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Let us walk together through the Top Travel Destinations. Let me know if I missed any city that you thought should be there. Remember this is a matter of taste.

Travelers have always been fascinated by the Top Destinations. We all know that this is a matter of taste and many such lists can be arranged.

Here I am using my Travel experience and the remarks of my former clients. I also used the Internet and the Travel magazines to help see what other people think. So here is my list.





The Empire State Building has been New York's symbol for more than a century

The Empire State Building
has been New York's symbol for more than a century


New York City USA

Often called the Capital of the World, I know New York since I was a teenager in Cuba and we flew there for the first time. There have been many changes since then when the Subway cost was 5 cents, but the charm and mesmerizing power of this great city remains the same.

Top New York attractions are:

  • Statue of Liberty a gift from France for the centennial of America's Independence
  • Times Square, the most bustling square of New York
  • Central Park was the first large city park in the United States.
  • Empire State Building, the most famous skyscraper in the world is a must when you
  • Fifth Avenue is one of the world's most famous streets.
  • Rockefeller Center is a complex of buildings developed in the  the Great Depression.
  • Grand Central Terminal is one of the greatest railway stations in the world.
  • Wall Street, a small street in Lower Manhattan, one of the world's most famous streets.
  • United Nations HQ - The headquarters of the U.N. in New York
  • Ellis Island is now the immigration museum, was the immigrant gateway to America.


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Arc de Triomphe in the center of Paris the Capital of France

Arc de Triomphe
in the center of Paris the Capital of France




Paris France

The city of Light is unique, no matter how many times we have been to Paris, it’s never enough. We want to come back time and again. Here are some Paris landmarks.

  • The Louvre is the site of the world's largest collection of pre 20th century art
  • Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the most singular and beautiful cathedrals of Europe
  • Eiffel Tower has come to represent an elegant and contemporary Paris.
  • Musée d'Orsay houses the world's most important collection of impressionist art
  • The Sorbonne University in the Latin Quarter, where higher learning flourished ages
  • Arc de Triomphe to begin a walk down the grandiose Avenue des Champs-Elysées.
  • Centre Georges Pompidou is a modern art museum and cultural center
  •  Sacre Coeur sits at the highest point of Paris in Montmartre
  • Boat Tour of the Seine River in Paris is a must on a first trip to Paris.


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San Francisco California is a marvelous city

San Francisco California is a marvelous city


San Francisco, USA

Designated by Americans as the most beautiful city in the United States, I agree.

  • Golden Gate Bridge is a globally recognizable landmark of inspiring architecture
  • Alcatraz Island where you'll stand in the prison cells of notorious criminals
  • Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf when in search of food, shops and entertainment.
  • Lombard Street is what's known as the world's "croakiest" street.
  • Coit Tower, piercing the skyline from the top of Telegraph Hill,
  • Cable Cars trolleys operate today as more as a tourist
  • California Palace of the Legion of Honor enshrines an impressive collection of art
  • The Haight Ashbury intersection,  was a pulsing point of the revolutionary '60s.
  • Chinatown's 24 blocks are densely packed with tourist shops, markets and restaurants.
  • AT&T Park, the open air home of the Giants


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Djemaa el-Fna market in Marrakech for a great experience

Djemaa el-Fna in Marrakech for a great experience


Marrakech Morocco

As the whole of Morocco, Marrakech is a visit to remember for ever

  • Djemaa el-Fna, snake charmers, acrobats and potion peddlers are only the opening acts.
  • Souks and Fondouks , where artisans create new designs daily using ancient tools.
  • Ali ben Youssef Medersa  was once North Africa's largest Islamic study centre
  • Hammam, a true Moroccan hammam is more roughhousing than relaxation.
  • Jardin Majorelle rare flora from five continents thrive in a cobalt-blue art deco villa


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Hagia Sophia is one of the landmarks of Istanbul

Hagia Sophia is one of the landmarks of Istanbul


Istanbul Turkey

I am a lucky guy, because of my business I used to visit Istanbul twice a year and could never get enough of it. I just love this city. Here are some of Istanbul attractions.

  • Basilica Cistern, complicated system that once brought drinking water into
  • Hagia Sophia is a famous church turned mosque turned museum
  • Topkapi Palace was home to generations of sultans and their wives
  • Ayasofya Hürrem Sultan Hamam is one of many magnificent Ottoman bathhouses
  •  Blue Mosque, is one of only a handful of mosques in the world to boast six minarets.
  • Istanbul Archaeological Museum housing the sarcophagus of Alexander the Great
  • Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, housed in what was the palace of Ibrahim Pasha
  • Suleymaniye Mosque built by architect Sinan for Suleiman the Magnificent.
  • Galata Tower to get a bird's eye view of Istanbul from the balcony at the top.


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La Sagrada Familia the # 1 sight in Barcelona

La Sagrada Familia the # 1 sight in Barcelona


Barcelona Tourism

Barcelona is Majestic, glorious and many more adjectives. We have been many times to Barcelona and recommend it highly

  • La Sagrada Família is Spain’s most visited sight. Lifts and stairs allow you to ascend it
  • La Rambla  day and night, multitudes stream along this tree-lined pedestrian boulevard
  • Museu Nacional d’art de Catalunya of Catalan art, from frescoes to chairs by Gaudí.
  • Gardens of Montjuïc strolling amid the beauty and serenity of soothing
  • Carrer de Montcada today occupied by Barcelona’s Museu Picasso.
  • Església De Santa Maria Del Mar was blessed in 1384.
  • Park Güell where you’re greeted by two gingerbread houses of soft brown stone
  • Barça matchat FC Barcelona’s Camp Nou stadium, one of the biggest in the world.
  • Museu Marítim replica of Don Juan of Austria’s elaborately adorned 16th-century galley


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Jerusalem is the Eternal Capital of Israel

Jerusalem is the Eternal Capital of Israel


Jerusalem Israel

This city is sacred to all three monotheistic religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. A visit to Jerusalem is a lifetime experience

  • Western Wall Jerusalem is the most sacred of Jewish Holy sites.
  • Dome of the Rock from where Mohammed raised on his “Night Journey” to heaven.
  • City of David an incredible experience providing information about Ancient Jerusalem
  • Via Dolorosa many pilgrims come to Jerusalem to follow the 14 Stations of the Cross, ending at…
  • The Church of the Holy Sepulcher is the church where Christians mark the crucifixion and burial of Jesus,
  • The KnessetThis building houses the Israeli Parliament.
  • The Knesset Menorah Standing in front of the Israeli parliament, donated by the British Parliament in 1956
  • Israel Museum This is the National Museum of Israel home of the Dead Sea Scrolls at the Shrine of the Book.
  • The Supreme Court Building is a relatively new building designed to be impressive.
  • Yad Vashem is the Holocaust Memorial. It is a museum in remembrance of the Holocaust on Har Hazikaron
  • The Chagall Windows are featured at the Hadassah Hospital Synagogue. 
  • Hadassah Hospital is the most important and best hospital throughout the Middle East
  • Bible Land Museum is the only one in the world dedicated to the history of the Bible and the Ancient Near East.
  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is the world's most recognized center for Judaic Studies.
  • Mount Scopus called in Hebrew Har Hatzofim. It stands 800 meters above sea level overlooking the city
  • Jerusalem Archaeological Park Temple Mount, the valley of Hinnom and the slopes of Mount of Olives
  • The Jerusalem Botanical Gardens features more than six thousand plant species.


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Hong Kong is a unique and amazing city

Hong Kong is a unique and amazing city


Hong Kong

This is one of those places that when you visit you swear to come back again. It is fascinating. It is difficult to describe Hong Kong, it is just incredible. Here are some of Hong Kong attractions

  • Victoria Peak up to get a magnificent view of the Kowloon Peninsula
  • Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront Stroll along the pedestrian only promenades
  • Ladies Market a street market shopping grounds for both locals and tourists
  • Stanley Market An area with a small town feel, the famous Stanley Market
  • Repulse Bay is a beach known for its gradual slope of shallow water
  • Nathan Rd, Mongkok is a densely populated area teaming with activities day and night.
  • Central District is the location of business headquarters, embassies and consulates
  • Ocean Park is a theme park to see sea creaturesand ride cable gondolas
  • Disneyland Hong Kong Disneyland no need for explanation
  • Sheung Wan District see shops and buildings a trace of the old Hong Kong.


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The Sydney Opera House in Australia

The Sydney Opera House in Australia


Sydney Australia

There are few cities in this world that can compete with Sydney tourism when it comes to the number and variety of Sydney attractions.

  • Sydney Harbour has to be the number one attraction in Sydney
  • Sydney Opera House is Sydney's most iconic
  • Royal Botanic Gardens are royally magnificent and botanically interesting.
  • The Rocks winding streets, sandstone cottages and mazy sandstone
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales is one of the finest museums in Australia.
  • Sydney Central Business District is one of the nation's biggest commercial hubs
  • Darling Harbour is one of Sydney's most popular entertainments
  • Sydney Town Hall is home to the City of Sydney Council
  • Australian Museum boasts of a repute in the fields of natural history and anthropology.
  • Sydney Olympic Park is the hub of city's entertainment and sporting activities


Beijing is the Capital of China

Beijing is the Capital of China


Beijing China

This mysterious city is the capital of the largest country in the world

  • Forbidden City is the right place for you to start your Beijing tour
  • Tiananmen Square is the symbol of Beijing. Located in the heart of Beijing City
  • Temple of is one of the most holy places for the country for more than five centuries.
  • Summer Palace is the largest royal garden in China
  • Ming Tombs is the burial site of 13 out of 17 emperors of the Ming Dynasty.
  • Great Wall snaking across Beijing in its northern part is about 600 kilometers long.
  • Hutongs  neighborhoods of narrow, twisting streets represent the “real life” of Beijing,
  • Olympic Sites sitting at the north end of the Beijing
  • Beijing duck is the local flavor of Beijing. Climbing the Great Wall, enjoying Beijing Opera and savoring Beijing Duck are the three "musts" for those visiting Beijing for the first time, which you cannot miss.


The Forbidden City in Beijing China

The Forbidden City in Beijing China



images for top travel destinations

australia sydney opera     anthony winning
barcelona rambla    dmj1279
france paris    n/a
haggia sophia    robet raderschat
hong kong    diliff
jerusalem 1    wayne mclean
tiananmen square    yo hibino
usa golden gate    aslak ruanes
usa times squarenew    terrabass


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