The world has so many beautiful places that you must see before you die. Here are 10 destinations that can give you some great experiences and long-lasting memories:
- Angkor Wat
A 12th century temple complex located in Siem Reap, Cambodia, the Angkor Wat is an iconic attraction that is home to many ancient temples and shrines.
- Taj Mahal
A mausoleum built in the 1600s to serve as the tomb of Emperor Shah Jahan’s favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj Mahal is one of India’s most recognizable tourist attractions.
Santorini is a popular Greek island known for its white architectural structures that create an amazing contrast against the mountains they are built on. It also has pristine beaches, wineries, and other landmarks.
- Great Wall of China
The Great Wall is a world-famous bucketlist destination where people can hike along certain sections of the 21,000-kilometer-long, centuries-old wall and take in the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains and villages.
- Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon in Arizona is among a magnificent piece of landscape that has a national park that provides breathtaking view from about two thousand meters high up of the untamed wilderness around.
- Victoria Falls
A 108-meter high waterfall by the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Victoria Falls is home to some of the world’s exotic animals and plants. Its “Devil’s Pool” is a natural infinity pool right on the edge of the waterfall cliff.
- Great Pyramid of Giza
The oldest and biggest pyramid in Giza, the Great Pyramid is an ancient, 140-meter high structure built around 2500 BC that was used as a tomb for Khufu, a pharaoh of the Egyptian Fourth Dynasty.
- Easter Island
Chile’s Easter Island is best known for its hundreds of mystifying, gigantic stone statues, called “moai,” which sizes range from 9 meters to 220 meters, and appear to be made in human’s likeness.
- Aurora Borealis
The Aurora Borealis is a phenomenon where green and red dancing lights are seen up in the sky. It is best viewed during winter from different places in the Antarctic and Arctic regions, such as in Iceland and Finland.
To see thousands of penguins in their natural habitat and gigantic icebergs, visit Antarctica. The continent also is home to exquisite wildlife, as well as museums and hot springs.