Top Ten Best Capital Cities

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The Top Ten

1 Islamabad 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.

This is onne of the beautiful city of the world this is right on top of the list

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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.

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!

UP THE ENGLISH

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3 Paris Paris

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

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. :-))

Paris is the best and that a fact not an opinion.

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4 Tokyo Tokyo

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

I love Tokyo. This city has a great culture and so tasty food:) And... I love anime! Tokyo the best of the best!

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5 Berlin Berlin

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!

Love this city, amazing and very nice people it has a amazing river walk and has little to no traffic it has a great public transportation system so you don't even need a car love this city.

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6 Athens Athens

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.

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.

Greeks are amazing

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7 Ottawa Ottawa Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. It stands on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of Southern Ontario.

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 ...more

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!

Love maple syrup on pancakes and that’s why I vote for Canada

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8 Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.

A great capitol city with impressive architecture

Incredible city with a very unique nightlife. A lot of interesting history packed into a fairly combat place. Strongly recommend.

Lol, just about all of these cities on this list are on my bucket list... - DieGedankenSindFrei

Maryland and Virginia

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9 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 ...read more.

The city is beautiful but I hated my trip to the city because of it's people. Very rude, cold and unpolite unless you are blond like them. I went to Malmo and Stockholm and Oslo and the people are sparkling happy and talkative, pride to help, to give an information... As a tourist I felt the racism and xenophobia in Copenhagen several times in one week as I never felt even just one time while visiting Russia for one entire month for example. I was counting so much the days to get out of the country that I changed my plans and went for 3 days to Malmo by train, just to get out of there. Was a great decision I made, loved Malmo people... I imagine how it would be with me in a daily basis to live in Copenhagen. By the way I am (or I thought I was) European (I'm Portuguese), with white skin but black hair and eyes. For just 2 times I found myself needing information and no one even stopped to listen to me with a city map in the hand. In the restaurants and coffee I went, I found the same, ...more

Stupid dull city, racist and rude people. Why it's here? It should not even touch the top 30.

No Danish people are probably the most kind people in the world even though I'm not danish I'm a tourist(13) year old I thought that if u wanna see smiles then go there. Just meet the local residents and then you'll see how great they are and those rude people u see are tourists as well who come for vocations and then stay there for longer illegally

Because I have been there and it's so beatiful place that I ever been

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10 Moscow Moscow

Old city with long history and lots of skyscrapers!

Awful people, gangsters, skinheads...

Best place with the best women

The best city in the WORLD. MOSCOW!

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The Contenders

11 Stockholm Stockholm

I lived in Stockholm for a year, it's a very safe and friendly place

Rather overrated and boring. People reserved and very expensive give me london any day

Nice people and a beautiful city!

Best

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12 New Delhi New Delhi New Delhi is the capital and seat of government of India. It is also a municipality and district in Delhi and serves as the seat of Government of Delhi.

This should be first because this is the only city to have thousands of visiting places. This is 12th beautiful capital in the world. It has many monuments to visit! (It has 195 monuments)

It's a heritage city which has seen various eras an still standing firm.

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.

City of Mugals.

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13 Madrid Madrid

Amazing nightlife, amazing culture, amazing art, amazing people! Number 1 for me and I am from Barcelona.

Pretty but dirty and everyone smokes so it smells bad

Too polluted and ugly - AmmarSufyan

Very Antique, good transportation, very good food and also nice people, and I am from the US

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14 Rome Rome

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

Most beautiful capital in the world

Birthplace of the roman empire, church, so much history! Totally amazing!

Rome > London

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15 Canberra Canberra

Is actually the capital of Australia, not Sydney, which seems to be higher rated in this list.

The dumbass who put Sydney on the list obviously knows nothing about Australia. THIS is the capital city, not Sydney!

Canberra is certainly one of the most amazing capital cities in the world in terms of wealth, education, security and environment.

Canberra is an absolutely BORING city.

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16 Bangkok

It might not be the most beautiful capital but I think Bangkok has its own charm and filled of endless things to do.

#1 in Southeast Asia! This is SEA's Powerful Tiger City! - VNTMFans

Beautiful beach and friendly people. The land of smile

People is friendly children is polite very good!

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17 Wellington

More coffee shops per capital than New York! You've got a beach, you've walking trails, you've got charming people. So metropolitan but also a real sense of community. WELLY, I LOVE YOU

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

Wellington is great! - ShuhBanggg

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18 Edinburgh

By far the most beautiful city on this list near to wonderful nature and great entertainment. Good food and lovely people will always go back again and again

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

19 Oslo Oslo

Born there, very safe, welcoming people and no racism

Free university if anyone wants to go ���"

In the previous comment I wanted to say BORN instead of burn :D

Such a great place, why isn't this higher in the list?! what?! the people here are VERY friendly, and so filled with glee, you can even tell! my friend was going on a trip to oslo for vacation and to meet relatives and I wasnt very motivated to go because I thought norway was just snow and cold, but I was wrong-ish. yes, it is a bit cold, but we stayed there til late spring and it totally started to warm up. but that didn't really matter in my opinion, I felt kind of safe due to the people being so friendly. we did not speak much scandinavian languages, we only knew a bit of norsk but people helped us that spoke english. the place in general had such a great charm, too. it's a bit unexplainable but its very varied, and there much to do! my favorite place that we went had to be the downtown. especially when it snowed or it was at night, it was so beautiful! my friends' relative made me take a chance at skiing, I sucked at it, but it was a good experience. it was great, I did NOT want ...more

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20 Vienna Vienna

Vienna should be in the top 10. Friendly, safe, clean, historical, worlds capitol for classic music, according to MERCER index the best city to live in the world, architecture like Paris and, thank god, without the French

Very beautiful, safe and clean place.

The most beautiful city I have ever seen! It's really hard to find ugly building.

Very safe, very clean, very beautiful.

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21 Amsterdam Amsterdam

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.

Very safe and a lot of freedom.

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22 Brasilia

Moving and good nightlife a

Unique architecture!

23 Budapest Budapest

Beautiful city, friendly people, good food and excellent Hungarian wine

The most Beautiful City where I was!

Budapest = classical music. Don't miss the Art Deco style Academy of Music and the Opera!

I forgot to add a detail to describe this Pearl of the Danube: It is actually a very SAFE city. (Souhila from Algeria)

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24 Buenos Aires Buenos Aires

I'm Brazilian and I love this city! I was mind blown when I first visited there, indeed it is the Paris of South America, people there are beautiful too! Both men and women, amazing place!

It's amazing.. Beautiful people, amazing food, great views

Best capital you'll ever see.

bella

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25 Algiers

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

Clean and very safe city with the most friendly and welcoming people

That's the only place in Africa I've ever been

26 Cairo Cairo

Beautiful city and great food. People are very kind and friendly and everyone knows each other. The only time people fight is when they are driving. You hear the athan from the Masjid in your house. Tourism JUST NEVER ENDS. It's a lot more than just the pyramids. People are always lively and they play music so loud in the streets at 2 am. Only flaw is the trash everywhere and the pollution.

27 Nashville

YEE-HAW LOVE ME SOME COUNTRY MUSIC BOY. Also my cousin is my sister

28 Helsinki Helsinki

Friendly people and beautiful sights.

Clean, safe and attractive.

Stupid city the people who are only Finnish 100% are very rude

Awesome sights, the cathedral and churches are great and eira is absolutely nice art nouveau place!
There is something for everyone

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29 Prague

I've traveled all over Europe, the Americas and the Middle East... Prague is hands down the most magical and gorgeous city in the developed world

One of the most beautiful cities in the world. It�'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!

Awesome city

30 Brussels

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

It's not Brussel but Brussels with a 's'.

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32 Beijing Beijing

Nice place, watch for occasional air pollution, as they can really ruin a tourist's day. At night, the skyline of CBD is very nice. However, there are some rude people, and be sure to wear old shoes as people tend to spit everywhere (you'll get used to it). Traffic is very bad, the jams extend out to the suburbs (it is one of the largest cities in the world by land area). On the other hand, commentors here keep complaining about the presence of communism but surely they have been fed with adequate American propaganda and ranting from a biased point of view on a topic that does not quite relate to the theme.

Beijing would be a so much better city if communism isn't exist in China anymore. I just think that Beijing is quite a wasted potential because Beijing has quite many things to offer as a city and many interesting places to enjoy, yet Beijing's potential is completely ruined by the communism in China.

Same thing with Pyongyang it would be a better city without it communism and dictatorship.

Disgusting foods and not civilized people

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33 Mexico City Mexico City Mexico City, or the City of Mexico, is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.

Mexico city is the worst place ever someone remove it from the list

Mexico is the best place I EVER VISITED

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

Come on, it is one of the nicest cities in the world. And if you say it is unsafe I can tell you it has lower murder rates that St Louis and Washington DC.

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34 Seoul Seoul Seoul – officially the Seoul Special City – is the capital and largest metropolis of the Republic of Korea, forming the heart of the Seoul Capital Area, which includes the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province, the world's 14th largest city and second largest metropolitan area.

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. !

Amazing ancient tradition and modernity at both extreem

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.

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35 Singapore

I've been here twice and sometimes I feel like I wanna live there!

Very beautiful, developed and worthy of visiting

Followed after Bangkok (#19 in the World & #1 in SEAsia). Great place to see & to live! - VNTMFans

28? Why is Singapore so LOW on the list? It’s a multiracial society with foods from Chicken Rice to Roti Prata and a peaceful city state!

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36 Bucharest Bucharest

Hot chicks

Lots of bautiful monuments. Very beutiful city

Nice city. I reccomend visiting the Palace of the Parliament and the Old Centre. Also mind going down Calea Victoriei (Victory Path). But DO NOT GO to Ferentari or Rahova neighbourhoods. They are full of gypsies

37 Jerusalem Jerusalem Jerusalem is a city in the Middle East, located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.

Enchanting spiritual atmosphere with prayers rising to heaven.. Navel of universe. City of shalom

Its basically the capital of the world

The Great City of David. JERUSALEM is the capital of the world!

How is thos not number one! Seriously, I baffles my mind that it's number 31!

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38 Dublin Dublin

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.

Cannot believe that Dublin is down this far, it without a doubt deserves to be in top 15. One of the best cities in the world and anyone who as visited will not tell different.

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39 Boston Boston
40 Guatemala City

Lovely city have a great people

41 Beirut Beirut

Great and friendly people. Beautiful architecture and and an amazing nightlife. This city never sleeps. Very luxurious with its countless restaurants and cafes, boutiques, and hotels.

Beirut has great nightclub, rap battle, and pro sports (especially basketball scenes) and even better food.

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

42 Tehran

It's 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

Persia has the oldest civilization all over the world

Nice people nice culture

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43 Hanoi

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? 6th best capital city in SEAsia?! They're fashionable & look like models, right? - VNTMFans

44 Albany
45 Riga

A great city to have fun in summer and winter.

46 Kuala 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 - EmilyEgberts

I love it! This city is amazing! The night view is gorgeous!

Fake. Nothing interesting and boring.

3rd after Bangkok & Singapore (from SEAsia) as the best capital city! Truly Asia! - VNTMFans

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47 Warsaw

City with the greatest history and the best opportunities

Beautiful city with amazing history!

I love poland

Amazing city

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48 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.

The most beautiful city in Europe, with great food, friendly people and lovely weather!

Went there once oceanarium is awesome

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)

Love this City!
The culture,diversity,friendly people,food,history, architecture, so much to enjoy!

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49 Bern

Bern is kinda boring zurich is much better

50 Dhaka

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.

Dhaka is the best city in this world

This city is full of beauty

Dhaka is one of the old and historically most popular city in the world..and its developing with a astonishing way..if our world only had one city then the single best place on earth is Dhaka. Every geography and modern theory says that there is no better place on earth to put a city than here..we might have some problem but we are developing

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