They are eight of the largest and most beautiful cities in the world which, in common, have urban, natural attractions and incredible views.
Have you thought about making a script for one of the cities that give the characters the name of La Casa de Papel? It’s like going around the continents of the world. Get inspired by the list of tips made by Kayak, a travel planning tool, in the EFETur Tours gallery.
Highlighted in the series, Tokyo is a modern woman and attitude. Its eccentric personality blends perfectly with the city that gives it its name, urban and energetic. With a mixture of religions, the city concentrates on important Buddhist temples. The Sensoji is perhaps the most famous and ancient temple of Tokyo. Meanwhile, the Meiji Jingu Shrine is a famous Shinto shrine, which can be enjoyed along with a walk through Yoyogi Park. The nostalgic lanes of Japan are a hit with locals and tourists alike, OK Yokocho – also known as OK Alley – is a bustling street with about 30 bars and unique restaurants, for those looking to get to know Japanese culture in depth.
The city’s newest attraction is Tokyo Skytree, the tallest tower in the world with a 360 ° view of the capital’s skyline. The Okutama area, away from the hustle and bustle centers, is filled with mountains, limestone caves, camping sites and hot springs, for an outdoor adventure filled with Japanese and American nostalgia.
The city has well defined seasons and the trip will be a unique and different experience in any of them. For those who want to save money, November is the month with average prices for lower airfares, according to Kayak history.
Berlin is a city that offers plenty to do, no matter the time of year – a mix of attractions to suit all tastes. The museum at Checkpoint Charlie, part of the former Berlin Wall, as well as the bustling Holocaust Memorial, located near the Brandenburg Gate, are not to be missed programs to get to know the history of the city. Lovers of culture can visit the Museum Island, which houses the Berlin State Museums and works of art from around the world.
he Charlottenburg Palace, located in the heart of Berlin, has a gold gallery and a collection of porcelains that talk a lot about the history of the country. The East Side Gallery is the longest surviving section of the Berlin Wall, where more than 100 artists from more than 20 countries decorated the stretch of the interior wall with its artwork.
The Berlin Television Tower is the tallest building in town, where visitors can enjoy a unique 360 ° panorama of the city. For those who want to enjoy a more hectic trip, summer (June to August) is the best time. For those who like the chill, autumn (September to December) has milder temperatures and, on November, November is usually the month when tickets there are at the best average prices.
Nairobi – Kenya
Charismatic and moving, the character Nairobi is guided by a strong maternal instinct, which combines with the capital of Kenya, which gives it its name – a city that mixes colors, flavors and a fauna that make it the ideal place to see nature closely. Tours around Nairobi usually include visits to Nairobi National Park, home to animals such as zebras, wildebeest, buffalo, giraffes, lions, leopards, hippos, rhinos and more than 400 species of birds. Inside it is the Nairobi Animal Orphanage and the Nairobi Safari Walk, an Educational Center where visitors learn about wildlife and habitat conservation. The Mamba Village park is home to ostriches and crocodiles and visitors have the chance to interact directly with the crocodiles and even hold young, always guided by an experienced team.
The Kenyan Bomas, on the Lang’ata Road, is a reservoir of Kenyan culture, where visitors can view exhibitions of traditional Kenyan houses – artifacts, dances, songs, and songs. The best time to visit Kenya is between January – the month when tickets are cheaper on KAYAK – and March, at the beginning of the year, and between June and September, when the probability of rainfall is lower.
Rio de Janeiro Brazil
One of the most beloved characters in the series, Rio is the youngest and shares the same lively energy as the capital of Rio. Who wants to know one of the most sought-after destinations in the country cannot fail to do some classic tours around the city. Leaving Praia Vermelha, the cable car takes you to the top of the Sugar Loaf hill, where you can enjoy the scenery from above. The Maracanã, which was once the scene of the most important classics of Brazilian football, offers a tour behind its scenes. At the top of Corcovado’s hill is Christ the Redeemer, one of the most classic and unforgettable tourist spots for those who visit the city.
The Museum of Tomorrow, with a pioneering proposal, is a wide space for debate and study about the future. Whoever wants to escape from the scorching heat of the Rio in summer, can travel to the city from June to August, when the temperature is milder and rains less. Due to the low season, August is the month when air tickets to the city are cheaper. For those who want peak season, January and February are the best requested!
Denver – United States
With its urban location, the Denver Union Station Plaza may seem like an unlikely place to find fresh local produce. However, the station houses an urban beekeeping program, where it is possible to order sweets, drinks and other delicacies made with locally produced honey. The 16th Street Mall offers 42 outdoor cafes along the mall, making it the perfect place to eat and enjoy good coffee. Denver is the fourth busiest downtown in the United States and features such attractions as the LoDo Historic District, the oldest neighborhood, and home to some of the city’s top restaurants, galleries, shops, and boutiques. At the Colorado State Capitol, you can have a panoramic view of the snow-capped peaks.
The Denver Museum of Art is comprised of two impressive architectural buildings – one of which is a fortress structure of the Italian architect Gio Ponti and the other a structure reminiscent of a titanium crystal with peaks and shards designed by Daniel Libeskind. Inside is the largest collection of indigenous art in the world and works by European masters, Old West classics, and traveling exhibitions. Summer (June to August) is the most popular time to get to know the city, with warm afternoons and cool nights. For those who have the price as the main factor, the month of March presents the cheapest ticket prices, according to Kayak history.
Moscow – Russia
Moscow, the capital of Russia, is up because of the world football. To take advantage of the city, a walk around Red Square is a must-see and one of the most popular tourist spots in the city. The area houses important buildings, such as St. Basil’s Cathedral, and is part of the history of the destination. As you walk through Moscow you can see some of the seven famous skyscrapers known as Stalin’s Seven Sisters, with an iconic architecture, built to celebrate the victory of the Soviet Union in World War II.
The Kitay-Gorod neighborhood has bars, restaurants, and nightclubs, suitable for travelers who want to enjoy Moscow’s nightlife. The Bolshoi Theater, located in the heart of Moscow, is one of the largest opera and ballet theaters in Russia and the world, where more than 800 operas have been performed. Winter in the city (December to March) is very strict. Already the mild temperatures take place from June until September, when it is possible to enjoy more. To enjoy lower prices, March is the best requested.
Helsinki – Finland
The capital of Finland, Helsinki is a vibrant coastal city with beautiful islands and large green parks. The pace of the city is quiet and, at the same time, invigorating, with great restaurants and nightclubs. Design, architecture, culture, and shopping are cool things to explore on site, plus natural areas like parks, forests, lakes and the coast. A third of Helsinki is covered by green areas and offers possibilities for outdoor activities and relaxation.
The Restaurant Day is celebrated every year with a major worldwide festival of food every third Saturday of May. In that period, anyone can set up a restaurant anywhere. This means that ordinary people can be chefs and sommeliers, ensuring plenty of fun and food, as well as wonderful encounters and memories. The best time to visit the city is between spring and summer, from May to September, when temperatures are milder, as winter has very cold temperatures – as is the character temperament of the series that got its name. In January, in the offseason, on the fly tickets prices fall – along with the temperature.
Oslo – Norway
Oslo is a place full of energy, with a modern gastronomy, in addition to much fashion and art. Iconic buildings are changing the face of the city, but it still maintains ties with nature. No wonder it was named Green Capital of Europe in 2019 for its dedication to the preservation of natural areas. Walks through the forest dives on the fjords and musical concerts are part of the city’s energy. All of Oslo’s neighborhoods offer something special and are easily accessible on foot, by public transport or by bicycle.
During the winter, it is possible to look for activities such as ice skating and skiing. Oslomarka, the huge forest on the slopes of the hills surrounding the city, offers an immense network of public trails for cross-country skiing. The Oslo Winter Park is the largest ski resort in the city and is just 30 minutes from downtown, with slopes for children, beginners, and experienced skiers. Between May and September, the temperatures are milder, which guarantees a more peaceful journey. To save money, the best month is March, when airfare there is cheaper in Kayak.