Top Ten Most Beautiful Capital Cities In Europe

The Top Ten

1 Paris Paris Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of 105 square kilometres and an official estimated population of 2,140,526 residents as of 1 January 2019. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, science, and the more.

Splendid city, architectures from ages to modern building, among the most numerous cathedrals and Churches, abundance of all kinds of restaurants offering top international cuisine and of course French one.

So many theaters, exhibitions, festivals etc... And that also through the country France. :-))

None of the other capitals throughout the world can be compared to Paris. No one is so beautiful, romantic, has such an excellent food and such a strong history that can be reflected by every of its monuments! Paris is definitely the best city.

For people who are complaining about graffiti it's just part of urban art, Paris take a turn to the future, and street and urban arts have to be considered as arts.

And the most underrated city because the best European one with London of course, are so different but 1st ex-aequo.

I've been to Paris several times, and just walking around the streets and admiring the beautiful architectural wonders would do the job! Wonderful city! And I cannot get enough of DisneyLand.

BY FAR the most underrated city in the entire world. Because people visit just 0.5% of this worldly capital city.

Without any doubt the best with London.
So many different monuments to visit, famous avenues and shops, restaurants from lots of different countries, the Seine, theaters, exhibitions, entertainments etc... Etc...

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2 London London London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom. Standing on the River Thames in the south eastern part of the island of Great Britain, London has been a major settlement for two millennia.

Best city, better visit Big Ben, The Shard, Bukingham Palace, London Eye, such a brilliant city.

London is overrated, Paris, Luxembourg and Vienna are better in my opinion. - Slovenija

Stunning city

I've been to London a few times, and I've always enjoyed looking at the sites and just exploring and walking about, it's great. - ivylee

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3 Madrid

The best


My favourite city in Europe! I just love the energy of this vibrant and cosmopolitan city! There is an impressive arquitecture and such friendly people! Food is absolutely amazing! The feeling of this city is very different from other capitals in Europe! Oh and it has the best nightlife!

Madrid is a great city, much more beautiful tan others listed above

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4 Rome Rome

History, monuments, architecture, food, it worths the visit, trust me.

Rome is simply the most beautiful city in the world. History, art and architecture at every step. 2700 years of continuous history. Architectural model over the centuries. Class!

Beautiful, breathtaking sights. A walking museum of artistic and historical attraction. That's about it though, deep historical and cultural roots, but pretty much everything else is shallow.

By far one of the most overrated city in the entire world, best is NYC.

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5 Vienna Vienna

Best in Europe!

Great Quality of life,high Standard for reasonable Price,beautiful Center and nice winyards in western Districts of City:

Vienna is by far the cleanest, friendliest, Englishspeaking, charming, upscale historical imperial modern capital of the world. As a worldtraveller, I ve been to a lot of places, but Vienna is unique in many levels. Its save not too expensive, traditional preserved on one side o the Danube, skyscrapers on the other. No wonder its been voted Nr.1 to live in the world for 3 years in a row.
Vienniese people are classy, well dressed sophisticated and heartwarming. It is also on e of the cities with the most entertainment and diversity. Its very green and in my opinion the best public transportation in Europe

6 Berlin Berlin

Best beutfull capital in Europe

Berlin for sure

It's better than Rome,Paris and London.

When the Humboldt Forum is completed next year, the Lustgarten and Museuminsel are will be a phenomenal experience. It's pretty sublime already.

7 Stockholm Stockholm Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous urban area in the Nordic countries; 962,154 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.

Europe's most beautiful and underrated city.

One of the 10 most beautiful capitals of Europe, period!

Most beautiful

Stockholm is very Beautiful (especially in the Winter), ok sized and simply great city.

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8 Brussels Brussels Brussels, officially the Brussels-Capital Region, is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the capital of Belgium.

The best city in the world. Friendly folks

Brussel is a hell hole.

No, Brussels is THE capital of Europe chosen for its bright beauty.

Beautiful! Interesting and very clean. The people are friendly and openminded. So many small pubs an cafes

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9 Budapest

It feels charmy like no other place. It's definitely got a soul and the people are very warm.

I think it should be among the best three cities, as for me it is the top one, because it has something apart from the others! The people, the friendly people as when I visit a country where I am willing to spend and relax at least I should expect in return a smiling faces, this you can find in Budapest and Hungry

Amazing capital, much more beautiful than others.

As far as lay-out, there is no competition. The way the 7 bridges are crossing Europe's widest river, separating the very chique but flat "Pest" from the hilly and largely historical "Buda"... it is photographer's heaven, the "Gisele" of cities.

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10 Moscow

I love this city,clean,safe and not musliminfected like all the western capitals in Europe.

A largest city in Europe, very beautiful.

London, Brussels, Berlin, Paris, and Moscow.

Lived in berlin, london, paris, moscow and madrid. Moscow was excellent and the best. The rest was just acceptable, a lot of visual pollution.

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The Contenders

11 Bucharest

The biggest mistake people make when they think about an European city, they expect old parisian or londonese type of buildings. Bucharest is not like any other capital in Europe. It is a Cosmopolitan city that combines a big variety of architectural sights - from neo-classicism and interbelic structures to communist and modern buildings. And unlike some other cities like Oslo, Rome or Bern, it is actually a fun place to live. There is always something to do both day and night time.

I'm sorry to tell this but Bucharest is not beautiful, I mean like seriously, have you been there! Its not looked after and the buildings are horrible!
The only thing that is beautiful is the palace!

Bucharest is not ugly. It used to be but not anymore. I am from Romania and I don't like when you say anything bad about my country. Bucharest is even going to be the richest city in Europe in 2050. Don't believe this guy. - NicholasLoghin

Everyone should visit the Count Dracula memorial duck pond.

Bucharest is the best city! It has places that you can visit, beautiful museums if you are passionate about the Romanian culture. Also, when you want to go to eat / drink something, nothing is more expensive than 30 ron. OK, it may have the communist athmosphere because of its buildings, but I ensure you, if you are ever going to go to Bucharest, you won't regret.

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12 Edinburgh
13 Amsterdam Amsterdam

The wonderful peaceful atmosphere walking along the streets and enjoying the beautiful historic buildings and canals. - Just love it.

Pure joy to visit

14 Oslo Oslo
15 Lisbon Lisbon Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with an estimated population of 552,700 within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km².

Simply the best one

The jewel of the Atlantic, the San Francisco of Europe, older than Rome.

Lisbon is more beautiful than Paris.

Friendliest people!

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16 Prague

I wonder how it is not the best one over there.

It's so underrated, I actually live there and it's amazing, people are really nice too if you take the time to know them!

Like out of a fairytale. My favorite European capital so far.

Prague is the most beautiful city in the world! Especially in winter it's so magical ❤️

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17 Athens Athens

Coolest city on the planet

Loved it! So much history.

Amazing city. Loved every single corner. So different. So urban style.

Amazing city... Love every moment there...

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18 Helsinki Helsinki

Worst city in the world

Stupid city, filled with stupid 11-12 year old boys. I hate everyone who lives in the city. Ecxept people who have lived somewhere else than just in helsinki. Everyone there is so rude! And the city is so boring!

Bad city too boring!

Absolutely an amazingly beautiful city! Been there four times and I love it!

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19 Dublin Dublin

Beautiful city Irish people well and truly best people on earth

I hate it so much

I like the way they put the fish 'over there'.

I love it so much

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20 Copenhagen Copenhagen Copenhagen is the capital of the Kingdom of Denmark. At a population of 591,481 inhabitants as of January 2016, it is also the largest city in the country. It is located in the Hovedstaden region of Denmark and is home to the world famous Tivoli Gardens, one of the oldest operating amusement parks in more.

Amazing city much more beautiful than london with all the old architecture

Really beautiful, we like it, surely better than those south cities.

Pure Mekka for foodies!

21 Belgrade

The most beautiful city in the heart of Europe.

City full of spirit and style with a lot of museums, theaters, culture, beautiful Moorish architecture, with many parks, charming, hospitable and with the best food in Europe

Belgrade will be one of beautiful European cities, but problem is poorest budget from City Mayor... Belgrade is top teen city... I love Belgrade.

Belgrade offers the best entertainment in Europe!

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22 Warsaw

Great city with rich historical heritage!

Where old meets new. Great!

Just beauty!

Warsaw is a large Cowtown full of cornpone country p-u-s-s-y.

23 Bern

Only few people seem to know Bern, even though it has a beautiful, historic old town (UNESCO world heritage site). It is surrounded by a clear and very fast-flowing river and the Alps are less than an hour's drive away (you can clearly see them when the weather is nice). The streets in the old town all have arcades so even when it rains or snows, you stay dry while shopping.

24 Riga

One of the most beautiful cities world...


25 Ljubjana


In my opinion Ljubljana is a beautiful capital city of a beautiful country (Slovenia - for those who didn't know). It is quite underrated, and can be described as a mix of the best of Italian, Viennese and South Slavic architecture.

Cause it�'s beautiful

26 Zagreb

Zagreb is the most beautiful city, nice people, new trams they build themselves and they all speak english

Zagreb should be in top 10

Zagreb is alright but to be honest
There's nothing special about this city

27 Kiev Kiev

Rich history, beautiful architecture!

The history of this city is amazing!

I was there. Better than Paris.

28 Vilnius

Vilnius is my beautiful city, which no one knows about!

This city is among 5 most beautiful capitals in Europe.

"I honestly think this city in under rated and wonder is over rated! It is so beautiful, green and clean! The architecture is amazing. Food is amazing. Everything is amazing! I simply love it."

Wow!,the most beautiful city I've ever seen! Great architecture and nice people.

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29 Monaco
30 Tallin
31 Ankara
32 Tbilisi Tbilisi Tbilisi, in some countries also still known by its pre-1936 international designation Tiflis, is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River with a population of approximately 1.5 million people.
33 Luxembourg
34 Sarajevo

This city is the mot gorgeous and fun city in europ



This city has some heart warming friendliness that I have not seen anywhere else. The people are just great!
Food is diverse, so many beautiful and cozy places to eat and the prices are really fair and mostly cheap.
If you know a local from Sarajevo and even met them only once, they usually want to spend time with you and show you all the fun places to be!
There is a lot of distant and near history in the city to observe and to learn about and that just takes your breath away.
by the way. I noticed that Sarajevan women are surprisingly tall!
Just, amazing.

35 Tirana

Save, Really good food, Really good hotels, friendly people but many poor people

A lot of pollution, cheaters, roads in bad condition. Not very much to see or do.

36 Chisinau Chisinau Chișinău, also known as Kishinev, also referred to as Kishineu, is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Moldova.
37 Reykjavik Reykjavik
38 Sofia
39 Bratislava

That's a good joke

I didn't like it, it worth only one night short visit more than that u will be bored,

It's ok but not the best tourist attraction

40 Minsk Minsk
41 Citta Di San Marino

Do you know anything good?
I put Citta De San Marino to see if you know anything good

42 Bruges
43 Barcelona Barcelona Barcelona is a city in Spain. It is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain.
44 Nicosia
45 Nuuk


46 Skopje Skopje


47 Istanbul Istanbul Istanbul, formerly known as Byzantium and Constantinople, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural and historic center.
48 Metru Nui
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