There are many cities over the globe built on water and known as Canal Cities. These cities deserve a fascinated place in your collective psyche. If you travel with your life companion then you must visit famous canal cities. You will get a watery dalliance with full of charm and beauty of nature.
Having experience of riding a quaint gondola, staying inside a houseboat with your companion is something everyone dreams about. It is a kind of fantasy world. You will discover eating experience in the middle of glittering water.
Some stunning canal cities around the world offer a striking backdrop for a water dalliance. You can experience a picture-perfect vacation over there. Here is a list of five most famous canal cities to visit by a couple of travel enthusiasts.
Venice is the most famous canal city in the world. People get fantasize with their name. It is situated on a group of 118 islands that are separated by canals. All islands of Venice are connected by bridges. There are 170 canals and approx. 400 foot-bridges in Venice. Every day approx. 50000 travel enthusiasts visit there.
In Europe, Venice is the largest car-free city. The Gondola (traditional rowing boat) is a mode of transportation in Venice. It has a 3800m long Grand Canal waterway. To enjoy your ride over Gondola, watch the beauty of fascinating palaces and the building of Venice city.
Birmingham is a busy metropolitan city, but apart from that it also has 100 miles of peaceful and navigable canals. If you compare its overall length with Venice than Birmingham has more canals than that of Venice. The first canal of Birmingham was dug to connect the Birmingham city with Wednesday town. While exploring these canals you will see many important parts of the city. You can enjoy the magical & peaceful views of Birmingham city.
There are enough real pubs, hipster coffee shops, fanciful grit, gourmet eating establishments, art galleries, etc. You will see industrial charm with modern loft conversions in your moored boat journey with your companion. It is also known as a heaven for photographers and historians.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden. It is built in Lake Malaren on 14 islands. It connects approx. 30000 smalls as well as large islands. Stockholm archipelago connects the city of the Baltic sea to the east side. It is the largest archipelago of Sweden. You can imagine how much fun you will do here with your partner while visiting beautiful islands with boating. You can do swimming and fishing as well.
The Stockholm archipelago is so clean with sparkling blue waters. It is one of the best greenest cities over the globe. It has 12 large parks and also performs reclining processes.
Bruges is famous in Europe for its colorful distinctive cities. It has a network of winding canals as well as ornate church steeples. You will see many 15th-century buildings while exploring Bruges city. Europe says its height of sophistication and wealth. It has a layered with history with so many interesting facts.
Bruges is a complex and beautiful city with a canal and cobbles that are surrounded by medieval architecture. It is also known as gem nestled in the northeast of Belgium. You can enjoy Belgium chocolates or beer with your better-half while exploring this city. This city is full of charming adventures. You will have a perfect gallery in the last of the trip with its night, day, snowy experience.
The boats were the normal way of transport in the old days of Bangkok. However, nowadays people have started using mighty tuk-tuk. Modern days have changed it but you will still see the boat for tourists. You will see Traversing Bangkok’s backwaters. It is still the best way to see the structural and historical development of Bangkok. It possesses the tiny homes leaning as well as the ultra-modern structures of modern industry.
You should visit its local floating market to explore its originality. It might be a little cliché but you will get an amazing experience with your companion.
If you’re a true travel enthusiast then you must give a shot to at least one of these canal cities with your companion. You will love it as the experience you will have after coming back from these cities will feel like completing a fantasy.