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The 15 most beautiful cities in the entire world

By The Hub team, April 06, 2017

We have a soft spot for cute small towns and rolling countrysides, but there's something to be said for big, bustling cities. And if you ask us, even concrete jungles can be drop-dead gorgeous. Here are the 15 most stunning cities around the globe.

Barcelona, Spain

We're head over heels for Gaudí's whimsical architecture, the medieval Gothic quarter and the sprawling Mediterranean coastline.

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San Francisco, California

From the hilly streets with bay views to the Golden Gate, cloaked in fog, San Fran proves the West Coast might be the best coast.

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Rome, Italy

What we'd give to be drinking wine and eating spaghetti carbonara in an ancient Roman piazza right now...

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Vancouver, Canada

Urban sophistication meets the great outdoors in this British Columbia metropolis. Definitely worth a visit if you've never been.

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Paris, France

Need we say more?

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Kyoto, Japan

It's hard not to be enamored by Kyoto's tradition wooden machiya houses, golden pagodas and towering bamboo forests.

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Porto, Portugal

Often overlooked by Lisbon, this charming city in northern Portugal is like a fairy tale. Crayola-colored houses on steep cobblestone streets that overlook the Douro River? Sign us up.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

We'd be perfectly happy spending the rest of our lives on Ipanema Beach with a caipirinha in hand.

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Bruges, Belgium

This preserved medieval town is famous for its chocolate and beer. Consider us sold.

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Cartagena, Colombia

From the walled city with its colorful colonial buildings to the palm-tree-lined beaches of Bocagrande, this South American city has it all.

Stairwell featuring homes of various shades of blue in Chefchaouen, MoroccoAntonel/Getty Images

Chefchaouen, Morocco

You can search the whole ocean, but you'll never find a more beautiful shade of blue.

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Queenstown, New Zealand

In this adventure capital of the world, summers are for boating in Lake Wakatipu and winters are for skiing the snowcapped Southern Alps.

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Venice, Italy

Smells like fish; looks like heaven.

 tree-lined streets dotted with brownstones in Manhattan, New YorkLuke Abrahams/Getty Images

Manhattan, New York

The allure of the Big Apple is in its diversity. From busy avenues scattered with skyscrapers to tree-lined streets dotted with brownstones, there's nowhere quite like NYC.

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Cape Town, South Africa

Mother nature did some pretty great work here. Just wait until you see the panoramic views from the top of Table Mountain.

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