20 most amazing places on the Earth

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20 most amazing places on the Earth:

20 most amazing places on the Earth

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Antelope Canyon, USA The most popular canyon in the United States, located in the southeastern part of the country near the town of Page in Arizona on the Navajo Indian tribe land. Antelope Canyon is composed of two parts - the upper canyon or gorge, and Lower Canyon, or spiral. Indians Navajo call the Upper Canyon "the place where water runs through rocks", and the bottom - "spiral rock slopes."

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Phi Phi Islands, Thailand Phi Phi Islands are located in Thailand, between the large island of Phuket and the western Andaman Sea coast. It is a true paradise - great beaches, fantastic rocks, warm water strange bright turquoise and colorful underwater world.

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Santorini , Greece. Santorini - an island in the Aegean Sea, one of the most beautiful and famous islands of Greece. Here tourists waiting for the beautiful volcanic scenery, numerous beaches, charming white houses, terraces with sea views, beautiful sunsets and more. Also, here in volcanic ash were found traces of ancient civilizations, making the island even more interesting.

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Maldives Maldives - a turquoise sea, palm trees, white sand beaches and hundreds of small colorful fish swimming around the coral reefs. Here come those who want to complete the idyll - sun, sea and tranquility. You can lie on the beach with a cocktail in your hand all day and enjoy the evening activities.

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Machu Picchu , Peru Machu Picchu - is an ancient city of the Incas , located in the picturesque rainforest at an altitude of 2430 meters above sea level, on the eastern slope of the Andes. Machu Picchu is considered to be the most amazing monument of the Inca Empire. The walls , terraces and streets of the city , drawn by the ancient masters of carefully processed stone, easily mistaken for part of the mountain landscape. The Incas built the city in the 15th century and abandoned it during the invasion of the Spaniards, a century later. The locals have long known about Machu Picchu , but the fame that monument of ancient architecture acquired only in 1911, when he was discovered and described the American historian Hina Bingham .

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Great Wall of China Great Wall of China - is undoubtedly one of the wonders of the world, which in 1987 was declared a World Heritage Site. Winding like a huge snake, the Great Wall of China is from west to east China through the desert, grasslands, mountains and plains. The length of the wall - 8852 miles, and age - about 2000 years, so it is sometimes partially or completely destroyed. However, the Great Wall of China is one of the most famous and popular cultural and historical attractions.

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Hot geysers of Iceland Iceland - a country of contrasts, where there are fire and ice. Here is one of the largest glaciers in Europe and the hottest geysers. This country is good at any time of year - travelers always expect pristine natural beauty and many new and unusual .

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Island of Bora Bora Island of Bora Bora is located in Polynesia. It was formed about 8 million years ago and, like other volcanic islands, slowly going under water. Now Bora Bora - a cross between the islands and atolls. Bora Bora Island, surrounded by many others, very tiny islets different beautiful white sand beaches and a huge variety of underwater inhabitants - scuba diving or riding on a boat in the lagoon of Bora Bora to see colorful tropical fish, manta rays and even sharks.

Wave Rocks , Arizona , USA Wave - it's sandstone cliffs located in the United States , near the border of Arizona and Utah , on the Colorado Plateau . About 200 million years ago , instead of the mountains there was a sandy desert with huge sand dunes blowing across from one place to another. Later, these dunes have become layered rocks for millions of years of erosion planed until smooth . Amazing play of colors creates minerals oxidized by the action of groundwater - manganese and iron . Thin white strips , cut through the rock - is calcite, or calcite .:

Wave Rocks , Arizona , USA Wave - it's sandstone cliffs located in the United States , near the border of Arizona and Utah , on the Colorado Plateau . About 200 million years ago , instead of the mountains there was a sandy desert with huge sand dunes blowing across from one place to another. Later, these dunes have become layered rocks for millions of years of erosion planed until smooth . Amazing play of colors creates minerals oxidized by the action of groundwater - manganese and iron . Thin white strips , cut through the rock - is calcite, or calcite .

Petra,Jordan The ancient city of Petra - still one of the wonders of the world, the main attraction of Jordan. Nabataea's, an ancient Arab tribe, built this city in the narrow canyon of cliffs about 2000 years ago. Peter was at the crossroads of important trade routes connecting China, India, southern Arabia with Egypt, Syria and Rome, and has long been a center of trade, the rich and famous city.:

Petra,Jordan The ancient city of Petra - still one of the wonders of the world, the main attraction of Jordan. Nabataea's, an ancient Arab tribe, built this city in the narrow canyon of cliffs about 2000 years ago. Peter was at the crossroads of important trade routes connecting China, India, southern Arabia with Egypt, Syria and Rome, and has long been a center of trade, the rich and famous city.

Crystal Cave, Nike, Mexico Crystal Cave was discovered during drilling Nike mine in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, at a depth of about 300 meters underground. In the cave you can see thousands selenitovyh crystals, the largest length of 10 meters. Crystals formed from groundwater flow, rich in minerals, mainly gypsum, under the influence of the volcanic center, which is under the cave.:

Crystal Cave, Nike, Mexico Crystal Cave was discovered during drilling Nike mine in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, at a depth of about 300 meters underground. In the cave you can see thousands selenitovyh crystals, the largest length of 10 meters. Crystals formed from groundwater flow, rich in minerals, mainly gypsum, under the influence of the volcanic center, which is under the cave.

Moraine Lake, Canada Moraine - glacial lake in Banff National Park, Canada. The height of the water level reaches a maximum at the end of June - at this time of lake water play amazing shimmering shades of blue and blue, which creates sunlight refracted on the rocky bottom.:

Moraine Lake, Canada Moraine - glacial lake in Banff National Park, Canada. The height of the water level reaches a maximum at the end of June - at this time of lake water play amazing shimmering shades of blue and blue, which creates sunlight refracted on the rocky bottom.

The Grand Canyon, USA The famous Grand Canyon is located in the U.S. state of Arizona. The Grand Canyon is fascinating not only for its views, but also the size: length of the canyon - 446 km, width - up to 29 kilometers, and depth - about 1.5 kilometers. Canyon was formed about 2 billion years ago, along with the Colorado Plateau, which had to fight their way the Colorado River and its tributaries.:

The Grand Canyon, USA The famous Grand Canyon is located in the U.S. state of Arizona. The Grand Canyon is fascinating not only for its views, but also the size: length of the canyon - 446 km, width - up to 29 kilometers, and depth - about 1.5 kilometers. Canyon was formed about 2 billion years ago, along with the Colorado Plateau, which had to fight their way the Colorado River and its tributaries.

Arch Berry Head, Canada This sea arch is located on the island of Newfoundland. It is not easy to get to - first train from Port Kirwan, then walk a few kilometers along a mountain path with several dangerous areas, but all efforts will be rewarded - view of the arch stunning.:

Arch Berry Head, Canada This sea arch is located on the island of Newfoundland. It is not easy to get to - first train from Port Kirwan , then walk a few kilometers along a mountain path with several dangerous areas, but all efforts will be rewarded - view of the arch stunning.

Monument Valley, USA Monument Valley - is part of the Colorado Plateau in the U.S., where several dozen buttes up to 1000 meters . Monument Valley - rather, it is not a valley , a vast plateau , one of the most famous natural attractions in the western U.S. . High reddish cliffs, surrounded by endless sands, often filmed for movies and handouts , so at first glance , many think that they've seen this place, but if you look closely , it becomes clear that these amazing rocks much prettier and brighter than in the pictures and film.:

Monument Valley, USA Monument Valley - is part of the Colorado Plateau in the U.S., where several dozen buttes up to 1000 meters . Monument Valley - rather, it is not a valley , a vast plateau , one of the most famous natural attractions in the western U.S. . High reddish cliffs, surrounded by endless sands, often filmed for movies and handouts , so at first glance , many think that they've seen this place, but if you look closely , it becomes clear that these amazing rocks much prettier and brighter than in the pictures and film.

Plitvice, Croatia Plitvice Lakes - National Park is located in Croatia, in the region of Lika. 16 lakes are located at Plitvice plateau surrounded Dinaric Alps. All lakes are steep limestone coast and rich range of colors water from azure to green, from gray to blue. Colors vary depending on the mineral content in the water and microorganisms, as well as the angle of incidence of sunlight.:

Plitvice , Croatia Plitvice Lakes - National Park is located in Croatia, in the region of Lika . 16 lakes are located at Plitvice plateau surrounded Dinaric Alps. All lakes are steep limestone coast and rich range of colors water from azure to green, from gray to blue. Colors vary depending on the mineral content in the water and microorganisms, as well as the angle of incidence of sunlight.

Rock 'pulpit', Norway Pulpit, or, in Norwegian, Preikestolen - is a massive cliff 604 meters high, located in Liseford fjord in southwestern Norway. At the top of the cliff is flat area measuring approximately 25 by 25 feet - is the "pulpit", where tourists love to take pictures.:

Rock 'pulpit', Norway Pulpit, or, in Norwegian, Preikestolen - is a massive cliff 604 meters high, located in Liseford fjord in southwestern Norway. At the top of the cliff is flat area measuring approximately 25 by 25 feet - is the "pulpit", where tourists love to take pictures.

Pamukkale, Turkey Pamukkale, which is translated from the Turkish language means "cotton castle" - a district in south-western Turkey. In Pamukkale hot springs and has a smooth, bright white travertine pools, terraces. This place is popular not only because of the mineral waters, but also because of the beauty.:

Pamukkale , Turkey Pamukkale , which is translated from the Turkish language means "cotton castle" - a district in south-western Turkey. In Pamukkale hot springs and has a smooth, bright white travertine pools, terraces. This place is popular not only because of the mineral waters, but also because of the beauty .

Socotra Island, Yemen Socotra - one of the most remote archipelago in the world, which is located in the Arabian Sea and is characterized by a great variety of wildlife. Due to the isolation of the island and its warm climate there are a lot of amazing plants. Scientific studies have shown that out of 825 plant species that are on the island, 307 species, 37% are endemic - they do not exist anywhere else.:

Socotra Island, Yemen Socotra - one of the most remote archipelago in the world, which is located in the Arabian Sea and is characterized by a great variety of wildlife. Due to the isolation of the island and its warm climate there are a lot of amazing plants. Scientific studies have shown that out of 825 plant species that are on the island, 307 species, 37% are endemic - they do not exist anywhere else.

Lake General Carrera General Carrera - is the deepest lake in South America, situated on the border of Chile and Argentina. The beautiful blue waters of Lake played shades of emerald, aquamarine and blue, and around the lake towering marble cliffs bizarre. Marble is also changing shades of gray and white to pink, depending on the moisture content of the various minerals.:

Lake General Carrera General Carrera - is the deepest lake in South America, situated on the border of Chile and Argentina. The beautiful blue waters of Lake played shades of emerald, aquamarine and blue, and around the lake towering marble cliffs bizarre. Marble is also changing shades of gray and white to pink, depending on the moisture content of the various minerals.

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