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30 Most Beautiful Places in the World You Won’t Believe are Real

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The world is beautiful. No matter how cliched this statement sounds, it never ceases to hold true. With some of the most beautiful places in the world spellbinding you with their shimmering lakes, sprawling grasslands, snow white peaks, deep ravines and (phew..) what not, this is as much true as the sun rising in the east. These spectacular sites across the globe are simply drop-dead gorgeous.

But that’s only us speaking. So, let’s stop trying to describe something that’s so ineffable and instead take a look at them. Here are the top 30 most beautiful places in the world, we bet will give you restless nights until you make a point to visit them.

1. Machu Picchu in Peru

The lost city in mountains

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2. Arashiyama in Kyoto, Japan

The eerily beautiful bamboo forest

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3. Mù Cang Chải in Vietnam

Terraced rice fields from the heaven

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4. Cappadocia, Turkey

The whole of cities carved into rocks and speckled with colourful hot air balloons

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5. Vatnajökull in Iceland

Stunning realm of caves, volcanoes and canyons under a crystal clear glacier

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6. Paro Taktsang in Bhutan

Intricate Buddist Temple complex hanging over equally striking Paro Valley

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7. Glowworm Caves in Waitomo, New Zealand

Bioluminescent algae creating a gorgeous subterranean galaxy

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8. Taj Mahal in Agra, India

Exquisite marble mausoleum that’s definitely one of the most beautiful places in the world

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9. The Great Blue Hole in Belize

Unusually blue and circular sinkhole in the middle of the Lighthouse Reef

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10. Petra, Jordan

Ancient city carved into a mountain, and the alleged resting place of the Holy Grail

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11. Northern Lights in Sweden

A striking natural phenomenon that makes Sweden one of the most beautiful places in the world

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12. Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, USA

One of the seven natural wonders of the world with a stunning view

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13. Bromo Volcano in East Java, Indonesia

Lush green mountains with epic vistas of sunrise

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14. Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia

An ancient and mysterious Buddhist Temple- one of the most beautiful places in the world

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15. Pamukkale in Denizli, Turkey

Natural stacked infinity pools of hot water surrounded by frozen falls and snow

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16. Lake Bled, Slovenia

Picture-postcard perfect lake bordered by high mountains

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17. Namaqualand in South Africa

Unusual spring beauty

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18. Bagan (formerly known as Pagan) in Myanmar

Ancient ochre Buddhist Temple dating back to 11th and 12th Century

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19. Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

A magical land of beautiful lakes, waterfalls, flora and fauna

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20. Uluru in Northern Territory, Australia

700 million years old arid spectacle

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21. Wulingyuan Scenic Area in Zhangjiajie, China

Nature’s skyscrapers cum probable inspiration for Avatar’s hanging mountains

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22. Socotra in Yemen

Home to dragon blood trees, right out of a Sci-Fi movie

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23. Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany

19th Century marvel that’s the inspiration for the castle of Disney’s Sleeping Beauty

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24. Venice, Italy

Softly lit canals with floating gondolas and historic monuments all around them

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25. Kauai in Hawaii

Tropical paradise cum wettest place on planet Earth

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26. Rainbow Mountains in Zhangye Daxia in China

Dramatic mountains out of  hipster artist’s canvas

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27. The Great Pyramid in Giza, Egypt

Iconic Egyptian tomb of Pharoh Khufu- created by skilled artisans or Aliens?

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28. Bora Bora Island in French Polynesia

A protected sanctuary formed by unique and mesmerizing reef ecosystem

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29. Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe

Largest waterfall with a picturesque view you won’t forget

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30. Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska

Frozen (not so anymore) paradise that’s home to Orcas

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We would, of course, recommend you go see them for yourself because it’s obvious, no matter how stunning these pictures are, it is simply impossible to compete with the real thing.


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