The most beautiful places in the world

What you must definitely see and experience at least once in a lifetime

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in the world
Inserted: 01.10.2017
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

We've put together a list of the most beautiful places in the world. There are thousands of beautiful places worth visiting, but we tried to choose from them the ones that are the most beautiful of the beautiful and if you visit them, they will certainly not disappoint you. It is a list of natural beauties, not monuments.

55.
Romsdalen Valley

The most beautiful Norwegian valley

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| Altitude: 69 m / 226 ft

The Romsdalen valley is one of Norway's biggest natural attractions. Almost vertical rock walls rise here… continue reading

54.
Pass Kongma la

The most beautiful pass in Khumbu

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| Altitude: 5 528 m / 18 136 ft

Kongma la pass (5 528 m asl) working as a link of Lobuche with Chhukhung belongs among the most beautiful… continue reading

52.
Phoksundo Lake

The most beautiful Nepalese lake

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| Altitude: 3 620 m / 11 877 ft

Lake Phoksundo, located in the Shey Phoksundo National Park, is considered to be the most beautiful Nepalese… continue reading

51.
Wadi Bani Khalid

The most beautiful valley of Oman

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| Altitude: 651 m / 2 136 ft

At the end of a 30-kilometer blind road you will find the beautiful valley of Wadi Bani Khalid. It is famous… continue reading

50.
Kawah Ijen

The most famous crater of Indonesia

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| Altitude: 2 152 m / 7 060 ft

Almost at the very eastern end of the island of Java you will find a very interesting place – the crater… continue reading

49.
Lauterbrunnen Valley

The most beautiful valley of Switzerland

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| Altitude: 788 m / 2 585 ft

The monumental Lauterbrunnen Valley and its surroundings are among the most beautiful places not only of… continue reading

48.
Mountain ridge Arieiro-Ruivo

The most beautiful and highest mountain of Madeira

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| Altitude: 1 794 m / 5 886 ft

The mountain ridge of the highest peaks of Madeira is one of the most beautiful mountain passages you can… continue reading

47.
Colca Canyon

One of the deepest canyons in the world

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| Altitude: 2 169 m / 7 116 ft

Colca Canyon, with its 3,270 meters of depth is one of the deepest canyons of the world. His character… continue reading

46.
Arches National Park

The most beautiful rock arches of the world

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| Altitude: 1 473 m / 4 833 ft

Arches National Park is located north of the Colorado River near the provincial town of Moab. You will find… continue reading

45.
Sonkol Lake

Lake belonging to herdsmen

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| Altitude: 3 017 m / 9 898 ft

One of the biggest attractions of Kyrgyzstan is a huge lake Sonkol (3 017 m asl) with an area of 20×16… continue reading

44.
Waimea canyon

Grand Canyon of the Pacific

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| Altitude: 1 007 m / 3 304 ft

Grand Canyon of the Pacific is located in a small but probably the most beautiful Hawaiian island of Kauai.… continue reading

43.
Sigiriye

Sacred Lion Rock

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| Altitude: 262 m / 860 ft

Sigiriye is an impressive table mountain, one of the most famous tourist sites in Sri Lanka. There are also… continue reading

42.
Monument Valley

The most famous rock formations of the world

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| Altitude: 1 711 m / 5 614 ft

At Arizona and Utah there is probably the most typical „American West“ country, often referred to as the… continue reading

41.
The Yosemite Valley

Valley of granite giants

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| Altitude: 1 208 m / 3 963 ft

One of the most famous national parks of the world's is Yosemite National Park. Its center is the impressive… continue reading

40.
Pamukkale

Natural wonder under the Roman baths

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| Altitude: 348 m / 1 142 ft

Almost in all of the prospectuses that appeal to visit Turkey include photos of Pamukkale „Cotton“ Castle.… continue reading

39.
Rice terraces in Batad

Rice terraces that will take your breath away

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| Altitude: 808 m / 2 651 ft

Batad is a village in the middle of the mountains, boasting with beautiful rice terraces. It is a UNESCO… continue reading

38.
Rice fields in Sapa

Rice fields under the mountains

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| Altitude: 634 m / 2 080 ft

Under the tallest Fan Si Pan mountains in Vietnam you will find the Sapa town. Near the town are the… continue reading

37.
Giant's causeway

The greatest natural wonder of Northern Ireland

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| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

Giant's Causeway, volcanic organ that lead to the sea. It is the largest natural and tourist attraction in… continue reading

36.
Railay Beach

Real Thai Paradise

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| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

Railay beach is one of the most beautiful places in Krabi, Thailand. The beach surrounds the high karst rocks… continue reading

35.
Salto Angel waterfall

The highest waterfall in the world

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| Altitude: 1 500 m / 4 921 ft

Waterfall Salto Angel falling nearly a kilometer from the table mountains in Venezuela is the highest… continue reading

34.
Cliffs of Moher

The most massive cliffs of Ireland

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| Altitude: 170 m / 558 ft

Cliffs of Moher, two hundred meters high cliffs, are among the most beautiful coastal passages in Europe. The… continue reading

33.
Victoria Falls

The most famous waterfalls in Africa

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Victoria Falls (Mosi-oa-Tunya) are one of the largest waterfalls in the world. The width of the waterfall is… continue reading

32.
Plitvice Lakes

The most famous lakes of Europe

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| Altitude: 523 m / 1 716 ft

Plitvice Lakes are the most famous national park in Croatia. You will find here beautiful lakes, wonderful… continue reading

31.
Adršpašsko teplické rocks

The most beautiful rock city in the Czech Republic

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| Altitude: 544 m / 1 785 ft

Adrspach Teplice Rocks are the largest rock town in the Czech Republic. Rock towers reach a height of up to a… continue reading

30.
Bryce Canyon National Park

Canyon full of fairytale towers

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| Altitude: 2 332 m / 7 651 ft

Bryce Canyon despite its name is not a typical example of the classic canyon. It's basically a series of… continue reading

29.
Titicaca Lake

The most famous lake in South America

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| Altitude: 3 820 m / 12 533 ft

This fabulous lake is situated at an altitude of 3 820 meters above sea level. It is often stated as the… continue reading

28.
Dunes of Erg Chebbi

The most famous Moroccan dunes

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| Altitude: 736 m / 2 415 ft

World's largest desert Sahara extends even to Morocco. The local most beautiful and most visited dunes are… continue reading

27.
Salar de Uyuni

The biggest salar in the world

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| Altitude: 3 660 m / 12 008 ft

Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt desert on the earth. It is, for example, twice larger than famous Great… continue reading

26.
Laguna Chiar Khota

Lake with fabulous views

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| Altitude: 4 998 m / 16 398 ft

Laguna Chiar Khota (4998m above sea level) is the highest lake you can see on the Lagunas de Altura classical… continue reading

25.
Tongariro National Park

The volcanic heart of the North Island

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The northern island is the volcanic, fiery part of New Zealand and its center is the Tongariro National Park.… continue reading

24.
Moraine Lake

Fairy Lake in the Rocky Mountains in Canada

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| Altitude: 1 881 m / 6 171 ft

Moraine Lake lies at an altitude of approximately 1885 meters in Valley of the Ten Peaks, in the Banff… continue reading

23.
Tilicho Lake

Lake in the shadow of Himalayas

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| Altitude: 4 916 m / 16 129 ft

If you walk away from the main circuit of the trek around Annapurnas and come to this magical lake, you will… continue reading

22.
Cappadocia

The most beautiful area of Turkey

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Cappadocia is one of the most fairytale areas in the world – bizarre tuff chimneys of all shapes and colors… continue reading

21.
Chungara lake

Chile's Lake Jewel

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| Altitude: 4 561 m / 14 964 ft

Highly lying, the large Chungara Lake (4,561 meters above sea level) is one of the most beautiful… continue reading

20.
Ha Long Bay

The most beautiful area of Vietnam

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One of the biggest attractions of Vietnam and the coast of Asia is the Ha Long Bay. There are thousands of… continue reading

19.
Pangong tso lake

Most beautiful lake in India

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| Altitude: 4 250 m / 13 944 ft

On the border between India (Ladakh) and China (Tibet), is very beautiful Lake Pangong Tso (4250 m n. M.). It… continue reading

18.
Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park

The most beautiful area of Indonesia

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Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park is a beautiful example of volcanic activity in Indonesia. In the caldera… continue reading

17.
Roraima

The most famous table mountain in the world

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| Altitude: 2 810 m / 9 219 ft

Roraima (2,810m) is the highest of all the tepuis (table mountains) in South America. At its peak you will… continue reading

16.
Passo Sella

The most beautiful pass in the Dolomites

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| Altitude: 2 240 m / 7 349 ft

Passo Sella (2 240m above sea level) is one of the most beautiful dolomite passes. It lies between two… continue reading

15.
Geiranger fjord

The most famous fjord of Norway

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| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

Geiranger fjord is one of the most visited places in Norway. From nearly vertical rocky walls, many beautiful… continue reading

14.
Laguna Colorada

The most beautiful lake of Bolivia

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| Altitude: 4 290 m / 14 075 ft

Red Laguna Colorada belongs among one of the biggest attractions of this part of Bolivia. You will admire… continue reading

13.
Wadi Rum desert

The most beautiful desert of Jordan

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| Altitude: 993 m / 3 258 ft

Orange desert of Wadi Rum is one of the most beautiful deserts of the world. You can find here orange sand… continue reading

12.
Namib Desert

The oldest desert with the highest dunes

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| Altitude: 575 m / 1 886 ft

At almost the entire coast of Namibia lies one of the world's most photogenic desert with dead trees, salt… continue reading

11.
Iguazu Waterfalls

The most beautiful waterfalls in South America

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| Altitude: 180 m / 591 ft

Iguazu Falls are located on the of the same name river on the border of Brazil with Argentina. Iguazu are… continue reading

10.
Milford Sound

The most beautiful New Zealand fjord

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| Altitude: 1 m / 3 ft

Fiorland National Park is full of beautiful scenery. Perhaps the most famous place is the beautiful Milford… continue reading

9.
Reine

The most beautiful village of Norway

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| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

The small village of Reine is considered to be the most beautiful village not only in Lofoten islands, but… continue reading

8.
Laguna de Los Tres

The amazing lake under Fitz Roy

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| Altitude: 1 170 m / 3 839 ft

Hike to the lagoon de Los Tres (1,770 meters above sea level) is the most popular tour around the monumental… continue reading

7.
Grand Canyon

The most famous canyon in the world

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| Altitude: 2 098 m / 6 883 ft

When you say the canyon, so almost everyone can think of the most famous in the world – the Grand Canyon… continue reading

6.
Hunza Valley

The most beautiful valley of Pakistan

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| Altitude: 2 059 m / 6 755 ft

One of the most spectacular valleys of the world lies in northern Pakistan. Hunza river there broke through… continue reading

5.
Perito Moreno Glacier

The most famous Patagonian glacier

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| Altitude: 300 m / 984 ft

Perito Moreno Glacier is without a doubt one of the biggest attractions of the Argentine side of Patagonia.… continue reading

4.
Attabad lake

The most beautiful lake in Pakistan

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| Altitude: 2 341 m / 7 680 ft

Attabad lake in northern Pakistan confirms that mountains have their often dramatic life. It was founded only… continue reading

3.
Cuernos del Paine

Monumental granite towers

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| Altitude: 1 614 m / 5 295 ft

At the heart of the Torres del Paine National Park are the massive granite towers Cuernos del Paine headed by… continue reading

2.
Concordia

The most beautiful outlook of Pakistan

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| Altitude: 4 594 m / 15 072 ft

One of the most beautiful mountain views of the world is the Concordia camp at the confluence of the glaciers… continue reading

1.
Kala Patthar

The most beautiful outlook of the world

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| Altitude: 5 648 m / 18 530 ft

Kala Patthar is only insignificant grassy mountain with rocky top lying on the ridge falling sharply from… continue reading

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