The most beautiful rocks in the world

The best of the world of rocks and cliffs

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful rocks in the world
Inserted: 22.04.2017
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Thanks to water and wind erosion, we can admire the beautiful rock towers and formations in the world. The most beautiful places you find in this list


The most beautiful area of Turkey


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

Bryce Canyon National Park

Canyon full of fairytale towers

| 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


The most beautiful area of China


Near the city of Wulingyuan there are four beautiful national parks, where you can admire the incredibly high… continue reading

Arches National Park

The most beautiful rock arches of the world

| 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

Wadi Rum desert

The most beautiful desert of Jordan

| 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

Monument Valley

The most famous rock formations of the world

| 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

El Silar

Bolivian Bryce canyon

| Altitude: 3 350 m / 10 991 ft

The most beautiful part of the valley Palca is a vast rock town of El Silar. Hundreds of eroded rock towers… continue reading

České Švýcarsko and Labské pískovce

The most beautiful region of the Czech Republic


Area loved by photographers and tourists surrounding the Elbe canyon at the border with Germany. You will… continue reading

San Pedro de Atacama

The region of fairy rock formations


San Pedro de Atacama and its fabulous surroundings are literally a magnet for tourists. From this picturesque… continue reading

Adršpašsko teplické rocks

The most beautiful rock city in the Czech Republic

| 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

Goblin Valley State Park

Fairytale Valley of the Goblins in Southeast Utah

| Altitude: 1 501 m / 4 925 ft

State Park in the southeastern part of Utah, which is not as popular as the more famous parks of the West of… continue reading

Prachovské skály

The most famous rock town in Czech republic

| Altitude: 462 m / 1 516 ft

Prachovské rocks are the best known and most famous rock city in the Czech Republic for both tourists and… continue reading

Palca Canyon

A bizarre canyon full of rock formations

| Altitude: 3 660 m / 12 008 ft

Just a short distance to the east of the largest city of Bolivia La Paz is another natural wonder – the… continue reading

Calanche Piana

The most beautiful rocks of Corsica

| Altitude: 427 m / 1 401 ft

On the western coast of Corsica, overlooking the Gulf of Ports is the massive Calanche Piana massif. The red… continue reading

Joshua Tree national park

Rock Formations and beautiful Joshua Trees


Just less than 200 kilometers east of Los Angeles is located a beautiful Joshua Tree National Park. Here you… continue reading

Súľovské Rocks

The famous Slovak rock town

| Altitude: 816 m / 2 677 ft

Suľovské skaly is located about 20 km southwest of the town of Žilina, in Súľovské vrchy. The highest point… continue reading

Roques de Garcia

The most beautiful rock formations in Tenerife

| Altitude: 2 140 m / 7 021 ft

Rock pinnacles Roques de Garcia is one of the most visited places in the National Park of Las Canadas del… continue reading

Monkey fingers rocks at Tamellalt

Fairytale rock wall

| Altitude: 1 620 m / 5 315 ft

One of the most beautiful places in the valley of the Dades River is in the neighborhood of Tamellalt.… continue reading

Skazka Canyon

Death Valley in Kyrgyzstan

| Altitude: 1 629 m / 5 344 ft

From Karakol we return back to Bishkek by the southern route and visit the canyon of Skazka (perhaps known… continue reading

Durdle Door

Famous rock arch on the Jurassic Coast

| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

Perhaps the most beautiful part of the English coast are snowy white cliffs near Lulworth town. The most… continue reading

Pancakes Rocks

The most famous rocks in New Zealand

| Altitude: 20 m / 66 ft

The most famous rock formations in New Zealand are located near Punakaiki on the west coast of the South… continue reading

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