1o amazing urban destination wedding locations

When it comes to planning a dream wedding, the allure of an urban destination is undeniable. The vibrant energy, iconic backdrops, and endless amenities make cities the perfect setting for a stylish and unforgettable celebration.

Whether you’re drawn to the towering skyscrapers, historic landmarks, or chic modern spaces, these top 10 urban wedding destinations offer the perfect blend of luxury and romance. ¬†

Here are my top 10 cities and locations for the urban wedding of your dreams ūüôā

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Please keep in mind that although I list a few options for each idea, there are many others out there to consider. 

While I am happy to help start your journey here, I am beyond ecstatic to have you hire me as your photographer and then I can help even more as you decide the perfect place for your destination wedding. 

Also feel free to snag my planning a destination wedding guide here!

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New york

The city that never sleeps is a timeless choice for an urban wedding.

With its iconic skyline, Central Park’s lush greenery, and a myriad of luxurious venues, New York offers endless possibilities for a chic and sophisticated celebration.

From elegant ballrooms in Manhattan to rooftop terraces with panoramic views, the Big Apple is the epitome of urban glamour.

The Hotel Bowery

620 Loft + Garden

Lotte New York Palace

Hotel Chelsea

Manhatta

The Plaza Hotel

Tribeca Rooftop

london

London seamlessly blends historic charm with contemporary elegance.

Imagine exchanging vows in a centuries-old cathedral or a stylish modern gallery, with the city’s famous landmarks as your backdrop.

From the opulence of Mayfair to the eclectic vibes of Shoreditch, London provides a unique and culturally rich setting for your wedding.

The Worx

Estelle Manor

The Gherkin

The Royal Exchange

The Coach Clerkenwell

Fortnum + Mason

1 Lombard Street

Aviary 

Wagtail

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singapore

Singapore is a city of contrasts, where ultra-modern architecture meets lush gardens and vibrant cultural districts.

With luxurious hotels and stunning venues like Marina Bay Sands and the iconic Gardens by the Bay, Singapore offers a unique urban wedding experience.

Its impeccable service and exquisite cuisine add to the allure of this cosmopolitan city.

The Riverhouse

The Ahava

The Fullerton Hotel Singapore

Capella Singapore

Singapore Flyer

1- Altitude 

Atico

 

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california

California’s urban wedding venues offer a diverse array of options, from the iconic landscapes of Los Angeles to the tech-savvy vibe of San Francisco.

Whether you choose a glamorous Hollywood hotel, a chic San Francisco loft, or a scenic venue in Silicon Valley, California’s cities provide a stylish and sun-soaked backdrop for your special day.

The Lowrey 

St. Regis San Francisco

Ultimate Skybox at Diamond View Tower 

The Roof on Wilshire

San Francisco City Hall

The Ritz- Carlton San Francisco

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Curious about how some of these work? Yes, some options would require a little more planning as they are not a tradition wedding venue.¬† This is where you can use my expertise, or a planner’s, to gather the details to make sure your destination wedding is perfect.¬†¬†

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dubai

Dubai is synonymous with luxury and opulence.

This modern metropolis offers a stunning array of wedding venues, from sky-high towers with breathtaking views to lavish beachfront resorts.

Dubai’s blend of traditional Arabian culture and cutting-edge design creates a unique and unforgettable setting for a truly extravagant wedding.

Emirates Palace 

Atlantis, The Palm 

Armani Hotel Dubai 

Ritz РCarlton Dubai 

Bulgari Resort Dubai 

italy

Italy offers a diverse array of enchanting cityscapes that make it an ideal destination for a romantic urban wedding.

Venice enchants with its timeless canals and historic palazzos, Florence captivates with its Renaissance architecture and artistic treasures, and Milan, known for its fashion and design, offers chic venues and modern luxury amidst its bustling cityscape.

Each city in Italy brings its own unique charm and atmosphere, from the sun-soaked Amalfi Coast to the historic streets of Naples, ensuring a wedding experience that is both luxurious and steeped in Italian allure.

Palazzo Parigi 

Villa Necchi

Inn at the Roman Forum 

Villa Miani

 Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

Aman Venice

San Clemente Palace Kempinski

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copenhagen

Copenhagen offers a blend of modern design and Scandinavian charm. With its picturesque canals, historic buildings, and trendy urban spaces, the city provides a chic and stylish setting for a wedding. Venues range from waterfront warehouses to elegant manor houses, ensuring a unique and memorable celebration in this vibrant Nordic capital.

Manon Les Suites

Ammanns

Ostergro

Restaurant Maven 

Villa Copenhagen

Hotel Kong Arthur

Copenhagen City Hall

It is all about creating an experience

The beauty of some of these ideas, are that not only are you celebrating a unique location, but possibly something that ties into your own story.  Or holds a special memory in your heart. 

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portugal

Portugal has cities full of captivating charm and rich history, with its cobblestone streets, historic trams, and stunning waterfront views.

From elegant palaces to contemporary venues with panoramic views of the Tagus River, Portugal offers a diverse range of settings for a stylish urban wedding. The vibrant culture, delectable cuisine, and warm hospitality make it a perfect destination for a romantic and memorable celebration.

Court in the Square

Palacio de Queluz

Penha Longa Resort

Fronteira Palace

Palacio do Correio Mor

Vidago Palace 

 

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Paris

Paris, the City of Light, is synonymous with romance and elegance.

Imagine exchanging vows in a chic Parisian hotel, a historic ch√Ęteau, or a stunning garden with the Eiffel Tower as your backdrop. The city’s timeless beauty, world-class cuisine, and iconic landmarks provide an enchanting setting for an unforgettable wedding.

Whether you dream of a grand affair or an intimate gathering, Paris offers endless possibilities for a truly magical celebration.

Ritz Paris

The Peninsula Paris

Relais + Chateaux Saint James Paris

Hotel Particulier Montmartre

Four Seasons Paris

Mandarin Oriental Paris

BETC Paris

Plaza Athenee

cape town

Cape Town is a vibrant city that offers a unique blend of natural beauty and urban sophistication. With Table Mountain as a dramatic backdrop, stunning beaches, and luxurious vineyards, Cape Town provides diverse and breathtaking venues for a wedding. From elegant waterfront hotels to historic estates, the city combines rich cultural heritage with modern amenities, making it an ideal destination for a stylish and memorable wedding celebration.

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art

Silo Hotel

Bosjes Estate Wedding 

The Grand Daddy Hotel

Hemelhuijs

Cartel Rooftop Bar 

Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s charming canals, historic architecture, and vibrant cultural scene make it a fantastic urban wedding destination.

Whether you opt for a romantic canal-side venue, a historic mansion, or a contemporary space in the heart of the city, Amsterdam offers a relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere for your wedding.

Felix Meritis 

The Dylan 

Concervatorium Hotel 

Amstelkerk

The Rijksmuseum

Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam 

Waldorf Astoria

have the best freaking day of your life

Choosing an urban destination for your wedding promises not only luxury and sophistication but also a unique backdrop that reflects your personal style. Whether you opt for the iconic skyscrapers of New York, the historic charm of Paris, or the cosmopolitan vibe of Singapore, each city offers its own blend of culture, scenery, and luxury amenities.

With endless possibilities for venues, accommodations, and activities, these top urban destinations ensure that your wedding day is as memorable and special as your love story.

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