25 Most Beautiful Capitals in the World

A capital is a city specified by the government of the country, which is usually a government’s central meeting place. Some capital cities are religious centers such as Rome, Constantinople, Moscow, Belgrade and Jerusalem, but capital cities usually have a symbolic representation that differentiate it from other cities. Capitals are selected by the legislation or constitution of the country, however some capitals have no legal designation for example London, Edinburgh, Paris, Bern, Wellington etc. These cities are recognized as capital by convention. Because each state has central institutions such as embassies, government central offices, the Supreme Court, and legislature located near them. Countries often help make their capital city beautiful with modern architectural design which show the history, civilization and culture of the country.

Here is the list of the top twenty five beautiful capitals of the world.

#25 – Marrakech

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Marrakesh is a former capital of Morocco. This city is a major economic center and famous as a home to Mosques, Royal Palaces and beautiful gardens. The medina is a very dense, walled medieval city which can trace back to the Berber Empire, with maze-like alleys where thriving markets sell pottery, traditional textiles, and jewelry. The Moorish minaret of twelfth century Koutoubia Mosque can be seen for miles and is a symbol of the city.

Written by Omer Eren

Originally from Turkey, Omer has dreams of travel, but his work and social life keeps him grounded. When he’s not browsing through National Geographic and the Discovery Channel online, he’s trying new recipes he’s coming across on the Food Network. Once he finds the time, he plans to make his first trip to Rome because Italian cuisine is his favorite.