you spend a weekend or vacation here, you will get everything you want: boat trips along the many channels, private parties on yachts, visits to museums with unique works of art, vibrant nightlife, friendly people, restaurants and bars for all tastes.

10 cities on the water worth visiting

2. Hamburg, Germany

The second largest city in Germany and the seventh in the European Union. There are more than 2 million inhabitants, and the port of Hamburg is the 20th largest in the world. It is also called the city of bridges. This is a great holiday destination to enjoy the elegant German architecture. In addition, it is one of the cities with the highest standard of living in Europe.

10 cities on the water worth visiting

3. Suzhou, China

Suzhou is called the Venice of China. This ancient city is located in Jiangsu province, near Shanghai. The old districts are crossed by numerous canals and buildings, although everything here is located quite differently from Venice. However, the local canals and architecture are just as old and beautiful. The Suzhou Grand Canal is the widest "street" that crosses the city's most important landmarks.

10 cities on the water worth visiting

4. Udaipur, India

Most honeymooners in India go on a romantic trip to Udaipur. This amazingly beautiful city is located between four lakes and is rich in ancient temples and sights associated with oriental myths. Locals call the city the Venice of the East, and the most popular area among tourists is the Palace on the Lake.

10 cities on the water worth visiting

5. Giethoorn, Netherlands

The Netherlands is crossed by a network of waterways, but some of the most beautiful are in the east of the country, in the city of Giethoorn. Here, tourists can stroll through fabulous places with wooden bridges and traditional-style houses. But the best part is that there are absolutely no cars in the city, people here only ride bicycles or boats.

10 cities on the water worth visiting

6. Alleppey, India

Alleppey is a famous Indian canal city in the southern state of Kerala. Tourists here can rent wooden boats transformed into houses and discover the beauty of this amazing place. The length of all the channels of Kerala in the southwestern part of India is more than 1400 km.

10 cities on the water worth visiting

7. Bangkok, Thailand

In the capital of Thailand, water channels are called klonguri and are used instead of roads every day. On these "floating taxis" you can get to almost anywhere in the city, enjoying the sights along the way and at the same time avoiding traffic jams.

10 cities on the water worth visiting

8. St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg "spread its wings" on the Neva River at its confluence with the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea. This huge city with more than 5 million inhabitants is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The city was built at the cost of the lives of tens of thousands of Russian peasants. Winters here are cold and dank, but it is in winter that the city is especially beautiful. The Hermitage, parks, boats on the Neva, the Kunstkamera, concert halls, streets described by Dostoevsky in books, a unique metro and many other attractions await you in this incredibly beautiful and diverse city.

10 cities on the water worth visiting

9. Bruges, Belgium

Bruges is one of the most popular tourist cities in Belgium. This small town rivals Venice in terms of historic preservation, and clean waterways intersect with medieval buildings as a backdrop, making you feel like you've stepped back centuries.

10 cities on the water worth visiting

10. Stockholm, Sweden

More than a million people live in the capital of Sweden. It is located on 14 islands and is the 10th most visited city in Europe. Stockholm is known for its beauty, rich architecture, clear waters that give the city its color, and beautiful parks. In December and January, temperatures drop to -5 and 0, but the beauty and grandeur of this city will make you forget about the cold.

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