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  • United States
    Napa Valley is considered one of the top wine regions in the United States.
  • Meteor Crater is a meteorite impact crater located approximately 43 miles (69 km) east of Flagstaff, near Winslow in the northern Arizona desert of the United States.
  • Carlsbad Caverns National Park is a United States National Park in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern New Mexico.
  • The Canadian Rockies comprise the Canadian segment of the North American Rocky Mountains range.
  • United States
    Mammoth Cave National Park is a U.S. National Park in central Kentucky, encompassing portions of Mammoth Cave, the longest cave system known in the world.
  • Italy
    Mount Vesuvius is a stratovolcano on the Bay of Naples, Italy, about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) east of Naples and a short distance from the shore.
  • The Blue Grotto is a noted sea cave on the coast of the island of Capri, Italy.
  • Italy
    The Dolomites are a mountain range located in north-eastern Italy.
  • The White Cliffs of Dover are cliffs which form part of the British coastline facing the Strait of Dover and France.
  • The Golden Pavilion Temple also known as Rokuon-ji, is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan.
  • The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the opening of the San Francisco Bay into the Pacific Ocean.
  • The Meteors Meteora is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos. Meteors are monasteries built on rock pillars.
  • Greece
    Olympia was a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times, comparable in importance to the Pythian Games held in Delphi.
  • Italy
    Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei.
  • Forum Romanum is a small, rectanglar forum (plaza) surrounded by the ruins of ancient government buildings at the center of the city of Rome.
  • 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.
  • San Marco Squire is the principal public square of Venice, Italy, where it is generally known just as "the Piazza".
  • Czech Republic
    Karelsbridge is a famous historic bridge that crosses the Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Brandenburg Gate is a former city gate and one of the main symbols of Berlin and Germany.
  • United Kingdom
    Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in the English county of Wiltshire, about 3.2 kilometres (2.0 mi) west of Amesbury and 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of Salisbury.
  • The Mezquita of Cordoba was originally a pagan temple, then a Visigothic Christian church, before the Umayyad Moors at first converted the building into a mosque and then built a new mosque on the site.
  • Spain
    The Alhambra is a palace and fortress complex constructed during the mid 14th century by the Moorish rulers of the Emirate of Granada in Al-Andalus, occupying the top of the hill of the Assabica on the southeastern border of the city of Granada in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia.
  • United States
    The Giant Sequoia National Monument is a 328,000-acre (1,330 km2) U.S. National Monument located in the southern Sierra Nevada in eastern central California.
  • New Zealand
    Milford Sound is a fjord in the south west of New Zealand's South Island, within Fiordland National Park and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site.
  • The Rocky Mountains (or the Rockies) are a major mountain range in western North America.
  • Yellowstone National Park, established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872, is a national park located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, though it also extends into Montana and Idaho.
  • Afghanistan
    Russell, formerly known as Kororareka, was the first permanent European settlement and sea port in New Zealand. It is situated in the Bay of Islands, in the far north of the North Island. As at the 2006 census it had a resident population of 816, an increase of 12 from 2001.[1] Much of the accommodation in the area consists of holiday homes or tourist accommodation.
  • New Zealand
    Rotorua is a city on the southern shores of the lake of the same name, in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island of New Zealand.
  • United States
    The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in the United States in the state of Arizona.
  • Italy
    Pantheon is a building in Rome, commissioned by Marcus Agrippa as a temple to all the gods of Ancient Rome, and rebuilt by Emperor Hadrian in about 126 CE.
  • Italy
    The Colosseum, or the Coliseum, originally the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire
  • Belgium
    The Atomium is a monument in Brussels, originally built for Expo '58, the 1958 Brussels World's Fair.
  • The Spanish Steps are a set of steps in Rome, Italy, climbing a steep slope between the Piazza di Spagna at the base and Piazza Trinità dei Monti, dominated by the church of Trinità dei Monti. The Scalinata is the widest staircase in Europe.
  • Yosemite National Park is a United States National Park spanning eastern portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties in east central California, United States.
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa. It is situated behind the Cathedral and is the third oldest structure in Pisa's Cathedral Square (Piazza del Duomo) after the Cathedral and the Baptistry.
  • Cologne Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in Cologne, Germany. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Cologne (currently Cardinal Joachim Meisner), and is under the administration of the Archdiocese of Cologne.
  • 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.
  • Netherlands
    Koningsdag or Kings Day (formerly known as Queens Day) is the Day when all the Dutch wear Orange, drink Heineken and trade old clothes on the street.
  • The Louvre museum is one of the world's largest museums, the most visited art museum in the world and a historic monument. A central landmark of Paris, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine in the 1st arrondissement (district).
  • The Arc de Triomphe is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle (originally named Place de l'Étoile), at the western end of the Champs-Élysées.
  • Notre Dame Cathedral is a Gothic, Catholic cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France.
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  • Indonesia
    Bali is a beautiful Indonesian island located in the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is one of the country's 33 provinces with the provincial capital at Denpasar towards the south of the island. Bali offers an incredible wide variety of attractions and there are countless reasons why one should come to the Island of the Gods and enjoy an unforgettable holiday. The welcoming nature of the Balinese, the incredible value for money ratio for almost anything the island has to offer (particularly accommodation, food and spas) the unique, vibrant and alive culture, the physical beauty of the island, and the year-round pleasant climate make Bali a place regarded by many visitors as a “Top 100 Favorite Place” on Sullivan's List. ACCOMMODATION : Most famous is the Amandari Resort. If you want to experience luxury Bali, spend then a night at Amandari located in the village of Kedewatan, on the fringe of Bali’s cultural capital, Ubud. Perched on an escarpment high above the winding Ayung River gorge, this resort follows the design of a traditional Balinese village. Pebbled walkways link the thatched-roof suites, each of which has its own walled garden. Amandari provides a unique setting from which to experience the cultural richness of Bali’s artistic centre as well as its mountainous region to the north. More info: http://www.amanresorts.com/
  • Angkor is a region of Cambodia that served as the seat of the Khmer Empire, which flourished from approximately the 9th to 13th centuries.
  • Spain
    San Joan is celebrated throughout Spain, but since menorca, one of the balearic Islands, is quite remote, its festivities, costumes, and flags, have remained unchanged for centuries and are a mixture of pagan and Catholic rituals and symbols.
  • The bamboo forest is in the southwest Liantian Mountains Which border the Changing County and Jiangan County of Yibin City, and covers an area of 120 square kilometers with an elevation from 600 to 1000 meters.
  • Vietnam
    Hạ Long Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a popular travel destination, located in Quảng Ninh province, Vietnam.
  • Turkmenistan
    Derweze also known as Darvaza, is a Turkmenistan village of about 350 inhabitants, located in the middle of the Karakum desert, about 260 km north from Ashgabat.
  • Lake Baikal is the world's oldest and deepest lake at 30 million years old and with an average depth of 744.4 metres; it is the second most voluminous lake, after the Caspian Sea.
  • The Galápagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed around the equator in the Pacific Ocean, 972 km (525 nmi) west of continental Ecuador, of which they are a part.
  • Japan
    Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776.24 m (12,389 ft).
  • Bangladesh
    The Sundarbans is the largest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world.
  • Israel
    The Dead Sea, also called the Salt Sea, is a salt lake bordering Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west.
  • Turkey
    Cappadocia is a region in central Turkey, largely in Nevşehir Province. Göreme, located among the "fairy chimney" rock formations, is a town in Cappadocia, a historical region of Turkey.
  • Turkey
    Pamukkale, meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey.
  • Greece
    Santorini are islands that are the remnants of a volcanic caldera located in the southern Aegean Sea, about 200 km (120 mi) southeast from Greece's mainland.
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park is the oldest national park in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia.
  • The Piana rocky inlet and the Girolata gulf are centred on the Gulfs of Porto and Girolata between the craggy Scandola peninsula to the north and the turrets of the Calanche of Piana to the south.
  • 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 Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption.
  • Iceland
    The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The steamy waters are part of a lava formation.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • United Kingdom
    Glen Coe is a glen in the Highlands of Scotland. It lies in the southern part of the Lochaber committee area of Highland Council, and was formerly part of the county of Argyll.
  • India
    Rajasthan, the land of Rajasthanis, ("the land of kings" or "the land of colours"), is the largest state of the Republic of India by area.
  • The Potala Palace was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to Dharamsala, India, after an invasion and failed uprising in 1959.
  • The Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China.
  • The Temple of Heaven literally the Altar of Heaven is a complex of Taoist buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing.
  • United States
    Fallingwater (Frank Lloyd Wright’s house) is a house designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 in rural southwestern Pennsylvania, 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.
  • The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, designed by Frédéric Bartholdi and dedicated on October 28, 1886.
  • Russia
    The Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, was, from 1732 to 1917, the official residence of the Russian monarchs.
  • Dubrovnik Old City is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea coast positioned at the terminal end of the Isthmus of Dubrovnik.
  • The Hungarian Parliament Building is the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary, one of Europe's oldest legislative buildings, a notable landmark of Hungary and a popular tourist destination of Budapest.
  • Bran Dracula Castle Commonly known as "Dracula's Castle" is marketed as the home of the titular character in Bram Stoker's Dracula.
  • Turkey
    Hagia Sophia is a former Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • The Reims cathedral is where the kings of France were once crowned. It's one of the major site for tourism in the Champagne region.
  • The Versailles castle is a royal château in Versailles, the Île-de-France region of France. In French, it is known as the Château de Versailles.
  • The mont Saint-Michel is a rocky tidal island and a commune in Normandy, France. It is located approximately one kilometer (just over half a mile) off the country's north coast.
  • Pena National Palace is a Romanticist palace in São Pedro de Penaferrim, municipality of Sintra, Portugal.
  • Guggenheim Museum is a museum of modern and contemporary art designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, built by Ferrovial and located in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain.
  • The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the See, better known as Seville Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Seville (Andalusia, Spain). It is the largest Gothic cathedral and the third-largest church in the world.
  • Ireland
    The Cliffs of Moher are located in the parish of Liscannor at the south-western edge of the Burren area near Doolin, which is located in County Clare, Ireland.
  • Calcio Storico Fiorentino was an early form of football that originated in 16th century Italy. The Piazza Santa Croce of Florence is the cradle of this sport, that became known as giuoco del calcio fiorentino or simply calcio.
  • 100,000 Lotus Lanterns brighten the world and the heart! Experience a brilliant ocean of light from the countless handheld lanterns and the giant lantern floats in the festival's main event, the Lotus Lantern Parade!
  • United States
    Burning Man is a week-long annual event held in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, in the United States. The event starts on the Monday before, and ends on the day of, the American Labor Day holiday.
  • Portugal
    San Antonio Festival is one of the most extravagant and outrageous summer events in Portugal. A mix of traditional pagan celebrations honoring the summer solstice and the religious feast days of Santos Antonio,
  • Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) was first started in February 1996 by the Dubai government as purely a retail event aimed to promote trade in Dubai.
  • The Carnival of Venice is an annual festival, held in Venice, Italy. The Carnival starts around two weeks before Ash Wednesday and ends on Shrove Tuesday (Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras), the day before Ash Wednesday.
  • Chinese New Year starts with the New Moon on the first day of the new year and ends on the full moon 15 days later.
  • it is a very beautifull place in Argentina Patagonia,it is located approx 2000 km from Bueno Aires,and it is perfect for:skiing,trecking,fly fishing ,golf and just to clean your mind!!!! It is sorrounded for lakes and mountains,the landscape is awesome,there are two beatifull golf courses llao llao and Arelauquen It is beautifull in winter ,it is a nice sky place and very peacefull in summer,in both seasons you have hundred activities to do
  • The Grand Mosque - Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso is a beautiful example of Sahel-styled mud architecture. The Conical towers and wooden struts loom above reaching up to the sky from the quiet grounds of the compound. Built in the 1890's this is one of Burkina Faso's most memorable sites
  • The Grand Canal is a canal in Venice, Italy. It forms one of the major water-traffic corridors in the city. Public transport is provided by water buses (Italian: vaporetti) and private water taxis, and many tourists explore the canal by gondola.
  • Italy
    The Vatican is a landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory consists of a walled enclave within the city of Rome, Italy. It has an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of just over 800.
  • 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.
  • The Acropolis is a flat-topped rock that rises 150 m (490 ft) above sea level in the city of Athens, with a surface area of about 3 hectares.
  • Germany
    Black Forest (Schwarzwald) is a wooded mountain range in Baden-Württemberg, southwestern Germany.
  • Netherlands
    The Wadden lies between the coast of northwestern continental Europe and the range of Frisian Islands, forming a shallow body of water with tidal flats and wetlands.
  • Empire State Building is a 102-story landmark Art Deco skyscraper in New York City, United States, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street.
  • United Kingdom
    Westminster Abbey is a large, mainly Gothic church, in Westminster, London, England (United Kingdom), located just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.
  • United Kingdom
    Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and is generally extended to refer to the clock or the clock tower as well.
  • The Sagrada Família is a large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926). Although incomplete, the church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and in November 2010 was consecrated and proclaimed a minor basilica by Pope Benedict XVI.

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