Do you wanna increase your culture and have fun at the same time? Well join us and start in learning all the capital cities of the world!
In a world that is increasingly globalized, knowing countries and nationalities is a must-have, but as well capital cities. In learning capital cities you will considerably increase your knowledge and thus your "international culture", which could be beneficial for your future or your career.
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People might think sometimes that the country's most famous city is its capital. Many cases give evidence to the contrary though. Could you say the capital of australia? or the capital of Canada? Or maybe all the European capitals? Come to check if you were right thanks to our lesson then!
Our entire capital list will have no secret for you after that!
The World's most visited capitals
This could surprise many people but the World's most visited capital is actually Bangkok. 20.05 million of foreign visitors came to Thailand in 2017 to visit its enimagtic capital city, a blend of tradition and modernity. Among Bangkok's well-known sights are the Grand Palace and major Buddhist temples, including Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho, and Wat Arun. Other major museums include the Bangkok National Museum and the Royal Barge National Museum. Bangkok is as well the Thailand's best destination for a Thai food trip ; take a few steps away from the main roads into one of the city's countless alleys and traditional Thai culture and restaurants are everywhere.
The World's second-most visited capital is London. 19.83 million of foreign visitors came to UK in 2017 to visit its cosmopolitan, desirable and vibrant capital city, where no one could get tired to discover it! London has plenty of world-class cultural spaces such as the British Museum, Royal National Theatre, Buckingham Palace, and both Tate Galleries, as well as an astounding range of restaurants, bars and theatres. London is considered as the World's most vegetarian friendly city and as well the most attractive one for the youth.
Eventually, the World's third-most visited capital is Paris. 17.44 million of foreign visitors came to France in 2017 to visit Paris, which is considered as an « open-air museum city » ; each borough of the city has its own atmosphere and tourist attractions. Paris is especially known for its museums and architectural landmarks such as the Louvre, Musée d'Orsay and Pompidou Center but as well the Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, Eiffel Tower and Triumph Arch. But the wealthy French capital is also considered as the international capital of high fashion with its numerous Haute Couture fashion designers, and as the capital of Haute cuisine which contains ten of the 27 Michelin three-star restaurants in France in 2018 and more than 9000 restaurants.
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