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On April 8th, the TripAdvisor website released a list of the most popular destinations from around the world. The selection of these cities is thanks to millions of reviews from TripAdvisor users in terms of lodging, tourist attractions, and cafes and eateries throughout 2013.
Unfortunately, none of the cities in Indonesia are on the list. However, this list can be useful if you plan to travel abroad.
25. San Francisco, California, USA
The cities where the setting of famous films such as Pacific Rim (2013), Dirty Harry (1971), and The Maltese Falcon (1941) is famous for its Golden Gate (which is ironically red). You can also go to Alcatraz: the island that was once famous for its prison is now open to tourists.
24. Chiang Mai, Thailand
The town is located in the mountains of northern Thailand is home to ancient temples such as Wat Chedi Luang and Doi Suthep. You can come to the upcoming Inthakin Annual Festival in May, where you can enjoy a culinary show, traditional dance, and a celebratory celebration to the Buddha for eight days in a row.
23. Lisbon, Portugal
Lisbon is the largest city in Portugal. Enjoy a mix of Gothic, Baroque, Modern and Postmodern architecture in Lisbon buildings while sipping fresh sangria in bright sunlight.
22. Sydney, Australia
The green open spaces scattered in various parts of Sydney can refresh your eyes, considering those spaces are a rare thing in big cities in Indonesia. Do not forget to watch a music concert at the Opera House!
21. Budapest, HungaryBudapest actually consists of two old towns, namely Buda and Pest separated by the Danube River. Cross the riverbank with the path at night, when the dim light is incandescent from the magnificent buildings on your left and right sides.
20. Bangkok, Thailand
If Jakarta is famous with the nickname Big Durian, the capital of Thailand is often called Big Mango. See the grandeur of the King's Palace, with gilded roofs and thrones decorated with creatures from Hindu mythology. You who like to shop can also get a lot of quality clothes at a cheaper price in Bangkok.
19. Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town is one of the capitals of South Africa. You who love nature can go to the beaches, mountains, or sanctuaries typical of Africa this city has it all. You can also cross to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned by the Apartheid regime for almost 30 years.
18. Chicago, Illinois, USA
The city that often competes with New York's prestige is rich in history, cultural diversity, and delicious culinary from street stalls to famous restaurants like Alinea. For those of you who love paintings, you should visit the Art Institute of Chicago where George Seurat's La Grande Jete painting is on display. You can also go to the Museum of Science which is also the largest science museum in America.
17. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The oil industry has changed almost one hundred percent of Dubai's face. The architecture of the building and their landmarks are extraordinarily modern and ambitious, as shown by the Dubai Fountain and the Burj Al-Arab building. The flickering of the building's light at night can be one of the most beautiful things you will see for life.
16. St. Petersburg, Russia
The city is home to Russian literary giants such as Tolstoy and Dostoevsky, as well as classical composers like Tchaikovsky. You can go to the magnificent Cathedral of Kazan, and of course the Winter Palace where Russian royal families lived from the 19th century until they were killed in the communist revolution of 1917.15. Barcelona, ??Spain
Go to the Sagrada Familia Church, which until now has not been so although its construction began in 1882. Go to Casa Batlo, a building that will make you feel like you're in a fairy tale. Insert a cocktail and taste the tapas in the bars scattered almost in all corners of the city.
14. Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tango City! Buenos Aires is a tempting city, rich in nightlife and history. Go to Palermo area for evening entertainment. Scour the Avenida de Mayo and head up to towering buildings among the young green trees. Picnic all afternoon in one of his plazas!
13. Florence, Italy
This old town is the cultural center of Italy. The lights flickering on the historic bridges along the Arno River will spoil the eye. You crazy ball can also go to the cage Fiorentina at Artemio Frachi Stadium. You wine enthusiast must follow wine tour!
12. New York City, New York, USA
This dream city is the most visited city in the United States. Go to Broadway, the Empire State Building, Central Park, and of course Times Square. Taste the colorful cotton candies at the Dylans Candy Store and a sweet cupcake at Bellevue. Schooled in front of the Statue of Liberty. Respond to poetry carved at the bottom of a poem depicting the ideals of American states (Give me those whom you put aside the lost, the weary, whom you despise Send me those who lose direction On the side of this golden door, the light of my lamp is bright!) .
11. Berlin, Germany
Berlin is currently an alternative cultural center and young people. The city also has a vibrant nightlife, with its underground bars and sophisticated clubs. Until 1990, the city split into East Berlin and West Berlin. Go to the Palace of Tears to find out how the forced division affected and destroyed the lives of so many German families. Do not forget the pictures at Brandenburg Gate and go to the castles!
10. Shanghai, ChinaLocated on the banks of Yangtse River and East China Sea, Shanghai is a modern face and business center in bamboo country. Some of its skyscrapers have been built in the last two decades. Enjoy culinary tours in this city in Qibao and Zhaojialou villages. Do not miss the incredible acrobatic attractions of the circus group at Shanghai Circus World!
9. Siem Reap, Cambodia
The roots of banyan tree roots bind the walls of Angkor Wat temples, Hindu / Buddhist temples that had stood nearly a thousand years ago. You can also go to Bayon, which is often referred to as a baroque form of Cambodian architecture. Visit his sanctuary and run along its tranquil streams, feeding people in a country that was once destroyed by the Khmer Rouge regime.
8. Hanoi, Vietnam
Cover the hustle and bustle of Hang Gai Street to get high quality clothes like silk and velvet at very affordable prices. Respond to the aura of the past in his Old Town. Go to the various pagodanya, and do not forget to taste Vietnamese noodle and chicken lumpia!
7. Paris, France
Bonjour! You can do almost anything in Paris. The Eiffel Tower will greet you as you exit the Trocadero underground station. Moulin Rouge will be presenting you an entertaining cabaret attraction. Pursue the Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum. Visit the residence of Queen Marie Antoinette at the Palace of Versailles. Go to Notre Dame Cathedral and cross the Seine river from the church to buy two or three books at Shakespeare & Co. bookstore.
6. Marrakech, Morocco
You can take a quad bike tour through the desert and the rocky meadows. You can bid on everything from dates, fruits, DVDs, carpets to clothes in their souks. Pray at the historic Koutobia Mosque. Stroll through the gardens. You feel hot? Take a stroll at one of the roadside restaurants and order a cup of Moroccan tea famous for its fresh mint leaves.
5. Prague, Czech
Prague is a splendor that will never be full. Go to the square. Walk the Nerudova Road until sunset. Step through the Metronome park and climb the tower to see the red roofs of buildings all over the city. The extraordinarily friendly Czechs will make you not hesitate to return.4. Beijing, China
The capital of this bamboo country is a modern metropolitan city that also became one of the business centers in the world. You who are interested in art should see the performance of Chinese opera. Visit also Temple of Heaven and the royal palace of kings of the Ming Dynasty at Forbidden City. And of course, walk down the Great Wall of China until you feel you can never walk again!
3. London, England
Who does not know London? The English capital is famous for its Thames, its London Eye, the Tower of London, the National Gallery, the Tate Museum, or the Portobello Market. Schooled with one of the British royal guards in front of Buckingham Palace. Well for you who enthusiast Sherlock Holmes must go to 221B Baker Street.
2. Rome, Italy
The capital of Italy is rightly visited by those who want to travel spiritually. You can stop by the Abbazia San Paolo and St. Basilica. Peter, for example. For those who love history, please go to the Colosseum and Le Domus Romane two ancient Roman relics sites that still survive until now. Visit the Stadio Olimpico if you are football fans especially Roma Club Club. You can also take a day cooking course and hone your skills in the kitchen!
1. Istanbul, Turkey
The blend of ancient and modern world is something that finally gave birth to the city of Istanbul. Go to Aya Sofia / Hagia Sophia, the former mosque and church that is now a museum. Visit the magnificent Blue Mosque, built in the 17th century. Go to the Suleymaniye bathhouse (batam), the bathhouse that dates back to the 16th century. A variety of snack bazaars are also available on the sides of the road. Exotic and sweet European and Asian influences radiated from buildings all over the city to the character of its inhabitants.
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