Prior to any wedding planning, a marriage proposal is THE first step towards a future together! It goes without saying that it should be something very special and therefore unforgettable. But where and when should he ask his beloved one the question of all questions?
Very popular, for example, is the marriage proposal during the holidays – you spend a lot of time together, are super relaxed and to the already beautiful memories of the holiday you can then add the memory of your engagement.
Let's have a Look at Our Top 15 Most Popular Places for a Marriage Proposal:
1. Central Park, New York
In the center of Manhattan lies the Central Park, the “green lung of the city”. The park is a popular destination for locals and tourists, so much is always going on there. If you like it a bit quieter, find yourself beyond the bustle in a cozy corner to enjoy the togetherness. Or how about borrowing a rowing boat and paddling out to sea to make the proposal?
2. Eiffel Tower, Paris
Which place is better suited for a romantic marriage proposal than the city of love? As a landmark of Paris, the Eiffel Tower is of course a perfect choice for your engagement. But it gets even better: every day shortly after the sunset, the tower is illuminated and then shines in a particularly atmospheric light – the ambiance for a proposal can hardly be any more dreamlike.
3. Brooklyn Bridge, New York
From the Brooklyn Bridge you can enjoy a truly breathtaking view of the Manhattan skyline. No wonder this panorama is very popular with lovers as a backdrop for that famous bending the knee. By the way, this location is very recommendable at night, no matter if you decide for a proposal on the bridge or by the shore.
4. Grand Canyon, Arizona
The miracle of love has brought you together. Would it not be wonderful if you chose one of the most special natural wonders of our planet to get engaged? The Grand Canyon, with its unbelievably wide scenic panoramic views, the marriage proposal is guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience.
5. Oia, Santorini
In the bright white village of Oia on the Greek island of Santorini, the sea seems to be bluer and the sun more radiant than anywhere else in the Mediterranean. What is more romantic than surprising your loved one with an unexpected proposal whilst viewing the sun setting over the Aegean Sea.
6. Colosseum, Rome
Your love should be eternal. The 2000-year-old Colosseum in Rome is a great venue for the question “Will you marry me?”. In any case, you are in good company here, since its creation centuries ago, this historical site has brought together countless lovers.
7. Tower Bridge, London
If you are looking for a “very British location” for your marriage proposal, you are in good hands in London. The Tower Bridge is especially popular for this occasion, which is certainly not a poor choice for a proposal destination. On the banks of the Thames, the bridge offers a great panoramic view as a backdrop for a gentleman to pop the question!
8. Sydney Opera House, Sydney
The dazzling white Sydney Opera House, with its distinctive roof, surrounded by the blue waters of the Sydney Harbor, is not only a thrill for opera lovers. The iconic building is also very popular with those willing to marry. Of course, if you’re musical, you can serenade your loved ones here as well.
9. Louvre, Paris
Where French kings used to reside, the Louvre is one of the most famous art museums in the world today. The striking contrast of the illuminated glass pyramid in front of the glittering majestic palace is the ideal place for your very personal staging of a marriage proposal in which your loved one can not help but say “yes!”.
10. Lake Louise, Banff
You not only love each other, but also nature, then getting engaged in the stunning scenery of Lake Louise, Canada would be perfect for you. The turquoise water of the lake, especially during the Indian Summer, together with the red and gold woods and the snowy peaks of the mountains is a one of a kind place to experience as a couple.
11. The Shard, London
If you not only want to win your lady of the heart with your request, you should consider the London Shard of Glass building. From the 95th floor of the skyscraper, you can overlook the whole city and toast to the beginning of the adventure in one of the many bars and restaurants with champagne.
12. Spanish Steps, Rome
The Spanish Steps, actually called “Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti”, is one of the most famous symbols of the eternal city of Rome. Whether you propose at the base Piazza di Spagna or climb its steps to the top, this is a place with a romantic flair and thus ideally suited to the question of all questions.
13. Taj Mahal, Agra
Standing in front of the Taj Mahal, one feels transported into the fairy-tale world of 1000 and one nights, the magnificent monument is actually a tomb built by an Indian Mughal emperor in honor of his favorite wife. Since then, lovers have come here from near and far to get married or to propose. When are you going on the journey?
14. Trevi Fountain, Rome
The film classic, “La Dolce Vita” made it the most famous fountain in the world. Anyone who throws three coins over their shoulders, according to popular belief marries the love of their life. Pack your coins and get ready to toss them once she/he says yes.
15. Table Mountain (Tafelberg), South Africa
Not far from the Cape of Good Hope, located at the southern tip of South Africa, Table Mountain dominates the silhouette of Cape Town. A great idea, is to book a drone to capture the moment creating a beautiful keepsake to share back at home with family and friends.