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  • Jamaa el Fna is a square and market place in Marrakesh's medina quarter (old city).
  • United States
    The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in the United States in the state of Arizona.
  • The Li River or Lijiang River is a river in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.
  • Norway
    The Sognefjord is the largest fjord in Norway, and the second longest in the world. Located in Sogn og Fjordane county, it stretches 205 kilometres (127 mi) inland to the small village of Skjolden.
  • The Kvarken Archipelago is the narrow region in the Gulf of Bothnia separating the Bothnian Bay (the inner part of the gulf) from the Bothnian Sea.
  • Tanzania
    Mwaka Kogwa is the oldest festival in Zanzibar and marks the arrival of the new year.
  • Abu Simbel temples refers to two massive rock temples in Abu Simbel in Nubia, southern Egypt on the western bank of Lake Nasser about 230 km southwest of Aswan (about 300 km by road).
  • The Ponte Vecchio is a Medieval bridge over the Arno River, in Florence, Italy, noted for still having shops built along it, as was once common.
  • The Kennedy space center is the U.S. government installation that manages and operates America's astronaut launch facilities.
  • Russia
    The Moscow Kremlin, sometimes referred to as simply The Kremlin, is a historic fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River (to the south), Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square (to the east) and the Alexander Garden (to the west).
  • Jordan
    Petra is a historical and archaeological city in the Jordanian governorate of Ma'an that is known for its rock cut architecture and water conduits system.
  • Bolivia
    Road of Death is a 61-kilometre (38 mi) or 69-kilometre (43 mi) road leading from La Paz to Coroico, 56 kilometres (35 mi) northeast of La Paz in the Yungas region of Bolivia.
  • Sweden
    Abisko National Park is a National Park in Sweden. Abisko is situated in the Swedish province of Lapland near the Norwegian border (distance approx. 37 railway km), and belongs to Kiruna Municipality, Sweden's northernmost and largest municipality.
  • The Great Dune of Pyla (or Pilat) is the tallest sand dune in Europe. It is located in La Teste-de-Buch in the Arcachon Bay area, France, 60 km from Bordeaux.
  • The Laurisilva of Madeira is an outstanding relict of a previously widespread laurel forest type. It is the largest surviving area of laurel forest and is believed to be 90% primary forest.
  • Australia
    The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in the Australian city of Sydney.
  • Canada
    The CN Tower, sometimes formally referred to as Canada's National Tower, is a communications and observation tower in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • The Niagara Falls are the most powerful waterfalls in North America. These voluminous waterfalls are situated on the Niagara River, straddling the international border between Canada and the US.
  • The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior.
  • Netherlands
    really cool but cold!!
    An annual tradition in the Netherlands is the New Year’s Dive (Nieuwjaarsduik in Dutch) taken by some 10,000 people into the icy cold waters of the North Sea at Scheveningen Beach.
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  • United Kingdom
    From the top of the hill a round of Double Gloucester cheese is rolled, and competitors race down the hill after it. The first person over the finish line at the bottom of the hill wins the cheese.
  • Italy
    Il Palio is a horse race held twice each year on July 2 and August 16 in Siena, Italy, in which ten horses and riders, bareback and dressed in the appropriate colours, represent ten of the seventeen Contrade, or city wards.
  • Germany
    Oktoberfest is a 16–18 day festival held each year in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, running from late September to the first weekend in October.
  • The Festival Au Desert is held every year in the North of Mali, usually in Essakane, two hours from Timbuktu. It is all about touareg dances, poetries, camel rides and games.

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