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  • United States
    Napa Valley is considered one of the top wine regions in the United States.
  • 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 great coral reef is the world's largest reef system and it is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Australia
    The Blue Mountains is a mountainous region in New South Wales, Australia. It borders on Sydney's metropolitan area, its foothills starting approximately 50 kilometres west of the state capital.
  • Whitsunday Island is the largest island in the Whitsunday group of islands located off the coast of Central Queensland, Australia.
  • Australia
    Fraser Island is an island located along the southern coast of Queensland, Australia, approximately 200 kilometres (120 mi) north of Brisbane.
  • The White Cliffs of Dover are cliffs which form part of the British coastline facing the Strait of Dover and France.
  • United States
    Hawaii is the newest of the 50 U.S. states (August 21, 1959), and is the only U.S. state made up entirely of islands.
  • The Canadian Rockies comprise the Canadian segment of the North American Rocky Mountains range.
  • Australia
    Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory, central Australia.
  • 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 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.
  • Centre Pompidou is a complex in the Beaubourg area of the 4th arrondissement of Paris, near Les Halles, rue Montorgueil and the Marais. It was designed in the style of high-tech architecture.
  • 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.
  • United Kingdom
    Tower of London is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames in central London, England.
  • The Kennedy space center is the U.S. government installation that manages and operates America's astronaut launch facilities.
  • The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the opening of the San Francisco Bay into the Pacific Ocean.
  • The Burj al arab hotel is a luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Australia
    The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in the Australian city of Sydney.
  • United States
    Vivaa Las Vegas!! Welcome to the city that truely never sleeps. Vegas, baby: it's the only place in the world where you can spend the night partying in Ancient Rome, wake up in Paris and brunch under the Eiffel Tower, bump into Superman on the way to dinner in New York, watch an erupting volcano at sunset and get married in a Pink Cadillac at midnight. Spend an evening in the most amazing suite, take a free craps lesson or double down with the high rollers, browse couture or tacky souvenirs, sip a neon 3ft-high margarita or a frozen vodka martini set on a bar made of ice. Vegas is the place you need to tick of your Sullivan's List..
  • 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.
  • 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 Eiffel Tower is a puddle iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. The tower is the tallest building in Paris and the most-visited paid monument in the world
  • 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 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.
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  • The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in Agra, India. It is one of the most recognizable structures in the world. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
  • Angkor is a region of Cambodia that served as the seat of the Khmer Empire, which flourished from approximately the 9th to 13th centuries.
  • Kenya
    Masai Mara is a large game reserve in south-western Kenya, which is effectively the northern continuation of the Serengeti National Park game reserve in Tanzania.
  • 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.
  • The Great Wall of China is a series of stone and earthen fortifications in northern China, built originally to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire against intrusions by various nomadic groups.
  • 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.
  • Machu Picchu is a pre-Columbian 15th-century Inca site located 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) above sea level. It is situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, which is 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Cusco.
  • 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.
  • The Puerto Moreno Glacier is a glacier located in the Los Glaciares National Park in the south west of Santa Cruz province, Argentina.
  • 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.
  • Mount Everest is the world's highest mountain at 8,848 metres (29,029 ft) above sea level . Everest is in the Mahalangur section of the Himalaya on the Nepal-China (Tibet) border.
  • Antarctica
    Antarctica is the icy continent at the South Pole. It is covered by permafrost (permanently frozen ground), is surrounded by water, and is about 1 1/2 times larger than the United States.
  • Ngorongoro Crater is a large, unbroken, unflooded volcanic caldera.
  • French Polynesia
    Bora-Bora island is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean.
  • The Amazon Rainforest, also known as Amazonia or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest that covers most of the Amazon Basin of South America.
  • The Victoria Falls is a waterfall located in southern Africa on the Zambezi River between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe.
  • Tanzania
    The Serengeti ecosystem is a geographical region in Africa. It is located in north Tanzania and extends to south-western Kenya between latitudes 1 and 3 S and longitudes 34 and 36 E.
  • United States
    The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in the United States in the state of Arizona.
  • Argentina
    Iguazu waterfalls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River located on the border of the Brazilian State of Paraná and the Argentine Province of Misiones.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • United States
    Mardi Gras is music, parades, picnics, floats, excitement and one big holiday in New Orleans. Everyone is wearing purple, green, and gold; and adorned with long beads caught from the beautiful floats.
  • 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.
  • Costa Rica
    Cocos Island is an uninhabited island (except for the permanent ranger station) located off the shore of Costa Rica (to be distinguished from Cocos Island, Isla de Cocos, Panama in the Pearl Islands).
  • 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.
  • Japan
    Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776.24 m (12,389 ft).
  • Argentina
    The Puerto Moreno Glacier is a glacier located in the Los Glaciares National Park in the south west of Santa Cruz province, Argentina.
  • The Blue Grotto is a noted sea cave on the coast of the island of Capri, Italy.
  • Switzerland
    The Matterhorn is a mountain in the Pennine Alps on the border between Switzerland and Italy.
  • Maldives
    Maldives is an island nation in the Indian Ocean formed by a double chain of twenty-six atolls stretching in a north-south direction off India's Lakshadweep islands, between Minicoy Island and Chagos Archipelago.
  • Torres del Paine National Park (Parque Nacional Torres del Paine) is a national park encompassing mountains, a glacier, a lake, and river-rich areas in southern Chilean Patagonia.
  • Iceland
    The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The steamy waters are part of a lava formation.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • South Africa
    Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa, and is featured in the flag of Cape Town and other local government insignia.
  • Vietnam
    Hạ Long Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a popular travel destination, located in Quảng Ninh province, Vietnam.
  • Puerto Rico
    El Yunque consists of a small crescent shaped band that lies over the tops of the peaks of the forest, located near the eastern end of Puerto Rico.
  • 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.
  • Canada
    The Bay of Fundy is a bay on the Atlantic coast of North America, on the northeast end of the Gulf of Maine between the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, with a small portion touching the U.S. state of Maine.
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and fourth highest of the Seven Summits. Its highest point, Uhuru Peak, rised to an altitude of 5,895 m (19,341 ft) AMSL (Above Mean Sea Level).
  • Australia
    Tasmania is an Australian island and state. It is 240 kilometres (150 mi) south of the continent, separated by Bass Strait.
  • Canaima National Park is a 30,000 km² park in south-eastern Venezuela that borders Brazil and Guyana. Salto Angel waterfalls is the world's highest waterfall, with a height of 979 m (3,212 ft) and a plunge of 807 m (2,648 ft). The waterfall drops over the edge of the Auyantepui mountain in the Canaima National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Gran Sabana region of Bolívar State, Venezuela.
  • Egypt
    The Nile is a major north-flowing river in North Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world.
  • The Nazca Lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru. They were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994.
  • The Golden Pavilion Temple also known as Rokuon-ji, is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan.
  • San Marco Squire is the principal public square of Venice, Italy, where it is generally known just as "the Piazza".
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Petronas towers (also known as the Petronas Twin Towers or KLCC) are skyscrapers and twin towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • The forbidden city was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty.
  • The Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Karnak temple comprises a vast mix of ruined temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings, notably the Great Temple of Amun and a massive structure begun by Pharaoh Ramses II (ca. 1391–1351 BC).
  • 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.
  • Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century Gothic Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and as an homage to Richard Wagner.
  • The Aeolian Islands are a volcanic archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea north of Sicily, named after the demigod of the winds Aeolus.
  • The Wat Phra Kaew is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. It is a "potent religio-political symbol and the palladium of Thai society".
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Egypt
    Sphinx is a statue of a reclining or couchant sphinx that stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, Egypt.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Chile
    Moai are monolithic human figures carved from rock on the Polynesian island of Easter Island between the years 1250 and 1500.

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