London is Officially the Best City in the World

The English capital beat Paris and New York

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Political turmoil might be taking over England amid Brexit negotiations, but the fashion capital—and birthplace of innumerable subcultures—now has something to celebrate as London was just voted the world’s best city.

 

For the first time in three years, the English capital snagged the number one spot on TripAdvisor’s annual Traveller’s Choice Awards in the destination category.

 

The city beat Paris and Rome, which landed in second and third place respectively, and according to the travel site, thanks are in order for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

 

“The global fascination with Harry and Meghan clearly has a powerful effect as this is the first time since 2016 that London has topped the world rankings. With the couple’s new Royal baby due imminently, London may continue to reap the rewards of the Harry and Meghan effect into 2020,” said Hayley Coleman, spokesperson for TripAdvisor, in a statement.

 

As for the remainder of the list, Greece’s Crete scored the fourth spot, with Bali coming in at fifth. Phuket and Barcelona landed the sixth and seventh spots, with Istanbul, Marrakech and Dubai making the top ten as the eighth, ninth and tenth best cities in the world.

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