While India is full of delightful monsoon destinations but it may not be everybody’s thing to get soaked in the rain and go sight-seeing. Mercifully, the monsoon season opens up the opportunity to visit some stunning locales outside India. Since it is summer in the northern hemisphere, several places which may be covered in snow during the winters, are at their scenic best during this season. (ALSO SEE 20 beautiful countries that issue visa on arrival to Indian citizens) July is one of the most beautiful summer months in several parts of the world. Also, the winters in some parts of the southern hemisphere make them magical and is ideal for those who want to escape the heat. So, if you are planning to take a trip abroad this month, here are the best places to visit in July 2017 outside India.

Vienna, Austria

Vienna in Austria

Vienna in Austria

Vienna was voted one of the best cities to live in the world and for good reason. Not only is it known for its pleasant weather and wonderful people, it is also a great haven on account of its cultural activities. Its mesmerizing lakes and historic buildings can instantly soothe your soul. July is peak tourist season in Vienna. It is a great time to enjoy all the best restaurants and pubs and also meet new people.

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo landscape

Tokyo landscape

Tokyo is known to be one of the busiest global cities. With historic temples on one hand and beautiful, modern sky scrapers on the other, Tokyo is a marvelous city to visit in July. You can check out the various museums in the city or hit one of the trendy cafes or bars that the city is known for. Public transport is convenient and while the weather is hot, almost all places you visit will be air conditioned.

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Known to be the happiest city in the world, Denmark’s capital Copenhagen is located on the coastal islands of Zealand and Amager. It goes without ssaying that the city provides breathtaking views of the sea. It has a fine mix of historic buildings and modern parks and gardens. Its beautiful, colored houses and dreamy streets are a heartwarming sight. Copenhagen is pleasant in the month of July with warm mornings and cold evenings ideal for long, romantic walks.

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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And then there is the Brazilian capita of  Rio De Janeiro which is located in the southern hemisphere and experiences winter in July. One of the most happening cities on the planet, Rio De Janeiro is known for its vibrant culture marked by great music, excellent food and lovely people. With temperatures ranging from 14 degree C to 20 degree C during July, winter  in Rio De Janeiro is just perfect for those who want to take a break from the heat in the northern hemisphere. CHECK OUT 13 amazing hotel pools in the world with some of the best views

Kenya

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Kenya is known for its unparalleled diversity of wildlife and July is the best month to experience it. The wildebeest migration reaches Kenya’s Masai Mara in the month of July and remains there until October before returning to the Serengeti in Tanzania. The country has a number of wildlife safari camps which offer great experiences. Kruger National Park is one of the finest places to witness the wildlife in this region.

Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm

The Swedish capital of Stockholm is known for its beautiful waterfront buildings and marvelous weather. With 14 islands and more than 50 bridges on an extensive Baltic Sea archipelago, Stockholm is abundant in natural as well as architectural beauty. July falls in the peak tourist season here whihc means that the rates are high but it is totally worth it considering that it is one of the most elegant, beautiful and still unspoilt places to be on the planet.

Queenstown, New Zealand

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Known for its long scenic coastal drives facing breathtaking views of splendid shores, Queenstown in New Zealand is your most exotic option for a July holiday. From a range of adventure activities to some of the finest vineyards, you will be spoilt for choice in Queensland. July is winter time here which means the weather will be cold and ideal for a break from the crazy northern summer.

London, England

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What can be said about London that hasn’t been said already? England’s capital city is as historic as it is contemporary. The breathtaking view of the Thames river is a sight to behold. London’s hep restaurants and pubs offer great food and memorable experiences. If you are a music lover, then London’s music festivals during July will delight you. Even if you want to do nothing else, you can take long, breezy walks in London’s trendy neighborhoods while checking out the daily life in one of the most visited cities of the world. NOW SEE 10 most peaceful countries in the world

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