From natural wonders to equally spectacular cityscapes, there are thousands of breathtaking places just waiting to be enjoyed. Today your friends’ vacation photos or professional photography of the must-see places can be easily found on the web. But, seeing a stunning landscape in the flesh is a totally different thing. It is more than just a beautiful picture. It can evoke all of your senses and create a unique and memorable experience.
So let your wanderlust take you to both known and unknown destinations. When you are in front of a real thing forget about your camera for a second. Just look at it with your own eyes and breathe in the beauty of the place.
These days, amazing views are all around our beautiful planet. And finding the best among them is no easy task.
These are some of the most gorgeous sights to behold.
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10 best views in the world…
1. Nabiyotum Crater, Kenya
The circular crater of Nabiyotum stands in northern Kenya’s Lake Turkana, the world’s largest alkaline lake. The region is very remote and difficult to explore. So, the best way to experience this geological marvel is from the air.
2. Burj Khalifa, Dubai
With 2,717 ft and 163 stories Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. It is also a famous spot for all BASE jumpers. In 2014 Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen broke the Guinness world record for the highest BASE jump at 2,717 feet (828 m).
3. CN Tower, Toronto
CN Tower provides an amazing view of the city below. You can either enjoy dinner at the 360 restaurant or experience the thrill of a lifetime during an EdgeWalk excursion. Putting on a harness and walking around the edge of the tower is only for the fearless ones.
4. London Eye, London
The London Eye is one of the most popular paid tourist attractions in the UK. When opened in 1999 it was the tallest Ferris wheel in the world (443 feet). Today it is the High Roller in Las Vegas at 550 feet.
5. Mount Ararat, Turkey
Ararat is the highest mountain in Turkey. This volcanic mountain rises 16,945 feet (5,165 m) high above the plains. One has to see it in person to appreciate its immensity.
6. Corcovado Mountain, Brazil
The famous statue of the Christ the Redeemer is on top of Corcovado mountain in Rio de Janeiro. Every year around 300,000 visitors from around the world have the chance to enjoy the spectacular view of the town, Copacabana beach and Sugarloaf Mountain.
7. Old Harry Rocks, Dorset, England
Old Harry Rocks are three chalk formations, located at Handfast Point, on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, southern England. It boasts some of the country’s most beautiful seaside scenery.
8. Mount Kinabalu, Malaysia
Rising from the lush jungles of Sabah, Mt Kinabalu is the highest mountain in the Malay Archipelago. It attracts trekkers from around the world. It is also one of the must-see places for all adventure travelers.
9. Grand Canyon, USA
The Grand Canyon is Arizona’s most distinguishable landmark. You simply have to see it to believe it. Here is what Theodore Roosevelt said about this natural wonder: “In the Grand Canyon, Arizona has a natural wonder which is in kind absolutely unparalleled throughout the rest of the world.”
10. Great Barrier Reef, Australia
The Great Barrier Reef is blessed with the breathtaking beauty of the world’s largest coral reef. It is larger than the Great Wall of China and the only living thing on earth visible from space. There are hundreds of picturesque tropical islands with some of the worlds most beautiful sun-soaked, golden beaches.