Traveling can show you that there’s all kinds of cities, famous ones, historic ones, overrated ones, underrated ones, tasty ones and far away ones. What we want to share here are the cities that have really blown us away in their beautiful layout, the ideal combination of an impressive skyline and dramatic nature. If you love a great hike, dinner with a view, awe-inspiring sunsets and panoramic scenery, these are the cities we recommend to see before you die.
The views of two oceans, Table Mountain, Gordon’s Bay, the downtown harbor and whale watching are some of what make this city one of the most panoramic in the world.
Hong Kong may be compact in size, but the combination of the jagged cliffs meeting the seacoast are what create a swirl of beauty both naturally and man made as the skyscrapers light up the night and the waterfront.
Rio de Janeiro
The world’s most marvelous city is the ideal panorama. Once again towering cliffs come into play as the blue water swirls in and around the golden beaches. Rio is one of the most breathtaking places on this list.
It is an island nation in the Pacific, but that doesn’t stop it from being one of the centers and hubs of trade in Asia and the world. The towering skyscrapers are just unbelievably high and provide views out over the island and its lush greenery as far as the eye can see.
The is one of the most organized and lovely cities of India. The palaces are ornate expressions of wealth and royalty set against the backdrop of crisp and dramatic natural settings. Jaipur is a delight for the eyes.
The city of San Francisco is obviously marked by its lovely bay and the Golden Gate bridge. The town itself is a thrilling place to have beautiful observations. From the hilly streets to the central square there are unique perspectives at every turn.
The Eternal city is not just full of fantastic ruins, but set amidst seven lovely hills and with the Tiber River running through it there are plenty of amazing panoramic sites. Head to the outskirts of the ancient city to have some wonderful views, especially on the Gianiculum Hill and by Santa Sabina.
The beauty of the Danube is that it is the icing on the cake between the areas of Buda and Pest which unite in the modern city to form a symphony of beauty in classical architecture and fantastic hills.
This inlet town in the country of Montenegro is a best kept secret of a lovely fjord like village. Mediterranean culture, glassy blue water and ancient stone structures make it a novelty to explore.