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The Most Stunning Canal Cities

Updated on August 19, 2016

Whenever you think of Canal city, the first name comes to your mind is the Venice and no doubt Venice is the most stunning canal city, but there are many more cities around the world that are famous for their canals. So here is a list of the Most Stunning Canal cities.

Venice, Italy:

No doubt Venice exemplifies the concept of canal cities. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy. You must visit Venice once. Historical buildings and flowing waters, It would not be wrong to count Venice in one of the most romantic cities of the world.

Venice, Italy
Venice, Italy

Amsterdam, Netherlands:

The capital city of Netherlands is often known as the Venice of the North. It is one of the most stunning canal cities and has more canal than Venice.

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Hamburg, Germany:

The largest port in Germany, Hamburg is the meeting place of classicism and modernity. It is almost encircled by water and often known as the city of bridges as it has more bridges than any other city.

Hamburg, Germany
Hamburg, Germany

Water Towns, China

China has the best water towns that are considered to be one of the main tourist attractions of China.


Birmingham, England:

The Birmingham is the second most populous city in UK with 1.9 million inhabitants. There are 100 miles of pretty canals. The first canal of the city connects the city with Wednesbury town.

Birmingham, England
Birmingham, England

Bruges, Belgium:

The city is famed for its beautiful canals and centuries old fortifications. The canals of Bruges connect all major parts of the city and the best way to see the city is the canal tour.

Bruges, Belgium
Bruges, Belgium

Bangkok, Thailand:

The canals have long been a major part of Thai culture; these waterways have provided many people of Bangkok a way to sustain their life. Many of the smaller canals no longer exist, but the remaining canals are still in use for fast transportation.

Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand

Annecy, France:

It is one of the most popular towns in the Alps; you can enjoy the old town with its tiny cafe and restaurants along side the canal here.

Annecy France
Annecy France

St. Petersburg, Russia:

St. Petersburg, the second largest city in Russia is home to complex canal network linking the Baltic Sea and River Neva.

St. Petersburg, Russia
St. Petersburg, Russia


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