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Top 12 Best Places To Visit In The World

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The world that we live in surrounded by so many beautiful and breathtaking places that it is impossible to keep our bucket list of most beautiful places around the world stagnant. When you plan a trip, a planned trip list always comes in handy. So, here is a list of some of the best places to visit in the world that will help you with a well-lit bucket list of your own. The list of best places around the world for your next trip will give you the right experience and that much-needed break.

1. Ladakh, India

Ladakh

Ladakh, also known as ‘the land of high passes,’ is one of India’s most beautiful crown jewels. Ladakh is also established as a Union Territory of India, and it is one of the best places to visit in the entire world. Ladakh is blessed with rugged valleys, snow-capped mountains, clear blue skies, meandering river views, and the vibrant cultural heritage of the region. You never know what nature has in store for you once you travel to Ladakh. The world’s best tourist place, Ladakh is also the most loved destination for bike lovers. Khardung La, Shey Monastery and Palace, Leh Palace, Zanskar, Sumda Chun are some of the most popular places to visit among travellers coming from all over the world.

2. Kandy, Sri Lanka

After Colombo, Kandy is the second-largest city in Sri Lanka. The magnificence of Kandy and its undeniable beauty has enlisted Kandy as one of the most visited places in the world. The Temple of the Tooth is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Kandy and is declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. The sacred tooth of Lord Buddha is enshrined in the Tooth Temple and is visited by travellers and worshippers all year round. Kandy is popularly known for its spirituality and old-world charm. Some of the most visited tourist attractions are Kandy Lake, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Royal Botanical Garden, Knuckles Mountain Range, Royal Palace of Kandy, Ranwelli Spice Garden etc.

3. Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Bora Bora, also known as the ‘Pearl of the Pacific Ocean’, is a small island of around 8 miles that overflows with beauty. Bora Bora, part of French Polynesia, is a magical island that has some of the most scenic beauties to behold. After a relaxing sunbath around the beach, you can take a walk around the street market to shop for souvenirs or enjoy underwater activities to interact with the enigmatic marine life. Bora Bora is a tropical island surrounded by a pristine blue lagoon and coral reefs, making the place one of the best destinations in the world for travellers from all parts of the world.

4. Glass Beach, California

You must have heard about the golden sand beach, white sand beach or even the black sand beach. But have you ever heard of a Glass Beach? The Glass Sand Beach is a remarkable tourist attraction in California, USA. Until the 1960s, Glass Beach once used to be a dumping ground for all the rubbish from appliances to glass bottles. Over the years, the waves broke down everything into colourful pebbles and the beach came to be known as the Glass Beach. The Glass Beach is a sheer example of ultimate beauty coming out from unfortunate events.

5. Rainbow Mountains, China

Rainbow Mountains

Zhangye Danxia also known as Rainbow Mountains is Earth’s paint palette, as if you look at the mountains, at first sight, the mountains seem photoshopped. But the colours on the Rainbow Mountains are real due to trace minerals within the sandstone. The Rainbow Mountains is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is also known as the world’s geological wonders. The colours on the mountains seem like a rainbow, hence the name was given to the colourful creation of nature.

6. Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu, also known as the ‘lost city of Incas’, was discovered in the 20th century. For all good reasons, Machu Picchu is one of the best places to travel in the world if you love trekking or simply like to sit amidst nature and enjoy the scenic beauty of the mountains and the lush green forests. Machu Picchu was built in 1450 and until the 20th century, the city was not discovered by the Spaniards. Hence, the name ‘lost city of Incas’ was given to the beautiful place in Peru.

7. Istanbul, Turkey

Instanbul is the eighth-largest city in the world and the largest city in Turkey. There are so many reasons why you should plan a visit to Istanbul, also known as ‘Constantinople’. Istanbul has a rich history and was once the capital of Byzantine and the Ottoman Empire. The city boasts beautiful mosques, churches, gardens and museums. The dramatic architecture of the mosques with colourful tile work is what makes Istanbul one world’s famous tourist places around the world.

8. Grand Canyon, USA

The Grand Canyon in the USA is one of the seven wonders of the world and is one of the first North American natural wonders that the Europeans discovered. The view of the Grand Canyon is mesmerising and stun every traveller with its magnificence and spellbound beauty. The Grand Canyon is divided into three rims, North, West and South. The South rim is most visited among travellers because it features some of the most stunning native American ruins, historical artefacts and architecture. Grand Canyon in the USA is one of the best places to visit in the world.

9. The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

The Great Barrier Reef

Visit Australia’s great natural wonder, the Great Barrier Reef if you want to experience the marine life and enjoy some of the best water activities like scuba diving, snorkelling etc. amidst the exotic marine species. The Great Barrier Reef is also one of the most popular honeymoon destinations around the world. Stretched around more than 2,300 km, the Great Barrier Reef is the biggest natural structure that is made by living organisms. The area of the Great Barrier Reef is so big that it is believed that the marvel can be seen from outer space as well. Gifted with natural beauty, the Great Barrier Reef is one of the most famous places to visit in the world.

10. Tiger Nest Monastery, Bhutan

Tiger Nest Monastery, also known as Paro Taktsang is one of the most beautiful places in Bhutan and one of the most loved travel destinations among travellers from all over the world. The Tiger Nest Monastery is perched at a height of 900 metres from the ground and was built way back in 1692. The monastery got its name due to its historical relevance. Guru Rinpoche, who was a legendary Indian Buddhist Mystic, was carried from Tibet to this location on the back of a tigress, hence the name Tiger Nest Monastery. The Tiger Nest Monastery can be reached by hiking as well if you are an adventure enthusiast.

11. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls is one of the seven wonders of the world. The stunning Victoria Falls lies on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Victoria Falls is part of the Zambezi River and is known by many names in the local language. The Victoria Falls is known as ‘Mosi-oa Tunya’ in the Lozi language, which means ‘the smoke that thunders.’ In common language, Victoria Falls is known as the largest curtain of falling water. One is sure to fall in love with the awe-inspiring beauty that the Victoria Falls shower. Victoria Falls is also one of the largest falls in the world. Victoria Falls is one of the best destinations in the world for enjoying the natural beauty and stunning scenery.

12. Cat Island, Japan

Have you ever heard of an island that cats rule? Aroshima Island is one of the most popular places to visit among the locals and people from all over the world. The number of cats that can be seen on Cat Island overpopulates the number of residents that live on the island. The island came to be known as Cat Island because Cat Island is a producer of Silk, and mice are predators of silkworms. Hence, the island is populated by a large number of cats and got the name Cat Island. If you want to experience something unique while visiting Japan, visit Cat Island on your itinerary.

Our world is full of man-made wonders and natural wonders packed with natural beauty, uniqueness and splendour. Explore our wide range of offerings if you plan to book a world tour package, or want to customize your world tour according to the countries you want to travel to, the number of days you want to travel for, type of accommodations you want to add to your itinerary and much more. Explore the entire world with Veena World for the traveller inside you.

December 28, 2021

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