10 Best City Views in Europe

Sofia view (by Spotted by locals)

Sofia view (by Spotted by locals)

One of the nicest ways to get the full picture of a city, is via a (panoramic) viewpoint. Some are more well know than others, or require quite a hike. Either way, we’ve listed some of the best places to view the mesmerizing cities, as spotted by our Locals of course! In random order, here we go!

1. Bench for couples – Belgrade

Bench for couples, Belgrade (by Bogdan Spasojević)

Bench for couples, Belgrade (by Bogdan Spasojević)

Bogdan Spasojević writes :“I like to visit this place very late at night, when there is no one around and just enjoy the city glowing in the dark”

2. Parking 58 – Brussels

Parking 58, Brussels (by Renata Riva)

Parking 58, Brussels (by Renata Riva)

Parking 58, in Brussels, has a 10th floor parking terrace that offers you an eye opening 360 degree view of Brussels city center.

3. Calton Hill – Edinburgh

Calton Hill, Edinburgh (by Naia Lebrun)

Calton Hill, Edinburgh (by Naia Lebrun)

Our Edinburgh Spotter Sophie Cameron explains why Calton Hill is one of her favourite places: “When you’re rushing about Edinburgh in your everyday life, you don’t have time to appreciate the sights that surround you; sometimes you need to take a moment to realise what a beautiful place you live in”.

4. RAS Sightseeing Platform – Moscow

RAS Sightseeing Platform, Moscow (by Evgeniya Koroleva)

RAS Sightseeing Platform, Moscow (by Evgeniya Koroleva)

It doesn’t matter if it is snowing or windy, RAS Sightseeing Platform will always give you an amazing view of the city!

5. Dívčí hrady – Prague

Dívčí hrady, Prague (by Tomáš Jungwirth)

Dívčí hrady, Prague (by Tomáš Jungwirth)

Dívčí hrady, just outside of Prague, is a place that looks mysterious and also has a mysterious ‘air’ about it. The landscape has several teeth-like lime stones jutting out, as a result of mining and there’s a military base stationed here and nobody knows what it’s for…

6. Kopitoto – Sofia

Kopitoto, Sofia – by Boyko Blagoev

Our Local Spotter Boyko Blagoev highly recommends you to visit  Kopitoto during the night : “You get the whole city of Sofia spread under your feet“. Simply beautiful!

7. Kahlenberg – Vienna

Kahlenberg, Vienna (by Gerald Reyes)

Kahlenberg, Vienna (by Gerald Reyes)

Once you are there you can’t get any higher than this. Kahlenberg gives the most spectacular view of Vienna even on cloudy days.

8. Monteliusvägen – Stockholm

Monteliusvägen, Stockholm – by Natalia Urbanska

Monteliusvägen in Stockholm is not just a viewpoint, but also a ‘looking glass’ into the past. It’s located close to the center and offers a lovely view of  ‘old skool’ Stockholm. “sit down and enjoy the beautiful view, especially nice during sunrise!”, says Spotter Natalia.

9. Kahlenberg – Vienna

Kahlenberg, Vienna (by Gerald Reyes)

Once you are there you can’t get any higher than this. Kahlenberg gives the most spectacular view of Vienna even on cloudy days.

10. Subačiaus panoramic pitch – Vilnius

Subačiaus panoramic pitch, Vilnius (by Šarūnas Andriušaitis)

Subačiaus panoramic pitch, Vilnius (by Šarūnas Andriušaitis)

Subačiaus panoramic pitch not only has a nice view of Vilnius, but in itself it’s also pretty. “The view is simply unforgettable”.

What’s your favorite city viewpoint?

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