Centers of City Life in Europe

Every city must have a square, even some villages have it, or it looks like a kind of square. That’s the place in the city that gathers thousands even millions of people and it has always been given the greatest attention. It is not possible to go to visit any city and missing its square. These are 5 most beautiful centers of city life in Europe according to opinions of many people.

1. Moscow

This is one of the favorite tourist destinations, because it is the biggest square in all the Russia, mybe in the whole Europe. From this square you can come to any part of Moscow using the main streets or high-ways leading anywhere you might need to go. This square, called Red Square is under protection of UNESCO since 1990.

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2. Paris

Place de la Concorde, the city’s main square, the home of Obelix de Luxor that was given to French by Egyptians and one of the biggest and most beautiful squares in Paris, along with Champs-Elysees. The two fountins of this square are also very famous. They represent French river and the sea, having king Triton holding a fish as decoration. If you pay close attention, you can see this square in Star Trek, The Devil Wears Prada and Endwar.

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3. London

The most famous London’s and even UK’s square is Trafalgar Square. Trafalgar Square is a famous place in London and it attracts millions of tourists from around the world, and it was the obvious choice to set the clock that counts down the days until the start of Olympic Games’s.

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4. Madrid

La Plaza Mayor is Madrid’s central square. It occupies an area 129m x 94m. It represents the most interresting tourist attraction. In Almodovar’s movie the square is used as decor for the touchy scene from the movie Flower of My Secret (La Flor de mi secreto, from 1995). This square is completely alive even late in night.

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5. Berlin

This city has many big and popular squares, but the newly restored one is Potsdamer Platz. This square attracts not just tourists, but also native Germans, because it has lots of shops, malls, restaurants, cinemas and other pastimes. This square was the biggest one during the World War I and II, and it is still the closest one to Reichstag.

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