The world we inhabit is truly wonderful and beautiful. Whether it’s the great blue oceans or snow-white mountains and lush green valleys. Even the deserts have their own mystical charms. Magical landmarks, great waterfalls which takes your breath away makes us feel humble against the enormity of nature. Here are 10 most beautiful places on earth which will make you wonder whether this is the true paradise on earth?
1 Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
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Located in Motu Tehotu island of Bora Bora, the 4-season luxury resort gives you a glimpse of how beautiful nature can be. It’s situated in one of the island groups of French Polynesia. Since it’s a part of Toronto based hotel and resort chains all across the world you must try to save some time and visit this gem of an island.
2 Paterswoldse Meer Lake, Groningen, Netherlands
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Netherlands in itself is no less than natural wonderland but Paterswoldse Meer Lake takes the cherry of the cake. It’s a frozen lake in the south of the city of Groningen. It’s not just the lake itself but the beauty it is surrounded with which makes it the top draw for skaters from all across the world. If you love skating then this natural skating rink with beautiful environment is must be visited at least once in a life time.
3 Tian Tan Buddha on Lantau Island, Hong Kong
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The Tian Tian Buddha located on top of a mountain in Hong Kong is the world most ethereal and the biggest Buddha statue. Made of bronze, it’s 34 mts tall and weighs 250 tonnes and was completed in 1993. Not only it’s the top draw for tourism in Hong Kong but also a major centre of Buddhism in Hong Kong.
4 Blue Caves, Zakynthos Island, Greece
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Zakynthos is the biggest island in the Ionian Sea and the west coast of this island offers the most wonderful gift to the mankind in the form of the Blue Caves, also known as the stunning caves of Volumes, which is yet another picturesque village located around the coast. The most astounding part of the caves is that it reflects the clear blue colour of the pristine waters, which on the other hand reflects the image of the clear blue gorgeous sky on its surface. The turquoise Ionian Sea has actually a hidden gem for the adventurers and seekers of nature here.
5 Pulpit Rock, Preikestolen, Norway
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The majestic Pulpit rock is a steep, massive cliff 604 mts above Lysefjorden in Norway. The top of the cliff is about 25 by 25 mts and is almost flat. It is visited by nearly 150-200,000 tourists every year, making it the most sought after tourist spot in the country! People actually take the 3.8 km hike to Preikestolen to witness this ragged beauty and this is also the Base for adventure and thrill seekers like cliff jumpers and divers.
6 Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
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If you are one of those people who have a bucket list of places to visit before you die than Plitvice Lake in Croatia must be a part of that list. This national park is oldest in the whole of south east Europe and the largest one is Croatia. It’s situated in the mountainous Karst area of the central Croatia where it was discovered way back in 1949. It was then added as UNESCO world Heritage site as one of the first natural sites in their register. Since more than 1,200,000 people visit this site annually it makes no sense that you leave it out.
7 Crystalline Turquoise Lake, Jiuzhaigou National Park, China
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This one is really making you feel you are in a dreamland, located in Jiuzhaigaou valley which is part of the Min Mountains on the edge of the Tibetan plateau. This place with crystalline clear lakes and waterfalls makes you feel you are in some mystical hidden land; this beautiful piece of land is a part of Jiuzhaigaou National Park of China. This lake which seems untouched by any living being is also known as Five Flower Lake of China. Not only the pristine clearness of water but the mixture of beautiful myriad of colours like turquoise, blue, green and yellow makes this lake really exotic. Nearly 200,000 people visit this lake annually.
8 Benteng Chittorgarh, India
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This magical fort or banteng located in Rajasthan, India has long fascinated travellers and historian alike for centuries. This is one of the biggest forts in the country; it gives a fascinating view of the Chittor as a whole. Apart from being magnificent it has a glorious and rich history which will keep all its visitors glued to the sights and sounds of the fort and make them come back again and again as this fort comes with beautiful temples, towers, and grand palaces.
9 Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver, British Columbia
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This 140 mts long and 70 mts high suspension bridge is located in Vancouver city, British Columbia, Canada. Although it’s a part of a private facility but it’s open for general public and draws over 800,000 visitors every year. With deep green trees and forests surrounding the bridge it seems like you are walking in wilderness up in the sky. One must not leave the chance of visiting this bridge ever.
10 The Gardens at Marqueyssac, Vézac, France
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French gardens are known for their beautiful landscaping and finesse and The Garden of Marqueyssac is the best of them all! Located in the town of Vezac in the Dordogne region of France, this stunning garden is sculpted all around a beautiful Chateau de Maqueyssac, which was originally built in 17th century. The design of the garden which was developed almost 300 years ago is still managed and carefully manicured by a team of gardeners and attendants.