capital city of Hanoi has been selected in the top five
best Asian cities in 2005 by readers of the US magazine
Travel and Leisure.
ranks fifth in 2005 compared with its fourth position
in the 2004 poll. Bangkok is the best Asian city, followed
by Chiang Mai of Thailand, Hong Kong and Kyoto.
biggest city, Sydney, has again been named the world's
best, according to the 10th annual World’s Best Awards
the eighth time in 10 years, Sydney, known for its iconic
opera house, Harbor Bridge, and stunning beaches, has
topped the list.
Thai capital Bangkok is in second place in the list
of the world best cities, with Italy's Rome and Florence
in third and fourth places respectively. The northern
Thai city of Chiang Mai made its first appearance in
the top 10, placing fifth.