For some people travel is a luxury or even an unnecessary burden, while others believe it to be important to live a fulfilled life. Here, MusicSnake Magazine presents the ultimate travel list – twelve of the best and most breathtaking places you need to see before you die.

Number One: Niagara Falls, Canada, USA

Number One: Niagara Falls, Canada, USA

Niagara Falls is perhaps the world’s most well-known waterfall. The falls actually consist of three different falls – American Falls, Horseshoe Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls. More impressive than the height of the falls is the volume of falling water – 5,700 cubic meters per second.

Number Two: Lake Retba, Senegal

Number Three: Lake Retba – Senegal Top 12 Breathtaking Places To Visit Before You Die

This destination including a stunning body of water, the algae in Lake Retba have turned the water from blue to a stunning scarlet. The water is also salty enough to keep you floating effortlessly.

Number Three: Marble Caves, Chile

Top 12 Breathtaking Places To Visit Before You Die

Straddling the border between Chile and Argentina, the Marble Caves are surrounded by water so blue you will think it came from Crayola. Visitors can explore the gorgeous sights within the caves and can even do some fishing.

Number Four: Hotel de Glace, Canada

Top 12 Breathtaking Places To Visit Before You Die

Quebec’s Hotel de Glace is made of twenty tons of ice. The hotel is one of the most popular places for couples to come get married.

Number Five: Mossbrae Falls, USA

Number Twenty-Seven: Mossbrae Falls – USA 12 Breathtaking Places To Visit Before You Die

Mossbrae Falls, located in USA, California, feature volcanic stone walls and gently flowing water that is one of the most serene places on the planet. Impressive!

Number Six: Cherry Blossom Tunnel, Germany

Cherry Blossom Tunnel – Germany 12 Breathtaking Places To Visit Before You Die

Most people associate cherry blossoms with Japan, but Germany’s Cherry Blossom Tunnel is truly one of the places you shouldn’t miss. However, you can only see the stunning tunnel full of blossoms during the springtime.

Number Seven: Pamukkale, Turkey

Number Thirty-Eight: Pamukkale – Turkey 12 Breathtaking Places To Visit Before You Die

Translating roughly to “cotton castle,” Pamukkale features seventeen geothermal springs. The water in the springs is widely believed to have medicinal properties and has become one of the top tourist destination places because of this.

Number Eight: Lake Windermere, U.K.

Lake Windermere – England

If you visit this lake, make sure to do it in the fall. The foliage is beyond breathtaking, and the town features many museums and places for children and adults alike.

Number Nine: Lake Bled, Slovenia

Lake Bled – Slovenia 12 Breathtaking Places To Visit Before You Die

This is one of the most pristine bodies of water in the world. It attracts thousands of tourists and is one of the most excellent places for hiking, water sports, and fishing.

Number Ten: Spotted Lake, Canada

Spotted Lake – Canada 12 Breathtaking Places To Visit Before You Die

Canada’s very own Spotted Lake is incredibly rich in minerals, which allow it to grow “spots” in the summertime. The water in the lake is thought to be medicinal and features magnesium sulfate, silver, calcium, sodium and titanium.

Number Eleven: Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park, China – Top 12 Breathtaking Places To Visit Before You Die

 Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park – China

The colored rocks in Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park are truly amazing! The rocks are made of red sandstone and were formed in the Cretaceous period. Impressive!

Number Twelve: Derweze, Turkmenistan – Top 12 Breathtaking Places To Visit Before You Die

6 Places That Resemble Hell on Earth Derweze – Turkmenistan

Also known as the Door to Hell, Derweze is as close to the Eye of Sauron a human can get. This is a gas crater that’s constantly on fire. The crater has been on fire since ’71, making it one of the creepiest places in the world.

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