The Taj Mahal – Agra, India
The Taj Mahal, or ‘crown of palaces’ in Persian and Arabic, is famous worldwide for being of the most beautiful sites ever made. Built in honour of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan’s favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, the white marble mausoleum costed around today’s equivalent of 52.8 billion Rupees (over £533 million) to build. The breathtaking architecture attracts over 3 million visitors annually and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. The Taj Mahal has ineffable beauty and grace. Prepare to be lost for words when visiting this inspiring monument as no photograph could ever do it justice.
Angkor Wat – Siem Reap, Cambodia
The Ankor realm definitely has a magical feel surrounding it. If you follow our daily blog, you’ll know just how much we love the Angkor Kingdom. Also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and located in the modern town Siem Reap, Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument in the world. Read our blog post on Angkor Wat here.
Bamboo Forest – Arashiyama, Japan
Arashiyama is home to the famous bamboo forest, Sagano, which is found of the outskirts of Kyoto. Here, natural beauty speaks for itself. Arashiyama attracts most tourists during cherry blossom season when the atmosphere is simple otherworldly!
The Great Wall of China – China
The Great Wall of China spans an impressive 21,196km/13,171 miles and was built across the northern historical borders of China to protect the country against invasions from the Eurasian Steppe groups. The first parts of what is now joined as ‘The Great Wall’ date back as far as the 7th Century. Majestic to say the least, The Great Wall reflects long-standing Chinese traits: ambition, skilled engineering and most of all, man power.
Ha Long Bay – Vietnam
Ha Long Bay is famous for its glistening jade waters and gracious limestone islets. There are around 2,000 islets in the bay, and they are lines with beautiful, bright rainforest habitats. Not only do you find stunning scenery, but also vast biodiversity, serenity, floating markets and many activities such as kayaking, rock-climbing, cruising and many more. Ha Long Bay attracts mass tourism and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994.
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