Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. The world is full of beautiful locations. Most of us do not even know that they exist for real. Being an avid traveler, I have compiled a list of the 5 most stunning places in the world. If traveling is your dream, you can add these breathtaking sites to your bucket list. And let it be your new year’s resolution to visit these regions in the world sooner than later. You are surely going to bring back some wonderful and unforgettable memories home.
1. Whitehaven Beach, Australia
Whitehaven Beach is the first one in my list. It has been crowned by CNN with the title of the top ‘Eco Friendly Beach’ in the entire world. This beach is famous for its white sands. It is a 7 km stretch along the coast of Whitsunday Island. You can reach the island by boat available at the mainland ports of Shute Harbour, Airlie Beach and Hamilton Island. Smoking and bringing pets to the beach are prohibited. This is the perfect place to spend some quiet time with oneself.
2. Isle of Skye, Scotland
The Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye is a must visit in one’s lifetime. It is among the most stunning places in the world that must be seen. Located in the Cuillins Hills, the fairy Pools are a group of blue colored cold and crystal clear pools and waterfalls merging into the Brittle River. Every year a lot of people visit this place from all around the world. While the brave-hearted can go for some ‘Wild Swimming’ in the cold water, the less adventurous could take some nice photographs of this incredible place.
3. Havasu Falls, Grand Canyon National Park
Havasu Falls is definitely a treat for the sore eyes. It is nothing short of paradise of Earth. This extraordinarily beautiful blue-green series of waterfalls is located in a faraway canyon in Arizona. This place attracts numerous visitors every year. The Havasupai considers the water to be sacred and thus, they are intimately attached to this land and its water. This place looks at its best during sunset. A visit to this place is definitely going to mesmerize and refresh you at the same time.
4. Tian Tan Buddha on Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Lantau Island is home to the largest statue of Buddha in the world. This bronze statue weighs 250 tonnes and stands tall at 34 meters. The Tian Tan Buddha was finished modeling in December 1993. A major center of Buddhism, this place is a must visit for all people looking for some peace and calm away from the hustle-bustle of daily life. So, if you are visiting Hong Kong anytime, do not miss this great location for anything whatsoever as this is surely one of the most stunning places in the world.
5. Stok Range, Ladakh
The unbelievably beautiful Stok Range is a part of the Himalayas in the northwest region of India. The Stok Kangri is the highest mountain in this range and its peak is located in the Hemis National Park. Inspite of being at a height of 3,610 meters, Stok Kangri is a frequently visited place. If you love scaling heights, you would surely adore this place. If you are planning to visit here, be sure to know everything about this place including the do’s and the don’ts.
I am sure there are many such places, which are yet to be discovered and inhabited. Till that time, have a wonderful time exploring the above listed five most stunning places in the world.