Franz Josef, New Zealand

Located on the West Coast of the South Island, Franz Josef unusual city is named after Franz Josef Glacier. Which, in turn, according to legend, it was named after the lover of a girl who died in a fall from the cliffs. His beloved so bitterly and cried a lot, that her tears merged together and froze, formed a block of ice. The magic of this tradition is not lost for the city and tourists flocking to this tragic and romantic place.