Our world is a beautiful place! With many exceptional cultures to discover and breathtaking places to see, sometimes it’s difficult to make a choice about where to go to balance the time we have. Here, MusicSnake Magazine put together a list of eighteen amazing places you need to visit before you die.
Number One: Coyote Gulch, USA
Located in southern Utah, Coyote Gulch belongs to one of the most remarkable rock formations in the world. The gulch is in an area that also contains natural bridges, waterfalls, and canyons, so it’s best to spend more than one day here.
Number Two: Hidden Beach, Mexico
The Hidden Beach is much more than just a hidden beach. It is the site of former military testing. The Mexican beach features pristine white sand, minimal crowds and crystal clear water.
Number Three: Karijini National Park, Australia
Karijini National Park features 5 gorges, each of which has its own unique rock formations. The place has all sorts of wildlife and often experiences breathtaking storms during the summer.
Number Four: Meteor Crater, USA
Meteor Crater is a crater formed where a meteor once landed. The meteor that made the crater weighed 300 tons and entered the atmosphere going 157 times faster than the speed of sound. The power of the collision was equivalent to that of 800 atomic bombs.
Number Five: Erawan National Park, Thailand
Erawan National Park features a 7-level waterfall that draws tourists from all over the world. It can be quite slippery and so sensible shoes are necessary to explore the area.
Number Six: The Cliffs at Etretat, France
The cliffs at Etretat are in one of the most photogenic places in all of nature. The town itself is incredibly quaint and would appeal to anyone who is a fan of Old Europe.
Number Seven: Flathead Lake, USA
Located in Montana, Flathead Lake is the largest body of water in the US. The lake occupies 510 square meters and also holds the honor of being the most transparent lake in the world.
Number Eight: Plitvice Lakes, Croatia
Plitvice Lakes are in a national park that is one of the oldest places in Eastern Europe. The Croatia’s park includes sixteen large lakes, 20 caves and 140 waterfalls.
Number Nine: Babinda Boulders, Australia
It is not the boulders that make Australia’s Babinda Boulders famous. It is the water around them. Also known as Devil’s Pool, the water around these boulders is incredibly powerful.
Number Ten: Uluru, Australia
Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is one of the most marvelous natural attractions in Australia. An impressive 500,000 people come to see the rock every year, which changes color depending on the time of day and light availability.
Number Eleven: Vasco da Gama Bridge, Portugal
Located in Lisbon, the Vasco da Gama Bridge is the longest bridge in all of Europe. It can withstand speeds of 250 kilometers per hour and can also survive the most powerful earthquakes.
Number Twelve: Devils Tower, USA
Devils Tower, located in Wyoming, looks manmade, but it was actually made by nature. The tower is estimated to be between 200 and 225 million years old and is considered by locals to be sacred.
Number Thirteen: Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
This Park has a lot to offer its visitors. People can go fishing, kayaking, biking or even play paintball! It’s also the largest park in New Zealand.
Number Fourteen: The Sistine Chapel, Vatican City
The Sistine Chapel was once a church, but today it’s a museum. Featuring the famous art of Michelangelo, the ceiling of this museum has likely inspired a spiritual revelation or two.
Number Fifteen: Engadin Valley, Switzerland
The Engadin Valley is split up into two parts: Upper Engadin and Lower Engadin. While Upper Engadin offers travelers the opportunity to go skiing, kayaking, skating, and scuba diving, Lower Engadin boasts more natural beauty.
Number Sixteen: Statue of Christ the Redeemer, Brazil
One of the most photographed landmarks in the world, the Statue of Christ the Redeemer stands at 38 meters tall and weighs 1,145 tons. The statue is included in the list of 7 new wonders of the world.
Number Seventeen: The Tunnel of Love, Ukraine
A top destination for newlyweds, Ukraine’s Tunnel of Love isn’t a tunnel at all! It’s a railway that’s been surrounded by green arches that resemble a tunnel. The “tunnel” is 3 kilometers long.
Number Eighteen: Lavender Fields, France
The lavender fields may just be fields of lavender, but to witness them in person is an otherworldly experience. When in bloom, the fields are not only stimulating to the eyes but also to the nose! The scent of lavender is believed to have a calming effect, making the environment particularly tranquil. Thanks for reading!
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