11 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in the World | Art of Nature

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 Where is the best place in the world? On a planet home to flamingo-pink lakes in Mexico, along with huge multi-colored mountains in the USA, green rice paddies in Indonesia and the beautiful ice in Antarctica, it’s hard to choose a favorite – but why choose the a? From all countries around the world

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, and Zambia

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

One of the seven natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls spans the Zimbabwe and Zambia borders. “The smoke that thunders,” as it known to locals, and its surroundings are hubs for white-water rafting, helicopter rides, big-game safaris, and other high-octane adventures.

Aurora Borealis, Iceland

Aurora Borealis, Iceland

Iceland is one of the best places on the planet to see the northern lights, making the country one of the most beautiful places in the world.

Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine, Japan

Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine

Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine shines high on Nachi Mountain drawing visitors to take in the serene views and escape from the busy world. The sacred shrine happens to be the first stop on the Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage and remains an important Shinto site. However, people of all religious backgrounds can take in the jaw-dropping site and explore the neighboring Nachi-no-Taki waterfall.

Zhangye Danxia Geopark, China

Zhangye Danxia Geopark

Geology lovers and avid Instagrammers alike will be drawn to the otherworldly hues of the “Rainbow Mountains.” The colors formed by the layering of sedimentary mineral deposits over millions of years. Still, it’s hard to look at the flowing reds, yellows, and oranges and not feel like you’re witnessing magic.

Grand Canal, Venice

Grant Canal

The 12,500-foot-long canal runs straight through the center and has inspired numerous artists including Canaletto, Monet, and JMW Turner. Flanked by buildings dating from the 12th to the 17th centuries, it’s  

Oia, Greece

Oia, Greece

Possibly one of the most photographed towns in Greece, Oia is located on the north-western tip of the island of Santorini. Perched on a cliff with amazing views of Thirassia island, Nea Kameni, and the Palea volcano, the town characterized by white-walled stone houses. The blue-domed monastery in the city has become a symbol of small-town Greece. It’s just one of the many elements that make Oia one of the most beautiful places in the world.

 Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound of South Island in New Zealand is a fiord having rainforest and waterfalls such as that of Stirling and Bowen Falls. It known for its towering Mitre Peak, rainforests, and waterfalls. It is home to various fur seals, dolphins, and even penguins.

There is a wide range of Milford Discovery Centre and Underwater Observatory that can help you view the wide black corals and the extensive marine life.

Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park, Canada

Encompassing more than 6,600 square kilometers in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, Banff National Park is the oldest national park in Canada. The mountainous landscape features alpine areas, coniferous forests, ice fields, glaciers, and glacial lakes with pristine blue water.

 Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

Straddling the Canadian and American borders, Niagara Falls made up of three different waterfalls that attract 8 million travelers a year. “Most people take to the water to get as close as they can, with boat trips running visitors up to the base of the falls to fully experience the landmark,” says Kuoni.

Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale, Turkey

Meaning cotton castle in Turkish, this natural wonder made up of layers of white travertine terraces of ice-blue spa pools. It’s also next to the site of the well-preserved ruins of Hierapolis. The Greek-Roman city established in the 2nd century BC.

Kauai, Hawaii

Kauai, Hawaii

Kauai has earned its nickname as Hawaii’s “Garden Isle” for a great reason. Its local landscape consists of stunning white sand beaches, astonishing sea cliffs, picturesque waterfalls, and vast plantings. The Nā Pali Coast State Park stretches across the island. It allows visitors the chance to learn all about the native flora and fauna that make the island so unique.