Europe is a dream destination for many travelers. They say it is full of very old stories, different people's customs, and very beautiful sights. For us in India who have never gone before, Europe has lots of things to see and do that will be fun but also make memories to last. If you like hills and trees, learning about old times, or big busy cities, you will find something amazing anywhere you go. Now I will tell you some special places that everyone must visit on their first trip to that side, so you know what not to miss!

Paris, France

Paris is a very special city. It is the capital of France, which is a big country far away across the sea. Even though it is so far, almost everyone knows Paris as the “City of Light.”

When you go to Paris, the first thing you have to see is the Eiffel Tower. It is the most famous symbol of Paris. You can take a lift to the top and see the whole beautiful city from above. Everything will look like tiny toys!

In Paris, there is also a very big museum called the Louvre. It has so many famous paintings that it feels like an art gallery of the whole world. One of the most famous paintings there is called the Mona Lisa. Even though it is small, millions of people queue up just to see it.

Notre Dame Cathedral is another very old and famous place. Its structure is so elegant and delicate, it’s like seeing a magnificent sculpture. Everything is filled with tiny carvings that take your breath away.

You should also visit Champs-Élysées, a long beautiful road lined with shops. It ends at another famous structure called Arc de Triomphe. People walk here and window shop for hours!

But the best thing about Paris is also the food. Croissants, pastries, crepes - everything is too delicious to stop eating! 

Lastly, take a boat ride down the wide river called the Seine. It’s the best way to see all the landmarks while feeling relaxed. The sights of Paris look even more magical from the water.

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Rome, Italy

Rome is a very special city. It is the capital of Italy, which is a beautiful country across the world known for its art, music and delicious food. Even though Rome is so far away, it is famous everywhere as the “Eternal City” because of its long and fascinating history.

In Rome, one place you must visit is called the Colosseum. It is a huge outdoor stadium where long ago brave warriors called gladiators used to fight wild animals in front of crowds. Can you imagine? It tells us so much about how people lived in ancient Roman times.

Another interesting part of Rome is Vatican City. Even though it’s the smallest place in the world, it’s also the home of the Pope. There you can see some of the most beautiful buildings, like St. Peter's Basilica which looks like it’s touching the sky!

Then you have monuments like the Pantheon, an old temple with a huge round dome that seems to float! Or the Trevi Fountain, where you throw a coin in and make a wish.

Piazza Navona is the best place to relax with street performers and good food.

Every corner of Rome connects you to an interesting story from history. The food is also very delicious, like crispy pizzas and creamy gelatos. I’m sure visiting Rome will create memories you will never forget!

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London, England

Our beloved capital Delhi is known for its famous neighborhoods like Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, and India Gate. But did you know, across the seas lies another magnificent city called London that has been captivating people for hundreds of years with its charm and beauty?

London is the largest city in England. Though huge in size, it has a warmth to it with its interesting locales, old buildings, and friendly people. Here are some of the special places that make London so special:

The grand Big Ben clock tower and the Parliament buildings - Here the leaders would meet to discuss matters of the nation, just like our parliament in Delhi! Nearby is Buckingham Palace where the Queen of England lives, and you get to see her royal guards changing uniforms with traditional fervor.

At the magical Tower of London, once a fortress now a museum, one can see the dazzling crown jewels and understand the royal lives led here long ago. The British Museum houses artifacts from across the world under one roof.

For a majestic sight of London from above, one must ride the giant London Eye, and watch the sprawling city glitter at night. One can also relax on a gentle boat ride on the river Thames, taking in the beauty and fresh air.

Overall, a visit to diverse yet cohesive London promises wonderful memories for anyone keen to see majestic history come alive!

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam is the largest city in the Netherlands. Though extensive in size, it has a comforting familiarity with its memorable places, antique structures, and friendly residents. Here are some of the special spots that make Amsterdam so special:

The majestic Royal Palace and its surrounding plaza - Here the Dutch leaders would convene to discuss matters, much like our parliament in Delhi! Nearby are the flower markets bustling with colors.

At the enchanting Anne Frank House, once a hiding place now a museum, one learns about Anne's hopeful spirit despite darkness. The Rijksmuseum holds treasures of Dutch history under one roof.

For awe-inspiring views of Amsterdam, ride the swinging Magere Brug bridge across the canal, watching boats and blossoms drift by. You can also relax on a leisurely boat cruise along its winding waterways.

Overall, a visit to diverse yet cohesive Amsterdam promises treasured memories for anyone eager to experience living folklore!

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Barcelona, Spain

The lovely coastal city of Barcelona, along the northeastern shores of Spain, is renowned for its splendid architecture, scenic beaches, and vibrant culture. Here are some spots that make Barcelona truly special:

The magnificent Sagrada Família basilica, crafted by Antoni Gaudí tops the list of marvels. Its elaborate spires and details amaze all who lay eyes on it.

Another of Gaudí’s incredible works is Park Güell, with its mosaic-lined walkways offering gorgeous vistas of the city and quirky sculptures around each corner.

Down La Rambla, Barcelona's bustling main street filled with cafes, shops and performers, you can immerse yourself in the lively ambiance. It's easy to spend hours wandering here!

For relaxing on golden sands or enjoying water sports, head to the enticing Mediterranean beaches like lively Barceloneta Beach.

Football fans make a pilgrimage to Camp Nou stadium, spiritual home of FC Barcelona. Stadium tours and the club's museum are can't-miss experiences.

Museums showcase talents like native son Pablo Picasso at the Museu Picasso. The art never stops in this cultural capital!

Barcelona's cuisine, especially shared plates of tapas, are world-renowned. Sample the flavors at local joints along colorful alleys.

With its creative spirit, seaside escapes and delightful adventures around every corner, Barcelona promises treasured memories.

Berlin, Germany

The great city of Berlin, the capital of Germany. Let's explore some reasons why Berlin is so much fun:

The big and famous Brandenburg Gate stands as a symbol. Some parts of the Berlin Wall remain, like the East Side Gallery covered in bright paintings from artists worldwide. It reminds us of heavier times in their history.

At the Reichstag Building where Germany's leaders meet, you can ride to the top and see amazing views of the whole city from the glass dome.

On Museum Island by the river, five famous museums hold treasures from across the land, like ancient temples and statues.

At night, vibrant theaters, art galleries, and music clubs keep the energy high. Berlin sure knows how to party!

With its blend of history, nature, and fun around every corner, Berlin promises amazing adventures for young and old.

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic. It's a very old city with so many beautiful buildings and a deep history. Here are some of the special places that make it such a magical place to visit:

Prague Castle is the largest castle in the world! Inside you'll find St. Vitus Cathedral, which is just gorgeous - you can see all over the city from up high.

Then there's Charles Bridge. It's so old but still crosses the river, and people love taking pictures with the statues.

In the Old Town Square is where everyone goes. You'll see colorful houses and churches mixed with people selling things. But the best part is the Astronomical Clock - every hour it does this fun show that everyone stops to watch.

Another cool place is the Jewish Quarter. It used to just be where the Jewish community lived, and you can still see their old cemetery and museum. It teaches about their culture.

Wenceslas Square is big and busy. You'll find shops and food and it's an important spot in Prague's history too.

For green space, Petrin Hill is relaxing. You can ride a little train or check out the tower - it looks like the Eiffel Tower! - and the views of the whole city are amazing.

And you gotta try the food! Like goulash soup, dumplings, pastries...and don't leave without having some awesome Czech beer.

To get a different look at Prague, hop on a boat down the Vltava River. It goes past all the bridges and buildings as you float along.

With so much to explore, it's no wonder Prague stays a top tourist destination. The mix of old and new make it super charming and fun for all ages.

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest is a beautiful city with so much history and character. When you visit, make sure to spend time exploring all the different neighbourhoods that make this place special.

In Buda, check out the magnificent castle sitting high on the hill - just take in the panoramic views of the city from up there. And the Parliament building wow! It’s impossible not to be impressed by its grandeur and intricate details.

Don’t forget the Chain Bridge, a lifeline connecting Buda and Pest. Pest is such a lively area, filled with excitement but also places for rest - nothing beats soaking your tired muscles in the soothing thermal baths.

When you need a break from the hustle and bustle, visit quiet spots like Fisherman’s Bastion where you can dream while gazing over the Danube.

Make sure to see glorious St. Stephen’s Basilica too, it will take your breath away. Wherever you go, enjoy the sights and be sure to experience the culture.

Venice, Italy

Venice is such a special place - when you visit, you'll see why they call it the "floating city." All those beautiful canals make getting around an adventure in itself, hopping on the gondolas or water taxis as they shimmy through the water.

And the landmarks, truly take your breath away. St. Mark's Basilica with its bright mosaics and carvings - you feel the history. In the busy St. Mark's Square, it's fun people-watching while taking a break at the cafes.

The iconic Rialto Bridge is stunning, and shopping there is always exciting. At the Doge's Palace, try to imagine what it was like in the Doge's day, and be sure not to miss the infamous "Bridge of Sighs."

Take a day to explore Murano and Burano too - you'll love seeing the glassblowing and pretty houses. When Carnival rolls around, put on a mask and join in the festivities!

With art galleries sprinkled everywhere, there's always something new to discover. At the end of the day, relax on a gondola as the sunset paints the city gold - it's easy to see why Venice is the most romantic city in the world.

Santorini, Greece

The beautiful Greek island of Santorini is famous for its breathtaking sunsets, bright white buildings, and crystal clear waters. Let me tell you a bit about what makes Santorini so special.

The cliffs that form Santorini's caldera, which is a large volcano crater, provide amazing views. You can go to Fira or Oia and stand at the cliff's edge. Just remember to pause and take a deep breath as you take in the stunning sights before you!

The colorful sunsets in the town of Oia are truly magical to witness. As the sun goes down over the bright blue Aegean Sea, the sky fills with swirls of pink, orange and yellow. It's a sight you won't forget.

All around Santorini, you see the island's iconic white houses and churches decorated with blue domes. The whitewashed buildings against the deep blue sea are so beautiful it has become Santorini's signature look.

Each of Santorini's beaches have their own unique charm, with red, black or white sands. Walking along the different colored sands gives you a special feeling.

Fira is Santorini's busy main town where you can find shops, restaurants and entertainment. But you'll also discover the fantastic views from the cliffs that Fira is known for.

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