The Top 17 World's Most Beautiful Cities 2024 (Glamorous Cities)

The Top 17 most beautiful cities in the world 2024.

The most beautiful cities in the world in 2024 are truly breathtaking cities that are touristy spots and picturesque. They are cities with iconic natural wonders and architectural gems. 

There are around 10,000 cities in the world today and among them are these glamorous cities. In this article, you will learn about the beautiful places you can visit in these cities and more fascinating pieces of information.

These are the top 17 world's most beautiful cities 2024, they are, 

Check out these charming cities, the countries they are and fascinating pieces of information about them. 

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1. Cartagena de Indias          

One of the most beautiful cities in the world is Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.

Country: Colombia

It is a beautiful unique city that tourists flock to every year as it is among the most beautiful cities in the world in 2024. The city has Latin culture and Spanish origin. 

The city has a street vibrant art, an awesome climate, historic stone walls, and beautiful beaches. In this city, you will also find San Basilio de Palenque, which is a beautiful village and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

This is because it is palenques meaning walled communities that were built in the 17th century by slaves as a refuge. It is only the one in this village with the wall that remained to our time. 

There are coral islands and an artificial island, in it you can have a wonderful experience of a floating hotel, in which everywhere around you is surrounded by water. If you love to dance, this city is saturated with music and dancing.

2. Queenstown                        

On the list of the most beautiful cities in the world is Queenstown New Zealand.
Image credit: Donaldytong

Country: New Zealand

For its beauty, this city is also known as New Zealand’s adventure capital. The city offers many exciting spectacular destinations for your vacation. 

This city is undeniably one of the most beautiful cities in the world in 2024 and there are lots of photogenic natural spots there. One of the most beautiful spots in this city is the shores of Lake Wakatipu. 

The Arrow River is also among charming places, which is a gorgeous river that is beautiful year-round. To have a panoramic view of this city, you can visit the Bob’s Peak. 

And if you want to move away from the bustling city, to experience a tranquil and serene atmosphere, you can visit the beautifully landscaped garden, the Queenstown Gardens. 

Other places include the Skippers Canyon, Shotover River, Kiwi Birdlife Park, and of course one of the best Queenstown sightseeing attractions, Milford Sound. Milford sound is one of the heavens on earth places.

3. Paris                                  

Among the most beautiful cities in the world is Paris, France.
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Country: France

Paris is also referred to as the Notre-Dame cathedral and Louvre Museum. Paris is the capital of France and it is the center of fashion and art. It is a cultural city as well as a romantic city. 

It is one of the most visited cities because it is gorgeous, and it is undeniably one of the top 10 most beautiful cities in the world in 2024. It is gorgeous that it attracts many great photographers, especially when you view it from the first floor of the Eiffel Tower. There are lots of things you can do in Paris. 

You can climb one of the famous towers, the Eiffel Tower, you can stroll along the banks of the Seine, or you can visit the Louvre, and see lots of shows and exhibitions there. 

The Château de Versailles is a castle visited by many people as it is a complex building, with terraces, and gardens. When you visit this city, you will definitely taste its gastronomy and its wines. 

4. Santorini Island                   

Santorini Island, Greece is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Image credit: SofiaPapageorge / Pixabay 

Country: Greece

It is the most beautiful island on our planet earth today on the list of the top most beautiful cities in the world in 2024. It is a fascinating place to be and it is really picturesque.  

The Island is made up of stunning white hilltop villages clinging to the rim of the caldera (a large depression formed when a volcano erupts and collapses). Due to the location of this island, it has the most beautiful sunsets, it is an incredible view wherever you are on the Island. 

The Island has gotten the attention of many with this, it is one of the tourist hotspot and the famous greek island. Till today, the Island continues to attract tourists as there are lots of beautiful pictures on the internet. 

The foods here are mouthwatering, such as grilled seafood and saganaki (portions of fried cheese in filo pastry drizzled in honey). If you visit this island, you can sail around the caldera and swim in the volcanic hot springs.

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5. Seoul                                    

Seoul, South Korea is part of the most cities on earth today.
Image credit: cmmellow / Pixabay 

Country: South Korea

It is a vibrant, enchanting city, bustling and full of life. It is South Korea's capital. It is rich in Asian culture and it has UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is a world-class city as there are high-tech stores. 

The city is also famous for its exotic cuisine. Certainly, it is. You can visit the Namsan Seoul Tower, a transmission tower with numerous viewing platforms and multiple restaurants. 

The city has five massive palaces, for this, it is also called a city of palaces. There are different fine-dining options with mouthwatering street foods. You can also take a stroll in the Bukchon Hanok Traditional Village to know more about Korean traditional culture and architecture which is fun and educational as well. 

You can also visit the National Museum of Korea, Lotte World Tower (one of the tallest buildings in the world), Seoul Museum of Art, Blue House, Cheonggyecheon, Seoul's Urban Stream, Dongdaemun Design Plaza, and more amazing places in this city. 

6. Amsterdam                           

Amsterdam, Netherland is such a sere city and among the most beautiful cities in the world.
Image credit: Alexei Maridashvili / Pixabay 

Country: Netherland

Amsterdam is a city that is rich both in natural and cultural dynamism. The city is also referred to as the “Venice of the North” as it is situated between the mouth of two rivers in the Ijsselmeer. 

It is a famous tourist city in Netherland and it is the country's capital. There are many pictures of this city on the internet as it is loved by many photographers for its beauty. 

It is a city with modern technology, breathtaking architecture, and intricate canals. The canals have been built since the 17th century in which appealing tall, colorful, and narrow houses are lined. UNESCO ennobled the semi-circular canal ring. 

There are many beautiful places in this city, such as the Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis), Anne Frank House, and the Tulip Museum. There is a floating flower market that you will see as you walk down the beautiful canals. You can have a 75-minute canal cruise through the city. 

7. Dubai                                 

Dubai, UAE is on the list of the most beautiful cities in the world as well.
Image credit: Mark de Jong

Country: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) 

This has so many things such as the world's craziest, biggest and tallest things. In 2024, it is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in the world. 

It is an artificial oasis with many attractions. It is a glamourous city with superficial gloss. It has fantastic engineering but there are no heritage sites. 

Interesting places you can visit include Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, Dubai Museum, Dubai mall, Bur Dubai village, Jumeirah Beach,  Dubai Opera, and lots more. More to this is the city's stunning beaches and beautiful weather. 

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8. Singapore                            

Singapore, Singapore is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Image credit: Meriç Dağlı

Country: Singapore

There are many iconic structures in this city, and the beauty is even more perceived at night. There are many beautiful places you can visit in this city. 

The Marina Bay Sands has many features such as educational exhibitions, Art-Science Museum for the art-fanatics, the largest rooftop infinity pool, two huge theatres, and more. 

Another place that is a must-visit is the Merlion which symbolizes the country's humble background as a fishing town on the Malaysian Peninsula's southern point. The Fountain of Wealth is a beautiful massive fountain that in 1998 Guinness Book of World Records recognizes as the world's largest. 

Gardens by the Bay, the Esplanade, Sentosa island, Marina Barrage, Chinatown, National Museum of Singapore, the Clarke Quay, and others are this city's iconic places bringing it to the list of the most beautiful city in the world in 2024.

9. Ljubljana                                 

Ljubljana, Slovenia is a great city on the list of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Image credit: AjetamG / Pixabay 

Country: Slovenia

It is Slovenia's capital and it is one of the famous destinations because it is a beautiful city. The city is rich in history, with its historic architecture and buildings. It is a small beautiful old town that can easily be manageable on foot. 

Some people describe the city as similar to wandering through Fantasyland at Disney World, except it is a real one. As you walk through the city, you will see small cafes as well as street musicians. 

You can visit Ljubljana Castle, a magnificently renovated stone structure that sits atop the city, for the best views of the city. The Triple Bridge, Cobblers' Bridge, and Dragon Bridge are just a few of the charming bridges that connect the two sides of the city.

10. New York City                     

New York City,  USA is one out of the most beautiful cities in the world.
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Country: United States 

It is a fantastic city that attracts lots of tourists every year with its unique skyline, the Manhattan skyline. It is one of the most beautiful cities with many landmarks that continues to evolve.

 The city is not only full of concrete buildings but there are also natural places here too. You can walk through Central Park and there you will find many birds. This city's pictures are seen in many magazines all over the internet. 

This city is previously named New Amsterdam since its first settlers were Dutch. But was given the present name in the 1920s as English took over. The city is also known as The City That Never Sleeps, City of Dreams, and Empire City.

11. Tallinn                                  

Tallin, Estonia is part of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Image credit:  Ben Bender / Wikimedia Commons 

Country: Estonia

It is the capital city of Estonia and it has been a perfect holiday vacation for many tourists. This city is a true gem, nestled on the country's northern shore, along the banks of the Gulf of Finland. 

It is an amazing city with outstanding architecture and historical buildings. Most of the buildings in this city are red roofs. The city is both historical and modern. 

People here too are nice and friendly which makes the city more charming. The city has many restaurants, terraces, and pubs. If you visit this city during the summer, you can vibe on sandy beaches. The Cathedral Hill or Toompea is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

12. Dohar                                 

One of the most beautiful cities in the world is Dohar, Qatar.
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Country: Qatar

It is a city rich in culture as well as wealthy in the beauty that causes many people around the world to visit the city. The city is about enjoyable moments of life and luxuries. 

It has an array of sightseeing delights, art, and watersports. the Msheireb Museums is one of the most beautiful places to visit in this city which has the four historical marvels revealing Doha's rich fishing history. 

Dohar, Qatar look tranquil and it is among the most beautiful cities in the world.
Image credit: Konevi / Pixabay 

The National Museum of Qatar is also a nice place to visit as it shows the modern history, present life, and the beginnings of Qatar with an incredible view of the bay. At the museum are restaurants, cafes, and 11 galleries. 

Other charming places include Mathaf, a haven for modern art, Katara cultural village which is a highlight of the vibrant culture of Qatar, the film city that is the mystery village of Qatar, and others.


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13. Sydney                              

Sydney, Australia is part of the most beautiful cities in the world.
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Country: Australia

It is the most natural charming city in Australia and of course one of the most beautiful cities in the world in 2024. It has picturesque beaches, nice weather, dazzling iconic architecture, and an amazing harbor view. 

Its location added to how gorgeous this city is, which is situated along the Tasman Sea, on the southeast coast of Australia (stands in the midst of a fascinating mix of land and water). 

The city is amazingly naturally beautiful, from its cultural landscape, dynamic arts, its mouthwatering dishes as well as innovative fashion scene. You can perceive the charm of the city more if you can have a scenic tour by flying over.

14. London                          

Out the most beautiful cities in the world is London, UK.
Big Ben, London. Image credit: 12019 / Pixabay 

Country: United Kingdom 

London is one of the most beautiful cities as there are destinations, sights, and attractions that will make you agree with this. 

Victoria Park is the oldest park that is one of the most tourist destinations in London as it has ponds with bridges and beautiful flower beds. 

You can perceive the appealing sight of the River Thames which is the longest river in England at night when street lights are lit. Another scenic place in the city is little Venice, just like Venice in Italy. It is a tranquil place away from central London's busy places. 

It has lovely waterways and a wide variety of narrowboats that cruise across them. When it comes to architectural beauty, Buckingham Palace is one of the city's iconic buildings. Other places include Hyde Park, Portobello Road, Primrose Hill, and lots more.

15. Bergen                             

Bergen, Norway is such a beautiful place on the list of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Image credit: MAO YUQING / Unsplash 

Country: Norway

Many people believe that this city is all about gorgeous fjords, even if it is, it is beautiful. From the city, you can explore the Sognefjord and the Hardangerfjord as the city is a gateway to the fjord. 

But it is not only that, there are 9 beautiful mountains as well with great hiking opportunities that also give the city a breathtaking view. Mount Fløyen is the most famous mountain that can be accessed by railway or foot. 

It is a small historical town with galleries, outstanding museums, and a cultural hub as well. Additionally, UNESCO has designated the lovely stretch of colorful buildings facing the Vågen (harbor) as a World Heritage Site. 

Most houses clinging to the mountains are colorful wooden houses that appear in clusters in the city. The city is also known for its great nightlife, has a high amount of rain yearly, lots of parks, and its streets are with impressive arts and murals, in short, it is a beautiful city-like paradise.

16. Japur                                  

Japur, India is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
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Country: India

It is also referred to as the Pink City as most of its historical buildings are pinkish. To Indians, pink is a color of hospitality. It is one of the most beautiful cities in the world in 2024 with amazing architecture and cultural heritage. 

Its city palace is guarded by huge walls which look like a fairy tale structure with the royal family of Jaipur and their lavish lifestyle. One of the places to visit in this city is Jantar Mantar whose twenty structures that serve different purposes are the UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Other beautiful places in this city include Jaigarh Fort, Markets, Jal Mahal, Museum of Legacies, Amrapali Museum, Galta Ji, Nahargarh Fort, and lots more. 

17. Capetown                            

Capetown, South Africa is the most beautiful African city as well as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
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Country: South Africa

This city is unquestionably one of the most beautiful cities in the world as well as the most beautiful in Africa in 2024 and here is why. 

It has a juxtaposition of mountains, charming beaches,  a buzzing waterfront, botanic gardens, nature reserves, the sprawling Winelands, two World Heritage Sites, and more. 

It has unique cultural influences based on its geographic position, being at the tip of Africa. There are fine wines and mouthwatering dishes that reflect a mix of African, Portuguese, French, Dutch, and Malay flavors. 

In the city, you will also find architectural jewels that are of Malay, Cape Dutch, and art deco engineering. The northern part of the city to Namibia's coast is the great African sea forest which is one of the most amazing things in nature you can read about it here.

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  1. Am fascinated reading this article.
    The beautiful features of these cities are making me to yearn to visit them especially Singapore. I would like to visit the amazing city on day.

    1. Thank you! Singapore is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

  2. Under Amsterdam section is actually a photo of Groningen, could you fix it?


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