Did you know?? 10 International Cities that Changed Their Names

Do you ever wonder how the favorite travel destinations on your bucket list got their names?

“Cities were always like people, showing their varying personalities to the traveller.”

― Roman Payne

Royal Botanic Garden, Melbourne. Source- Pexels
Heritage building Ahsan Mazil standing tall amidst the luscious greenery. Source- Trip Advisor
Ortakoy Mosque and the Bosphorus Bridge at sunrise.Photographer: Givaga/iStockphoto
Vietnam is known not just for its rich history, vibrant culture, gorgeous landscapes and tourist attractions. Source: Shutterstock
Breathtaking Glass Palace in front of Louvre Museum. Source: Pexels
The breathtaking view of Tokyo at the backdrop of Mount. Fiji. Source- iStock

“The charm of Tokyo to the visitor is the huge experiment it
presents in the meeting of East and West.
The air is electric with change and new ideas.”

– Zoe Kincaid

The newly renovated People’s Square in Karachi, Pakistan. Source- iStock
Home to the pretty treasures, the spirit of Valenzuela will not let you miss your home. Source: Trip 101
Singapore was previously known as Temasek. Source: Encyclopedia Britannica
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