What do you think if we start the week discovering one of those rankings that can be tremendously useful when planning vacations or a getaway? We are referring to the list "The World’s Best Cities" that Travel + Leisure magazine has drawn up taking into account the opinion of its own users. In it, it includes the 15 best cities in the world in 2016.
As they explain from the travel magazine, the urban centers that appear in the ranking offer everything that the traveler usually looks for: history, gastronomy, culture, antiquity, modernity … Of course, the best of all is that in the list you can find one great diversity. Would you like to discover it? Well, you just have to join us!
15. Cuzco, Peru
At number 15 on the list we find Cuzco, the main tourist destination in Peru. It has a large number of monuments and has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
14. Bangkok, Thailand
The next city in the ranking is Bangkok, which is the capital and the most populous city in Thailand. Without a doubt, it is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Asia.
13. Siem Riep, Cambodia
We are still on the Asian continent to tell you about Siem Riep, which is located in Cambodia. Here you can discover the spectacular temples of Angkor Wat.
12. Beirut, Lebanon
In 12th place is Beirut, the capital and largest city in Lebanon. Some consider it one of the most diverse cities in the Middle East.
11. Rome, Italy
Rome, the capital of Italy, which is ranked number 11 in the ranking, could not be missing from the list. Known as the Eternal City, it is home to a large number of historical and architectural assets .
10. Cape Town, South Africa
From Europe we moved to Africa to tell you about Cape Town, a city known for its port , Table Mountain and Cape Point.
9. Savannah, Georgia (United States)
In ninth position we find Savannah, a city that belongs to the US state of Georgia. It is known for its cemeteries and haunted buildings.
8. Barcelona, Spain
The only Spanish city on the list is Barcelona, known as the Ciudad Condal. Among many other things, here you will find some of the main modernist jewels in the world.
7. New Orleans, Louisiana (United States)
We return to the United States to tell you about New Orleans, the largest city in the state of Louisiana. It is famous for its cuisine, its festivals and its music.
6. Kyoto, Japan
In sixth position we find Kyoto, a Japanese city of great historical importance. In fact, for many centuries it was the capital of the country.
5. Luang Prabang, Laos
The next city on the list is Luang Prabang, which is located in Laos. Former capital of the Lang Xang Kingdom, it is home to a large number of temples of Buddhist origin.
4. Florence, Italy
In fourth position in the ranking we find a European city. It is about the Italian Florence, which stands out for its cultural samples, hosting prestigious museums and art galleries.
3. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
In Mexico we find the city that occupies the third position in the ranking. This is San Miguel de Allende, declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO due to its cultural and architectural contribution to the Mexican Baroque.
2. Chiang Mai, Thailand
We return to Thailand to tell you about Chiang Mai, an increasingly modern city that is home to many tourist attractions .
1. Charleston, South Carolina (United States)
Finally, we have to talk about Charleston, a city in South Carolina (United States) that this year has managed to place itself at the top of the Travel + Leisure list of “best cities in the world”. It is known as the "holy city" for the large number of churches it houses.