10) Grand Canyon, Arizona
Colorado River carved steep cliffs of this canyon for millions of years and it is a part of the homonymous national park in Arizona. It was established as the national park in 1919. and around 5 million people a year come to see this breathtaking natural wonder.
9) Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is a holy city of Inca civilization and it is positioned on highest eastern part of Andes mountain range, on 2350 meters above sea level. It was built somewhere around 1300’s, but it remained hidden until 1911. when it’s discovered by American Hiram Bingham.
8) Great Wall of China
It is the biggest man-made structure on earth extending from mid-Asia to Yellow sea. Great Wall is 8850 kilometers long, with height ranging from 10 to 16 meters and width of 8 meters. It is convincingly the longest wall in the world and it is definitely the biggest defensive structure ever made.
7) Plitvice Lakes, Croatia
This national park was established in 1949 and it is an amazing hydrogeological phenomenon that’s made out of 16 smaller and bigger blue-green lakes. It is the biggest, oldest and most visited national park in Croatia.
6) Positano, Italy
Positano is positioned in the southern part of Italy on Sorrentine Peninsula which separates Bay of Naples and Salernitan Bay. The city is cut off on the mainland by the mountain which makes it impossible to expand, but on the other side, the city has breathtaking views of the sea which attract more and more people every year.
5) Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Angkor Wat is the biggest and most important temple complex of Cambodian region Angkor. It was mostly built between 1113. – 1150. in the time of king Surjawarmana II and it is known as the biggest religious structure in the world.
4) Giza Necropolis, Egypt
It is an archeological site in Egypt that consists of three pyramids known as Great Pyramids, Great Sphinx, few ancient graveyards, worker’s village and industrial complex. Giza Necropolis became most popular when it was recognized as one of World’s wonders and thousands of tourists visit it each day.
Maldives is the chain of islands positioned southwest of Indian Peninsula. It is made of 1200 islands, from which 200 of them are populated, while 80 of them are used exclusively for tourism, and it is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on earth.
2) Socotra, Yemen
Socotra is a 250 kilometers long archipelago made of four islands in the Indian Ocean. Long geological isolation made this chain of islands thrive with unusual plants and animals. Socotra is the biggest island and 50000 people live on it.
1) Phi Phi Islands, Taiwan
These beautiful islands are located in the province of Krabi, where the yearlong weather is more than excellent. Its beauty is breathtaking, and even though it was in the way of 2004 tsunami, people, as well as land, have recovered. One thing that islands are probably most known for is that they were chosen as the main location for Leonardo DiCaprio movie “The Beach”.