1. The Colosseum, Italy
This amphitheater was built in 70-80 AD and still stands tall today. Made out of limestone, tuff (volcanic rock) and brick faced concrete is one of the most majestic structures in world history. It’s importance in history and it’s grandeur, make it one of the most Instagrammable places on earth.
2. The Rainbow Mountains, China
The rainbow mountains, located in the Gansu province of northwest China, is spread over an area of over 200 square miles. These are the cretaceous sandstones and siltstones that are famous for being as colourful as the rainbow. Some call it, the palette of the Earth.
3. Machu Picchu, Peru
Often referred to as the “Lost city of the Incas” this is a 15th century citadel, in Peru. Famous for its state-of-the-art architecture, this site stands tall as one of the most amazing and beautiful architectural designs of the world.
4. Bagan, Myanmar
Bagan is an ancient city in Myanmar(Burma). This city is famous for the Buddhist stupas and temples that were built around the 11th century, that stand erect even today. Making this place even more picturesque, are the hot air balloons that are used to provide the tourists with an aerial view of the ancient temples and stupas, and make for an amazing photo opportunity.
5. Halong Bay, Vietnam
Thousands of limestone islands of various shapes and sizes, covered in lush green forests hovering tall above the sea, is something for the Bucket List. Enjoy the beautiful natural islets from the comfort of a cruise ship.
6. La Boca, Argentina
La Boca is a small district in Argentina, famous for its colourful streets and buildings. Originally, the people of this place did not have enough money to even paint their houses, so they used any and every colour they could get hold of. Later, this became their signature style, and is now a famous tourist destination in Buenos Aires.
7. Santorini, Greece
This island, overlooking the Aegean Sea, is one of the most breath-taking views one can ever see. The rocky landscape that has been formed as a result of the volcanic eruption in the 16th century, actually adds to its advantage, with black and red pebbles dotting the beach. One of the most distinct features is the white washed houses that adorn the entire cliff of the island.
8. Northern Lights
Since we were kids, we’ve been told that the sky is blue. What if someone told you, that the sky is colourful? Yes, the sky can be magical and mysterious to most of us, but only a few, of us have seen the sky in an array of colours. The Northern lights are a sight to watch, with the sky changing colour every second. It is as magical as it sounds.
9. The Bolivian Salt Flats
“Mirror, mirror on the wall! Who is the fairest of us all?” Probably, the world’s largest mirror, are the Bolivian salt flats. For as far as your eyes can see, all you will see is the sky, below as well as above you. Formed as a result of many dry lakes, this salt flat spreads over an area of around 4086 square miles.
10. The Tiger’s Nest
The Tiger’s Nest is a monastery, perched on a cliff in the Paro district of Bhutan. Also, known as Taktsang, this monastery is believed to have been the meditation site of a Buddhist saint, Guru Padmasambhawa.