Top Seven European Historical Cities to Visit

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Europe is one of the most beautiful continents in the world and most countries in it are famous for combining great history, culture and traditions in an inseparable mixture of past, present and future. That is why each tourist who is planning visiting Europe should be prepared for an unforgettable journey through the grand history of some of the cities there by visiting different castles and ancient ruins located in thriving and modern cities.

Here are some of the most beautiful and visited cities in Europe, which are known for their fantastic atmosphere and historical “treasures”:


Rome, the capital of Italy, is a city that has literally centuries of history, which makes it full of historical landmarks that have made the city one of the most famous in the world. The Coliseum, the Palatine Hill, the Pantheon and the amazing Vatican are just a small part of the places of interest you should definitely see in Rome. Moreover, in Rome there are numerous museums and art galleries that gives the visitors of the city the opportunity to meet Italian history and culture face to face.


Besides being the capital of France and one of the largest cities in Europe and the fashion capital of the world, Paris is a great historical destination for all of you, who would like to see how past and present are tied together in an inseparable bond through centuries. Also known as the city of love, the capital of France is one of the most-visited tourist destinations in the world. The city offers a variety of landmarks and gives you the opportunity to literally “breath” the history into your lungs by visiting the Eiffel Tower, the Notre Dame Cathedral, The Louvre, the Arc de Triumph, etc.


In Europe and Italy in particular there are many beautiful cities but Venice is definitely one of the top historical treasures on the map of Europe. With its awesome bridges and canals, this Italian oasis can be toured both on foot or by a gondola. Venice has always been considered as a model of integrity and unique harmony between past, present and future, and its artistic, historical and cultural treasures make it one of the most-visited and loved cities in the world.


The capital of Greece is world-famous for being one of the oldest cities in Europe, with more than 3,000 years of history. If you dream of travelling back in time, Athens is the perfect place for you. There are landmarks and historical places to visit “lurking” around every corner, and still you should definitely start with the Temple of Zeus, the Tower of the Winds and the Acropolis. The rest of the city is also filled with beautiful statues, great fountains and green parks.


London has always been considered as one of the most beautiful, amazing and remarkable cities in the world, so there is no way not to include it in the Top European historical cities to visit. You can do literally everything that you imagine and want to do in this city, travelling through history by visiting some of the most famous tourist attractions such as Big Ben, London Eye, the Westminster Abbey, the Buckingham Palace, and so on.


Florence is one of the most picturesque and pleasant cities in Europe, which was once a part of the most famous centres of European cultural prosperity. Once here, you will be surely fall in the atmosphere of this place that combines traditions and modernity in a way that can't be forgotten.


Salzburg is the forth largest city in Austria and is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The old part of the town is built completely in a baroque style, which is preserved until recent times. Here you can also visit Mozart's residence, which is turned into a museum.

Author Bio: Jack Sheamus is passionate blogger and traveller. He loves to write about his trips. He currently works as a manager of local cleaners in Cricklewood and he loves his job because he has enough free time and earns enough money to travel.

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