The coolest cities to visit in 2018 according to Forbes

León, in Nicaragua, and Medellín, in Colombia, or Brazzavile, in Congo, do not seem attractive destinations, but according to Forbes they are one of the coolest cities to visit.

Magazine Forbes recently published which are the cities cooler (or more “cool” if you prefer Anglicism) to visit in 2018. If you are one of those who is still thinking about choosing the destination for your next vacation, one of these four cities may be the best option.

Leon, in Nicaragua

The Nicaraguan city of León, less than one hundred kilometers from the capital Managua, is the University City of the country and the one with the largest patrimony. Founded in the 16th century, the city has endless churches, highlighting among all the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. On the outskirts, tourists can find old lionthe ruins of the original settlement, and two volcanoes: Momotombo and Cerro Negro, one of the youngest volcanoes on earth and where a curious variety of snowboarding is practiced.

Medellin, in Colombia

Medellin, the city of Eternal Springhas gone from being a city designated as dangerous to being one of the destinations coolest in south america, with almost a million tourists a year and on an upward trajectory. The city has greatly improved its transport infrastructure and offers visitors numerous attractions: museums, parks, churches and palaces, and a lot of life and joy in the streets. We also do not forget the call drug tourismbecause there are many who travel to this Colombian city attracted by knowing the footprints of Pablo Escobar.

Brazzaville, Congo

The city of Brazzaville is the capital of the Republic of the Congo and the main population center of this African country that has approximately 4 million inhabitants. Brazzaville is marked as a safe city, despite the country’s troubled history, and it is the gateway, thanks to the Maya Maya airportto a country that surprises with its gastronomy and that sells its wild nature as its main interest: more than half of it is tropical junglethe second great lung of the planet after the Amazon.

Cairo, in Egypt

Cairo is more than just the capital of Egypt: it is the most populous city of the Arab world and the African continent, with more than 20 million inhabitants. The city of the Nile is a large city that receives almost ten million tourists a yearattracted by one of the great wonders of the world: the pyramids, which are about 20 kilometers south of the heart of the city. The historical Center Cairo, with its mosques and museums, has been a World Heritage Site since 1979, although it is a chaotic place and lately in a decadent state.

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