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Tourism in Europe
Europe is characterized as an attractive continent that attracts millions of tourists annually, as European cities are famous for medieval architecture, and it has many ancient cathedrals, churches, towns, and museums that are the main destination for tourists.
Contemporary attractions in Europe provide great opportunities for sightseeing, including canals, towers, coastal cities, recreational facilities, and religious monuments. Among the most important reasons that make Europe the ideal destination for vacationers are: its beaches, islands, mountain ranges, waterways, As tourists can practice various activities in it, such as: skiing, sightseeing, and festivals are held in Europe throughout the year to celebrate music, cuisine, fashion and movies.
The country of France attracts millions of tourists, as the number of tourists who visited in 2014 is estimated at 83.7 million, because it has approximately 41 UNESCO World Heritage sites, which have been preserved to protect its cultural, religious and natural heritage, which includes: Palaces, towns, canals, and churches, as mountain ranges in France provide a unique destination for skiing, and one of the most important places to visit is the capital Paris, which attracts millions of tourists to visit the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, and Disneyland.
The city of Rome in Italy
The italyn capital, Rome, is one of the cities that are popular with tourists, who cannot visit all the sights in just one day, and it has a wide network of roads that extended throughout the ancient Romen Empire; therefore the famous phrase on it appeared: “All roads lead to Rome Among the most important sites that can be visited are the following:
- Colosseum: It is a huge amphitheater built in 80 AD and has seen all the major battles, executions, and animal hunting, and this amphitheater attracts thousands of tourists every year.
- Romen Forum: The Romen Forum is located in the center of ancient Rome, and the Forum was the center of life in it, where many ceremonies, speeches, processions, and commercial activities were held there, and it can be visited to learn about the splendor of the Romen Empire.
Venice is one of the most famous cities in Italy, as it consists of a hundred small islands full of Gothic architecture, buildings dating back to the Renaissance, along with world-class museums and amazing churches, and the most famous attractions in Venice include the following:
- San Marco SquareThis square is the main destination in Venice, surrounded by many monuments, elegant historical buildings, and many cafes.
- Rialto Bridge: This picturesque and crowded bridge is a major crossing for the Grand Venice Canal since 1591. This bridge contains arches filled with shops and the famous Rialto Market.
Turkey attracts millions of tourists every year to visit many historical sites, especially Istanbul, which includes many historical sites, including Hagia Sophia, Sultan Ahmed Mosque, the Grand Bazaar, and many shopping centers and leisure activities, and from other tourist cities in Turkey : Antalya, Izmir and Ankara.