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The 20 Most Beautiful Places on Earth

 

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

This picturesque Polynesian island is the definition of a tropical island paradise. This breathtaking island is known for its magnificent turquoise waters, clear white sand beaches and lush greenery. As beautiful as the photos are, this favourite honeymoon destination is even more breathtaking in person.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Pulpit Rock, Norway

One of the most popular tourist attractions in Norway, Pulpit Rock is a steep and massive 604 metre cliff situated above the Lysefjord fjord and is considered one of the most spectacular viewing points in the world.
Pulpit Rock, Norway


Easter Island, Chile

Covered in over 800 enormous (and mysterious) rock heads, this spectacular remote Polynesian island is full of unspoiled beauty and natural wonder. Beyond the spectacular human figures carved from stone, Easter Island also contains some of the world’s most spectacular volcanoes and beaches.
Easter Island, Chile


Ashikaga Flower Park, Japan

This stunning park features over 100-year-old wisteria trees spreading over a 600-tatami trellis area, as well as the 80 m-long white wisteria tunnel and more than 350 other wisteria trees when they’re in full bloom each spring. This transforms Ashikaga into a spectacular vision of pinks and purples and makes this one of the worlds most beautiful places.
Ashikaga Flower Park, Japan

 

Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

The three great pyramids of Egypt are absolutely marvelous feats of architecture and are an absolute wonder to experience in person. Even better is if you arrive there by camel or on horseback.
Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

Clearest Waters in Bonito, Brazil

This town, located in the interior of Brazil, has been called the Caribbean of the central west because of the clarity of its water. The ground has large amounts of limestone that actually forms a natural filtration element, leading all impurities to be deposited in the river bed. It is also filled with a variety of marine life, which makes Bonito one of the best freshwater diving and snorkelling areas of all time.Bonito, Brazil

 

Cala Macarelleta, Menorca, Spain

It’s believed that this is the most beautiful beach on the entire island of Menorca, mainly because of it’s turquoise water and sandy beaches that are surround by greed trees and rugged rocks, which offer warmth during the colder months. If you visit this area you can ensure you won’t be overcrowded by visitors since the cove has a limited amount of visitors each day.Cala Macarelleta, Menorca, Spain

Ko Phi Phi, Thailand

The Phi Phi island consists of two large islands – Ko Phi Phi Don and Ko Phi Phi Leh – along with several other smaller ones. What makes these bodies of water so special is their clarity, as well as the limestone karsts that pop out from the sea. It’s so famous that the movie The Beach, was actually filmed here. Ko Phi Phi, Thailand

 

Moraine Lake, Canada

This lake, located in Alberta’s Banff National Park, is beautiful because of the glaciers that surround it. As well, because of the glacial sediment deposited in the lake, the water takes on a gorgeous blue-green color. It’s so picturesque that it has been used in background images for Windows 7, Bing, Blackberry, Palm and Android products. Moraine Lake, Canada

Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia

Formed by several ancient lakes, this gigantic salt flat—the largest in the world—spans an impressive 4,086 square miles. Salar De Uyuni becomes so reflective in Bolivia’s rainy season that it is even used to calibrate satellites. In this case, you can also consider it the world’s largest mirror as well.The 25 Most Beautiful Places on Earth

The Tunnel of Love, Ukraine

Believe it or not, one of the world’s most romantic places can be found near the city of Klevin in Ukraine. This lush tunnel of trees is the area’s most popular attraction and looks like it has come straight out of a fairy tale. Couples from all over Ukraine and other parts of Europe come to the Tunnel of Love in order to kiss and make a wish. As local legend has it, if a couple’s love is sincere, any wish made in the Tunnel of Love will come true.
The Tunnel of Love, Ukraine

Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA

Also known as “The Wave” due to its intersecting U-shaped troughs, Photographers from around the world flock here to take a photo of this surreal sandstone rock formation near the Arizona and Utah border on the Coyote Buttes slopes. This natural wonder dates back to the Jurassic Period and is so fragile in nature that a daily lottery system is used to distribute only 10 visiting permits per day.
Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA

 

Meteora, Greece

Meaning “middle of the sky” in Greek, this formation of monolithic pillars and hills are currently home to six monasteries. Visitors can not only bask in the beauty of these sacred sandstone peaks, but can also see the inside of the ancient cave-like monasteries perched on top of them.
Meteora, Greece

Reed Flute Caves, China

Lit up by their artificial multicolored lights, the reed flute caves are an experience to behold! Considered one of China’s most popular tourist attractions, this striking limestone cave is filled with a stunning variety of stalactites, stalagmites and rock formations grown into a variety of whimsical and majestic shapes.
Reed Flute Caves, China

The Great Blue Hole, Belize

While it may not have the most creative name, located off the coast of Belize, this sensational submarine sinkhole is so large it can be seen from space. It is also a diver’s paradise with water 407 feet deep and over 980 feet wide and was a favorite destination of the famous explorer Jacques Cousteau.
The Great Blue Hole, Belize


The Great Wall of China, China

One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, this massive man-made structure stretches thousands of miles long and is known to make many visitors pick up their jaws. Not only are the views absolutely stunning as it’s atop a mountain ridge, but it’s even more awe-inspiring when you begin to think of all the human hands that built this iconic monument.
The Great Wall of China, China

Machu Picchu, Peru

This ancient Incan city situated 7,980 feet above sea level is a complex of palaces, temples and homes that act as evidence of the Inca Empire. It’s amazing that this well-known archeological site was never revealed to Peru’s conquering Spaniards and remained hidden until its discovery in 1911. Its preservation is largely attributed to this fact. While it may have once been isolated, it is now Peru’s most popular tourist attraction.
Machu Picchu, Peru

Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe

Located on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border along the course of Zambezi River, this spectacular 354-foot-high is a feat of nature. Several hundred thousand visitors per year make the trip to either Zambia or Zimbabwe to enjoy majestic views of the falls from well-marked viewpoints. Adventure seekers can also get a more up close and personal look at Victoria Falls by taking a sunset river cruise, bungee jumping, white-water rafting and zip lining.
Victoria Falls, ZambiaZimbabwe


Pamukkale, Turkey

This stunning geological phenomenon meaning “Cotton Castle” in Turkish is the site of the well-preserved ruins of the Greek-Roman city of Hierapolis. These ancient host springs can be visited all year round, but if you want to actually bathe in them, the winter is your best bet.
Pamukkale, Turkey


Venice, Italy

This picturesque Italian city, situated across a group of 117 small islands connected by canals and bridges is not surprisingly one of the world’s most popular romantic getaway destinations. It also provides one of the most unique urban transportation experiences as the gondolas offer a beautiful view of the city’s gorgeous venetian gothic architecture.
Venice, Italy

 

The 20 Most Beautiful Places on Earth

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