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12 Most Beautiful Destinations in the World That You Need to Visit

Updated: Jan 1


Beautiful Sunset at Grand Canal in Venice Italy -  | xTripz Decentralized Community Owned and Governed Travel Platform and Travel Token
Beautiful Sunset at Grand Canal in Venice Italy

Surely, what’s considered beautiful can be subjective. But if you take into account the number of travelers who visit certain places in the world and urge others to do the same, then at least it’s safe to consider those places as some of the most beautiful in the world.


All the truly breathtaking destination spots in the world, whether natural or man-made, will not fit in a single list, but if you must pick a handful, then these places should be included in your list of travel experiences.


Angel Falls Venezuela is the world's tallest uninterrupted waterfall -  | xTripz Decentralized Community Owned and Governed Travel Platform and Travel Token
Angel Falls Venezuela is the world's tallest uninterrupted waterfall

1. Floating City Perfect For Romantics: Grand Canal, Venice

The grandest waterway that is the Floating City of Venice has understandably inspired lots of artists such as Monet and Canaletto. The 12,500-long canal runs straight through the center and is flanked by buildings dating way back to the 12th century.


2. The World’s Highest Waterfall: Angel Falls, Venezuela

Located in the UNESCO-protected Canaima National Park, Angel Falls is considered the world’s highest waterfall. It has 3,212 cascades and the site itself is only accessible by boat and plane. It was the inspiration for the beloved Disney cartoon film “Up.”


El Nido in the Philippines is known for white-sand beaches and coral reefs -  | xTripz Decentralized Community Owned and Governed Travel Platform and Travel Token
El Nido in the Philippines is known for white-sand beaches and coral reefs

3. Decadent Royal Structures: Jaipur and the Hawa Mahal Palace, Jaipur, Rajasthan

The largest city in Rajasthan is where you can find the Rajmahal Palace, a decadent 18th-century structure that was formerly a royal residence and now functions as a smart hotel. Another recognizable structure is the Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of the Winds. The honeycomb-like sandstone structure showcases more than 900 small exterior windows featuring intricate latticework.


4. The Most Beautiful Islands In The World: El Nido, Palawan, The Philippines

The Philippines is home to more than 7000 islands, a number of them regarded as some of the most beautiful in the world. El Nido should be on your priority list, with its vibrant marine life and crystal-clear waters. There are plenty of sea sports and travel activities here, so expect truly unique travel experiences at Palawan.


Pristine-looking Salty Plains in Ojos Del Mar, Bolivia -  | xTripz Decentralized Community Owned and Governed Travel Platform and Travel Token
Pristine-looking Salty Plains in Ojos Del Mar, Bolivia

5. Pristine-looking Salty Plains: Ojos Del Mar, Bolivia

Within the salty plains of Ojos Del Mar in Bolivia’s Tolar Grande Region lies six turquoise waterholes inhabited by algae-formed deposits called stromatolites, as well as microorganisms. The water in these holes can change its colors slightly, from seafoam green to bright blue, depending on the sun’s angle.


6. Breathtaking Snowy Mountain Range: The Alps

The most extensive mountain range in Europe - stretching over eight countries from France to Slovenia – is home to some of the greatest skiing spots in the world. Mountain die-hards keep coming back to Gstaad, Lech, Courchevel, and Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to get their fix of adrenaline amidst the pristine powder-white snow. In terms of travel experiences, this is as adventurous as it gets!


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Breathtaking Scenes of the Snow-capped Alps

7. Majestically Tall Sandstone Pillars: Wulingyuan, China

The Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area in the Hunan Province, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is made up of more than 3,000 narrow, quartz-sandstone pillars, some of which stand higher than 656 feet. These wondrous natural structures are broken up by gorges, caves, ravines, and waterfalls.


8. Vibrant City Of Art, Food, And Markets: Marrakech, Morocco

The city is best known for its spices, market life, and ancient medinas, but Marrakech is also hailed for its modern edge courtesy of independent shops, riads, and contemporary art scene. From the mouthwatering food stalls in Jemaa el-Fna to the cobalt-blue Jardin Majorelle famously restored by Yves Saint Laurent, you will never run out of gems to discover here.


Marrakeshis a major economic center and home to mosques, palaces and gardens -  | xTripz Decentralized Community Owned and Governed Travel Platform and Travel Token
Marrakeshis a major economic center and home to mosques, palaces and gardens

9. White Shell Beach And Pure Grade Salt: Shark Bay, Australia

This UNESCO World Heritage Site located on the most westerly point of Mainland Australia features diverse natural attractions, including the Hamelin Pool with its stromatolites, a beach made up of tiny white shells, and a salt mine that produces the world’s purest grade salt.


10. Imperial Art and History: St. Petersburg, Russia

Culture lovers will surely get dazzled by the historic art and grand architecture that is a trademark of Russia’s former imperial capital. Here you will find State Hermitage, which is one of the best museums in the world, and Swan Lake, the world-famous ballet performance at the Mariinsky Theatre.


Sarakiniko Beach with its waves driven by north winds shape the greyish-white volcanic rock into amazing shapes -  | xTripz Decentralized Community Owned and Governed Travel Platform and Travel Token
Sarakiniko Beach with its waves driven by north winds shape the greyish-white volcanic rock into amazing shapes

11. A Serene Aegean Beach: Sarakiniko Beach, Milos, Greece

If you’re looking for a lovely beach in the Aegean minus the buzz of Santorini or Mykonos, then head to the moon-like shores of Sarakiniko. Discover mounds of wave-like, bone-white volcanic rocks that undulate to form one of the most mesmerizing bays on the island.


12. The Most Beautiful Gateway To The East: Kyrgyzstan

Rolling summer pastures, rocky ridges, and unspoiled pine forests are only some of the natural beauty you can see in abundance at this gateway to the East. If you’re going to visit for the winter, make sure to stay with the semi-nomadic shepherds, which will provide you with travel experiences you won’t have anywhere else.


Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia is home to some of the best natural beauty you can find -  | xTripz Decentralized Community Owned and Governed Travel Platform and Travel Token
Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia is home to some of the best natural beauty you can find

Conclusion

A lifetime is not enough to visit all the beautiful places in the world. But even if you end up with just the handful on this list, it’s hopefully enough to fill the wanderlust in your spirit. Check them out for truly unique travel experiences, and indulged in a plethora of various travel activities!


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