Cities to visit in your lifetime

As a supplement to my To-Do list, here is a list I stole from a HuffPost article about the top 50 cities to visit in your lifetime. I’ve striked out the places I’ve been. 13/50!

  1. Venice, Italy
  2. Seville, Spain
  3. New York City, USA
  4. Lhasa, China (the spiritual center of Tibetan Buddhism)
  5. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  6. London, England
  7. Marrakech, Morocco
  8. Petra, Jordan
  9. Rome, Italy
  10. Varanasi, India (one of India’s holiest cities)
  11. Florence, Italy
  12. Havana, Cuba
  13. Kyoto, Japan (once the Imperial Capital of Japan—tea houses, gardens, castles)
  14. Jerusalem, Israel
  15. Paris, France
  16. Beijing, China (Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China)
  17. Lalibela, Ethiopia
  18. Granada, Spain
  19. Athens, Greece
  20. Bagan, Myanmar
  21. Kathmandu, Nepal (the gateway to the Himalayas)
  22. Vatican City
  23. Lisbon, Portugal
  24. Tokyo, Japan
  25. Istanbul, Turkey
  26. Hội An, Vietnam
  27. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  28. Luxor, Egypt
  29. Berlin, Germany
  30. Jaipur, India (palaces and gardens)
  31. Lyon, France
  32. Oia, Greece (on Santorini)
  33. Siem Reap, Cambodia (Angkor Wat)
  34. Vienna, Austria
  35. Cusco, Peru (Andes and Machu Picchu)
  36. Cartagena, Colombia
  37. Zanzibar, Tanzania (mix of Africa, Arab, and Portuguese influences)
  38. Mexico City, Mexico
  39. Singapore
  40. Los Vegas, USA
  41. Samarkand, Uzbekistan (Islamic architecture)
  42. Sydney, Australia
  43. San Francisco, California
  44. Mont Saint Michel, France
  45. Dubrovnik, Croatia
  46. Bangkok, Thailand
  47. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  48. Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
  49. Prague, Czech Republic
  50. Budapest, Hungary
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