15 Incredible Places That You Should Visit Before You Die

The world is filled with extraordinary and incredible places, while it is impossible to see them all in one’s lifetime we have selected 15 of the best you should try and visit before you die.

1. Zhangye Danxia landform in Gansu, China.

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The area is known as “the eye candy of Zhangye”. Many artists admire this masterpiece as it is unbelievably colorful, like an imaginative oil painting.

2. The Great Blue Hole in Belize.

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The Great Blue Hole is a world-class destination for recreational scuba divers. They are attracted by the opportunity to dive in crystal-clear waters and see myriad species of marine life including tropical fish and spectacular coral formations.

3. Tulip fields in the Netherlands.

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The largest flower auction in the world, FloraHolland in Aalsmeer, is just 30 minutes from the capital Amsterdam.

4. The Hang Son Doong cave – Quang Binh, Vietnam.

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The Son Doong cave is the world’s largest cave. It´s name is Vietnamize for “mountain river cave”. It is estimated that these caves were formed around two to five million years ago.

5. Hitachi Seaside Park in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan.

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This is a stunning park in Ibaraki, Japan, it is home to a huge variety of seasonal flowers which bloom at different times of the year giving different explosions of colors depending on the month. Ibaraki also has several bicycle trails to explore and a fun amusement park.

6. Mendenhall Ice Caves of Juneau in Alaska, United States.

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The Mendenhall is an impressive glacier that is approximately 12 miles long. It is only reachable by those who are willing to kayak in ice cold waters and then scale the glacier. Unfortunately, thanks to global warming the glacier is melting and becoming smaller every year.

7. Ancient Region of Anatolia in Capadócia, Turkey.

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Cappadocia is located in central Turkey and features some of the most amazing rock formations in the world. In this destination there are also many ancient temples, chapels and a complete underground city that was carved out of the ground.

8. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives.

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These famous group of islands are known for being a heaven on Earth. But Vaadhoo Island has another surprise that is only revealed at night.

The mesmerizing shining water looks like a mirror, that reflects the sparkling stars above. However, the secret is this: phytoplankton – the marine microbes – are bioluminescent and emanate the blue glow. The species create the most romantic natural lighting in the world.

9. Trolltunga in Hordaland, Norway.

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Trolltunga — translating to ‘The Troll’s Tongue‘ — is a massive horizontal cliff towering 2,300 ft above Lake Ringedalsvatnet outside Odda, in Hordaland county.

Along with The Pulpit Rock and Kjerag, it’s probably the most spectacular place to hike to in Norway. If you’re brave enough, imagine how much fun you could have taking all sorts of edgy (literally) photos!

It’s sure to get your adrenaline running, both at the time, and when you show others your holiday souvenir snaps later.

10. The Grand Canyon in Arizona, United States.

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The Grand Canyon is one of America´s most famous landmarks, it stretches 277 miles with cliffs that drop 1 mile down to the Colorado River.

11. Marble Caves at Patagonia, Argentina and Chile.

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These amazing marble caves are called “Cuevas de Marmol” and are believed to be around 6,000 years old. They were formed by the crashing waves of Lake General Carrera.

12. Salar De Uyuni in the Potosí and Oruro – Bolivia.

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Bolivia is home to the world’s largest salt flat which is called Salar de Uyuni. This destination is a must if you are visiting this South American country.

13. Enchanted Well at Chapada Diamantina in Bahia, Brazil.

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The Enchanted Well is actually called Poço Encantado and it has one of the most crystal clear waters in the world. Peering into the enchanted well it is so easy to make out objects sitting at the bottom of this lagoon. It is surely one of the most incredible places on Earth.

This monster sunken pool water is more than 120 feet deep, even though you can still see the bottom. The gorgeous “well” was actually formed through erosion of an underground river in surrounding limestone environment.

14. The Iguaçu Falls in Paraná, Brazil Border with Argentina.

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One of the great natural wonders of the world, the Iguaçu Falls are situated near the border of Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina. The area is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

The Iguaçu Falls are an awesome sight as tonnes of water throw themselves over cliffs and the mist rises through the jungle. The falls are taller than Niagara Falls, and twice as wide.

It is well worth spending a day on each side of the falls, especially if you plan to do any of the boat rides or other activities offered. Whilst the majority of the falls are in Argentina, a better overview is had from the Brazilian side.

15. The Longyou Caves or Mysterious caves, in Zhejiang province, China.

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These caves represent one of the largest underground excavations of ancient times and they are considered by the Chinese to be the ‘Ninth Wonder of the Ancient World’.

The caves were carved in sandstone, a homogeneous medium-hard rock, and are thought to date to a period before the creation of the Qin Dynasty in 212 BC. Despite their size and the effort involved in creating them, so far no trace of their construction or even their existence has been located in the historic record.

Which of these incredible places would you love to visit?