9 Iconic City Squares Around the World To Visit Once in Your Lifetime

Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy

San Marco Square in Venice dated to the 12th century. Venetian social, ecclesiastical, and political life has revolved around it for centuries. The square is bordered by Byzantine St. Mark's Basilica and Venetian Gothic Doge's Palace.

Old Town Square, Prague, Czech Republic

Old Town Square in Prague is medieval. Cobblestone streets, colorful houses, and the 15th-century Astronomical Clock are there. The Astronomical Clock, steeped in history and intrigue, draws people every hour.

Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium

Belgium's Grand Place has 14th-century structures, making it unique. Grand Place's Gothic guild halls with ornate façade and gilded sculptures are famous. Grand Place is transformed into a sea of colors every two years during the Flower Carpet event.

Red Square, Moscow, Russia

Red Square symbolizes Russian history and identity. Coronations, military parades, and political protests have occurred there. The area also has beautiful onion domes from St. Basil's Cathedral and Lenin's Mausoleum.

Dam Square, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam's heart is Dam Square. It's near the Royal Palace and National Monument. Once a municipal hall in the 17th century, the Royal Palace today hosts royal banquets and state visits and is available to the public.

Djemaa el Fna, Marrakech, Morocco

Djemaa el Fna, a lively area in Marrakech, is famous for its unique appeal. Visitors purchase spices, fabrics, and Moroccan crafts in old souks around the area. Visitors come for tagine and couscous, Moroccan street cuisine.

Times Square, New York City, USA

Times Square, known as “The Crossroads of the World,” is a bustling New York City neighborhood. It is one of the world's most frequented tourist destinations because to its bright billboards, Broadway theaters, and busy throng.

Place de la Concorde, Paris, France

La Concorde is one of Paris' most famous squares. It hosted important French Revolution events after being created as a monument to King Louis XV in the 18th century.