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Top 100 Places To Visit In The World

Top 100 Places To Visit In The World

The greatest adventure one can have is discovering the World through the eyes of an explorer. We, the Pin Adventure Map team, have carefully selected World’s most notable locations.

In this blog post, you will read about the following:

Explore different locations like cultural, natural, mixed (both cultural and natural), and endangered so travelers like yourself can enjoy the diversity of these spectacular places the World and humanity have to offer.

Water Sights

Water is the soul of this planet! Whether you enjoy having a relaxing swim in a thermal spa or watching mesmerizing waterfalls, you'll find something for yourself in this list of the most fantastic water sights.

Blue Lagoon Iceland
Halong Bay Vietnam
Iguazú Falls Argentina
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Blue Lagoon, Iceland

It’s a geothermal spa found on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwest Iceland. It is the most popular attraction in Iceland, drawing people from all across the world.

Halong Bay, Vietnam

Word ‘Halong’ translates to ‘where the dragon descends into the sea,’ is located in northern Vietnam. Characterized by towering karst limestone pillars and small islets of various shapes and sizes amidst crystal blue waters, Halong Bay’s ethereal beauty is a sight to behold.

Iguazú Falls, Argentina

Iguazu River Falls together make up the largest waterfall system in the world. The River rises near the city’s heart of Curitiba, and the falls divide it into the upper and lower Iguazu.

Ilulissat Kangerlua Greenland
Jökulsárlón Iceland
Lake Baikal Russia
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Ilulissat Kangerlua, Greenland

The greatest tourist attraction in all of Greenland is the astonishing Ilulissat Kangerlua (Ilulissat Icefjord), a berg-packed bay fed by the 5km (3mi) wide and 1100m (3608ft) thick glacier Sermeq Kujalleq.

Jökulsárlón, Iceland

Jökulsárlón is a glacial lagoon in southeastern Iceland. The Glacier Lagoon flows through a short waterway into the Atlantic Ocean, leaving chunks of ice on a black sand beach. In winter, the fish-filled lagoon hosts hundreds of seals.

Lake Baikal, Russia

Considered the deepest lake in the world, its located in the mountainous region of Siberia, and is circled by many exciting hiking pats called Gret Baikal Trail.

Ilulissat Kangerlua Greenland
Jökulsárlón Iceland
Lake Baikal Russia
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Lake Bled Slovenia
Moraine Lake Canada
Niagara Falls Canada
Thermal Baths Budapest
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Lake Bled, Slovenia

Bled, located on the edge of the Triglav National Park, was nominated as one of the world’s seven new wonders. It is distinguished by a mild, healing climate and thermal springs of lake water.

Moraine Lake, Canada

Set in the rugged Valley of the Ten Peaks, the lake is surrounded by mountains, waterfalls, and rock piles, creating a stunning scene that almost seems unreal. Sit lakeside, absorb the sights and pure mountain air, or explore further by canoeing and hiking.

Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls is the name of three waterfalls – the Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls, and the Bridal Veil Falls. You can view the Falls year-round from observation points on both the American and Canadian sides of the Niagara River.

Thermal baths, Budapest

They are Europe’s best and largest spa baths with outdoor pools. In addition to the marvelous medicinal natural hot spring waters in the 18 pools, there are ten saunas/steam cabins, several massage therapies, facial treatments, and more.

National Parks

The nature of this World is wonderful! We know it is impossible to visit all Nature Parks in one lifetime, so here is a short list of parks that must be added to your bucket list.

Abel Tasman National Park New Zealand
Fiordland National Park New Zealand
Grand Canyon National Park USA
Kakadu National Park Australia
Kruger National Park South Africa
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Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand

The Abel Tasman Coastal Track follows a pristine coastline of extraordinary beauty. Clear, turquoise bays, abundant bird and sea life, and fresh, clean air surround you as you walk under the shady canopy of lush native forest.

Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

Fiordland National Park is one of New Zealand’s treasured natural icons. It is home to glaciers, alpine ranges, and unique flora and fauna that have been in existence since New Zealand was part of the supercontinent Gondwanaland.

Grand Canyon National Park, USA

It’s the most spectacular gorge in the world. It is located in Arizona, and Its horizontal strata retrace the geological history of the past 2 billion years. There are also prehistoric traces of human adaptation to a particularly harsh environment.

Kakadu National Park, Australia

In Australia’s biggest national park, you will find ancient landscapes with thundering waterfalls, lush rainforests, wandering wetlands, exotic wildlife, and ancient rock art.

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger Park is South Africa’s most exciting African safari destination, and it is waiting for you to explore its vast landscapes and spectacular African wildlife.

Corcovado National Park Costa Rica
Redwood National Park USA
Serengeti National Park Tanzania
Tikal National Park Guatemala
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Corcovado National Park

Corcovado National Park is a reserve on southwest Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula that protects varied tropical ecosystems. Considered one of the world’s most biodiverse regions, its wildlife includes scarlet macaws, tapirs, jaguars, and squirrel monkeys.

Redwood National Park, USA

Most people know Redwood as home to the tallest trees on Earth. But the Parks also protect vast prairies, oak woodlands, wild rivers, and 40 miles of rugged coastline.

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

The vast plains of the Serengeti comprise 1.5 million ha of savannah. The annual migration to permanent water holes of vast herds of herbivores (wildebeest, gazelles, and zebras), followed by their predators, is one of the most impressive natural events in the world.

Tikal National Park, Guatemala

The archaeological remains at Tikal National Park reflect the cultural evolution of Mayan society from hunter-gathering to farming, with an elaborate religious, artistic and scientific culture. The most representative remains show different stages and degrees of evolution in terms of architectural development related to religious activities and ceremonies.

Corcovado National Park Costa Rica
Redwood National Park USA
Serengeti National Park Tanzania
Tikal National Park Guatemala
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Tayrona National Park Colombia
Torres del Paine Chile
Yellowstone National Park USA
Yosemite National Park USA
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Tayrona National Park, Colombia

Park offers magnificent beaches and the relaxing panorama of an intensely blue sea. For those seeking more exciting activities, walking, snorkeling and diving are additional attractions. The Park also has archeological ruins of an ancient city of the Tayrona people.

Torres del Paine, Chile

Known as the eighth wonder of the World, it will leave you in awe. Torres del Paine National Park is known for its soaring mountains, bright blue icebergs that cleave from glaciers, and golden pampas (grasslands) that shelter rare wildlife such as llama-like guanacos.

Yellowstone National Park, USA

Yellowstone is one of the world’s most famous places. The park has a globally unparalleled assemblage of surficial geothermal activity, thousands of hot springs, mudpots and fumaroles, and more than half of the world’s active geysers.

Yosemite National Park, USA

Yosemite National Park lies in the heart of California. Its many waterfalls, cirque lakes, polished domes, moraines, and U-shaped valleys provide an excellent overview of all kinds of granite relief fashioned by glaciation.

Must See Places

Discover Instagram-worthy and unique travel destinations, each magnificent on its own. Pick your favorite place from this list of fantastic nature wonders or man-made cities, remote travel destinations, or buzzing culture centers.

Barcelona Spain
Black Rock City Nevada USA
Cappadocia Turkey
Djemaa El-Fna Marrakesh
Antarctica
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona has a wide range of original leisure options that encourage you to revisit time and time. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and famous for Gaudí and other Art Nouveau architecture, Barcelona is one of Europe’s trendiest cities.

Black Rock City, Nevada, USA

Once a year, tens of thousands of people gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. In this crucible of creativity, all are welcome.

Cappadocia, Turkey

Owing to their quality and density, the rupestral sanctuaries of Cappadocia constitute a unique artistic achievement offering irreplaceable testimony to the post-iconoclastic Byzantine art period.

Djemaa El-Fna, Marrakesh

Santa Maria del Fiore, designed by Arnolfo di Cambio, is the third largest church in the world when it was completed in the 15th century. The third and last cathedral of Florence, it was dedicated to Santa Maria del Fiore, the Virgin of the Flower, a clear allusion to the lily, the symbol of the city of Florence.

Antarctica

Earth’s southernmost continent, Antarctica, is a once-in-a-lifetime destination. Nowhere else can compare with the extreme remoteness of this snowy place. It’s not an easy trip, but you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the white wilderness, icy sea kayaking, and whale sightings.

Fez Medina Morocco
Fox Glaciers New Zealand
Gardens by the Bay Singapore
Giant's Causeway Ireland
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Fez Medina, Morocco

Set in the lowlands between the Rif and Middle Atlas mountain ranges in northern Morocco, the city of Fez has long been regarded as the country’s cultural, spiritual, and intellectual heartland.

Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers, New Zealand

Glacier Country is located amongst the untamed natural wilderness of the West Coast of the South Island in New Zealand. From the highest mountains, largest glaciers, rainforests, dramatic beaches, and everything in between – Glacier Country ticks all the boxes.

Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Beauty abounds in the Gardens. Beyond the flora and fauna that you’ll find here, admire the Gardens’ iconic structures – architectural marvels that reimagine nature with artistic finesse.

Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

The columnar and massive basalt cliff exposures at the edge of the Antrim Plateau present a spectacle of exceptional natural beauty. The geological activity of the Tertiary era is clearly illustrated by the succession of the lava flows and interbasaltic beds, which are in evidence on the Causeway Coast.

Fez Medina Morocco
Fox Glaciers New Zealand
Gardens by the Bay Singapore
Giant's Causeway Ireland
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Golden Gate Bridge USA
Hermitage St Petersburg
Isle of Skye Scotland
Istanbul Turkey
Louvre Paris
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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Each year the Golden Gate Bridge attracts more than 10 million visitors to take in its tremendous 746-foot tall towers, sweeping main cables, signature International Orange color and Art Deco styling.

Hermitage, St Petersburg

The Hermitage is one of the world’s largest and most prestigious museums. With over 3 million items in its collection, new-comers can only hope to get a brief taste of the riches on offer here, from Impressionist masterpieces to fascinating Oriental treasures.

Isle of Skye, Scotland

Skye is the largest of the Inner Hebrides, home to some of Scotland’s most iconic landscapes. Also, the Isle of Skye boasts traditional fishing villages to explore, award-winning restaurants to dine in, and many outdoor pursuits to take part in, including ample opportunity for Munro bagging.

Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul has a timeless charm that owes much to its rich history and served as a focal point of several ancient empires. Numerous architectural wonders, remnants of these empires, still stand tall in the city’s heart.

Louvre, Paris

The former palace of the Kings of France, the Louvre Museum, presents vast and rich collections: more than 38.000 works from the ancient civilizations around the Mediterranean, the arts of Islam, and Western art from the Middle Ages to 1848.

Meteora Greece
Monument Valley USA
New Orleans USA
Ngorongoro Tanzania
Okavango Delta Botswana
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Meteora, Greece

In a region of almost inaccessible sandstone peaks, monks settled on these ‘columns of the sky’ from the 11th century onwards. Twenty-four of these monasteries were built, despite incredible difficulties, at the time of the great revival of the eremetic ideal in the 15th century.

Monument Valley, USA

Located in Northern Arizona, Monument Valley’s collection of crimson mesas and towering sandstone buttes captures colors that appear only in nature. The pristine desert landscape’s astonishing scenic beauty also reflects Arizona’s tribal communities’ reverence for the land.

New Orleans, USA

The lively city known for its street music, festive vibe, and the melting pot of French, African, and American cultures is well worth the trip.

Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

600 m deep Ngorongoro Crater in Northern Tanzania, once a gigantic volcano, today, long since having collapsed and eroded, it is an extensive highland area. Nearly three million years old, the ancient caldera shelters one of the most beautiful wildlife havens on earth.

Okavango Delta, Botswana

The Okavango Delta is an exceptional interaction between climatic, hydrological, and biological processes. It is home to some of the world’s most endangered species of large mammals, such as the cheetah, white rhinoceros, black rhinoceros, African wild dog, and lion.

Meteora Greece
Monument Valley USA
New Orleans USA
Ngorongoro Tanzania
Okavango Delta Botswana
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Rome, Italy
Salar de Uyuni Bolivia
Sydney Opera House Australia
Tiger Leaping Gorge, China
Uluru, Australia
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Rome, Italy

Rome is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in the world; every year, millions of tourists come from around the world to admire the treasures and masterpieces of Roman art and architecture.

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

The largest salt flat in the world and one of Bolivia’s most amazing natural attractions. Whether walking on the seemingly endless white, desolate surface of the dry flats or admiring the simply perfect reflection of the clouds and blue sky above when there’s water — all travelers agree the Salar de Uyuni offers an out-of-this-world experience.

Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is a great architectural work of the 20th century. It represents multiple strands of creativity, both in architectural form and structural design, a great urban sculpture carefully set in a remarkable waterscape and a world famous iconic building.

Tiger Leaping Gorge, China

Tiger Leaping Gorge is one of the deepest gorges in the world, making it one of the top 10 world-famous hiking trails. It is divided into Upper Gorge, Middle Gorge, and Lower Gorge. Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Haba Snow Mountain stand on each side, offering beautiful and diverse landscapes.

Uluru, Australia

Visit at sunrise or sunset for a spectacular sight as Uluru transforms from ochre to burnished orange and intense red. It is a stunning natural formation, and Uluru is a profoundly spiritual place. You can feel a powerful presence the moment you set eyes on it.

Exciting Nature

Nature exploring is an endless wondrous adventure. Each country has its unique signature, and you'll be amazed at how beautiful nature is while traveling abroad, from never before seen flora and fauna to animals that were seen only in books.

Arashiyama's Bamboo Grove, Kyoto
Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
Galápagos Islands, Peru
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Arashiyama’s Bamboo Grove, Kyoto

Located at the foot of the “Storm Mountains” in the north of the city of Kyoto, this world-famous, seemingly endless forest of swaying bamboo boughs is perfect for a relaxing retreat to nature during a stay in Japan.

Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique

The Bazaruto Archipelago has clear, turquoise waters filled with colorful fish and offers diving, snorkeling, and birding. It makes a fine upmarket holiday if you’re looking for the quintessential Indian Ocean getaway.

Galápagos Islands, Peru

The Galapagos Islands area archipelago and its immense marine reserve are known as the unique ‘living museum and showcase of evolution. Its geographical location at the confluence of three ocean currents makes it one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world.

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

The Great Barrier Reef is a globally outstanding example of an ecosystem that has evolved over millennia. The area has been exposed and flooded by at least four glacial and interglacial cycles, and over the past 15,000 years reefs have grown on the continental shelf.

Pantanal, Brazil

The Pantanal is extremely important for the conservation of biological diversity and the property contains representative habitats comprising around 80 species of mammals, 650 species of birds, 50 of reptiles and 300 of fish (thus the Reserve is vital for the maintenance of fish stock).

Tasmania

Tasmania’s natural beauty is captivating! Its diverse cultural experiences and its food and drink offering are enviable. Get an authentic taste of Tasmania in its fresh apple cider, cheeses, wine, and oysters, and experience a dose of its serenity with its powder-white beaches and laid-back luxury.

Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Pantanal, Brazil
Tasmania
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Historical Sights

Historic Places will be significant travel destinations for those who love to know more about each country and how it has become the one it is now. Understanding the roots of each story is a piece of excellent knowledge and also very interesting.

Anne Frank Huis, Amsterdam
Berlin Wall Germany
Charles Bridge, Prague
Confucius Temple, Qufu
Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence
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Anne Frank Huis, Amsterdam

Visiting the Anne Frank Huis is one of Amsterdam’s most profound experiences. Tragically, of the 107,000 Jewish adults and children deported from the Netherlands to concentration camps during WWII, only 5000 survived.

Berlin Wall, Germany

Berlin was divided for nearly thirty years – a city with a wall running through its very heart. The East Side Gallery is the longest surviving section of the Berlin Wall. In 1990, over 100 artists from over 20 countries decorated this stretch of the hinterland wall with their artworks.

Charles Bridge, Prague

Charles Bridge is a medieval stone arch bridge that crosses the Vltava river. It is one of the most visited attractions in Prague. Its construction started in 1357 under the auspices of King Charles IV, and finished in the early 15th century.

Confucius Temple, Qufu

Qufu Confucius Temple (Kong Miao in Chinese), in the hometown of Confucius, is the most famous and the largest temple of its kind in the memory of the sage. His ideology was developed to the influential Confucianism, which has had the most enduring and profound effect on Chinese culture.

Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence

The Florence Duomo, also known as Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, is located in Duomo Square. Its construction began at the end of the 13th century under the design of Arnolfo di Cambio, a famous architect, and sculptor who loved the Gothic style.

Edinburgh Castle Scotland
Forbidden City, Beijing
Gamla Stan, Stockholm
Great Wall of China
Havana Vieja, Cuba
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Edinburgh Castle, Scotland

Edinburgh Castle is a world famous icon of Scotland and part of the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site.

Forbidden City, Beijing

The architecture of the Imperial Palace complexes, particularly in Shenyang, exhibits an important interchange of influences of traditional architecture and Chinese palace architecture particularly in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Gamla Stan, Stockholm

Gamla Stan, the Old Town, is one of the largest and best-preserved medieval city centers in Europe and one of the foremost attractions in Stockholm. This is where Stockholm was founded in 1252.

Great Wall of China

Sections of earlier fortifications were joined together to form a united defence system against invasions from the north. Construction continued up to the Ming dynasty, when the Great Wall became the world’s largest military structure.

Havana Vieja, Cuba

Havana Vieja is a fascinating neighborhood where Cuba’s people, culture, and history intersect. It’s where you’ll want to spend most of your time in Havana. Its cafés, live music, historical sites, and colorful streets make it easy to spend several days wandering through this enchanting area.

Edinburgh Castle Scotland
Forbidden City, Beijing
Gamla Stan, Stockholm
Great Wall of China
Havana Vieja, Cuba
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
The Shah Mosque, Isfahan
Old Town, Tallin
Piazza San Marco, Venice
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park is an enriching place to visit to immerse yourself in history. It was symbolically built around the Genbaku dome. It was the only building to withstand the atomic bomb blast of August 6, 1945.

Naqsh-e Jahan, Isfahan

Naqsh-e Jame Square (also known as Saeed Square and Shah Square) is a complex of historic buildings and open space that resides at the center of Isfahan. The open green space in the center of the square is uncommon for Iranian architecture and is just one feature that makes Naqsh-e Jahan so unique.

Old Town, Tallinn

With narrow cobbled alleys, tall spires, and beautiful Hanseatic architecture, it’s no wonder that Tallinn’s Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It concentrates many of the Estonian capital’s bars and cafés, making it a vibrant and active area, a mixture of local and touristic life.

Piazza San Marco, Venice

Piazza San Marco is the city’s main public square and contains its most famous buildings, such as St Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. Napoleon called it “the world’s most beautiful drawing room.”

Potala Palace, Lhasa

The Potala Palace, built during the XVII Century, was the residence of the Dalai Lama. Nowadays, it is considered the most important architectural space of the Tibetan Buddhism.

Red Square, Moscow

It is the most historical sight in Moscow – dating back to the 11th century. Throughout its 1000-year-old history, the Red Square has been at the epicenter of political, social, and religious life in Russia.

Taj Mahal, Agra

An immense mausoleum of white marble, built in Agra between 1631 and 1648 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife, the Taj Mahal is the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage.

Temple Mount, Jerusalem

 The Temple Mount is a holy site within the Old City of Jerusalem for Jewish, Christian, and Muslim people. Biblically, this is where Abraham offered his son Isaac as a sacrifice.

Potala Palace, Lhasa
Red Square, Moscow
Taj Mahal, Agra
Temple Mount, Jerusalem
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Mountains

People who have visited mountains will agree - it is one of the most addicting travel destinations. With unique weather and sights, mountains offer the adventure of a lifetime. Just remember to pick the right equipment for each travel.

Everest Base Camp, Nepal
Matterhorn, Switzerland
Pão de Açúcar, Brazil
Table Mountain, Cape Town
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Everest Base Camp, Nepal

Everest is more than a mountain and the journey to its base camp is more than just a trek. Along a route dubbed by some as “the steps to heaven,” every bend in the trail provides another photo opportunity — beautiful forests, Sherpa villages, glacial moraines, and foothills.

Matterhorn, Switzerland

The Matterhorn and Switzerland are inseparably linked to each other. The pyramid shaped colossus of a mountain, which is very difficult to climb, is said to be the most-photographed mountain in the world.

Pão de Açúcar, Brazil

Pão de Açúcar stands 1,299 ft / 396 m tall at the eastern edge of Rio de Janeiro and is one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. It’s that big dome-shaped hill with the cable car.

Table Mountain, Cape Town

Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain in southwestern South Africa. Its tabular shape results from nearly horizontal layers of sandstone exposed by vigorous wind and water erosion.

Best Beaches

Do you enjoy leisure travel more than anything? You must visit the world's most famous beaches! With a warm, welcoming climate, fresh salty air, and crystal clear waters, these beaches offer relaxation you can't find anywhere else.

Anakena Beach, Easter Island ( Rapa Nui)

Anakena, the main beach on Easter Island, represents the typical picture we all have when we think of a paradisiacal beach. Its white and fine coral sand, crystalline turquoise sea, calm waves, and coconut palms make it an ideal place for rest and leisure.

Bora-Bora, French Polynesia

Bora Bora is a volcanic island in the Society Islands archipelago of French Polynesia. The island is ranked at the top of the list when it comes to most remarkably beautiful in the world. The best time to visit is May.

Ko Tao, Thailand

Koh Tao is the smallest of the three large islands located south in the Gulf of Thailand. It is the main destination for many divers and snorkelers because Koh Tao offers a beautiful underwater world. The beaches of Koh Tao are astounding, and there are many secluded bays.

Santorini, Greece

Santorini is the most spectacular island in Greece. You will be met an incredible sight and a magical setting for island hikes, infinity pools, luxury hotels, clifftop wineries, and dreamy sunset dinners.

Anakena Beach, Easter Island
Bora-Bora, French Polynesia
Ko Tao, Thailand
Santorini, Greece
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Legacy of Ancient Civilizations

Ancient history is a glimpse of the time when everything was different, yet it has built our World as it is now. Incredible buildings, stories unfolding, and wonders unexplored, it has yet so much to unfold.

Acropolis, Athens
Alhambra, Spain
Ayutthaya, Thailand
Bagan, Myanmar
Chichen Itza, Mexico
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Acropolis, Athens

The Acropolis of Athens and its monuments are universal symbols of the classical spirit and civilization and form the greatest architectural and artistic complex bequeathed by Greek Antiquity to the world

Alhambra, Spain

The Alhambra is a palace and fortress complex located in Granada, Spain. It is one of the most famous monuments of Islamic architecture and one of the best-preserved palaces of the historic Islamic world. It also contains notable examples of Spanish Renaissance architecture.

Ayutthaya, Thailand

Thailand’s former capital Ayutthaya is renowned for its temple ruins and historical sites. Surrounded by these ruins, it’s not difficult to imagine the grandeur that once was the kingdom of Ayutthaya.

Bagan, Myanmar

Lying on a bend of the Ayeyarwady River in the central plain of Myanmar, Bagan is a sacred landscape, featuring an exceptional range of Buddhist art and architecture.

Chichen Itza, Mexico

Chichén Itzá – ruined ancient Maya city occupying an area of 4 square miles (10 square km) in south-central Yucatán state, Mexico. It is thought to have been a religious, military, political, and commercial center that, at its peak, would have been home to 35,000 people.

City in the Desert: Jaisalmer
Hanoi Old Quarter, Vietnam
Hội An, Ancient Town
Lalibela, Ethiopia
Machu Picchu, Peru
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City in the Desert: Jaisalmer, India

Situated in the heart of the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is carpeted with golden sand, and almost every house is built with the yellow Jaisalmer stone, thus, making it the ‘Golden City. It is a destination where camels are seen in abundance, an iconic hill fort stands above the city with imposing walls.

Hanoi Old Quarter, Vietnam

The Old Quarter in Hanoi is an intriguing neighbourhood, home to a mix of Vietnamese architecture, green spaces, ancient shops and fresh-as-it-gets street food — all of it easily explored on foot.

Hội An, Ancient Town

Hoi An Ancient Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site.

Lalibela, Ethiopia

Lalibela is a beautiful town located in the northern region of Ethiopia. This small village is acclaimed for its rock-hewn churches, stunning rural landscape, and devout Christianity. A visit to Lalibela is life-changing, leaving you feeling like you are stepping back into a culture that time forgot.

Machu Picchu, Peru

The Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu is a unique testimony of the Inca Civilization and shows a well-planned distribution of functions within space, territory control, and social, productive, religious and administrative organization.

City in the Desert: Jaisalmer
Hanoi Old Quarter, Vietnam
Hội An, Ancient Town
Lalibela, Ethiopia
Machu Picchu, Peru
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
Palenque, Mexico
Petra, Jordan
Pompeii, Italy
Pyramids of Giza, Cairo
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Old City Walls, Dubrovnik

The ‘Pearl of the Adriatic,’ situated on the Dalmatian coast, became a significant Mediterranean sea power from the 13th century onwards. Although severely damaged by an earthquake in 1667 and armed conflict in the 1990s, Dubrovnik managed to preserve its beautiful Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque churches, monasteries, palaces, and fountains.

Palenque, Mexico

This Magical Town is a paradise for lovers of archaeology, history, and nature. First, it is a neighbor to the archaeological site of Palenque; and second, it is a privileged space to explore the jungle, discover waterfalls or enjoy the view of lagoons and the fauna of the region.

Petra, Jordan

Inhabited since prehistoric times, this Nabataean caravan city, situated between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea, was an important crossroads between Arabia, Egypt, and Syria-Phoenicia. Petra is half-built, half-carved into the rock, and is surrounded by mountains riddled with passages and gorges.

Pompeii, Italy

The archaeological site of Pompeii is famous for its catastrophic ending. The nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius devastated a once thriving ancient city in 79 A.D. The entire town was buried under a thick layer of dirt and ash, preserving the buildings, artifacts, and human remains within.

Pyramids of Giza, Cairo

No trip to Egypt would be complete without a visit to the iconic Pyramids of Giza. These ancient wonders date back over 4,500 years to the time of the pharaohs. They are located on the Giza Plateau, just 15 km from central Cairo, and attract millions of tourists each year.

Pyramids of Teotihuacan, Mexico
Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon
Stonehenge, England
Temples of Angkor, Cambodia
Valley of the Kings, Egypt
Varanasi, India
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Pyramids of Teotihuacan, Mexico

Pyramid of the Sun was built about 100 CE and is one of the largest structures of its type in the Western Hemisphere. After ascending nearly 250 steps, you’ll have a greater appreciation for these ancient structures and the civilization responsible for building them.

Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon

The massive 99 meter high gold plated pagoda with the diamond studded spire set on top of a small hill in downtown Yangon dominates the area and is visible from much of the city. After dark there is a mystical atmosphere with the pagoda lit up by spotlights.

Stonehenge, England

Experience the unforgettable atmosphere of the Stone Circle and follow in the footsteps of the prehistoric people who lived here 4,000 years ago as you walk among the Neolithic houses. Dig deeper into the world-class exhibition, and take time to explore the monuments and mysteries of the wider Stonehenge landscape.

Temples of Angkor, Cambodia

Situated amid dense rainforest and rice fields, the Angkor Archaeological complex consists of hundreds of awe-inspiring temple ruins from the Khmer Empire, which flourished from approximately the ninth century until the 15th century. At its peak, the city boasted a population of one million people, the largest preindustrial city in the world.

Valley of the Kings, Egypt

The Valley of the Kings is famous for its royal tombs. For over a thousand years, the kings, queens and nobles of the New Kingdom were buried in this valley, which is the world’s most magnificent burial ground.

Varanasi, India

Varanasi, or Benaras (also known as Kashi), is one of the oldest living cities in the world. For centuries, the mystic of this place has been attracting pilgrims from across India as well as abroad.

Pyramids of Teotihuacan, Mexico
Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon
Stonehenge, England
Temples of Angkor, Cambodia
Valley of the Kings, Egypt
Varanasi, India
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