Best places you must visit before you die : Top 10 listed
Life is all about adventures and visiting awesome places. Today we are listing top 10 places you must visit before you die. Pick one or pick them all, we bet you will not going to regret.
1. The Grand Canyon (Arizona, USA)
Steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado river in Arizona, United States is a treat to watch. It is 446 km long, 29 km wide and have a depth of over a mile. The river cuts their channels layer by layer into rock while Colorado Plateau was uplifted and hence resultig in the wonderful canyon.
For tourists, Grand Canyon Natinal park is the centre of attraction bringing almost 5 million visitors per year.Apart from the sightseeing, rafting, skydiving, hiking, running and tours with the helicopters are popular.
2. Stonehenge (Amesbury, England)
Stonehenge is one of the most famous UK landmark for over centuries that weighs over 25 tons.The site declared as the world heritage by UNESCO in the year 1986. It is believed that it was constructed between 2000 to 3000 BC.
It is said that Stonehenge could have been a burial ground in the past times. But the view of sunrise and sunset through Stonehenge’s pillars is heart touching.
3. Taj Mahal (Agra, India)
The White marble-domed beautiful display of architecture is situated at the bank of Yamuna river in Agra, India. It attracts over 3 million visitors each year and the center of attraction for a very long time.
It was built in 1632 by the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan in the loving memory of his favourite wife Mumtaz. It took 10 years of skillful construction to build this tomb and costs around 52.8 billion rupees ($827 million). It is a must watch if you visit India in the future.
4. Great Barrier reef (Queensland, Australia)
World’s largest collection of coral reefs is found in Queensland, Australia known as The Great Barrier Reef. Its a system containing over 2900 individual reefs and 900 small islands covering over 2300 kilometers.
It is the biggest single structure made by living organisms and it is so big that it can be seen from the space as well. It was declared as a world heritage site in 1981 and also included in the seven wonders of the Natural World. If you are a fan of diving underwater, this is the place you don’t want to miss.
5. Pyramids of Giza (Egypt)
The Great pyramid of Giza is the biggest and oldest of three pyramids of the Giza Pyramid complex. The pyramid is said to be 480 ft tall at the time of construction but due to erosion and lack of pyramidion, its height is now 455 ft.
The Great pyramid is covered by a mix a several buildings including smaller pyramids. As the tallest man made structure is the past, the great pyramids of giza are worth a visit.
6. Tianzi Mountains (China)
Inspiring James Cameron’s Avatar, The Tianzi Mountains are located in Hunan province of China. The mountains were named after the farmer Xiang Dakun who led a farmer revolt and called himself “Tianzi”.
The mountains are about 4140 feet above the sea level and 16,550 acres wide which makes the a must visit once in a lifetime.
7. Machu Pichu (Peru)
Machu Pichu is a citadel situated on the edge of a mountain above the sacred valley in Peru.
It was built with polished dry-stone walls which makes it incredible to watch. It was declared as the World heritage site by UNESCO in the year 1983 and one of the seven wonders of the world in 2007.
8. Venice (Italy)
Ever imagined a city on top of water, well Venice is a perfect place for visitors seeking a different type of city for their travelling. There are canals in the whole city which acts as roadways. Venice is known for its architecture, artwork and beauty of its settings. The lagoon and a part of the city also listed as a World Heritage Site.
9. Plitvice Lakes National Park (Croatia)
Another world heritage site, Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the best national parks to visit in the Southern Europe. It was founded in 1949 and is situated in mountains of Croatia. It is expanded over 296.85 square kilometers and attracts over 1 million visitors each year.
10. The Great Wall of China (China)
This is a huge man made wall fortification of stone, brick,tamped earth,wood and other materials located in China. It was made to protect China from nomadic invaders of Eurasian Steppe. It can also be seen from the space as it measures 8850 km long.Over 10 million people visits the wall every year and its definately a great place to visit.