List of the 21 most photographed cities in Europe – by Doron Lerer
Who among us has not visited at least one European country, and found himself huddled alongside thousands of other tourists to photograph himself in one of the many famous tourist spots spread throughout the “Old Continent”? Whether it’s the Eiffel, the Colosseum, the Big Ben, or the myriad of great tourist attractions of the most classical continent, everyone who comes to Europe’s largest and most famous cities finds himself with a strong desire to document and perpetuate his miraculous moments in innumerable pictures and videos, many of which are uploaded and viewed Social networks as well. A site called Sightmap.com surveyed using an interactive map which European cities are the most photographed, and the results are very interesting. We present to you herewith the list of the 21 cities found by the site as the most documented, accompanied by spectacular images from them.
1. Amsterdam, the Netherlands
The capital of the Netherlands is a free and vibrant city, beloved by both young and old tourists. It is filled with picturesque, wide canals, with classical buildings painted in rainbow colors, in pleasant little alleys with cyclists wheeling from every corner, and with a host of fascinating museums, restaurants and cafés of all kinds and species. Tour The cruise between the canals and the city is one of the most favorite attractions here for tourists, during which many also take great pictures.
2. Porto, Portugal
Portugal’s second largest city, located in the north of the country near the Duro River, is a beautiful port city known for its unique architecture, colorful houses and famous port wine. This is a wonderful city, which many Israelis have also begun to discover and embark on in recent years, and you will find a lot of beautiful photogenic spaces suitable for spectacular photography.
3. Berlin, Germany
As one of the most fashionable cities in the world today, Germany’s hot (but cool in its weather) city offers the average tourist the perfect package: a fascinating history, unique architecture, heritage sites from all the different periods of the country, and of course an artistic and cultural scene that does not rest for a moment. Ambitious artists from all over the world. From street art in the city’s main neighborhoods to the famous Brandenburg Gate, Berlin is a perfect destination for both sightseeing and photography.
4. Athens, Greece
Greece is one of the most popular destinations for Israelis, and also for quite a few tourists from all over the world, and Athens is the gateway to the magnificent island country. At the end of the history of the ancient Greek Empire and the dawn of salvation, Athens allows every amateur tourist of photography, and professional photographers of course, to get the best out of it, especially through iconic sites such as the Acropolis and the ancient Agora.
5. Granada, Spain
The slopes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in southern Spain are home to the city of Granada, one of the cities with the richest multicultural history in Europe. Christians, Muslims and Jews have lived here together for thousands of years, giving the city a powerful and fascinating cultural flavor. Ancient buildings, preserved here from ancient times, together with a magnificent view surrounding the city, make Granada one of the most beloved and photographed tourist destinations in this part of Spain.
6. Salzburg, Austria
The birthplace of the greatest classical music composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, is a classic example of herself. Salzburg is located in the center of Austria, about 400 meters above sea level, at the foot of the northern part of the Alps, and despite its modest size, it is considered one of the most famous and most photographed cities in Central Europe, thanks mainly to the palaces preserved here from the Middle Ages and the stunning green scenery .
Together with Salzburg, Vienna is a major attraction, bringing to the little Austria thousands of tourists every year. The capital of the country has gained its reputation and reputation because of the abundance of culture, sophistication and gentleness it offers, with classic buildings such as its famous opera house, with excellent bakeries and bakeries, which produce unmatched pastries, and plenty of good things, Photography by itself.
8. Verona, Italy
The city where the famous play “Romeo and Juliet” took place, is almost as romantic and moving as this classic tragedy of William Shakespeare. It is a picturesque city, suitable for a trip and a visit in a calm and relaxed atmosphere, much quieter than other busy cities in Italy. The possibilities of photography and documentation here are endless: from impressive Roman copies to buildings that have been preserved here since the Renaissance era, and museums showing the original works of the great artists of the time.
9. Munich, Germany
While the October Oktoberfest takes place in the famous capital of Bavaria, Munich is full of curious tourists, but this wonderful city is worth a visit all year long. There is a fascinating combination between old and new, between the fascinating history of this beautiful region and progress and research, which are reflected in the many universities, research institutes and advanced industries that Munich is rich in. There are many successful destinations for visiting and photography, and it is recommended that you do not miss it.
10. Lisbon, Portugal
The capital of Portugal, which sits on the Atlantic Ocean, is an exciting and fascinating destination, combining charming alleys, colorful neighborhoods, shopping and shopping areas, and beautiful and sunny beaches, all wrapped in a colorful and welcoming Portuguese atmosphere. It is recommended to visit here during the hot summer months, so the pleasant weather brings this city back to life every day.
11. London, England
“Because in London there is …”, Chava Alberstein sang in the famous song and enumerated the endless advantages of the capital of the British Kingdom. Because what is there in London? There is history, art, culture and museums, there is nightlife and entertainment, and in fact everything exists here and in abundance. For the photographers among you, you may want to visit the huge London Eye, which from its highest point receives a wonderful view of the entire city.
12. Madrid, Spain
One of the great advantages of the capital of Spain and the largest city in the country is its celebrated nightlife, which adds to it in the evening a unique touch that many other European cities do not have. But do not worry, even during the day it’s a vibrant city that lives and moves at its own pace. As the home of several large universities, the city hosts a huge variety of people and ethnic groups, making it one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe.
13. Prague, Czech Republic
There is no doubt that this is one of the busiest cities in the world, and the truth is that anyone who has visited it can testify that it is so. The wide squares, the vast cathedrals, the medieval architecture, the vibrant art scene and the energetic atmosphere make the Czech capital a perfect destination for a vacation, a visit and a photograph.
14. Budapest, Hungary
An interesting detail is that the capital of Hungary is essentially the unification of two cities, Buda and Fest, separated by the beautiful Danube flowing between them. But it does not change the fact that it is one of the largest and most spectacular metropolitans in Europe, a classic city of culture, art, history and entertainment.
15. Florence, Italy
Thanks to its wealth of art treasures and architecture, Tuscany’s capital has often been described as a huge, open museum. Many of Florence’s magnificent works are spread throughout this beautiful and fascinating city, which has attracted some of the greatest and most important artists throughout history, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michaelangelo, Butchili and many others.
16. Monaco, France
The French Riviera is a place of great money and grandeur, and Monaco, with its casinos and the abundance of yachts that decorate its marina, is the capital and the most glamorous center that attracts all the trappings and salads of Europe. However, it is worth knowing that the more modest travelers in their budget have something to do, see and photograph in Monaco, and it is recommended to get there, even if only for a short visit.
17. Venice, Italy
The city of the famous waterways, located in northern Italy, is undoubtedly a unique and romantic gem that attracts thousands of tourists a year looking to look at it, experience it, experience a romantic gondola cruise, and of course photograph and document it quite a bit. You should know that Venice itself is defined as an archipelago, and it is actually a group of 118 islands divided between them through the canals and bridges, creating this magnificent ornate city together.
18. Istanbul, Turkey
The authentic and authentic combination of East and West in Istanbul attracts tourists to this city which was once the capital of the Ottoman Empire and is now the largest city in modern Turkey. The sounds and smells of the bustling street markets and the unique architecture that combines traditional oriental elements can not always be replaced with photography, so it is very worthwhile to visit it to enjoy its first-rate views.
19. Paris, France
With 45 million (!) Visitors each year, City of Lights is by far one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the world, and it’s no wonder its data light. Paris is not only the capital of France, but one of the capitals of the world, and its combination of business, culture, history, fashion, art, culture and food is unrivaled, so it is not surprising that it found itself in one of the highest places on this list.
20. Barcelona, Spain
“Oh Barcelona, Barcelona,” sang Joe Amar in his famous song, expressing the yearning and longing of many others for the great capital of Catalonia. Sitting in the east of Spain and kissing the waters of the Mediterranean, Barcelona offers the abundance of tourists who come to it all that they dream of on vacation: Gaudí’s famous architecture, art and culture abound, and plenty of entertainment and shopping possibilities, Barcelona, led by the famous footballer Leo Messi.
21. Rome, Italy
“All roads lead to Rome,” the famous phrase says, and is not at all wrong. The Italian capital has its own special status in world tourism and serves as a magnet for tourists from all over the world who come to it to be impressed by the wonders of the world that are unparalleled, such as the Coliseum and the Sistine Chapel. Rome is in the first place as the most photographed city, and the title comes to this city and rightly so, because it is impossible not to be in it and not to stop filming at any given moment.