When you want to send a postcard from a particular place, it's really hard to choose its design. After all, you have to decide what site portrays the essence of that location best. Google goes through the same problem - if a person searches a place, the website has to determine what images appear at the top of the result list. So what 'postcards' do Google assign to the cities around the world?


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Bored Panda has conducted a Google image search of all the capital cities around the globe (according to United Nations there are 195 of them) and collected the first images of each query. From the sunny coast of Algiers to the buzzing lights of Taipei, these pictures show the incredibly diverse beauty of human civilization.

P.S. Results may vary for each user, but to make our list as objective as possible, we used Google Chrome's Incognito mode (the queries were formulated as follows: "City, Country" and were conducted on google.co.uk).

#1 Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden

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Varsha Chrislin 1 month ago

Love the different colours of the buildings!

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#2 Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland

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Nancy E 1 month ago

Iceland is on my bucket list !

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#4 Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Kim Kelly 1 month ago

If I had to pick one off of this list I would choose to be here <3

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#5 Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary

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Lucine Kazanian 1 month ago

My father loveeeed 🇭🇺. He said, it was beautiful, and the people were very nice

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#6 Havana, Cuba

Havana, Cuba

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Hisseefit 1 month ago

Someday soon I have to go here before it becomes Americanized. I don't want to see a McDonalds every couple city blocks.

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#7 Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany

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boredhuman 1 month ago

one of my favorite capitol cities in europe. such a great fibe. especially in the summer. highly recommended to visit one time.

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#9 Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan

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Jujube Wrangler 1 month ago

Love the juxtaposition of old vs. new. They're both great in their own way!

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