Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Europe

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Europe is a fantastic place home to great tourist attractions like the Eiffel Tower, famous beautiful squares like the Old Market Square in Poznan, stunning beaches like Zlatni Rat in Croatia, and hundreds of historic sites to catch your eye such as the Acropolis in Athens. See below a neat list of ten of the most visited tourist attractions in Europe:

Tower of London

First on the list of top 10 tourist attractions in Europe is the Tower of London in London England, which is also one of the most visited tourist attractions in London because of the famous Beefeaters.
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The Tower of London is not only a beautiful castle to photograph, but also a great place to learn interesting English history, attend cool events (like the Ceremony of the Keys), see the famed crown jewels, as well as other medieval artifacts on display like armors, cannons, swords and guns.

Louvre Museum

Louvre Museum is one of Paris’ top cultural attractions and definitely one of the top 10 tourist attractions in Europe. If you’re an art enthusiast, you’ll love spending time at the Louvre glimpsing at the thousands of art pieces on display such as the famed Mona Lisa.
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The Louvre also boasts beautiful Egyptian antiquities and currency collections, and even if you aren’t much of a history or art buff, you’ll still enjoy a visit to the Louvre since the museum is filled with cool artifacts and exhibits that will catch your eye such as the Napoleons Apartment exhibit.

Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge is one of the most amazing bridges you can walk-through anywhere in the world so, it doesn’t come as a surprise it’s one of the top 10 tourist attractions in Europe. Charles Bridge is definitely one of the most visited sights in Prague and amazing spot for taking pictures of Prague Castle.

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Besides the views, Charles Bridge is a buzzing place during the high season with street performers and art vendors selling beautiful paintings and other artworks.


Historic sites in Europe don’t come much more touristy and historic than the Colosseum in Rome Italy. The Colosseum is without a doubt, one of the top 10 tourist attractions in Europe and a great place for taking and posing for pictures.
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The Colosseum gladiator arena is truly a surreal place to be as well as the underground cells where gladiators and lions were kept. If you’re a history buff, you’ll love visiting the Colosseum even more since you can book guided tours and learn cool facts about the gladiators and how the Colosseum was built.

Reichstag Parliament Building

The Reichstag Building is another of the top 10 tourist attractions in Europe, and it’s easily one of the most impressive landmarks to visit in Berlin Germany. The Reichstag boasts a stunning glass dome with a spiral staircase which offers amazing views of Berlin skyline.

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Much of the Reichstag Building is made of steel and glass, even the inside walls are made of glass allowing you to see the clerks and other parliament people at work. If you’re visiting Berlin for the first time and are a bit of a history buff, be sure to book the audioguide tour to learn cool facts about the Reichstag Building and modern German politics.

Kilmainham Gaol

Kilmainham Gaol is one of Ireland’s most popular museums, and one of the top 10 tourist attractions in Europe hands down! Dublin’s Kilmainham Gaol is another truly amazing historic site and a great place to learn about the Irish War of Independence.

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The Kilmainham Gaol was essentially a prison where many Irish political prisoners were incarcerated and executed so it’s another sombering site that is bound to move you.

Church of the Sacred Family

Church of the Sacred Family in Barcelona is without question, one of the most beautiful architectural wonders of Spain, and one of the most visited landmarks in Europe.
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The Church of the Sacred Family (La Sagrada Familia) was the work of Antoni Gaudi so, it is one of the most beloved attractions in Barcelona and one of Spain's top tourist sites. The Church of the Sacred Family is truly like no other European cathedral and you can guarantee to be blown away by its awe-inspiring beauty.

Anne Frank House

Anne Frank House is one of the most visited places in Amsterdam, and another of the top 10 tourist attractions in Europe. If you’re interested in WW 2 history, you’ll enjoy visiting this beautiful and historic site located along the Prinsengracht canal.
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Touring the Anne Frank House is truly taking a step back in time so you’ll feel as been transported to the Nazi-occupation era. Much of the house including Anne Frank’s room have been kept as she left it so you can read pages of her diary and see the posters of her favorite movie stars pinned on the wall…truly moving!

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is not only one of the must see places in Edinburgh Scotland, but another site that we have to add the list of top 10 tourist attractions in Europe.
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Edinburgh Castle is an excellent place to learn about Scottish history, and just like the Tower of London, the Edinburgh Castle boasts stunning crown jewels. The castle is huge place with lots of interesting things to see and explore such as the dungeons and the castle’s upper ward, which offers nice views of Edinburgh skyline.

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