10 Places You Must Visit Before You Die

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Zhangye Danxia Landform, China

The earth is full of beautiful places which attracts people with magnificent views. The world has so many destinations to visit, it will be hard to compare some of them. Travexcell has selected the top ten most beautiful destinations in the world

#1. Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu is located in the Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru, Machu Picchu is also known as Machupijchu located about 80 km from northwest of Cuzco, Peru. Altitude of Machu Picchu is 2,430 m above sea-level. Every year millions of local and international tourists visit the imposing and mysterious Incan citadel of Machu Picchu in Andes Mountains Peru.

#2. Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey, France

Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey is known as the wonder of western world. This breathtaking site attracting more than three million visitors every year. Mont-Saint-Michel is located within the city and island of Mont-Saint-Michel in Lower Normandy, in the department of Manche. The abbey is natural and architectural marvel, composition of the town the feudal society constructed.

#3. Phi Phi Islands, Thailand

Phi Phi Islands, Thailand

Phi Phi islands are administratively part of Krabi Province on southern Thailand’s west coast . Phi Phi islands are located between the large island of Phuket city and the Straits of Malacca coast of Thailand. Its also spelled “Pee Pee” are a group of islands in Thailand, its largest and country’s most populated island of this group. The beautiful and Breathtaking limestone cliffs rise straight out of the emerald fresh green water. The Phi Phi’s islands are around 40 kilometers of southeast of Phuket city in the Andaman Sea. Ko Phi Phi Lee is where you’ll find Maya Bay, Maya Bay is stunningly bay which is famous for its role in the movie the beach is known for its clear water. The Ko Phi Phi Le islands are laced with occasional white powdery beaches and coral reefs teeming with exotic life.

#4. Zhangye Danxia Landform in Gansu, China

Zhangye Danxia is National Geological Park located between Linze County and Sunan County, Zhangye, Gansu Province in northwest China. Zhangye Danxia the Rainbow Mountains of China These famous Chinese mountains are known for their otherworldly colors that mimic a rainbow painted over the tops of rolling mountains. The site was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009 and is the destination for many local and international travelers. The Rainbow Mountains are cretaceous sand stones and siltstones that were deposited in China before the Great Himalayan Mountain range were formed. The sand and silt was deposited to Zhangye with iron and trace minerals that provided it with the key ingredient to form the colors we see today.

#5. Grand Canyon, USA

Grand Canyon, USA

Grand Canyon National Park located in northwestern Arizona. It is one of the world’s seven natural wonders, it’s so startlingly familiar and iconic spot you can’t take your eyes off it. Grand Canyon National park’s central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the River Colorado, which is often considered one of the great wonders of the world. The park, which covers around 1,217,262 acres (1,901.972 sq mi; 4,926.08 km2). The canyon’s immensity, the sheer intensity of light and shadow at sunrise or sunset, even its very age, scream for superlatives. The Grand Canyon National Park was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979. The park celebrated its 100th anniversary on February 26, 2019.

#6. Aogashima Volcano, Japan

Aogashima, Japan

200 miles to the south of Tokyo in the Philippine Sea lies the island of Aogashima. Most of the area of Aogashima island is remote topographically interesting island in the Izu archipelago. The entire Aogashima island is a volcanic crater, within which there is another, smaller volcano. The island is Still largely untouched by tourism, Aogashima is the ultimate destination for nature-lovers, explorers and outdoorsy types. Two days one night is enough to cover most part of the island, but to really take things slow, consider a longer stay. The Aogashima island is administered by Tokyo and part of the Izu Archipelago, the island’s 205 inhabitants (2009) enjoy a type of solitude that many will never experience.

Tips

  • Bird’s eye views of the island by helicopter
  • Free camping and a volcano-powered sauna
  • Climbing Maruyama, the island’s inner crater

#7. Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy

Venice is located in the Veneto region of Italy — one of the northernmost states of country. This ancient and historically populare city was originally built on 100 small islands in the Adriatic Sea. Instead or roads, Venice relies on a series of waterways and canals. Grand Canal is one of the most famous areas of the city is the world. The islands are located in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, an enclosed bay that lies between the mouths of the Po and the Piave rivers (more exactly between the Brenta and the Sile). Lagoon aquaculture and Garden islands yield speciality produce and seafood you won’t find elsewhere.

Venice is unique environmentally, architecturally, and historically, and in its days as a republic the city was styled la serenissima (“the most serene” or “sublime”). It remains a major Italian port in the northern Adriatic Sea and is one of the world’s oldest tourist and cultural centres.

#8. Banff, Canada

Banff, Alberta, is a popular destination in Canada because of its scenic beauty. Banff town is tucked into the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains, the town is actually in part of Banff National Park. Visitors come to National Park, Banff National Park is Canada’s first national park and the flagship of the country’s park system. Over three million visitors a year make the pilgrimage to the park for a variety of activities including hiking, biking, skiing and camping in some of the world’s most breathtaking mountain scenery. Banff Park is part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site. Banff is located 128 kilometers (80 miles) west of Calgary city, 401 kilometers (250 miles) southwest of Edmonton city, and 850 kilometers (530 miles) east of Vancouver, B.C. The climate of Banff’s varies with elevation, but the general seasonal variations of climate range between far below freezing in the winters to a balmy and comfortable 70 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer.

#9. Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

The Giza pyramids were erected on a rocky plateau on the west bank of the River Nile in northern Egypt and were connected, by covered causeways, to mortuary temples in the valley below the plateau. These ancient temples had landing stages which were linked to the Nile by a canal. In ancient times they were included among the Seven natural Wonders of the World. King Sneferu built great Pyramids of Giza. Pyramids were built during the Middle Kingdom (2055-1650 BC) but these consisted of a mud brick core with a stone skin and are now mere piles of rubble. There are around 100 recorded pyramids in built in Egypt most of which belong to minor royalty or have no known owners. They required a large investment in resources and stood out in the landscape as easy pray to the robbers. The last royal pyramid was built and constructed by the first king of the 18th dynasty Ahmose ( was a pharaoh and founder of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt ) 1550-1525 BC but, after that, the Egyptians ceased building and these majestic burial structures for all time.

#10. Meteora, Greece

Meteora, Greece

Meteora is a great place a spectacular landscape and byzantine monasteries perched on top of steep rocks that house priceless artifacts and wall paintings. Today only six monasteries are left which are active with a several number of monks who reside on Meteora. In 1988, the Meteora monasteries have been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List and the Meteora-Antichassia area is part of the Natura 2000 network hosting some rare species of birds and flowers. Meteora is situated few kilometers northwest of the town of Kalabaka. The impressive rocks of Meteora are rising from the plains of Thessaly been one of the most amazing places in Greece. Meteora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List under criteria I, II, IV, V, and VII. The name Meteora means “lofty”, “elevated”, and is etymologically related to meteor.

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