While there are many of the world famous tourists sites to see amongst Europe’s cities these are also the home to millions of people. Over the centuries neighborhoods within these cities have developed their own unique identities. A visit to these areas will reflect a culture and ambiance of the city you won’t experience by just visiting the famous tourists sites. These areas are communities within themselves with incredible architecture, shopping, restaurants, accommodations, night life, parks and more.
Many of these areas have experienced a renaissance in the last few decades. Some areas that where industrial areas or just the seedy parts of the city have gone through a re-gentrefication. Some have become the in places to be with the young and hip, reflecting the Bohemian lifestyle that Europe has had a reputation for over the decades.
These areas can be great alternatives to find accommodations when visiting these cities. Many aren’t as crowded as the high tourists areas and are easily accessible with public transportation. Hop on a bus, tram or metro into one of these areas and realize there is another side to these exciting and wonderful cities.
Here are some of the most visited cities and their neighborhoods.