Best city to visit as a tourist

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Best city to visit as a tourist

London
10
32%
Paris
4
13%
Nice
1
3%
Rome
1
3%
Barcelona
5
16%
New York City
8
26%
Berlin
1
3%
Hong Kong
0
No votes
Tokyo
0
No votes
Rio de Janeiro
1
3%
 
Total votes: 31

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Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby GoogaMooga » 08 Nov 2010, 11:04

Rome is the Eternal City.
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Conrad Knight Socks » 08 Nov 2010, 11:05

London, Rome, Istanbul, Paris in that order.
I kept thinking "swim as far as you can, swim as far as you can".

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby GoogaMooga » 08 Nov 2010, 11:06

Seabiscuit wrote:London, Rome, Istanbul, Paris in that order.


Good choices all.
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Diamond Dog » 08 Nov 2010, 11:12

San Francisco is an amazing place, I agree.

I loved Prague & Barcelona too.
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Bride Of Sea Of Tunes » 08 Nov 2010, 11:18

I went for Nice. Despite daily traffic jams, it's a treat all round. Juan Les Pins and Antibes, as well as Monte Carlo just around the corner. The Mediterranée. Need I say more?

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby trans-chigley express » 08 Nov 2010, 11:20

I think every one of those cities would be great tourist destinations. I haven't been to them (only three of them in fact) all but would certainly love to. I'm not voting until I have.
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby The Prof » 08 Nov 2010, 11:22

Wolverhampton

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Conrad Knight Socks » 08 Nov 2010, 11:23

I have been to all of them except HK and Rio.

Sydney is another great place to go, and Singapore, and Cape Town.
I kept thinking "swim as far as you can, swim as far as you can".

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Postby Bride Of Sea Of Tunes » 08 Nov 2010, 11:24

Trans-Chigley Express wrote:I think every one of those cities would be great tourist destinations. I haven't been to them (only three of them in fact) all but would certainly love to. I'm not voting until I have.


This thread will run to 80+ pages then.
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby trans-chigley express » 08 Nov 2010, 11:26

Sea Of Tunes v2.0 wrote:
Trans-Chigley Express wrote:I think every one of those cities would be great tourist destinations. I haven't been to them (only three of them in fact) all but would certainly love to. I'm not voting until I have.


This thread will run to 80+ pages then.

Or 80 years.

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby GoogaMooga » 08 Nov 2010, 11:30

San Francisco would be my second choice for American destination, also LA/Hollywood and New Orleans, for the Jazz & Heritage festival in the summer.
1966 and all that

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby GoogaMooga » 08 Nov 2010, 11:31

GoogaMooga wrote:San Francisco would be my second choice for American destination, also LA/Hollywood and New Orleans, for the Jazz & Heritage festival in the summer.


I'd like to visit Chicago and Memphis too. Lubbock, Texas, so many historical places.
1966 and all that

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby GoogaMooga » 08 Nov 2010, 11:34

All I know about Nice is what I saw in the french short À Propos de Nice, by the great Jean Vigo. I fell in love with that place through that film.
1966 and all that

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Bride Of Sea Of Tunes » 08 Nov 2010, 11:34

Trans-Chigley Express wrote:
Sea Of Tunes v2.0 wrote:
Trans-Chigley Express wrote:I think every one of those cities would be great tourist destinations. I haven't been to them (only three of them in fact) all but would certainly love to. I'm not voting until I have.


This thread will run to 80+ pages then.

Or 80 years.


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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby GoogaMooga » 08 Nov 2010, 11:34

The Prof wrote:Wolverhampton

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby GoogaMooga » 08 Nov 2010, 11:35

What about Venice?? Before it sinks.
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby bhoywonder » 08 Nov 2010, 11:41

I was pretty taken with Split when i went there last year, to throw another one into the mixer. Really wonderful place.

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Bride Of Sea Of Tunes » 08 Nov 2010, 11:59

GoogaMooga wrote:What about Venice?? Before it sinks.


I prefer Nice over veNice any day. Let the latter drown.
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Conrad Knight Socks » 08 Nov 2010, 12:42

bhoywonder wrote:I was pretty taken with Split when i went there last year, to throw another one into the mixer. Really wonderful place.


Yes and also Dubrovnik.
I kept thinking "swim as far as you can, swim as far as you can".

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby funky_nomad » 08 Nov 2010, 12:57

Given how bloody over-run we get with tourists every feckin' summer and winter, I reckon Edinburgh must be up there somewhere... :roll:

(It's a great place but for the locals...)
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