Top Ten Best Capital Cities


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It is an amazing;highly developed and absolutely safe capital city, but also regarded as one of the best capitals in Asia and can be competed with any glorious capital city in the world - even from a highly developed country. There is no doubt that international developments are rapidly appearing in nearly every corner of the city. Its unique and awe-inspiring surrounding makes it more than a capital! If compared with Delhi (capital of India) it will surely win. Each and every Pakistani should pleased with such a world-class capital, despite the financial crisis political and religious conflicts, vulnerability to terrorism across the country and several other issues. Thus making a Pakistani proud for what he/she has
I love this city I search in Internet for this city is so beautiful I have never been there always wanna be there but I live in London it is in Pakistan I have heard that Pakistan is so beautiful place to visit I love this country always wanna be there I love there national anthem as well I can't understand in there language but the translation is so beautiful
Clean and green, peaceful and quiet with all sorts of places to go to and all sorts of activities to do.
[Newest]Serene and beautiful. Islamabad is stunning.
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London has more history and it's landmarks are recognised throughout the world. It's one of the world's top financial cities and at the height of the British Empire it was the most powerful city in the world.
'When a man is tired of London! He is tired of life' - You can find almost anything and anyone (one of the most multi-cultural cities in the world, anyone from any country will surely find a restaurant or shop or community centre belonging to theirs), there's constantly new things opening here and new areas to explore (I. E dalston and Stratford being redeveloped), there's something for everyone and it's so easy to get around with the underground transport, this is also where much of the world has been ruled and developed from historically and where so much has and will happen
London is the natural and totally apt international cosmopolitan capital of the cultural world. No other city can come close to the historical, cultural diversity, architectural, commercial, financial and internationally connected hub that London is. It spans the globe and belongs to everyone on the planet!
[Newest]I like this city because this city is beautiful in Google earth map

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Even after being completely destructed during the 2nd world war in 1945, still city like berlin was able to rise up and include itself amongst the topmost earning and the busiest capitals of the world.
So much history and very nice people, I would say this is by far better than London as it is safe and not full of drug smugglers who want to mug you. There is a diverse culture, many museums and fantastic architecture. So vote for the best!
One of the best city I have ever been!
[Newest]Best city I have been too! Amazing culture, great history, people are friendly, lots to see and do. Great public transport, mega cheap for a capital city, easy to get around and amazing nightlife! So much more I could say!

Incredibly safe and clean, amazing foods, fashion, arts, sophisticated cultures, you are just spoiled for choices.
Beautiful city with both modern and traditional part nice people and food
In the Japan itself it has proved its hardwork
[Newest]I love Tokyo because it is... ,well a beautiful city

Paris is for sure the most beautiful city in the world, and has so much landmarks! If I were a country, it would be the 11th economy in the world! Paris is strong on all fronts and is therefor the world's best capital city
Beatiful architecture, few eyesores, great atmosphere
Paris is a romantic city with beautiful monuments, perfect shopping and restaurant, very different neighborhoods and good transportation. I travelled a bit and nothing is equal to Paris!
[Newest]Higher! Paris is a city with the combination of modern buildings, ancient buildings, and nature. full of history

A great capitol city with impressive architecture
Nightlife there is awesome, I gotta visit again ^^
I'm American and I have family in DC. It used to be quite violent but in the last ten years it has emerged as a clean, safe, nice city. Great History and a lot to do.

Rome is wonderful city, which I have visited. It is wonderful to see such great constructions and historical legacy Rome have, especially the monuments speaks their history and culture
Birthplace of the roman empire, church, so much history! Totally amazing!
Everything there is amazing.
[Newest]Rome is definitely one of the most beautiful cities ever

A must see before you die...
Agree with the dude who said a must see before you die.Athens is not only damn gorgeous but it hss also amazing friendly people gorgeous girls and great food.Its also very safe.
It's a lovely city I think it should be higher in the list because of the amazing climate, the museums, the safety it provides to you and the great food.

Is actually the capital of Australia, not Sydney, which seems to be higher rated in this list.
I live in Canberra and I find it a very nice and safe place, however it can get very boring compared to other cities as it is not as large and is mostly suburbs.
The dumbass who put Sydney on the list obviously knows nothing about Australia. THIS is the capital city, not Sydney!
[Newest]I agree with you saying its boring.

Ottawa is magnificent. The Neo Gothic Parliament Buildings are second to none. The Parliament Buildings are situated on Parliament Hill, on a precipice overlooking the Ottawa River and Province of Quebec across the river. Ottawa has some of the best "green belt" parks of any city in the world, let alone a capital city. It is a compact city, easy for walking. In the winter, it is glorious to skate on the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO Heritage Site. Is amazing to see civil servants, with their long coats, suits, ties and brief cases, skating to work on the Rideau Canal. Where else in the world would one see this? Amazing. In May the tulip festival is also worth a visit. The tulips are an annual gift from The Netherlands in thanks for Canada harbouring Queen Juliana, who gave birth to one of her daughters while in exile during WW2 in Ottawa. The Dutch have never forgotten. Ironically, it was the Canadian army that liberated most of Holland in WW2. In the summer, there is Chamberfest, an annual Chamber Music Festival for music lovers. Lots of great museums in Ottawa. See photos of the 78 officers who escaped in the tunnel in The Great Escape at the Air Force Museum in Ottawa. The National Art Gallery is worth a visit to the city. Great collection.
Its perfect! Good night life, world class museums, many land marks, great places for site seeing, great food and culture. Also it's not a concrete city, balancing nature with the city, a great place to visit in all seasons

Beautiful Ottawa
Amazing place, can't be beat. The best part is enjoying a nice crisp winter day in ottawa!
[Newest]Yes the capital of my country is in the top 10

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Just amazing! A beautiful city were history is in the air, it's also remarkable that it was the most powerful city in the world during the Spanish Empire. Best gastronomy on the whole globe. Full of museum, amazing monuments and one of europe's biggest parks, the Parque del Retiro, with statues and a big pond with little boats on it. A modern, metropolitan city where tradition and modernity are combined wisely.
Amazing nightlife, amazing culture, amazing art, amazing people! Number 1 for me and I am from Barcelona.
Very nice city with lots of contrasts between old buildings and modern structures. Very interesting

I lived in Stockholm for a year, it's a very safe and friendly place
If are in Stockholm visit the Vasa museum. It is a whole ship in there! And also go to Gröna Lund to go on eclipse. You can't not hate This city.
Nice people and a beautiful city!
[Newest]Number one its beautiful, low crime rate, and clean as hell what more do you need.

Moving and good nightlife a

It is the best


Old city with long history and lots of skyscrapers!
Best place with the best women
Awful people, gangsters, skinheads...
[Newest]Amazing city with a lots of old and modern things

The problem is that Beijing is in China and it kinda has a communist government

One of the most beautiful cities in the world. ItÂ's great! The castle on the hill, you fell like in fairytail, when you are coming on Old Town Square and beautiful Charles Bridge with statues... I love Prague!

Seoul is the best I went there it is amazing
Seoul is the a bit underesteemed treated as unpopular city but if you go over and experience there, you might turn your impresson of it. It combines varaity of shopping that has many products to choose, sightseeing that is unique not a spectacular but breeze on spring and autumn season and exotic night cultures... Etc. Try to go there! It's treasure under the sea. !

19New Delhi
Delhi has the worlds best malls I refer to select city walk. The Christmas celebrated in this mall Farr better than the New York Rockefeller centre one.
New Delhi has the historical monuments coolest places in India.
Developing in IT sector and infrastructure
[Newest]The only city in the world to have a long historical background even before Buddha was born

Belgium handicap welfare is good. But too bad environment. The dirtist river in the world flows through the city.

Great place to live or visit, with tourist attractions worthy of visiting. Friendly people that are always up for helping anyone who needs it.
Beautiful city, beautiful people and a relaxed environment
I love wellington :) it is a beautiful small capital city

Lovely city, rich in history and culture. Ideal for a city break. The People are really friendly also and there are plenty of great bars, restaurants and nightclubs. Little bit pricy though and the public transport is poor in some areas
Beautiful city, lots to do, green spaces are plentiful, people are great for the most part... Overall it's a great city and great representation of Ireland as a whole.
A vibrant city with many cultural venues and a great night life, situated along a beautiful coast line (take the dart coastal train for some amazing views) the locals are friendly and its also very safe. would recommend a visit.
[Newest]Dublin for the win!

A great city to have fun in summer and winter.

Beautiful city, friendly people, good food and excellent Hungarian wine
The most Beautiful City where I was!

Baku, one of the most beautiful world’s cities is located at the joint of Europe and Asia, on the coast of the Caspian See, Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan and the largest city in the Caucasus. There are some magnificent views around the city. Most of the tourists, who come here, are interested in this country’s history and cultural heritage, which, by the way, is extremely rich. Yet, it would not be fair not to mention the fact that this is indeed an astonishing city, housing some fascinating landmarks. A UNESCO World Heritage Sight, the Old City is located in the heart of Baku. Baku is definitely the most beautiful capital-city in the world, where ancient historical land meets extremely modern civilization!
Baku is Amazing! Ancient and modern at the same time!
Life would be incomplete without charm of Baku! City must see! The most beautiful and magnificent capital in the world!
[Newest]Baku is the dirtiest (or used to be) capital in the world.


27Kuala Lumpur
For me, the city never ever sleep at the night time (just as same as the other capitals) but it was kinda peaceful in there more peaceful then London, but Rome is still my favorite


My brother went there for 8 months and went all
Around there and he loved it!

Enchanting spiritual atmosphere with prayers rising to heaven.. Navel of universe. City of shalom
The Great City of David. JERUSALEM is the capital of the world!
Jerusalem City of the great king and centre of the world

Capital of one of the most fast developing country, Bangladesh. In recent times, people of Bangladesh celebrated 400 years of Dhaka as capital city. Dhaka has a long history of fall & rise. But she always has been the centre attraction of education, politics, revolution, economics etc. She is the 12th mega city of the world. She has so many places of historical interest.
She is considered as the heart of the People of Bangladesh.
This city is full of beauty
Dhaka is the best city in this world

It is really dangerous but the city is nice

Lots of bautiful monuments. Very beutiful city

One of the most beautiful cities in the world. Unique! Great food, very beautiful old city with amazing monuments and great museums. Rich culture with a very nice music (Fadu)
Went there once oceanarium is awesome
A must see. One of the most beautiful cities in the world, filled with culture and really atractive people.
[Newest]The light is unique

Sydney isn't the capital, ACT is.
Sydney is not the capital, but it's the most touristic city in Australia. And laugh out loud, I agree, Sidney SHOULD be the capital of Australia. ; D)


Sydney isn't a capital, the capital of Australia is Canberra and it sucks.

Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia,
It's a beautiful city
Well, in the comercial of this city are good but sometimes I always bumped into rude guys but yeah, it's not progressive as the other capital but it's beautiful


[Newest]Jakarta is the best

Manila is the best city in the whole world what a happy place has exiting events I love to go there because filipinos are very very friendly
Lots of skyscrapers big malls and home of sm mall of asia
Best city to have fun in all aspects of the word! Laugh out loud
[Newest]Manila is a very natural city

City with the greatest history and the best opportunities
KrakĂłw's way better but Warsaw is still amazing!


Very beautiful, safe and clean place.

Friendly people and beautiful sights.
Clean, safe and attractive.

Very beautiful, developed and worthy of visiting
My dad went there and said it was beautiful with all the skyscrapers and all the lights

Beautiful beach and friendly people. The land of smile
Beautiful culture and anything for good life
The most beautiful city for tourism in the world by travel+leisure and the most visited city in the world by master card serve in 2013

Great city lots of fun for all ages and some of the best parting in the world

I have visited beirut around 4 times! Such a nice place. For me it's the best city in the best country Lebanon
The best city in the world, I love Tunis

Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland. First of all, this is the place where Titanic was built.
Belfast is also known as the student city for it's one of the most beautiful and top ranked University of the world the Queen's University Belfast. As a russel group University QUB is one of the most research based University in UK. QUB is regarded the best University for Pharmacy, Medicine and Dentistry. And in the filed of Engineering it is well renowned for Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering.
Belfast is also one of the UK's most tourist place. Local Irish people here are too friendly to describe..

Fantastic capital. Top10 world at least
How could CPH not make it to the top 10?! This is the most awesome capital in the whole world!


Best place to meet people who are salt of the earth and everything is within reach. Also safe place to live. Born there and grew up there. Love it.
This is the greatest City on the planet

Beautiful city full of history wonderful architecture. And very safe.

Beautiful, human scale city, excellent public transport, excellent for cycling, Van Gogh and Rembrandt paintings, beautiful people and lots of joy of living. Should bee the second better capital
World capital of art. Within 1 sq. Kilometer all the top museums of the world. Scenic canals, great restaurants and lovely people!
Comfortable city, beautiful historic city with a safe village feel.

48Buenos Aires
It's amazing.. Beautiful people, amazing food, great views
Best capital you'll ever see.
Best capital city in worldy

Its a very nice city. Most people are very nice. It is not very safe but not dangerous.


This is the best city I have ewer seen I'm from Germany
It is the most beutiful city I have ever saw. I'm from London, but I went there. People are so friendly and cind. Well, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are gonna get married in Sarajevo so...

Some Americans might not be so keen on going here, particularly the Vietnam Veterans. THEY MUST FORGET THE PAST AND LOOK AT THE PRESENT. Hanoi is full of historical temples, French colonial architecture, delicious and cheap food, friendly people, upscale shopping malls, shady trees, and peaceful lakes. If you drive 3 hours to the East, there is the wonderful world heritage site Halong Bay. Even though Hanoi belongs in SE Asia, the weather is very temperate and not tropical. November to March is quite comfortable. Finally, the hustle and bustle of motorcycles on the streets really makes you feel like Vietnam is in a huge economic boom.
It might not appeal so nice to some Americans, especially the Vietnam Veterans. THIS IS A MISTAKE. Delicious food, cheap products, friendly people, full of trees, and charming lakes.

What an amazing city. The city under the sun.


It is fun for all of ages

One of the most beautiful cities in the world enriched with ancient history.


If you are talking about the us city, I think it's spelled Columbus
Also, Columbus is very heavy with traffic


Johannesburg is not the capital of South Africa. That's Pretoria!
Watch out for tons of lightning bolts if you go here
You must know all three capitals in South Africa. Pretoria, Johannesburg,
And Bloemfontein


Bern is kinda boring zurich is much better

Great history great people great everything


Is a beautiful city, when I visited it I expected an old boring city but was the opposite, it has a lot of great monuments and even if is a little bit polluted, the sight from mount Dajt is just amazing... People are friendly and most of them know English.. YOU SHOULD VISIT Albania


Great capital of the Bahamas and have the great sea

Lithuania just sounds rather good



68San Marino


Phoenix is a city in Arizona

Its unfortunate the current insecurities of Mogadishu, It has been once the most beautiful city in Africa and most popular interms of tourism destinations with the longest beach on the outskirts of the city and beautiful buildings, Hope one day it will recover from the current problems of security,

72San Juan
It is the capital of Puerto Rico very very nice city in the caribbean sea

Very nice capital and very best women

74Panama City
The most beautiful capital of central America Panama Its Great

75Guatemala City
Lovely city have a great people

Very very beautiful Beaches
Guayaquil is not a capital city.

Its very nice and it's a second Sao Paulo

Its great and conurbation center

79Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic nice with largest capital of Caribbean

Liberia is rather awesome if I do say so

It is the best place to see history




Beautiful beaches, friendly people and developing tourist attractions. Viva Algeria!






Its the capital city of Iran, where it used to be a powerful country in the past called PERSIA. Beautiful people with beautiful culture.
Tehran is a big and wonderful city with very nice culture and people
Tehran is big with more number cars than other countries
[Newest]Tehran Is Very Good City

Beautiful city with very nice people
Big and good city


94Mexico City
Mexico is the best place I EVER VISITED
The greatest city in the world! It is the best place I have visited so far.

It rocks so much there are some great people there. I once lost my wallet and the people there were so helpful finding it.
It's a Beautiful city with mountains

Istanbul is the best
Istanbul isn't a capital city


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