Top Ten Best Capital Cities

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The Top Ten

1
Islamabad
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.
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2London
How is London so far down the list, it is the capital of what was the greatest empire ever known, it is the largest city in Europe (I think) and the second-most populous in Europe, it has such history spanning from disasters such as the Black Death and the Great Fire of 1666 to the never-ending Royal Family, on top of all this, London and the rest of the United Kingdom were one of the main contributors to pioneering what is now the United States, we also have a multitude of historical buildings such as Big Ben and the Palace of Westminster, Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral along with the newer beginnings of a variety of modern-day skyscrapers such as Canary Wharf, The Gherkin, and more recently The Leadenhall Building (more commonly known as 'The Cheesegrater'), The Walkie-Talkie and the tallest building in London, The Shard, we also boast the oldest underground train network in the entire world as well as the oldest Football Association (along with Scotland, and yes it's Football, not bloody Soccer), London is also home to quite possibly, the most famous stadia in the world, from the home of football, Wembley Stadium to the most famous tennis courts at Wimbledon, along with these, there is the home of rugby, Twickenham Stadium and more recently the stage of the greatest Olympic games thus far at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park which hosted London 2012, though London is an English city, a whole diversity of nationalities can be found in London from Chinese to Hackney's Jamaican and Caribbean community, but more famously, the street Brick Lane houses the largest Indian and Asian community in London, in media terms, London houses the HQ for nearly all British broadcasting companies, the more famous being BBC and ITV, there is also BAFTA and the BFI, the setting of London has more recently be used continuously in media terms, from being the setting for films such as 2013's Star Trek: Into Darkness and Fast and Furious 6 to games including the ending chapter of the Mass Effect trilogy in Mass Effect 3, globally acknowledged T.V. shows are also filmed here, including Sherlock and Doctor Who, finally, war wise, London has seen it's fair share of destruction, countlessly on the brunt of attack from different times throughout history, more recently in WWII, when a majority of London was destroyed in the famous Blitz, but out of the Blitz, London recovered and rebuilt into what is surely one of, if not, THE, greatest city on Earth.
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
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3Paris
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
Along with Rome, Paris has a lot of historical backround and is a beautiful scenery.

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4Berlin
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.
One of the best city I have ever been!
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!
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5Washington
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.

6Tokyo
Incredibly safe and clean, amazing foods, fashion, arts, sophisticated cultures, you are just spoiled for choices.
In the Japan itself it has proved its hardwork
Beautiful city with both modern and traditional part nice people and food
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7Canberra
Is actually the capital of Australia, not Sydney, which seems to be higher rated in this list.
Canberra is a very nice city to visit and live in.
There are lots of major sights that you can have a look around and Australia's important buildings or institutions.
There are lots of historical sights to learn about Australia's history.
Canberra is a definitely pleasant capital city.
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.
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8Rome
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.
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9Athens
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.
How can you say Athens is 15th? It is amazing!
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10Moscow
Old city with long history and lots of skyscrapers!
Best place with the best women
Awful people, gangsters, skinheads...
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The Contenders

11Stockholm
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!

12Ottawa
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!
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13Madrid
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
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14New 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
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15Brasilia
Moving and good nightlife a

16Helsinki
Friendly people and beautiful sights.

17Seoul
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. !
Seoul is a very nice place to visit.
There are lots of modern buildings and skyscrapers and it's a pleasant place for the foreign visitors, since it's very developed city.
There are also lots of historical sights based on Korean history, so it's a good place to learn and experience about Korea's history.
Seoul is a very nice place to visit.
Seoul has lots of major buildings and skyscrapers that you would like to have a look.
There are lots of fancy shops that you would like to go in your spare time.
There are also lots of historical buildings that you could learn and experience lots of Korea's history.
As a South Korean, I would like to recommend Seoul as top ten capital cities.

18Prague
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!

19Brussel

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


20Wellington
Beautiful city, beautiful people and a relaxed environment
I love wellington :) it is a beautiful small capital city
Wellington is a lovely place to live.
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21Budapest
Beautiful city, friendly people, good food and excellent Hungarian wine
The most Beautiful City where I was!
The capital of Hungary, Buda and Pest separated by the Danube river

MatrixGuy

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22Bejing

23Riga
A great city to have fun in summer and winter.

24Dublin
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.
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25Baku
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!
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26Kuala Lumpur
My brother went there for 8 months and went all
Around there and he loved it!

27Dhaka
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
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28Bucharest
Lots of bautiful monuments. Very beutiful city

29Sydney
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)

xXImMyOwnHeroXx

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

30Jerusalem
Enchanting spiritual atmosphere with prayers rising to heaven.. Navel of universe. City of shalom
Jerusalem City of the great king and centre of the world
Amazing! The most beautiful and powerful citiy in all over the world!
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31Lisbon
A must see. One of the most beautiful cities in the world, filled with culture and really atractive people.
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)
Colourful, exciting mixing the old and the new!
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32Manila
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
Manila is the Concert Capital of Asia with major concerts held everyday. Big malls and beautiful sunset in Manila Bay. Historic Intramuros and churches and grand museums.
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33Warsaw
City with the greatest history and the best opportunities
KrakĂłw's way better but Warsaw is still amazing!

PolishGuy


34Jakarta
Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia,
It's a beautiful city
Jakarta is the best

35Vienna
Very beautiful, safe and clean place.

36Beirut
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

37Belfast
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..

38Belgrade
Great city lots of fun for all ages and some of the best parting in the world
Most beautiful Balkan city, and one of the top 10 in Europe.

39Cardiff
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

40Edinburgh
Beautiful city full of history wonderful architecture. And very safe.

41Kiev

42Copenhagen
Fantastic capital. Top10 world at least

43Sarajevo
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...

44Buenos Aires
It's amazing.. Beautiful people, amazing food, great views
Best capital you'll ever see.
Best capital city in worldy

45Sofia
Its a very nice city. Most people are very nice. It is not very safe but not dangerous.

umadbro


46Amsterdam
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!

47Hanoi
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.

48Oslo

49Prishtina
It is fun for all of ages

50Zagreb

51Nairobi
Home of Africa's largest ICT centre.
IT'S A NICE CITY ESPECIALLY THE NIGHT LIFE. PEOPLE ARE FRIENDLY AND OUTGOING.

52Singapore
Very beautiful, developed and worthy of visiting

53Johannesburg
Johannesburg is not the capital of South Africa. That's Pretoria!
You must know all three capitals in South Africa. Pretoria, Johannesburg,
And Bloemfontein

JDConrad


54Bern

55Yerevan
One of the most beautiful cities in the world enriched with ancient history.

56Palestine
Great history great people great everything
I always Love Palestine... Fom Pakistan

57Trivandrum

58Tirana
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

TheProdigy


59Vancouver
It is really dangerous but the city is nice

60Colombus

61Riyadh

62San Marino

63Djibouti

64Phoenix
Phoenix is a city in Arizona

65Mogadishu
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,

66San Juan
It is the capital of Puerto Rico very very nice city in the caribbean sea

67Caracas
Very nice capital and very best women

68Nassau
Great capital of the Bahamas and have the great sea

69Panama City
The most beautiful capital of central America Panama Its Great

70Guatemala City
Lovely city have a great people

71Guayaquil
Guayaquil is not a capital city.
Very very beautiful Beaches

72Luanda
Its very nice and it's a second Sao Paulo

73Santiago
Its great and conurbation center

74Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic nice with largest capital of Caribbean

75Astana

76Monrovia
Liberia is rather awesome if I do say so

77Vilnius
Lithuania just sounds rather good

78Amman
It is the best place to see history

79Bangkok
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

80Tehran
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
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81Ankara
Beautiful city with very nice people
Big and good city

82Mexico City
The greatest city in the world! It is the best place I have visited so far.

83Kathmandu
Home to god and godess

84Istanbul
Istanbul is the best
Istanbul isn't a capital city
What the hell 84. ?
20 million people can't lies!
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85Kabul

86Nicosia

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