Top 50 Travel Destinations in the World (2021)


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Editor Note: This post was originally published on  14 July 2020 and Updated on 1 December 2020 to make it more comprehensive & up to date.

Traveling is a life-changing experience and travelers when they get a list of places to be viewed is like a precious gift.  Trying to make this informative, we have compiled the list of 50 best places to visit for travel enthusiasts. These are inspirations from various platforms and most of which are World Tourism Ranking while others for their scenic beauty that has been captured so well. 

Traveling is like a therapy and for those who haven’t experienced the charm, this list would be very useful. A gradual beginning would lead you to ticking the last place on the list and you will be stimulated to look for another destination. That is the impact traveling has on the mind and the heart. Before we stream into the advantages of traveling, look at the list below and find out yourself:

Best Vacation Spots in the World – Month Wise

Best Places to Visit in January

Maldives, Bali, New York, Bangkok, Mount Fuji, Sydney, Rovaniemi

Best Places to Visit in February

Bangkok, Mount Fuji, Sydney, Swiss Alps

Best Vacation Spots in March

Los Angeles, London, Bangkok, Budapest, Istanbul, Luberon France

Best places to travel in April

Los Angeles, Bora Bora, London, Luzern, Budapest, Istanbul, Luberon France

Best Travel Destinations in May

Los Angeles, Luzern, Bryce Canyon Bryce, Budapest, Istanbul, Bora Bora

Best Places to Visit in June

Paris, Machu Picchu, Cappadocia, Great Barrier Reef, Milford Sound, Luzern, Bali, Bryce Canyon Bryce, Valley of Flower Trek, Lausanne, Bora Bora

July – Best Places to Visit in the World

Machu Picchu, Paris, Great Barrier Reef, Luzern, Bali, Bryce Canyon Bryce,Valley of Flower Trek, Lausanne, Bora Bora

Best Places to Visit in August

Paris, Machu Picchu, Great Barrier Reef, Milford Sound, Luzern, Bali, Bryce Canyon Bryce, Valley of Flower Trek, Lausanne, Bora Bora

Top Vacation Spots in September

Los Angeles, Paris, Machu Picchu, Cappadocia, Great Barrier Reef, Cinque Terre, Luzern, Budapest, Valley of Flower Trek, Lausanne

8 Best Places to Visit in October

Los Angeles, Paris, London , cappadocia, Cinque Terre, Budapest, Istanbul, Luberon France

Best Places to Visit in November

Los Angeles, Bora Bora, London, Budapest, Luberon France

Best Places to Visit in December

Bangkok, Mount Fuji, Sydney, Norway, Rovaniemi, Phuket, California

Best Year Around Destinations – Guanajuato, Bangkok, Budapest, San Diego – California, Portugal, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro – Brazil, Marseille – France, Honolulu – Hawaii, Sydney – Australia

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So here you go…

Top 50 Travel Destinations in the World

1. Paris, France – Most Visited City in the World

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A whopping 89.4 million tourists visiting  France each year is not in vain. It certainly has a reason and Paris is perhaps one BIG reason.  It’s almost impossible to not fall in love with this city. It is full of history, beauty, and love. The city exudes culture, class, style and sophistication above all.

Watch the Eiffel Tower and become a poet or photographer instantly as you naturally draw inspiration from these and like of these in Paris. Be in awe when you observe the massive Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum and the list is endless.

Best place to visit in Paris:

  • Eiffel Tower
  • Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Louvre Museum
  • Montmartre – Wall of Love
  • Moulin Rouge
  • Tuileries Garden

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2. New York, United States – The city which Never Sleeps

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A city that forever awakens and observes an influx of people throughout the year, you will be thoroughly awed by the skyscrapers in the city. These skyscrapers are built for a reason, and they restore incredible art galleries, and museums, some amazing contemporary cuisine restaurants, and a catalog of things.

New York is one city that is bestowed by its designers with an infrastructure to please one and all. No traveler has been disappointed ever while visiting New York. Here you can feel the synergy between urban and natural areas and how the greens have been retained irrespective of major developments in the city.  

Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in New York City:

  • Statue of Liberty
  • Ellis Island, 
  • Central Park
  • Little Italy and Chinatown
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Grand Central Terminal
  • Financial District
  • 9/11 Memorial
  • Broadway Show

Interesting Fact:

More than 60 million people visit this city every year. 

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3. Los Angeles – Hollywood Sign

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Fondly referred to as LA by all the Americans, it is the 2nd largest city in the US and one of the best vacation spots in the world. The glamour has its roots in this city that is full of movie stars, musicians, wannabe actors and of course a lot of casinos, restaurants and pubs for the youthful crowd.

The main tourist attraction in LA is the Hollywood sign which was started as Hollywood land in 1923 and rebuilt in 1978 to mark the Iconic industry that makes LA a company town. 

Best places to visit LA:

  • Universal Studio Hollywood
  • Griffith Park
  • Griffith Observatory
  • Disneyland resort
  • The Getty Center
  • Petersen Automotive Museum
  • Santa Monica
  • Venice Beach

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4. Machu Picchu, Peru – The Sun Gate

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Huayna Picchu is a mountain in Peru, rising over Machu Picchu, the so-called lost city of Incas. The place is popular among tourists as the sunrise from the Sun Gate is simply spectacular. The hills here proffer one of the most marvelous views of the main square of Machu Picchu, with the sun in the backdrop.

The setting sun each day is something to look forward to with the hues it spreads. This place is widely rated as one of the world’s greatest ancient archaeological sites.

The interesting fact about Picchu is that only 400 people are allowed to climb the hills in a day.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Machu Picchu:

  • Huayna Picchu
  • Inti Punku
  • Winay Wayna
  • Temple of the moon
  • Puyupatamrca
  • Llaqtapata, Putucusi
  • Los Jardine de Mandor
  • Sayacmarca

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5. Bora Bora, Tahiti South Pacific Australia, New Zealand

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Amazing wildlife, oceanic adventure, and wining & dining at these places often come together. With all these places close to each other, you can visit them together. When in Australia, New Zealand and Bora Bora island can be planned with the help of a tour planner.

Tahiti ranks as the best island in the world, the best honeymoon destination in the world, the best place to visit in Australia and The Pacific. New Zealand is famous for perfect weather with rainforests and glaciers. And if you are missing waters, you will find that in abundance in Australia with a shoreline of 50,000 km.  

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Best vacation spots in Bora Bora:

  • The island of love Moorea
  • The romantic island Bora Bora
  • The most photographed isle in the South Pacific Motu Tapu
  • Fautua Waterfall 
  • Matira Beach
  • Coral Gardens
  • Bora Bora Boat Tours
  • Mount Otemanu

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Best time to visit Bora Bora?

Anytime is a good time to visit Bora Bora because the weather is warm year-round. May to October are months when the island receives a lot of tourists when the rain showers are isolated. 

Interesting fact:

Initially, the Tahitian language doesn’t have any letter “B”, it was “Pora Pora” instead of “Bora Bora”. Pora Pora means “the firstborn”. And then the English letter settled here and people began pronouncing it as Bora Bora. 
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6. London, United Kingdom

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London is one of the biggest and most populated cities in the world and that makes its the best place to visit in the world. London is a fashion hub and cultural capital. Visitors come here to enjoy its royalty, pubs, theater, museum and the amazing landscape it offers.

Around 17 million people visit this beautiful city every year. London has a large cultural diversity and people from many origins live and visit London. 

Best places to see in London:

  • The London Tower
  • Tower Bridge
  • The British Museum
  • Big Ben and Parliament
  • National Gallery
  • The Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Churchill’s War Rooms
  • Hyde Park
  • Covent Garden

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7. Cappadocia, Turkey – Most Magical Place on Earth

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Magic can only be seen and seeing is believing. This amazing place in Turkey offers a breathtaking view that words would fall short when we begin to explain it. Coming to Cappadocia’s you realize that everything done by nature has its own beauty.

The volcanic eruptions are also shaped magically into a beauty making humans realize their worth in front of nature.  According to the World Tourism Ranking, 45 Million people visit Turkey each year, and from that about 2 Million come to visit Cappadocia. 

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Best places to visit in Cappadocia:

  • Goreme open-air Museum
  • Goreme
  • Hot-air Ballooning
  • Zelve open-air Museum
  • Derinkuyu underground city
  • Red and rose valley
  • Cavusin, Soganil

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8. Bangkok, Thailand

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Glitterati and vibrant is how Bangkok can be described. With lots of floating markets and perfect nightlife, you are about to have the time of your life at this amazing place. With ladyboys and temples, the place is a unique blend of urban spiritual life. People here are followers of Buddha and the temples are divine.

Almost all the buildings and structures reflect the Chinese origin of this place. You are in for a lot of vigor in Bangkok with not just nightlife, but also some wonderful shopping

Major Tourist Attractions in Bangkok:

  • The Grand Palace
  • Wat Pho 
  • Asiatique the Riverfront
  • Chinatown, Khao San Road
  • Chatuchak Weekend Market
  • Chao Phraya River
  • Bangkok National Museum

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9. Great Barrier Reef, Australia – Great Natural Wonder

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One of the most remarkable Australian natural gifts is the Great Barrier Reef. The hallmark of this place is ‘lavish’ and ‘beauty’. So if you want to see this grandeur of nature in Australia, you need to spend money and come and stay at the most luxurious places the Reef has to offer. is blessed with the breathtaking beauty of the world’s largest coral reef.

The reef contains an abundance of marine life and comprises over 3000 individual reef systems and coral cays and hundreds of picturesque tropical islands. It also boasts of some of the world’s most beautiful sun-soaked, golden beaches. Because of its natural beauty, the Great Barrier Reef has become one of the world’s best travel destinations.

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Best time to visit the Great Barrier Reef?

The best time to visit the Great Barrier Reef is between June to October. During this time you get to view the clear water allowing you to take that deep dive into it. 

Best places to visit in the Great Barrier Reef:

  • Whitehaven beach 
  • Heart reef
  • Yongala Shipwreck
  • Mon Repos
  • Lady Elliot Island
  • Milin Reef
  • Opal Reef

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10. Guanajuato – The most Beautiful City of Mexico

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A city in central Mexico, Guanajuato is known for its history of silver mining and colonial architecture. The houses in the city are very attractively painted with the most bright colors available.

These sights will be a treat for your eyes when you see fuchsia pink mingling with pillar box red, saffron yellow, baby blue, and lime green and lots more. Because of its picture-perfect beauty, the city is visited by more than 28 million people each year. 

Major Tourist Attractions in Guanajuato:

  • Guanajuato underground tunnels
  • The Basilica of Our Lady
  • Guanajuato old town
  • Mummy Museum
  • Pipila Monument
  • The Alley of the Kiss
  • La Valenciana Church

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11. Cinque Terre, Italy – Comprise the five small coastal villages

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Cinque Terre means five lands comprising the five villages of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Vernazza, Monterosso and Corniglia, those are located in Italy’s northwestern coastal region of Liguria. All these five villages are linked with a hiking trail called Sentiero Azzurro cliffside.

The vibrant hues of the houses are its benchmark and explain the beauty of this place. Also, if you are a foodie and love seafood, you will be exhilarated with the choice you are about to get here. Happy exploring great food! 

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Top things you should not miss in Cinque Terre:

  • Ramble around Cinque Terre
  • Views of Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero
  • Explore Portovenere
  • Best sunset spot in Cinque Terre
  • Cinque Terre National Park
  • Via Fegina

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12. Agra, India – Taj Mahal

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An immense mausoleum of white marble, built in Agra by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz, the monument is breathtakingly beautiful. The tranquility of white is universally spread over the Taj. It is one of the masterpieces of world heritage and also one of the best travel destinations in the world.

Standing on the banks of the Yamuna River, Agra it is one of the best tourist attractions in the world. With the most beautiful hotels and places to stay, you will be charmed with the hospitality the accommodations will have to offer you.

If you have a strong palette, do try the street food in Agra as it is famous for some ‘Indian Chats’. There are more monuments and gardens near the Taj Mahal that are equally beautiful and worth a visit.

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Major tourist attractions near Taj Mahal:

  • Agra Fort
  • Mehtab Bagh
  • Jama Masjid
  • Wildlife SOS
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Shopping in Agra

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13. Milford Sound, New Zealand – Explore the 8th Wonder of the World

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Formed by glaciers during the Ice Age, the scene around Milford Sound still bears proof of its creation as an epic landscape: Cliffs rise from fjords crowned by mountains and waterfalls.

After the experience, the water from the surface go underneath to visit the main coasting, submerged observatory in New Zealand, Milford Discovery Center and Underwater Observatory. You can go more than 30 feet somewhere down in the water and get 30 deg of the submerged condition.

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Best time to visit Milford Sound:

The best time to visit Milford Sound is during winter. November is the peak season when the sound hosts more than two thousand people per day. April/May and September/October are less crowded.

Best Vacation Spot in Milford Sound, New Zealand:

  • Milford Sound Underwater
  • Mitre Peak
  • Harrison Cove
  • Milford Sound Lodge
  • Anita Bay 
  • Bowen Falls
  • Go Orange Cruise
  • Milford Track

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14. Mount Fuji, Japan – Perfect place for Adventure

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Mount Fuji is a beautiful collection of the highest and most beautiful mountain in the world. You can easily compare this to a book full of poetries and each one has its own meaning and warmth.  Mount Fuji is the highest peak in the Fuji volcanic chain in central Japan. Every year more than a million people visit this beautiful wonder of nature.

Where is the best view of Mount Fuji?

Here are some of the best views of Mount Fuji: Lake Kawaguchi, Lake Motosuko, Lake Sai, Mount Takao, Kamakura, Bunkyo Bikku Center and many more…

Best places to visit in Mount Fuji:

  • Fuji 5th Station
  • Lake Kawaguchiko
  • Gotemba Premium Outlet
  • Oshino Hakkai Springs
  • Shiraito Falls 
  • Lake Motosuko
  • Snow Town Yeti

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15. Blue Lake Luzern, Switzerland top tourist attractions

Lucerne, a city in Central Switzerland, without a doubt, justifies the claim of the most lovely city in Switzerland and also the most beautiful vacation spots in the world.

Every year more than 9 million tourists witness this beautiful place. It is a paradise for newlyweds and you will often observe couples there.

Moreover, the blue waters in the city and the greens together synergize into making this one of the most visited places in Switzerland. Lucerne is famous for its postcard views and lovely weather. 

Major Tourist Attractions in Lucerne:

  • Old Town, Lucerne
  • Mount Pilatus
  • Chapel Bridge
  • Mount Rigi
  • Lake Lucerne
  • Natur-Museum Lucerne
  • Lion Monument
  • Spreuer Bridge
  • Swiss Museum of Transport

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16. Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt

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More than 3000-year-old, the 7th wonder of the ancient world, the Great Pyramid of Giza is 479 feet tall from a 754 sq feet base. It is still a mystery for the scientists who are trying to figure out how the ancient Egyptians moved, carved and erected the block which weighed about 60 tons.

The historical site is absolute of interest to More than 35 million people visiting these wonders of the world.

Best places to visit near the Great Pyramid of Giza:

  • Solar Boat Museum
  • Western Cemetery
  • Pyramid of Chephren
  • Sphinx
  • Egyptian Museum
  • Egypt Papyrus Museum
  • Sound and Light Show of Giza Pyramid

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17. San Francisco, California – The Golden City

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San Francisco is the cultural, commercial and financial center of Northern California. Having said that, the city is full of theatres, ballets, restaurants, Golden gates and lots more. This is one of the most preferred cities simply because of its urbanization. Visitors are often in awe when they come here and feel the goodness of the city vibes. 

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Best place to visit in San Francisco?

  • The Golden Gate Bridge
  • Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Golden gate park
  • Alcatraz Island
  • Union Square
  • Ride San Francisco cable car system
  • Take a beautiful view of twin peaks

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18. Bali, Indonesia

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Bali is an Indonesian Island and one of the best holiday destinations in the Indonesian archipelago. This place is known for its volcanic mountains, history, culture and people.

For its beauty, it has been nicknamed many times and is also called Island of Gods, The Last Paradise, Land of Thousand Temples and Morning of the World. Bali has world-class surfing and diving also at its beaches making it the best travel destinations in the world. 

Top-rated tourist attractions in Bali:

  • Pura Tanah Lot
  • Mount Batur
  • Ubud Monkey Forest
  • Tegallalang and Jatiluwih Rice Terraces in Bali
  • Pura Ulun Danu Bratan
  • Kuta Beach
  • The sidemen valley
  • Seminyak Beach

Best time to visit Bali:

From April to June and September to October along with Christmas & New year is the best time to visit Bali.

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19. The Twelve Apostles Victoria, Australia– Great Ocean Road

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This is a group of Limestone Stacks of Port Campbell National Park. The Twelve Apostles were created as a result of the constant erosion of limestone cliffs by the water and wind of the Southern Ocean around 10-20 million years ago.

The harsh weather conditions gradually eroded the cliffs into caves which eroded further into arches and eventually collapsed, creating the stacks that we see today. Visit the 12 Apostles during the evening as they change the color forum dark to beautiful yellow shadow under the sun.

Currently, there are eight apostles. The ninth apostle was destroyed dramatically in July 2015; however,  the name remains the same.

Major Tourist Attractions near Twelve Apostles:

  • Loch Ard Gorge
  • Gibson Steps
  • Thunder Cave
  • Great Ocean Road Wildlife park
  • The Razorback
  • Port Campbell National Park
  • Island Arch Lookout
  • MuttonBird Island

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20. Waiheke Island Auckland, New Zealand – Island of wine

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Biennial Headland is the highlight of this amazing Island in Auckland. For its beauty, the island is considered one of the top islands in the South Pacific and the fourth-best island in the world. Every year More than a million people visit this beautiful Island.

If you are looking forward to a relaxing holiday, with some wine, beautiful landscapes, gorgeous beaches, cute little cafes and restaurants, crafty shops and art galleries, this island is what you are perhaps looking for. 

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Things to do in Waiheke Island:

  • Visit Onera Beach
  • Walk on Onetangi Reserve
  • Taste Waiheke Island Wine
  • Taste Waiheke Olives
  • Rome around the island
  • Archery and Clay shooting
  • Explore art galleries
  • Explore its wildlife

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21. Bryce Canyon Bryce, Utah – Perfect Place for Travel Geek

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Bryce Canyon National Park is an American national park located in southwestern Utah. This place is famous for layered red and orange sedimentary as it provides the place of mystique beauty. The presence of hoodoos which are geological structures has made this place a famous one with more than 2 million people visiting it every year. 

Best time to visit Bryce Canyon?

May to September is considered the best time to visit Bryce Canyon National park. During that period you get plenty of ranger activities and the warmest weather of the year. 

Top Sight at Bryce Canyon National Park:

  • Navajo Loop Trail
  • Queens Garden Trail
  • Mossy Cave
  • Inspiration point
  • Bryce Amphitheater
  • Fairyland Canyon
  • Wall Street
  • Thors Hammer
  • Bristlecone Point

Things to do at Bryce Canyon National Park:

  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Horse Riding
  • ATV Tour

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22. Guilin China – The Magical Place

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Every corner of this extraordinary place in China would astonish you. As you begin to explore, you will be amazed by the findings in every nook and corner of the city. Guilin is built around two rivers and lakes that are interconnected. 

Many distinctive bridges crisscross the waterways. As visitors, you will enjoy the walking trail that can spend numerous hours meandering near the lovely waterway and lakes making Guilin what it is.

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Best tourist attractions in Guilin China:

  • Li River Guilin
  • Yangshuo
  • The Reed Flute Cave
  • Elephant Trunk Hill
  • Seven Star park
  • Folded Brocade Hill
  • Fubo
  • Solitary Beauty Hill
  • Longji Terraced Field

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23. Sydney, Australia

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The city is very multicultural, so the food on offer is delicious, and it’s also a fantastic shopping destination. It is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the country and the best holiday destinations in the world, attracting over 32 million visitors per year. 

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Best place to visit in Sydney:

  • Opera house
  • Harbour bridge
  • Bodi Beach
  • Royal Botanic Garden
  • Darling Harbour
  • Queen Victoria Building
  • The Sydney Tower Eye
  • Taronga Zoo

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24. Budapest, Hungary, Europe – City of Baths

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Budapest is home of art or culture and one of the best tourist destinations in Europe. Here you will witness one of the biggest parliament buildings of the world, some of the oldest zoos, the largest music festivals, and tons of world heritage sites. Budapest is the city that will keep you entertained.

The city is full of surprises and wonders with hidden & exciting spots, a lively center majestic river, tall church spires and a lot more to make the most of your time. 

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If you’re an art lover then Budapest could be the perfect destination for you because it has more than 100 Museums & galleries and 40+ theaters. 

Top Vacation Spots in Budapest:

  • Chain Bridge
  • Parliament Building
  • Heroes Square
  • Buda Castle
  • Szechenyi Spa Baths
  • Margaret Island
  • House of Terror
  • Faust Wine Cellars

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25. Norway, Europe

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Norway is one of the most beautiful and happiest countries on earth. It has something to offer to every kind of travelers such as the northern lights and the midnight sun, and one of the best places to glimpse the Aurora Borealis is the Lofoten Islands, in northwestern Norway. 

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Most beautiful places to visit in Norway:

  • Trondheim
  • Sognefjord
  • Waterfalls valley
  • North Cape
  • Lofoten Island
  • Bergen
  • Fantoft Stave Church

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26. Verona, Italy- The town of Romeo and Juliet

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Verona is deemed as one of the most romantic cities in Italy, Verona was the backdrop for the most tragic love story of all times, Romeo and Juliet. And for this reason, it’s impossible to visit Verona without seeing Juliet’s infamous balcony. 

The interesting thing about this place is that people used to write notes declaring their love for someone on the courtyard walls and now more than 5,000 letters are received every year.

Best places to visit in Verona Italy:

  • Lake Garda
  • Juliet’s House
  • Verona Arena
  • Piazza Bra
  • Basilica of San Zeno Maggiore
  • Verona Cathedral
  • Castel San Pietro

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27. Bologna, Italy

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Bologna is the capital and the largest city in Northern Italy. In a country famous for its fantastic and delicious food, Bologna is known as the food capital and is a gastronomic giant and also known for inventing a meaty ragu sauce, used in two tasty regional dishes: tagliatelle and lasagna.

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Major tourist attractions in Bologna Italy:

  • Two Towers
  • Piazza Maggiore
  • Fountain of Neptune
  • Asinelli Tower
  • Saint Pettrounius Chruch
  • Portici
  • National Gallery

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28. Istanbul, Turkey

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Istanbul today is the largest city in Turkey and one of the largest in the world. Impressive architecture, historic sites, dining, shopping, nightlife and exotic atmosphere all make Istanbul one of the best tourist destinations in the world. Istanbul is the only city in the world that straddles two continents: Asia and Europe.

Best places to visit in Istanbul:

  • Aya Sofya
  • Topkapi Palace
  • Blue Mosque
  • Basilica Cistern
  • Hippodrome
  • Grand Bazaar
  • Spice Bazaar

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29. Luberon France – The Golden Triangle


The Luberon is located in the Central Province in the South of France.

Luberon is composed of 3 mountain ranges: The Lesser Luberon, the Greater Luberon and The Eastern Luberon. This place is also known as the heaven of French Society because of amazing and picturesque towns, a comfortable way of life, agricultural wealth and hiking trails.

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30. Hallerbos, Belgium- The forest with young trees and lots of bluebells (The Blue Forest)


The forest with young trees and lots of bluebells (The Blue Forest). The forest is a favorite of many visitors as they come to view the beautiful purple carpet of bluebells. The giant Sequoia trees also make this forest more than worth it. It is a public forest located in the municipality of Halle, Belgium.

Every year for two weeks, the Halle Bros turn into the blue forest when the ground is covered with bluebells. The perfect time to visit Hellerbors to catch the bluebells is different every year, sooner the temperature rises sooner the flower bloom (Mid-April). Every year millions of tourists flock to this place lured by its airy beauty and irresistible charm.

Best places to visit near Hallebros Belgium:

  • Saint Martinusbasiliek
  • Grote Markt
  • Provincial Domain Huizingen
  • Den AST
  • Stadhuis
  • Rozentuin Coloma
  • Bos Museum

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31. Valley of Flower Trek, Uttarakhand– Heaven on Earth

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Valley of Flower Trek is located in the state of Uttarakhand at the height of West Himalaya. This beautiful place was discovered by a British traveler named Frank Smith in the year 1931. The Valley of Flower Trek is surrounded by the mighty Himalayas peaks.

The imagery of standing amidst the colorful Valley of flowers with snow-covered peaks of the Himalayas surrounding you is captivating.  This valley is like a dream come true for every photographer and one of the best vacation spots in the world.

All the adventurers and explorers trek through this fascinating valley that showcases a variety of flowers like Saxifraga, sediams, lilies, poppy, calendula, daisies, geranium, zinnia and petunia.

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Best Places to visit near Valley of Flower Trek:

  • Gorson Bugyal
  • Malari
  • Nanda Devi National Park
  • Govindghat
  • Mana Village

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32. Southern Alps, New Zealand

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The Southern Alps is the Highest, longest and most glaciated chain of mountains in the country. The Southern Alps covered almost 60% of South Island including 16 points and all of them exceed more than 3,000 meters in height.

Best vacation spot near the Southern Alps:

  • Aoraki Mount Cook National Park Visitor Centre
  • Ski the Tasman 
  • Red Trans Track
  • Governors Bus Walk
  • Lake District Museum
  • Milford Road

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33. Srinagar, Kashmir India- Paradise on Earth


Srinagar is the largest city and the capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The place is also called ‘Switzerland of India’. It lies in the Kashmir Valley on the banks of the Jhelum River. 

It is considered heaven on earth!! Experience its charismatic charm!!! The great Mughal Emperors recognized this place as “Paradise on Earth”.

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Best Places to visit in Srinagar:

  • Dal Lake
  • Bonafide Multi Brand
  • Pari Mahal
  • Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden
  • Hari Parbat
  • Shankaracharya Temple
  • Nigeen Lake 
  • SPS Museum
  • Pathar Masjid

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34. Lausanne, Switzerland – Olympic Capital

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Lausanne is the only French-speaking city in Switzerland and the largest city of Vaud. This city is also known as Swiss San Francisco and it will host the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics. Lausanne is the fourth largest city in Switzerland with an Average percentage of foreigners: 23.3 %. It is the only city with an underground system in Switzerland.

Top Vacation spots in Lausanne:

  • The Olympic Museum
  • Lake Geneva
  • Lausanne Cathedral
  • Place de la Palud
  • Servion Zoo
  • Rolex Learning Center
  • Space of Inventions
  • Hand Museum
  • Sauvabelin Tower

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35. Queenstown New Zealand

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Queenstown is located on the shoreline of Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand. It is the third-largest lake by surface area in New Zealand. Owing to its beauty and the landscapes, the most iconic movie called ‘Mission Impossible’ was shot here. 

Top sights in Queenstown:

  • Milford Sound
  • Lake Wakatipu
  • Lake Wanaka
  • The Remarkable Ski area
  • Skippers Road
  • Hollyford Track
  • Lake Hayes
  • Kiwi Birdlife Park
  • Moke Lake

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36. Norway, Northern Lights

Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are electrically charged particles from the sun that crush into Earth’s magnetic field. They’re piped down to the magnetic pole of the northern and southern sides of the equator, making a horseshoe-state of energized green particles that swivel and shape-moves over the Arctic Circle.

Check out: Best Places to See Northern Lights

Best time to visit Northern Lights, Norway:

The best time to visit this place is during November and February.
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37. Karijini National Park, Western Australia

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Karijini National Park is located in the Hamersley range of Western Australia. This place is perfect for traveler and adventure geeks. Here you will get some of the most popular places including Fortescue Falls, Hancock Gorge, Oxer Lookout, Weano Gorge, Hamersley Gorge, and Mt. Bruce.
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38. Iceland, North Atlantic Europe

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Iceland “The land of Fire and Ice”, is home to some of the biggest glaciers in the world and some of the most active volcanoes. It is also called the land of light and dark. Every year on 21st June Iceland natives and tourists gather for the 3 longest days of the year. For these three days sunset just after midnight and rise before 3 am but at night time it’s never really dark.

Best places to visit in Iceland:

  • Thingvellir National Park
  • Myvatn
  • Landmannalaugar
  • Jokulsarlon
  • Blue Lagoon
  • Skaftafell
  • Hofn
  • Vik
  • Akureyri Art Museum

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39. Carpathian Mountains, Ukraine Eastern Europe – The wildest side of Europe

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The Carpathian Mountains extend for in excess of 900 km inside Romania, in the shape of arch that isolates Transylvania from whatever is left of the nation. This region is secured by immense zones of pristine forests, in truth the biggest track of unfragmented forest left in Central Europe.
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40. Mount Tamalpais Marin County, California, United States – Heaven for Hiker’s

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The iconic Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, California is a hiker’s heaven and a photographer’s paradise. Especially on social media, the mountain is best recognized as a place to capture dreamy images of fog rolling through the trees.
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41. Rovaniemi Lapland, Northern Finland – Home Town of Santa Claus


The city is best known as the home of Santa Claus, right astride the Arctic Circle at Santa Claus Village and that makes it the best travel destinations in the world.

Locals are out enjoying their great outdoors throughout these “White Nights” and welcome tourists to join them. Rovaniemi is in the center of a vast natural area of rushing rivers for canoeing, swimming, or fishing, with trails alongside them for hiking and cycling.

Best places to visit in Rovaniemi Lapland:

  • Santa Claus Village
  • SantaPark – The home cavern of Santa Claus
  • Ranua Zoo
  • Santa Claus Office
  • Pyha-Luosto National Park
  • Santa’s Post Office
  • Arktikum Museum 
  • Bearhill Husky
  • Santa Claus Reindeer
  • Rovaniemi Chruch

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42. Keukenhof Park, Holland, Netherlands – The Garden of Europe

Keukenhof Park, Holland, Netherlands (1)

Keukenhof Park is one of the world’s largest flower gardens, situated in Lisse, South Holland, Netherland. According to the official website for the Keukenhof Park, approximately 7 million flower bulbs are planted annually in the park, which covers an area of 32 hectares.
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43. Moravian Fields, Czech Republic, Europe – Truly Magical Place

Moravian Fields, Czech Republic, Europe (1)

Moravian is a large agricultural area in the southern part of Czech Republic with a multicolored field and hills. This place is very popular for its vineyards and the very fertile soils. Every time when you travel this place you feel something magical, here you can meet a lot of deer, hares and boars.
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44. Great Smoky National Park, California

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It is the most visited national park with 8 to 100 million visitors every year. Here you’ll find more than 17000 species of plants and animals and scientists believe that there may be 30000 to 80000 more species living there!!!
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45. Maldives


Maldives is a South Asian Island Country. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world or you can say paradise of earth. The interesting thing about the Maldives is that the first underwater cabinet meeting was held here. The actual beauty of this place is underwater with colorful coral reefs, exotic fishes and vibrant marine life. 

Check out: 16 Fun things to do in Maldives

Top tourist attractions in the Maldives:

  • Banana reef
  • Island hopping
  • Water sport
  • Sun Island
  • Alimatha Island
  • HP reef
  • Artificial beaches
  • Biyadhoo Island
  • Ithaa Undersea Dining 

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46. Goblin Forest, Stratford New Zealand – The Forest which look like a Scene of Fantasy Movie

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If you dare to enter the Goblin Forest, you’ll be so confounded by the excellence that you may even start to have dreams. You’d certainly be forgiven for thinking you heard Gollum addressing you personally. Their trunks and branches have become through and around the existing trees, making the unmistakable contorted, curved timberland.

Hanging greeneries, liverworts and plants have added to the alluring looks and made it into an interesting place. 
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47. Thar Desert Jaisalmer, India – Great India Dessert

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Thar Desert of Jaisalmer is the 18th largest subtropical desert in the world with 800KM long and 400KM wide and is spread over 4 Indian states Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, and Rajasthan including two Pakistani states.

One interesting fact about this place is that all families live together in one residence using the joint family system.

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Top-rated tourist attraction in Jaisalmer:

  • Jaisalmer Fort
  • Gadisar Lake
  • The Thar Heritage Museum
  • Tazia Tower
  • Vyas Chhatri
  • Nathmal Ki Haveli
  • Jain Temples
  • Amar Sagar
  • The Desert Village Safari
  • Sam Desert Safari

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48. The Black Forest, Germany – Germany Most Scenic Regions

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The Black Forest is located in the state of Baden-Württemberg, in the southwest corner of Germany, which is very close to Switzerland and it one of the best places to travel for adventure geek.

This forest is called Black Forest because of the dark color of the numerous pine trees that grow in this region.

This beautiful forest is listed in the world’s most haunted forest in the world. Some people considered it as a playground for mythological creatures like sorcerers, werewolves, witches, and kindhearted dwarves.
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49. Hoh Rain Forest, United States- The seventh wonders of Washington State

hoh rainforest

The Hoh Rainforest is located on the Olympic Peninsula in western Washington State, USA. 

Hoh Rain forest gets as much as 14 feet of rain every year, WoW!!! The prevalent fog and mist contribute the equivalent of another 30 inches of rain, resulting in one of the world’s most lush rainforests.

For 1000 of years this forest has managed an unchanged unique ecosystem. Sitka Spruce and Western Hemlock are the common types of tree grown in Hoh rain forest. These trees can reach over 300 feet high and 7 feet in diameter.
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50. Kicker Rock, Ecuador– The Sleeping Lion

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One of the most best vacation spots in Galapagos, Kicker Rock, also known as León Dormido, is the remains of a volcanic cone, eroded by the sea across hundreds of years. It is the eroded cone of an extinct volcano in the shape of a sleeping lion which earned it the name, Leon Dormido. You can only visit this site by boat, and you must be accompanied by a guide at all times.

Going through these amazing places, your bucket list would now be ready! These places are ready to bestow their magic upon you. If you have already visited some of them, you may let us know your experience. 

Did you visit any of the places from the above list? Share your experience with us in the below comment section.
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  1. YamatoBet Casino says

    I love the Japanese culture. It’s so rich in vibrant history and the Japanese people are some of the quirkiest people. I can’t wait to come back to Japan.

  2. Kanika Bakshi says

    I am so happy and satisfied that I have covered almost half of the places that you have mentioned in the post, an incredible article this is mentioning all the beautiful places that are worth visiting, will surely share it wit my friends and family as well for their reference.

  3. Monica Sharma says

    There are so many amazing places around the world. Even a lifetime is not enough to visit all these amazing places. But my favorite of all the places that you have shared in this post is Lapland in Finland with its amazing Northern Lights. I have seen the Northern Lights twice in my entire life but can’t get enough of it. These lights have never fallen short of Mesmerizing me. Thank you for sharing this amazing blog post with us. I really enjoyed reading your post. I also learned about many new places in your post. Thank you.

  4. Tom says

    Amazing list, I’ve visited Bali, Bangkok, Norway, London, Cappadocia, Malaysia and Luzern, Next one will be Lapland

  5. Tim says

    Wow Look at Rovaniemi, the Home town of Sant Claus, this is such an amazing place, during Christmas and New Year Rovaniemi comes alive

  6. m ali shah says

    ya their are many beautiful places in all over the world .
    it is very intereting post . it really love it .

  7. Jack says

    I love Norway – Especially the Northern Lights

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