20 Most Beautiful Places in the World that every tourist may want to visit.
As promised we are bringing you the second part of the most amazing places on earth. In the first part of the Most amazing places in the world, we showed you 20 most amazing places on earth. In this post, we are featuring 20 more places that are equally incredible.
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Tulip Fields in the Netherlands
Tulip is a beautiful flower and looks gorgeous from close, but the real beauty of tulip emerges when you are looking at its areal shot as visible in the above picture. This picture is from the Netherlands, starting in Haarlem, which is the northernmost point of the Bollenstreek Route also known as Flower Route, there are waste Tulip fields running approximately 40 kilometers south to Leiden. The first tulip flower was planted in the Netherlands in 1593. The flowers reach their full bloom in April and May and hence offers a phenomenal view to look at.
Salar de Uyuni
Salar de Uyuni is one of the World’s Largest Mirrors and the world’s largest salt flat at 10,582 square kilometers located in Bolivia. Geologists believe that it was formed as a result of various transformations of prehistoric lakes. Covered by a few meters of salt crust the lake looks like a giant mirror. The mirror is so thick tourists can drive vehicles over it.
Hitachi Seaside Park, Japan
Spread over an area of 1.9 square kilometers Hitachi Seaside Park is home to millions of blooming flowers, But the park is mostly known for its baby blue-eyes flowers. The park also features a million daffodils and over 170 varieties of tulips and many other flowers. An hour walk in the park gives you a nice feeling. There is also a small amusement park in case you are planning to take kids with you. And yes there is a Ferris wheel in the park.
Bamboo Forest, Japan
Bamboo Forest is one the top sights of Kyoto, Japan. it is located in Arashiyama, a district on the outskirts of Kyoto. Besides beautiful sights, Sagano Bamboo forest is famous for the sound that the wind makes while it blows amongst the bamboo plants. You can easily reach the Bamboo forest in 30 minutes by train from Kyoto.
Red Beach, Panjin, China
The Red Beach is situated about 30 km southwest of Panjin City in China. The beach is called Red Beach because of its appearance. Which is caused by a type of seaweed that flourishes in saline-alkali soil. The wee remain green during summer however in autumn it turns Red making the beach look like a large red carpet.
Turquoise Ice, Lake Baikal, Russia
Lake Baikal is the largest freshwater lake on earth. Located in Siberia Lake Baikal contains approximately 20 percent of the Earth’s freshwater. Lake Baikal is believed to be more than 25 million years old. During winters the lake presents an amazing view when the water freezes. Large shards of transparent ice formed on the surface of the lake give a wonderful appearance of turquoise ice.
Glowworm Caves, Waitomo, New Zealand
Glowworm caves is another amazing place located at Waitomo in New Zealand. The caves are famous for a huge quantity of glowworms present inside thus making it a very beautiful place to look at. Glowworm caves have a modern visitor center build at the entrance. The facility of a boat ride is also present to give visitors a boat ride under the glowworms.
Caño Cristales River, Colombia
Cano Cristales River located in Colombia is righteously referred as the most beautiful river in the world. It is also referred to as “the river that ran away from paradise” and “river of five colors. Though most of the year the river looks like any regular river, during a brief period of time when the seasons are shifting, the river blossoms in a vibrant explosion of colors. as you can see in the pictures below.
Underwater Waterfall, Mauritius Island
Mauritius is a beautiful island in the Indian ocean at a distance of 2000 kilometers from the coast of Africa. It was first discovered by the Arabs in 975 AD. Mauritius Island as a whole is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on earth. Its lush green landscape surrounded by sea water makes it one of the most amazing places.
Mauritius has this natural illusion of underwater waterfall when seen from above. A runoff of sand and sold deposits create a scene that looks like an underwater waterfall. The illusion is visible even on Google maps as you can see in shots below.
Lake Natron, Tanzania
Located in Tanzania, Lake Natron is one of the most serene lakes in Africa. There is a popular belief that it turns animals to stone, but that’s not true. The Lake Natron is indeed a dangerous place for most species but, it does not instantly transform the animals into stone it takes time. According to scientists the lake can reach temperatures up to 60°C and has an alkalinity between pH 9 and pH 10.5 making it a death trap for animals. Due to the combination of chemicals that are deposited into the water via a runoff from a nearby Great Rift Valley volcano, the lake has the ability to preserve the bodies of the dead animals mostly birds.
Underwater River, Cenote Angelita, Mexico
We discussed underwater waterfall above, now its time to take you to the underwater river. The pictures you are seeing below are shot by a Russian photographer Anatoly Beloshchin tell the story of a hidden underwater river in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula called Cenote Angelita.
As you can see from the pictures, the river creates a perfect illusion of an underwater river. This is the result of a natural phenomenon where waters with different levels of salinity form into layers because of a variation in density. The above 29 meters comprised of fresh water followed by a 1-meter layer of hydrogen sulfide under which the entire bottom is filled with 30 to 60 meters saltwater.
Wisteria Flower Tunnel in Japan
This list of most surreal places in the world wouldn’t be complete without Wisteria Flower Tunnel in Japan. Wisteria Flower tunnel offers spectacular views of the wisteria flowers at Kawachi Fuji Gardens, in Kitakyushu, Japan. Kawachi Fuji Garden is a host of around 150 wisteria flowering plants of 20 different species. What makes this garden special is the spectacular wisteria flower tunnel where visitors can enjoy a pleasant walk surrounded by multicolored wisteria flowers hanging from above.
Aogashima Island Volcano, Japan
Another dreamland from Japan, Aogashima Island is located 358 kilometers south of Tokyo in the Philippine Sea. The Island is just 3.5 kilometers long and 2.5 kilometers wide. The entire Aogashima Island was formed out of an active volcano’s crater. The Island is home to at least 200 people. The volcano was last erupted in the late 18th century, resulting in deaths of many villagers thus forcing the whole population to flee the Island.
Socotra is an island off the coast of Yemen located in the Indian Ocean. Socotra Island is home to some of the unique plants in the world. Approximately one-third of the 800 plants species in Socotra are found nowhere else on earth. Due to its unique plants, Socotra Island is referred to as “the most alien place on earth”. The Island has more than 40,000 inhabitants but only got its first roads three years ago. The Island has recently been declared as the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland
Giant’s Causeway is a major tourist attraction located on the North coast of Ireland in Antrim County at a distance of two miles from Bushmills, 11 miles from Coleraine and 13 miles from Ballycastle. Giant’s Causeway scattered across an area of 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, which are created as a result of an ancient volcanic eruption. The Giant’s Causeway is often called the eighth wonder of the world.
Hidden Beach, Mexico
Mexico has been gifted with some spectacular natural landscapes and places of attraction. Located in the Marieta Islands, about 20 nautical miles from Puerto Vallarta, lies an idyllic beach paradise hidden underneath a hole in the ground. The place called hidden beach has been formed as a result of target practice by the Mexican Government in 1900.The hidden Beach stayed unknown and hidden from the world until recently when its photos went viral on the internet.
Shibazakura Flowers, Takinoue Park, Japan
It is a beautiful experience staring at the sea of flowers at Takinoue Park, Japan. Takinoue Park is located in Takinoue Town at 2 hours distance from Asahikawa. It is famous for moss pink, tiny flowers that spread across 100,000 square meters. The best season to experience the beauty is from mid-May to early in June. There also a Pink Moss Festival held in May.
Antelope Canyon, USA
Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona. The Navajo name means “the place where water runs through rocks”. Antelope Canyon was formed due to the erosion of Navajo Sandstone because of flash flooding and winds. During monsoon season, rainwater runs into extensive basin picking speed as it rushes into the narrow passageways. Antelope Canyon is a scenic place, a popular location for photographers.
Sea of Stars, Vaadhoo Island, Maldives
Located in the Maldives, Vaadhoo Island is one of those most beautiful Islands which are considered as the heaven on Earth. The Island packs a lot of attractions and surprises for the visitors like crystal clear water, pure white sand, and lush green landscape. But, the real beauty of the Island can be experienced at night when the sea water at the beach starts glowing in the dark. The water in the beach acts as a mirror for the stars where it glows in blue from bioluminescence. This effect is caused by the bacteria in the sea.
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