20 Beautiful Places In The World You Have To Visit
The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. – St. Augustine
The world is full of natural wonders, majestic waterfalls, lost cities and mysterious landmarks waiting for you to be explored. We live only once, and will not get a chance to see unbelievable attractions again. So, it’s high time to explore the splendid beauty around you. The choice seems endless for wanderlust, and it might be daunting to decide which destinations to visit. From natural wonders to human-made masterpieces, from wildlife to city spaces everything is spell bounding and jaw dropping. I have whittled down twenty best and most beautiful places in the world to see before you die. Let’s have a quick review of them all:
1. The Great Wall of China
All of us are familiar with the largest and oldest civilization of China. The varied geography of this country is a perfect example of natural beauty on earth. There are countless lesser-known gems and hidden attractions waiting to be discovered in China. The list of superlative attraction includes astounding human-made attractions as well as remarkable natural wonders. The Great Wall of China made up of stones, bricks, tamped earth, wood and other materials, is an impressive addition to the diverse beauty of China.
2. The Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye in Scotland
Wild marshland shrouded in morning mist to rugged mountain peaks have made Scotland full of jaw-dropping beauty. Fairy pools are at the top of the list of sights making Scotland a spectacular place. Fairy pool is one of the most dramatic landscape on Skye under the shadow of Cuillin Mountains. There is a myth about this place that fairies regularly bathe in crystal clear green pools of the River Brittle. It is one of the best wild swimming spots in the UK allowing you to have fun and dive under the natural arches and waterfalls. Fairy pools is a favorite hotspot for photographers and walkers, visit the place to make your traveling experience great but please don’t try to spy on fairies, as it would be an offense!
3. Giza Pyramids, Egypt
The Pyramid of Giza is one of the most recognizable landmarks and the last survivor of the seven wonders of the Ancient World, looming large on the outskirts of Cairo. Egypt has a rich and fascinating history that reaches back to the dawn of civilization and the Pyramid of Giza is an impressive part of that history. Megalithic memorials to dead kings are still a fascinating sight in the world. The Giza Pyramid is an undeniable highlight of any Egypt Holiday.
4. Santorini Island, Greece
You cannot deny the uniqueness and allure of the Santorini Island located in Greece. The face of this supermodel of the Greek islands is instantly recognizable around the world. Santorini, a most romantic destination has over 1.5 million tourists annually. Santorini Island is site of submerged volcano and a caldera. Fabulous caldera villages, romantic sunsets, breathtaking view of the city, volcano and luxurious resorts are making it a perfect place to be visited.
5. Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
The Neuschwanstein Castle is the most visited castle in Germany and most popular tourist destination in Europe. It is located in Bavaria, near Fussen. The King Ludwig II Bavaria, also known as the “Fairytale King” built the castle on a rugged cliff against a scenic mountain backdrop. It was built with an intention to “embody the true spirit of the medieval German castle.” The beautiful and glorious palace successfully grabs the public eye, and it is a real depiction of the extreme level of creativity.
6. Shifen Waterfall, Taiwan
Shifen Waterfall, a most scenic waterfall located in Pingxi District, New Taipei City, at the top of Keelung River in Taiwan. The Falls’ total height is 20 meters and 40 meters in width, making it the broadest waterfall in Taiwan. Enjoy the most attractive and breathtaking panoramic views in Taiwan and visit Shifen waterfall. This most famous cascading waterfall has a horseshoe shape and high flow that is why it is known as Little Niagara of Taiwan. Delight yourself with a bright rainbow on sunny days and colorful spectacle which has lent the waterfall a nickname “Rainbow Pond”.
7. Panjin Red Beach, China
Panjin Red Beach is one of the most incredible places in the world. Tourists flock to see the stunning beauty of Chinese beach that turns crimson every autumn. The unique and stunning beach has natural red plants, and it is home to more than 30 species of birds including red-crowned crane. If you want to witness the incredible beauty and startling scene of nature, then visit Panjin Red Beach.
8. The Longsheng Terraces, China
Famous for terraced fields and ethnic culture, the unusual Longsheng Terraces are another spectacular masterpiece of beauty in the world. This eye candy view will no doubt leave you to feeling good about nature. The Longsheng Terraces depicts the picture of unmatched great momentum and imposing beauty in the world.
9. Plitvice Lakes, Croatia
The Plitvice Lakes National Park is another popular tourist’s attraction located in Croatia. This lake is definitely must see with sixteen lakes, interconnected by series of waterfalls covering total are of 300 square kilometers, It is truly a magical world of the living and moving water surrounded by ancient forests.
10. Venice, Italy
Venice in Italy is filled with canals and has no roads for cars. It is a poetic and romantic city which enchant visitors. San Marco square, gondolas, bridges and magnificent palaces all combine to make this city a popular traveling destination. Explore the churches and museums of Venice offering antique glory and vibrancy of art.
11. Rainbow Mountains, Zhangye Danxia, China
Zhangye Danxia landform area is “the eye candy of Zhangye.” This insane mountain formation is real and as stunning as the Grand Canyon in America. Maroon, Magenta, Yellow and green are the most dominating colors of Zhangye Danxia, which are located at the center of China.
12. Valley of Ten Peaks, Canada
One of the most stunning destinations in Canada is inside Banff National Park in Albert. These ten peaks above Moraine Lakes offer visitors breathtaking and gorgeous scenery. These ten jagged snowy mountain peaks adjacent are ideal to be visited in the summertime.
13. Hitachi Seaside Park, Japan
If you want to see beauty hard to match and want to enjoy the Koyo (Trees changing colors), then visit Hitachi Seaside Park in Japan. This public park, situated in the city of Hitachinaka in Ibaraki Prefecture, covering an area of 350 hectares, is the best place to visit . This spacious place is home to a variety of colorful flowers and grasses throughout the year. With truly picturesque landscapes, you would be able to take advantage of cycling trails and a small amusement park as well.
14. Machu Picchu, Peru
This most visited site of Peru was left hidden from the world for a long time as the location is fairly remote and inaccessible. Machu Picchu, the most famous Inca citadel associated with an exclusive little club of true global icons, is mystifying and intriguing places for travelers and historians alike. It is a beautiful and scenic place in subtropical forest providing protected habitat to ferns, palms and a wide range of endangered species.
15. Victoria Falls, Zambia, Zimbabwe
This breathtaking spectacle of incomparable beauty and majesty is forming a border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Kololo tribe living in the area in 1800’s describe this place as Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – ‘The Smoke that Thunders.’ You can hear this huge waterfall from 40 kilometers and see the columns of spray from miles away. Whether you stay in Zambia or Zimbabwe, I recommend you to visit both sides of this largest sheet of falling water. Victoria Falls, the pride of Africa and coolest place in the world.
16. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
When it comes to narrow down the choices for the most beautiful places in the world, it’s impossible to ignore the splendid beauty of Bora Bora. An Island in the South Pacific located northwest of Tahiti in French Polynesia, recently awarded as the best island in the world. Soaring peaks, turquoise lagoon, and luxurious overwater bungalows combine to make this place a spectacular photographers’ paradise.
17. Pamukkale, Turkey
A unique place not many people would associate with Turkey, Pamukkale is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey and is one of the healthiest and most mysterious places in the world. Deriving from springs in a cliff almost 200 m high overlooking the plain it is famous for its hot springs.
18. The Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls, the collective name of Bridal Veil Falls, The American Falls, and Horseshoe Falls are located on the border between US and Canada. Niagara Falls are enriched with beautiful gardens, greenery, spectacular views and lots of interesting facts.
19. Whitehaven Beach
Whitehaven Beach, also known as white sands, is a 7km stretch along the Whitsunday Islands in Australia. You can access the island by a boat from the mainland tourist ports of the Airlie Beach, Shute Harbor as well as Hamilton Island. Dogs are not permitted, and smoking is prohibited on the beach. This pristine and award winning beach is known for boasting purest form of brilliant white silica sand in the world.
20. Neelum valley, Kashmir Pakistan
Neelum Valley is last but not the least on the wonder list of most beautiful places in the world. Neelum Valley is one of the most scenic places of northern areas of Pakistan, a small heaven known for having sky-high mountains, lush green valleys, mighty rivers, beautiful lakes and amazing wildlife. This little Paradise on Earth, also known as Mini Switzerland is a major source of attraction for a large number of visitors.
Wrapping it up
These stunning places are worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list. Catch a glimpse of these gorgeous destinations and start packing your bags ASAP. Fill your soul with something beautiful and make your visit last a lifetime!
I am Victoria Ashley. A professional content writer always seeking opportunities to write. I am associated with a Trucks & Equipment business as a trainer and content analyst.