The 8 Most Beautiful Cities in the World To Visit 

LISBON, PORTUGAL: A city with 290 days of sunlight has so much beauty, from the beach to the hills. Visit this historic city's most famous miradouro, Miradouro da Graça, or the less popular but nonetheless beautiful.

ÅLESUND, NORWAY: In 1904, Ålesund was destroyed by fire, but it later emerged with stunning Art Nouveau architecture, among the finest in Europe. Kayak down the Brosundet canal into the city centre to see the beautiful city.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Sydney is full of natural beauty, from Bondi Beach's azure waters and golden sands to Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park's lush rainforest and Royal National Park's bush. The Glebe Foreshore stroll is a great way to see the attractions.

QUÉBEC CITY, CANADA: Old Québec is the only fortified city north of Mexico and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Walk the cobblestones to visit the Basilica Cathedral Notre-Dame de Québec and the Old City's ramparts and four gates. 

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS: Amsterdam is beautiful with its 17th-century Golden Age architecture, complicated canal system, and gorgeous residences. Cycling is best, but you may also take a boat trip of the UNESCO World Heritage canal ring. 

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA: Cape Town, a port city on South Africa's southwest coast, is under Table Mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and New 7 Wonder. Hike or take a cable car to the mountain's flat top to see the Mother City, harbour, and Nelson Mandela's prison.

KYOTO, JAPAN: Great architecture and rich scenery make Kyoto a grand city. Kyoto, on Honshu, has many Buddhist and Shinto temples, notably Kiyomizudera and Kinkakuji. Other stunning places include Togetsukyo Bridge and Tenryu-ji. 

PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC: As its name implies, the City of a Hundred Spires boasts many attractive buildings. Walking is the greatest way to see Prague. The Lesser Town Bridge Towers, New Mill Water Tower, Old Town Bridge Tower, and Old Town Hall Tower provide unique views