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The beautiful city of Basel, which is set on the Rhine River is one of the most beautiful and amazing cities in Switzerland. The residents of Basel are art lovers and this city has 40 museums that have amazing collections. Some of the largest theatres in Switzerland are also in Basel, the breath-taking architecture is because of its association with German and French borders. The Basel riverfront is lined up with cafes, restaurants, pedestrian streets and gorgeous old buildings. There are 5 bridges that connects the either side of the Rhine river. The oldest one is Middle Bridge, which connects the smaller Basel and medieval parts of the greater Basel. Besides, the city of Basel has sunshine on most of the days so it is perfect to chill at the riverside.
Cologne in Germany is another beautiful city set on the Rhine River. It is called the most cheerful city in Germany as various carnivals take place here every year. There is a beautiful old town in Cologne, which has many churches and museums. The third-largest church in the world is the Cologne Cathedral, which has twin towers dominating the city skyline. The green parks on the riverbanks are a great way to enjoy the Rhine River. There are river cruises available to enjoy the full riverfront of cologne. There are many museums and interesting buildings in the old town. To enjoy the best views of the city, Koln Triangle is the best place to go.
Budapest which is the capital city of Hungary is one of the most famous riverscapes in the world. The central area of Budapest River is located along the Danube River. It is the second-longest river in Europe the first being Volga in Russia. One of the most photogenic cities in Europe Budapest has the most dramatic skyline. Along the riverside of the Danube, there are some famous 19th-century architectural works. The notable landmarks in Budapest include the parliament building along the riverside. To see Budapest in all its glory cruising around the river Danube is highly recommended tour. The beautiful sights include Buda Castle Hilltop complex, The Szechenyi Chain Bridge and Stately Hungarian Parliament building.
Amsel is a beautiful river that flows through the Amsterdam. This river was made into dams and dikes and hence the name Amsterdam. A boat tour is a good way to discover this vibrant city as there are stunning and long narrow buildings that are historically important along the riverside. Beside just adding aesthetic appeal, the Amstel River also played a great role in the development of the city. Following the river, there is a royal theatre café, the hermitage museum, and the skinny bridge called Magere Brug.
The Vltava is the longest river in the Czech Republic, passing through the capital city of Prague. The Vltava River has a series of stunning monuments lining both sides of its riverbanks. An old town side is located on the east bank where one can find the dancing house, the national theatre, and an amazing food market called Malavika market to name a few. On the west side, there is letna park and Prague metronome, the Straka Academy, and the Savoy Café to name a few. There are also some beautiful islands along the river, Archer’s Island, Detsky Island and Stvanice Island that just makes the experience even more memorising.
The Thames River in London is famous for its distinctive character and attracts visitors from everywhere. Along the Thames riverside, you can spot the famous and beautiful landmarks and tourist spots like the London Eye, The Tower Bridge, Shakespeare’s Globe, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, St Katharine Docks and The Thames Barrier. Thames River has played an important part in developing trade in London since the very early days of its establishment by providing a water channel for movement of large vessels.
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