30 Places to Visit Before You Kick the Bucket
Our planet is truly wonderful, and there’s so much beauty around us that it seems impossible to see all these magical places. But maybe each of us has a list of places we’re eager to see.
We at Bright Side thought hard and made a list of 30 beautiful places we would surely like to visit. Here are our dream travels!
Admire the tenderness of Japanese blooming gardens
Kawachi Fuji, Ueno, and Hitsujiyama gardens during the cherry, phlox, and wisteria blossom season.
Walk the Inca Trail to the sacred city of Machu Picchu
The ancient way built by the Incas 600 years ago first dives into the jungle, then climbs high into the mountains, and at the end a real miracle awaits travelers: ’The City In The Sky,’ the sacred city of the Inca Empire, Machu Picchu.
Go on a safari in Kenya and feed a giraffe
Look into the crystal-clear glacial Moraine Lake in the mountains of Canada
Admire the play of colors in the rice terraces of Yuanyang County, China
Freeze with excitement looking at the northern lights above the ’Waterfall of the Gods’ — the Godafoss in Iceland
Climb the ’Stairway to Heaven’ in Hawaii
Listen to the echo in the shining ice caves of Vatnajökull National Park in Iceland
Explore the serene blue lagoons of the Fiji islands
Swim in the world’s most dangerous ’Devil’s pool,’ situated over an abyss on the edge of Victoria Falls
Visit a home of the gods — the Angkor Wat Temple complex in Cambodia
Walk the incredible Bastei Bridge in Saxon Switzerland
Listen to the soothing sound of the Plitvice Lakes waterfalls in Croatia
Ride a camel next to the Great Pyramids of Giza
Enjoy the perfect harmony of Kizhi’s wooden lace and northern nature
Unravel the mystery of Stonehenge
Feel the spirit of the Middle Ages in Albarracin, Spain
This is a totally unique city in the mountains where you can easily forget that you live in the 21st century. It is called the most beautiful city in Spain, and it’s famous for its unique door handles, forged by local blacksmiths.
Ride in a hot air balloon over Cappadocia and live in an ancient house in the rocks
Go to the impossibly stunning Provence
Explore the heavenly beautiful Azores in Portugal
Walk in the baobab grove in Madagascar
’Walk the skies’ in the Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
See the Martian landscapes of American canyons
Arizona river bend named ’Horseshoe’ (top); views of Zion canyon in Utah, USA.
Swim on the stunning Railay beaches in Thailand
Finally see the majestic Valley of Geysers on Kamchatka and, hopefully, the bears
Explore thousands of sculptures in Khajuraho Group of Monuments, India
Ride along the canals of Venice
Descend into a mysterious well, symbolizing the 9 circles of hell, in the gothic Quinta da Regaleira
This well is the main mystery of one of Portugal’s most romantic castles. The spiral gallery around it has nine levels, each having fifteen stairs. These nine levels represent the nine circles of hell, purgatory, and paradise, described by Dante. There’s a shining triangle on the well’s wall — the symbol of the Freemasons.
Touch eternity in the magnificent ice of Antarctica
Remember the crazy colors of the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia
Enjoy the wisper of the waves in Greece
Which places on the globe are on your to-visit list? Share with us in the comments.
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