Top Ten Most Famous Cities In the World


The Top Ten

1 London (England) London (England) 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.

Is it famous? Then I'm visiting it.

One of the greatest cities in the world. Very famous and millions of people visit it every year.Lucky it is on first place.

London is nice

1. London
2. Tokyo
3. New York City
4. Rome
5. Paris
6. San Francisco
7. Shanghai
8. Tornoto
9. Moscow
10. Mexico City

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2 New York (USA)

Great city great history

Definitely a movie star city. I see more movies set in New York than in LA. - JustAnAccount


My dream city. I have visited at least 8 times.

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3 Paris (France) Paris (France) 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.

Definitely more famous than nyc - Opinionatedarsehole

I knew where this was before most American cities, and I'm American!

Paris of course, city of Lumieres. The Romantic city.

4 Rome (Italy) Rome (Italy)

Throughout history easily the most famous, nothing else comes close. First city to hit a million people about 2000 years ago. Not a single city managed to do that for 1800 years!

London is not called London Empire. It is the UK capital. I have been to Rome twice and it's amazing. It's an awesome city, the history! How can you compare it?

It has to be Rome, naturally. I never heard of a London Empire.

Eternal City, City on 7 Hills, All roads lead to Rome, Heart of the Empire - JustAnAccount

5 Tokyo (Japan) Tokyo (Japan) Tokyo, officially Tokyo Metropolis, one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, has served as the Japanese capital since 1869. As of 2018, the Greater Tokyo Area ranked as the most populous metropolitan area in the world.
6 Beijing (China) Beijing (China)
7 Moscow (Russia)
8 Los Angeles (USA) Los Angeles (USA)

New york sucks

This also includes Hollywood, Malibu, Santa Monica, Pasadena, and the San Fernando Valley.

Also includes Beverly Hills and Bel-Air.

City of stars! ✨

9 Istanbul (Turkey) Istanbul (Turkey) Istanbul, formerly known as Byzantium and Constantinople, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural and historic center.

Istanbul is the best city in the world

Istanbul for the win!

Love d city

10 Toronto (Canada) Toronto (Canada) Toronto is the most populous city in Canada, the provincial capital of Ontario, and the centre of the Greater Toronto Area, the most populous metropolitan area in Canada.

Toronto should be classified as the best City in the World.

Love this city

What a great city, and the crime rate is so low for such a large city! So much to do... Simply wonderful city!

I love this city

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The Contenders

11 Sydney (Australia)

Sydney should be higher in the list because this is the birthplace of beauty. It's a multicultural hotspot where there are plenty of restaurants that consist of Asian to Southern European significance. People are so friendly and helpful but commuting is a pain as it's now the most densely populated city in Australia with 5 million residents living in the greater area of Sydney. It's a rich city and it boasts so many tourists spots. It's San Francisco with a mix of Los Angeles as well as San Diego because of it's scenery as well as the moderate climate.

Truly the most popular city in the world. Highest International population in the Southern Hemisphere where most residents were from places in Asia, The Middle East, Western Europe as well as Oceania. Sydney is the heart and soul of Australia because of it's attraction and ease of business. Sydney Residents have the highest salaries in the world.

Vibrant and beautiful. Oozes wealth and energy

Greatest city in the world - micahisthebest

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12 Jerusalem (Israel) Jerusalem (Israel) Jerusalem is a city in the Middle East, located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.
13 Islamabad (Pakistan)

What an unfortunate name for a muslim country - Opinionatedarsehole

A city of beauty.

I don't know I don't see how this beautiful city is not in the top 5. it's clean green pretty and the youngest city in the world.

Excellent city good to live peaceful and beautiful

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14 Venice (Italy)
15 Mecca (Saudi Arabia)

It is so beautiful. Words can't describe the holyland.

Best city

16 Dubai (UAE) Dubai (UAE)

Dubai is home to the tallest sky scraper in the world the Burj khalifa Or the Burj Dubai.

Dubai is the most busiest city on the planet

It is the best city in the world

It is the big stop over and its tourist heaven...

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17 Barcelona (Spain) Barcelona (Spain) 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.

Best city ever

In Barcelona they have million of beautiful churches and also they is also the famous engineer from Gaudi

18 Delhi (India)

Polluted city, nothing to compare with beautiful cities

New Delhi is the best city Islamabad and Karachi have too many terrorists

East or west Delhi is the best.dilli h dilwalon ki.victor have a Delhi and Delhi always have a winer.Islamabad is far far away from Delhi in best category there is no comperison.theirs (islamabadi)only one aim is jihad

19 Berlin (Germany) Berlin (Germany)
20 Athens (Greece) Athens (Greece)
21 Amsterdam (Netherlands) Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Weed city of the world

22 Rio De Janeiro (Brazil) Rio De Janeiro (Brazil) Rio de Janeiro, or simply Rio, is anchor to the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area and the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas.
23 Karachi (Pakistan) Karachi (Pakistan)

Never heard of it

Who cares about Karachi. The city of most hasty people.

24 Montreal (Canada) Montreal (Canada) Montreal is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.

French-Canadian mega-cityof Quebec, it was once the biggest in Canada, now its #2 behind Toronto, Toronto has a population of 6.7 Million abd Montreal, 4.1, Montreal isn't far behind Toronto is it?

Dreamworks I'm the world of tourism

Everyone knows this place, the incredible low crime rate for its population is the same as Toronto, the best Canadian city and 3rd best city ever

Top 10

25 San Francisco [USA]

best city

Should be higher on the list

Amazing things to do here
even if it's expensive
go check it out ☺(if you wan to)

26 Hong Kong (China)

Mostly known for its kung-fu movies and tourism - PerfectImpulseX

27 Chicago (USA) Chicago (USA) Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is also the most populous city in both the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States. Chicago is considered one of the most important business centers in the world. more.


It has one of the biggiest buildings in the world the willus tower. It was the fist city to use the grid. IT is one of the biggiest cities in the world. It is on the biggiest and freakiest lake in the world. It has the best hot dogs ever. The city doesn't smell like garbage. The columbian expedition

28 Boston (USA)
29 Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) Kuala Lumpur, officially the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, or commonly known as KL, is the national capital and largest city in Malaysia.
30 Shanghai (China) Shanghai (China) Shanghai is one of the four municipalities under the direct administration of the central government of the People's Republic of China, the largest city in China by population, and the second most populous city proper in the world, with a population of 24.18 million as of 2017. It is a global financial more.
31 Dhaka (Bangladesh)

Most populated place in bangladesh.

32 Washington DC (USA)
33 Dublin (Ireland) Dublin (Ireland)

Dublin is a beautiful and cultural place

34 Seoul (South Korea) Seoul (South Korea) 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 city ever 나나나ㅏ나나ㅏ나

35 Cairo (Egypt) Cairo (Egypt)
36 Colombo (Sri Lanka)

Literally the the only reason I've heard of Colombo was because I love learning about countries.

37 Lahore (Pakistan)
38 Tehran (Iran)
39 Lugano (Switzerland)
40 Miami (USA) Miami (USA) Miami, officially the City of Miami, is the cultural, economic and financial center of South Florida. Miami is the seat of Miami-Dade County, the most populous county in Florida.

Welcome to the city of sunshine, beaches, and international travel with Latin America, this is the perfect city to visit

41 Krakow (Poland)
42 Pokhara (Nepal)

Pokhara is a city of a less known country Nepal and it's 2nd largest in Nepal. The sceneries of 8 lakes and mountains jumping in those lakes is brilliant. It's not as polluted as capital too and is the best city to live in the lap of mountains

43 Hyderabad (India)

It's a very good place and it has yummy biryani to eat.I thought it would be first place.

44 Mexico City (Mexico) Mexico City (Mexico) Mexico City, or the City of Mexico, is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.
45 Canberra (Australia) Canberra (Australia)
46 Milan (Italy)
47 Florence (Italy)
48 Munich (Germany)
49 Madrid (Spain)
50 Giza (Egypt)
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Tokyo (Japan)
2. London (England)
3. Beijing (China)
1. London (England)
2. New York (USA)
3. Dubai (UAE)
1. Paris (France)
2. Rome (Italy)
3. Jerusalem (Israel)

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