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15 Locations You Need to Visit at least Once in Your Lifetime.

1.The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

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The Giza Pyramids survived for millennia, a testimony to their longevity. The monumental grave was built around 4,500 years ago and is remnants of Egypt’s Old Kingdom period. Pharaohs of Egypt believed to become afterlife gods. To prepare for the next life, they constructed temples to the gods. Pyramids made as to their tombs—filled with all the things they would need in the next world. It used to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World in ancient times.

2. Stonehenge, England

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Stonehenge is an ancient stone circle monument, graveyard, and archaeological site situated on Salisbury Plain, about 8 miles north of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. Though it remains uncertain exactly what function Stonehenge served, it was possibly a religious site and expression of the chieftains’ power and prosperity. Stonehenge was constructed between 3000 and 1520 BCE.

3. The Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA

The Grand Canyon is the culmination of 2 million years of geological history. It is one of the United States’ most famous monuments. This UNESCO World Heritage site covers almost 5,000 sq. km of crumbling canyons and boulders, spectacular cliffs and great ravines. The famous Colorado River, which crosses the Grand Canyon National Park, is almost as charming as the canyon.

4. The Great Wall of China

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The Great Mall of China is one of the biggest building projects ever performed in the world. It is a set of forts constructed in ancient China. While it has deteriorated greatly over time, the wall still stands as one of Earth’s largest human-made structures. In 1987, the Great Wall declared as a UNESCO World Heritage. Its winding road through rugged mountain terrain brings in some tremendous picturesque scenery. It is situated in Northern China, and the length is 21,196.18kms.

5. Redwood National Park, USA

Redwood National Park and other state parks also feature an astonishing number of tall trees, stunning beaches, rivers, majestic mountains, sand dunes, and shimmering lakes. Located on the north-west Pacific coast of California, Redwood National Park features some of the tallest and oldest trees in the world. Note, all of this green is here for a reason: annual rainfall between 60 and 80 inches/152 cm and 203 cm from October to April.

6. Yellowstone National Park, USA

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Yellowstone National Park is one of Mother Nature’s finest inventions. Yellowstone National Park was founded in 1872. Of course, it is one of the oldest and maybe the most popular parks in the USA. Yellowstone has nearly 9,000 km2 of crystalline lakes, spectacular canyons, widespread prairies and howling waterfalls. To see Old Faithful erupt, the Mammoth Hot Springs steam and the hundreds of mud pots bubble, millions of tourists arrive at Yellowstone National Park each year.

7. Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Mughal emperor Shah Jahān built the Taj Mahal, in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal died in childbirth. Shah Jahān was the emperor from 1628 until 1658. India’s best-known building is on the southern (right) bank of the river Yamuna, in the city’s eastern side. It is one of the globe’s greatest architectural structures, perhaps one of the visitor’s most famous attractions. Taj mahal was included in Unesco’s World Heritage List in 1983.

8. Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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The Angkor Wat temple complex is a massive Buddhist temple located in Cambodia. It is originally constructed as a Hindu temple in the first half of the 12th century. Angkor Wat is considered by many as the world’s largest religious monument. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. The landmark welcomes and accommodates over 500,000 visitors each year. Most visitors come early in the morning over what still is a magical, spiritual, and breathtaking place to capture the sunrise photographs.

9. Machu Picchu, Peru

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Machu Picchu’s ruins are located high in the Andes slopes and still expose the Inca empire’s secrets. It is situated about eighty kilometres north-west of Cuzco, Peru, in the Cordillera de Vilcabamba of the Andes Mountains. Machu Picchu has formally recognized as a World Heritage Site in 1983. It was one of the largest architecture pieces constructed in the Inca Empire. Its vast walls, terraces, and ramps appear naturally from the endless rock escarpments.

10. Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Zambia

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It is known as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and offers spectacular scenery. Visitors to the Zambian region can find special attractions like the Boiling Pot and The Devil’s Pit. The Falls are one kilometre wide and 200-700,000 cubic meters of water fall per minute down a 100-meter vertical drop. You can take a stroll around the side of the knife-edge bridge to see the Eastern Cataract and the main canyon. A walk down the steps of the Boiling Pot offers a view of a stunning base of Victoria Falls.

11. Venice, Italy

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Venice is the main seaport and the city of both Venezia province and the region of Veneto in Northern Italy. It was one of the greatest European seaports and the continent’s gateway to Asia. Venice, because of its unique environmental, architectural, and historical characteristics, is regarded as the most romantic, serene, and beautiful city. The city’s tourist attractions have been decorated, photographed, and filmed to such a degree. It isn’t easy to discern the real city from its romantic representations. Visitors arriving in Venice are taking to another world with an incomparable atmosphere and elegance.

12. Jerusalem, Israel

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Jerusalem is the major centre of the world’s religion and history. A strong, vibrant city that is sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians is a location containing over one-third of all people. Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, a modern city with a diverse population. In Jerusalem’s old city, the Western Wall is the most treasured holy site for all Jews. In Islam, Jerusalem is the location Muhammad rose from, and the Dome of Rock is the third holiest city for the Muslims.

13. The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

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The Great Barrier Reef is a magnificent area of Australia situated on the north-east coast. It boasts the largest collection of coral reefs in the world. It contains approximately 400 different coral forms, 1,500 different fish species, and 4,000 different types of molluscs. The entire ecosystem classified as World Heritage in 1980.

14. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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It is situated on the Atlantic Ocean in the tropical region of South America and is renowned for its abundant natural beauty. It has a special beauty, Rio de Janeiro is renowned for its beaches and forestry. The Pre Lantern Carnival in Rio de Janeiro represents the best of Rio’s prestige. It promotes the city through music, singing, parties, balls, and street parades with dancing performed to samba rhythms.

15. Iceland

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Iceland is a vibrant climate country, geography and cultures contrast on the continuously active geological frontier from North America to Europe. It is situated in North Atlantic. Sparkling glaciers, including Vatna Glacier, Europe’s biggest glacier, are located across the suave, beautiful mountains. Hot geysers provide heat for many houses and buildings in the country and help for hothouse agriculture all year round. The Gulf Stream air current provides a remarkably mild climate, and it is one of the northernmost populated parts of the Earth.

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