Life is short, and the world is broad. There is so much for you to see all around the world in a limited time. Every country of this world has so much to offer that it will confuse you about what to see first. From human-made sites to natural sceneries, you have to explore and immerse yourself in the wonders that this beautiful planet offers. While one life is not enough for you to visit all these places, below is a list of seven places that you need to visit before you die:
1. TULIP FIELDS, NETHERLAND:
The Netherlands converts itself into an ocean of tulips in the spring season. The Keukenhof region is full of millions of flowers like daffodils, tulips, crocus, and hyacinths, making it amongst the world’s most magnificent flower gardens. The flowers start to bloom in the month of March and keep blooming till the beginning of May. Keukenhof is the tourists’ favorite place as they get to see different varieties of tulips and tulip bulbs in just one place. Another added benefit of Keukenhof is that it is just thirty minutes away from Amsterdam. You can hire a car with a roof rack in Amsterdam and drive all the way to Keukenhof to see the gorgeous tulips. Your ideal itinerary should include a three day trip to the Netherlands in the month of April where you can spend two days exploring the villages surrounding Amsterdam and the third day for visiting the aesthetic tulip fields in Keukenhof. You can enjoy some delicious European food in the restaurants near the fields. Apart from that, you can also visit the Grand Castle built by the dutch east India company in 1641 and the Museum De Zwarte Tulp, which explains everything about tulips.
2. THE BAMBOO FOREST, JAPAN:
The Sagano Bamboo Forests is an extraordinary place for you to connect with nature. The whole forest is full of scenic beauty where you will get picturesque views. The bamboo sway gracefully in the forests and give you a breath of fresh air. Being just thirty minutes away from the stunning Japanese city of Kyoto, you can also visit the Nonomiya Shrine and the Tenryu-Ji Temple while you are on your way to the bamboo forests. The path for the forest is 500 meters, and you get the choice of walking or cycling. Many Japanese men offer rickshaw rides to people who do not want to walk or cycle, therefore, making it easy for people to explore the forest. You can also meet a lot of locals here who can guide you more about the different places that you should visit and the different types of food that you should eat during your stay in Kyoto.
3. THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA, CHINA:
Who would not want to visit a wall which is twenty-one thousand kilometers long? Apart from being the hottest attraction in China, The Great Wall of China is also the longest man-made creation in this whole world. The total length of the wall is 21, 196 kilometers, and it has a history of more than twenty-seven hundred years. This monument is a remarkable piece of history that has a lot of scenic beauty. When visiting the Great Wall of China, you would not want to miss out on sections like Jiankou, Simatai, Mutianyu, Jinshanling, and Badaling. If you like photography, then you should visit it during summers as you can capture the lush green mountains that surround the wall. The Great Wall of China also ranks first amongst the seven wonders of the world because of the deep history that it carries.
4. THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, AUSTRALIA:
Being the earth’s most diverse marine ecosystems, The Great Barrier reef spans over 1800 miles off the Queensland Coast and draws millions of visitors each year. It is also the world’s greatest coral reef system, which is also home to one-third of the world’s most protected marine life. You also get to explore around a hundred small islands around the reef. The reef is home to around fifteen hundred varieties of fish, six of the world’s seven endangered turtles, one hundred and thirty-four types of sharks, and over thirty species of dolphins and whales. The Great Barrier reef is also a haven for adventurers as it offers you certified adventure sports like scuba diving and snorkeling. If you wish to see how huge the reef is, you can also avail of a helicopter service that gives you a bird’s eye view of the beautiful ecosystem.
5. HIDDEN BEACH, MEXICO:
Situated off the coasts of Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit, The Hidden Beach is one of the best-kept secrets of international tourism. Hidden Beach is a heavenly place and one of the most extraordinary places that you will ever visit in your lifetime. The soft sand and crystal clear waters make this beach an ideal place for you to sunbathe and swim. Getting to the beach can be a little tricky for you as there are no boats that come to this beach, so you need to swim under the water and rocks to get to this magnificent beach. The Hidden beach has a lot of attractions and specifically in the case of wildlife. You will spot a lot of unique birds and animals like the blue-footed boobies near the beach. If you like exploring the hidden treasures of nature, then the Hidden Place is your place to be.
6. ISTANBUL, TURKEY:
Istanbul is the most famous city in Turkey and offers a plethora of cultural riches and unique history. The beautiful nature and charming atmosphere help to attract millions of travelers every year who experience the symbolic life of this city. The city has a 2500-year-old history and equips its travelers with history in every step of their way. Istanbul is also the place where Asia and Europe meet each other, and you can take a cruise tour to cross the waters that separate both the continents. The nightlife of Istanbul is very vibrant as there are so many startling pubs that you would not want to miss out on. The best part of Istanbul is food. You get to eat some of the best and authentic Turkish delicacies that you will not get to try at any other place.
7. TAJ MAHAL, INDIA:
The Taj Mahal defines love and elegance. Every couple wants to visit this beautiful monument located in the heart of the vibrant country of India. The monument carries a deep history and is one of the most famous places that travelers from all over the world visit. The whole structure comprises marble. This Mughal Monument is an epitome of beauty and also serves as a haven for photographers. There are many areas that will help you capture the monument at its best. The Taj Mahal also has beautiful gardens and is very close to the Agra fort. You can see the other surrounding monuments and taste the delicious food while you are in Agra.
The world has great places for you to travel, but putting all of them on a list is very tough. The list above has the names of the best places that you should not miss out on. All these places are unique in their ways; While some are full of beauty, the others are full of history. You should add these places to your list of places to visit before you die. Wishing you a happy and adventurous journey!