Or world has many majestic mountains, beautiful waterfalls and mystifying forests which are there for the world to see but equally or more are the wonders in this world which are hidden from us or rather most of the time and only few can actually see their true splendor because they are usually under deep water at high tides. But when the tides get low, we get to see a different world all together. Take a look at 10 beautiful places covered by high tide.
1 Manjuyod Sand Bar Philippines
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As one of the places covered by high tide, Manjuyod is very popular and beautiful sea resort in Philippines and is usually called the Maldives of this country. But tourists throng here not only to experience the beauty of the pristine sea side and beaches but also of the mysterious stretches of white sand bars which emerges only when the tides are low.
Manjuyod covered in water
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This is actually what it usually looks to the water when it is covered in water by the tides, there are tiny cottages all around this beauty which can be rented by the tourists to witness the changes.
2 Stambheshwar Mahadev Temple, India
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This is 150-year-old temple located in the remote corner of the Eastern India, in the periphery of the sea of Gujarat. Its is thronged thousands of Hindu devotees of the country as well as tourists from all across the world during the low tides.
Stambheshwar Mahadev Temple at high tide
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Because at the high tides its simply not possible to enter the temple.
3 Mont Saint Michel, France
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The island of Normandy does not need any reason for its publicity but apart from the obvious reasons why this region id known there is another wonder which is much older and majestic and pulls crowds of people here. The gravity defying ancient Monasteries of 8th century can be seen in during the low tides.
Mont St Michel at high tide
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All the natural routes and roads to the monasteries are submerged by the high tide, even the over bridge which was constructed by the French Government gets submerged if the tides are unnaturally high.
4 St. Michael’s Mount, England
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Among places covered by high tide, this one is a tidal island which is famous in the world as St Michael’s Mount in Cornwall Region of England. These areas also house ancient monasteries dating back to 8-11th century. Majority of the structure that we see today was built during the medieval times of 14th century and various artifacts found in these ruins have proven that the Neolithic man used to live here from 4000 till at least 2500BC. During the low tides the area is a panoramic beauty.
St Michael’s Mount at high tide
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At high tide the entire island is submerged in water but it is possible for walk as the water is not too deep but definitely not for the faint hearted.
5 The Horsemen on the Thames, England
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To create more awareness about the climate change the sculpture of the Horses of the Apocalypse was placed at the banks of the river Thames. The Four Horses created by Jason DeCairs Taylor who is conservationist as well as a sculptor are completely submerged during the high tides.
The Thames Horsemen at high tide
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6 Passage du Gois, France
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This is perhaps the words most dangerous among places covered by high tide a as well as beautiful natural passage to the island of Noirmoutier from Beauvoir Sur Mer In France. Passage Du Gois is completely flooded in high tides twice a day. It’s really a wonder covered by high tide.
Passage du Gois at high tide
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The road is so notorious for its periodic flooding that clocks are placed each side which tells the passerby how much time is left before the road gets flooded. When submerged this region has recorded waves up to 4 mts high. It is actually very eerie for people who are hydrophobic.
7 Angel Road, Japan
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Among places covered by high tide, it can be said that this road is one of the wonders covered by high tide. Located in Japan’s Kagawa Prefecture this road connects to Shodo islands also called Shodoshima by the tourists and locals.
Angel road covered by the sea
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There is a Japanese tradition that couple s holding hands walk on this road and their bond will last forever well this is possible only in low tides.