Acropolis Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel situated on a rocky hill above the city of Athens. It contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. The word acropolis comes from the Greek and means City on the Edge. Although there are many other acropoleis in Greece the Acropolis of Athens is most famous. It ... See more

Angkor Wat Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Angkor Wat is a temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world. Built in the 12th century by the king of the prosperous Khmer empire, Angkor Wat was built as a royal temple dedicated to a Hindu deity. After the city of Angkor fell to invaders, Angkor Wat receded into the jungle but continued as a Buddhisttemple and a pilgrimage site over the centuries. Angkor Wat, the ... See more

Ayers Rock Rating: 6.9/10 (votes: 11)

Ayers Rock, also goes by the Aboriginal name of Uluru, is one of Australia's most recognisable natural landmarks. A huge sandstone formation jutting up about 350 meters from its barren surrounds with most of its bulk lying underground. An immense monolith resides in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park that features spectacular geological formations that dominate the vast red sandy plain of central ... See more

Bali Landscape Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Cultural Landscape of Bali consists of five rice terraces and their water temples that cover 19,500 ha. The temples are the focus of a cooperative water management system of canals and weirs, known as subak, that dates back to the 9th century. Included in the landscape is the 18th-century Royal Water Temple of Pura Taman Ayun, the largest and most impressive architectural edifice of its type on ... See more

Blue Mountains National Park Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Blue Mountains National Park, located less than 100 km from Sydney, is immensely rich in natural and cultural history. The unique plants and animals that live here relate an extraordinary story of the evolution of Australia's unique eucalypt vegetation and its associated communities, plants and animals. It is an area of breathtaking views, canyons, bizarre rock formations, sheer cliffs, deep, ... See more

Borobudur Temple Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Borobudur Temple in Indonesia is the largest Buddhist temple and one of the greatest Buddhist monuments in the world. It was built built in the 8th and 9th centuries, in three tiers: a pyramidal base with five concentric square terraces, the trunk of a cone with three circular platforms and, at the top, a monumental stupa. This is one of world's truly great ancient monuments, the single largest ... See more

Cappadocia Rating: 6.7/10 (votes: 12)

Cappadocia is the the moonscaped region lying in south central Turkey. It is most famous for unique geological features called fairy chimneys. The large, cone-like formations were created over time by erosion of the relatively soft volcanic ash around them. Past cultures have dug into them to create dwellings, castles (like Uchisar) and even entire underground cities like Kaymakli and Derinkuyu, ... See more

Carlsbad Caverns National Park Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Carlsbad Caverns National Park preserves one of the oldest and most famous cave systems in the world. Deep beneath the Chihuahuan Desert in southern New Mexico is a labyrinth of more than 300 limestone caves, carved over 250 million years ago. The primary attraction of the park is the show cave, Carlsbad Cavern, that includes a large cave chamber, called The Big Room. It is one of the world's ... See more

Chichén Itzá Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Chichén Itzá was one of the greatest Mayan centres famous for a pyramid temple built by the Maya civilization. This sacred site has more than 1300-year history. The Mayan construction techniques, combined with new elements from central Mexico, make Chichen-Itza one of the most important examples of the Mayan-Toltec civilization in Yucatán peninsula. Several buildings have survived, such as El ... See more

Dubrovnik Old Town Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Dubrovnik Old Town is one of the world’s finest and most perfectly preserved medieval cities in the world. The historical city of Dubrovnik is completely surrounded by untouched city walls. This complex fortress, one of the most beautiful and solid fortress systems on the Mediterranean, is composed of a range of forts, bastions, casemates, towers and freestanding fortresses. Today, these walls ... See more

Easter Island Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Easter Island, known also as Rapa Nui to its earliest inhabitants, is a small, hilly and treeless island of volcanic origin. The island was christened as Easter Island by Dutch explorers in honor of the day of their arrival in 1722. Easter Island’s most famous features are its enormous stone statues called moai. An array of almost 900 giant stone figures date back many centuries. The statues ... See more

Everglades National Park Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Everglades National Park features one of the most diverse ecosystems in the USA. The park protects an unparalleled landscape of swamps, marshes, tall grass prairies and mangroves. It is home to rare and endangered species including the Florida panther, the American crocodile, and the West Indian manatee. Though the scenery is beautiful, Everglades National Park was actually the very first park ... See more

Fiordland National Park Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Fiordland National Park occupies the southwest corner of the South Island of New Zealand. Covering over 1.2 million hectares it is New Zealand's largest National Park and one of the largest in the world. According to Maori legends, the 14 fjords that form Fiordland National Park were created by a giant stonemason, who cut out the deep valleys with his enormous adzes. On all sides, these ... See more

Galapagos Archipelago Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

The Galapagos archipelago and its immense marine reserve is known as the unique living museum and showcase of evolution. Its geographical location at the confluence of three ocean currents makes it one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world. Ongoing seismic and volcanic activity reflects the processes that formed the islands. These processes, together with the extreme isolation of the ... See more

Geiranger Fjord Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

The Geiranger Fjord is one of Norway's most visited tourist sites. The fjord is about 15 km long and 1.5 km wide at its widest part. It is a spectacular creation by glaciers. The fjord is surrounded by some of the steepest mountains on the entire west coast. It is very narrow and has no habitable shore area. Along the fjord's sides there lie a number of abandoned farms. The fjord is host to ... See more

Grand Canyon Rating: 7.1/10 (votes: 11)

The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River. The Grand Canyon is 277 miles (446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km) wide and attains a depth of over a mile. For six million years, the Grand Canyon has expanded with the help of the mighty Colorado River, and for centuries, people from all over the globe have traveled to gaze out over its red and orange grandeur. The canyon, ... See more

Great Barrier Reef Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system stretching for over 2300 kilometres. Great Barrier Reef is the only living thing on Earth that can be seen from space. This immense and complex ecosystem comprises more than 3000 individual reef systems, coral cays, and hundreds of islands, big and small, with sparkling white sandy beaches. There is a real underwater living world ... See more

Ha Long Bay Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Ha Long Bay, situated in Vietnam’s Gulf of Tonkin, comprises over 1600 islands and limestone pillars, making it one of the most surreal places in the world. Geologically-savvy visitors can find an enormous array of caves, peaks and other landforms here. The bay is an extraordinary example of erosion’s effect on limestone. One of the most notable features is the well-developed notches, many of ... See more

Iguazu Falls Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Iguazu National Park with the Falls as its main feature is unique due to its exceptional natural beauty and because it's the habitat of rare and endangered species. It provides protection to one of South America’s largest forested areas. It is situated on a basaltic line spanning the border between Argentina and Brazil. Iguazu Falls is the beautiful center piece of Iguazu National Park. It is a ... See more

Jerusalem Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

The Old City of Jerusalem is the heart of the Jerusalem city and Jewish history as well as the center of Judaism and a holy city to Islam and Christianity. The city is surronded by the impressive 16th century Ottoman city walls. The Old City is culturally and historically divided into four Quarters: the Muslim Quarter, the Jewish Quarter, the Armenian Quarter, and the Christian Quarter. Though ... See more

Kathmandu Valley Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

The Kathmandu Valley is a region of 600 square km in central Nepal. It's home to three of the largest cities in Nepal, including Kathmandu itself, as well as hundreds of smaller towns and villages. The Kathmandu Valley lies at the crossroads of ancient civilizations of Asia, and has at least 130 important monuments, including several pilgrimage sites for Hindus and Buddhists. The cultural ... See more

Kilimanjaro Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Mount Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, and the World’s highest free standing structure. It rises above the hot and dusty Maasai Steppe, approximately 5895 meters above sea level. The mountain is part of the Kilimanjaro National Park and is a major climbing destination. The mountain has been the subject of many scientific studies because of its ... See more

Kiyomizudera Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Kiyomizudera is one of the most celebrated temples of Japan. It was founded in 780 on the site of the Otowa Waterfall in the wooded hills east of Kyoto, and derives its name from the fall's pure waters. Kiyomizudera is best known for its wooden stage that juts out from its main hall, 13 meters above the hillside below. The stage affords visitors a nice view of the numerous cherry and maple trees ... See more

Kremlin and Red Square Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

The Kremlin is a fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River to the south, Saint Basil’s Cathedral and Red Square to the east, and the Alexander Garden to the west. It is the best known of the kremlins (Russian citadels) and includes five palaces, four cathedrals, and the enclosing Kremlin Wall with Kremlin towers. The complex is the official residence of the ... See more

Leaning Tower of Pisa Rating: 6.9/10 (votes: 11)

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the most remarkable architectural structures from medieval Europe. The Tower was built as the campanile, freestanding bell tower for the Cathedral in Pisa. Tower of Pisa stands at 60 meters and is leaning at about a 5 degree angle. Although it was designed to be perfectly vertical, it started to lean during construction, because the foundation was built on soft ... See more

Los Glaciares National Park Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Los Glaciares National Park is located in the Argentine part of Patagonia. Los Glaciares owes its name to the numerous glaciers covering roughly half of the large property. The National Park is an area of exceptional natural beauty, with rugged, towering mountains and numerous glacial lakes, including Lake Argentino, which is 160 km long. At its farthest end, three glaciers meet to dump their ... See more

Luang Prabang Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Luang Prabang is an ancient town, one of the most charming and well-preserved towns in Southeast Asia. Luang Prabang consists of 34 Buddhist temples, as well as other Chinese and colonial architectural structures. This rich concoction of cultural and historical sites is set on a lush mountainous backdrop. Luang Prabang is an outstanding example of the fusion of traditional architecture and Lao ... See more

Machu Picchu Rating: 7.1/10 (votes: 11)

Machu Picchu is the most visited destination in Peru and one of the new seven wonders of the modern world. Machu Picchu is thought to have been built in the 15th century as an estate for Incan emperors. It was built on the most difficult, wild and inaccessible mountain area available in the Andes Mountain range. Machu Picchu means "Old Mountain" in the Quechua language of the Inca. It is known ... See more

Malbork Castle Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Malbork Castle is the most complete and elaborate example of medieval defense architecture in Europe. It was built by the Teutonic Order in several stages from the end of the 13th century until the middle of the 15th century. During its history the castle was devastated several times. Nowadays, the building is almost completely restored and tourists can visit most parts of this enormous ... See more

Meteora Monasteries Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Meteora is a rock formation in central Greece hosting one of the largest and most precipitously built complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries. The monasteries are built on immense natural pillars and hill-like rounded boulders that dominate the local area. Monks settled Meteora from the 11th century onwards, searching for a safe place. As a result, the only way to access the monasteries was by ... See more

Mont Saint-Michel Rating: 6.8/10 (votes: 11)

Mont Saint-Michel is a rocky tidal island located in Normandy and connected by a causeway with the mainland. The island is best known as the site of the spectacular and well-preserved Norman Benedictine Abbey of St Michel at the peak of the rocky island, surrounded by the winding streets and convoluted architecture of the medieval town. The islet has small houses and shops on its lowest level. ... See more

Nazca Lines Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

The Nazca Lines are a series of large ancient geoglyphs in the Nazca Desert, an arid coastal area of Peru. Scratched on the ground, the figures depict creatures from both the natural world and the human imagination. They include animals such as birds, fish or monkey, also plants, trees, flowers and oddly shaped fantastic figures. The largest figures are up to 370 meters long. Because of its ... See more

Okavango Delta Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

The Okavango Delta in Botswana is one of the world’s largest inland deltas. While most river deltas usually lead to a sea or ocean, the Okavango River empties onto open land, flooding the savanna and creating a unique and ever-changing inland delta. One of the unique characteristics of the site is that the annual flooding from the River Okavango occurs during the dry season, with the result ... See more

Pamukkale and Hierapolis Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Pamukkale is a natural site famous for its hot springs and enormous white terraces of travertine, a carbonate mineral left by the flowing water. Because of its natural beauty it is Turkey's foremost mineral-bath spa. Pamukkale, meaning Cotton Fortress in Turkish, has been a spa since the Romans built the spa city of Hierapolis around a sacred warm-water spring. The Antique Pool is still there, ... See more

Petra Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Petra is one of the world's most famous historical and archeological sites. The city is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. It was a capital of the Nabataean Arabs from 4th century B.C. Petra is half-built, half-carved into the rock, and is surrounded by mountains riddled with passages and gorges. Another name for Petra is the Rose City due to the color of the stone out ... See more

Plitvice Lakes Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Plitvice Lakes National Park, founded in 1949, is the oldest national park in southeast Europe, as well as Croatia’s largest national park. It has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979. Within the boundaries of this heavily forested national park, 16 crystalline lakes tumble into each other via a series of waterfalls and cascades. The mineral-rich waters carve through the rock, ... See more

Potala Palace Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

The Potala Palace is the highest ancient palace in the world, with its highest point reaching 3,750 meters above sea level, towering 100 meters above the city of Lhasa. It was built as the center of Tibetan government by the fifth Dalai Lama in the 17th century. The Potala Palace has stood for centuries as a testament to the Tibetan people and their beliefs. Thousands of pilgrims from around the ... See more

Prambanan Temple Rating: 7.1/10 (votes: 11)

Prambanan Temple is the most famous and also the most magnificent complex of temples in Indonesia. Prambanan Temple Compounds consist of Prambanan Temple, Sewu Temple, Bubrah Temple and Lumbung Temple. Prambanan Temple itself is a complex consisting of 240 temples that together form the Prambanan Archaeological Park. Unfortunately, many of them have deteriorated or been looted leaving just ... See more

Pyramids at Giza Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Pyramids at Giza are the last remaining of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. The monumental tombs are relics of Egypt's Old Kingdom era and were constructed some 4500 years ago, during a time when Egypt was one of the richest and most powerful civilizations in the world. Egypt's pharaons expected to become gods in the afterlife so they erected massive pyramid tombs for themselves to prepare ... See more

Red Fort Complex Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

The Red Fort Complex was built in 17th century as the palace fort of Shahjahanabad, the new capital of the fifth Mughal Emperor of India. Named for its massive enclosing walls of red sandstone, it is adjacent to an older fort, the Salimgarh with which it forms the Red Fort Complex. The private apartments consist of a row of pavilions connected by a continuous water channel, known as the Stream of ... See more

Redwood National Park Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Redwood National Park comprises a region of coastal mountains bordering the Pacific Ocean. It is covered with a magnificent forest of coastal redwood trees, the tallest and most impressive trees in the world. The marine and land life are equally remarkable, in particular the sea lions, the bald eagle and the endangered California brown pelican. The park protects several groves of massive redwood ... See more

Santiago de Compostela Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Santiago de Compostela is one of the most important places in Catholicism. From the 9th century, it is believed to be the place of the tomb of St. James, one of the twelve Apostles of Christ. This famous pilgrimage site also became a symbol in the Spanish Christians struggle against Islam. Destroyed by the Muslims at the end of the 10th century, it was completely rebuilt in the following century. ... See more

Serengeti National Park Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Serengeti National Park is one of the most famous national parks in Africa which offers some of the best wildlife viewing in the world. It covers Serengeti ecosystem located in north Tanzania and extends to southwestern Kenya. The vast plains of the Serengeti comprise 1.5 million ha of savannah. Serengeti National Park houses the highest concentration of wildlife animals in the world, so you're ... See more

Socotra Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Socotra Archipelago comprises four islands and two rocky islets which appear as a prolongation of the Horn of Africa. The island of Socotra is the biggest one within the archipelago. Socotra Island is very rich and is home to many rare spectacular species of reefs, fish, birds, plants, and trees which are not found anywhere else in the world. The long geological isolation of the Socotra ... See more

Statue of Liberty Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

The Statue of Liberty, officially named the Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World, is situated on Liberty Island, at the entrance to New York Harbor. The Statue of Liberty, inaugurated in 1886, was a gift from the French to the United States to mark the centennial of the American Declaration of Independence. It was made by the French sculptor Bartholdi, in collaboration with French engineer ... See more

Stonehenge Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Stonehenge is a prehistoric, mysterious circle of upright stones in southern England. It consists of roughly 100 massive standing stones, with each is around 4 meters high and weighing around 25 tons. Research shows that the site has continuously evolved over a period of about 10000 years. The structure of the famous stones that still stand today was built about 4000 years ago and was one part of ... See more

Summer Palace Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

The Summer Palace (Yiheyuan in Chinese) is the largest and most well-preserved royal park in China. It greatly influences Chinese horticulture and landscape with its famous natural views and cultural interests, which also has long been recognized as 'The Museum of Royal Gardens'. The construction started in 1750 as a luxurious royal garden for royal families to rest and entertain. It later became ... See more

Sydney Opera House Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

The Sydney Opera House is a great architectural work of the 20th century that brings together multiple strands of creativity and innovation in both architectural form and structural design. It is a masterpiece of late modern architecture by Danish architect Jørn Utzon that pushed architecture and engineering to new limits. The highest roof point is 67 metres above sea-level, the same as a ... See more

Taj Mahal Rating: 6.8/10 (votes: 11)

Taj Mahal is one of the eight wonders of the world and is an amazing specimen of architectural art. It was built in the 17th century by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of Mumtaz Mahal, his favourite wife. That's why Taj Mahal is widely regarded as a symbol of love. The famed mausoleum complex, built over more than 20 years, is one of the most outstanding examples of Mughal ... See more

Teotihuacan Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Teotihuacan is one of the most remarkable cities of the ancient world. It is known as the site of many of the most architecturally significant Mesoamerican pyramids built in the pre-Columbian Americas. At its zenith, Teotihuacan encompassed an urban core of about 20 square km with a population estimated at more than 100,000 people. At the time, it was one of the largest cities in the world and ... See more

Terracotta Army Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

The Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor in 210–209 BCE and whose purpose was to protect the emperor in his afterlife. The figures, dating from approximately the late third century BCE, were discovered in 1974 by local farmers digging a water in Shaanxi ... See more

Tikal National Park Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Tikal National Park, located in northern Guatemala, encompasses over 500 square kilometers of jungle and thousands of ruined structures. It comprises wetlands, savannah, tropical broadleaf and palm forests with thousands of architectural and artistic remains of the Mayan civilization. Tikal was the capital of a conquest state that became one of the most powerful kingdoms of the ancient Maya. ... See more

Vatican City Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

The Vatican City is one of the most sacred places in Christendom. It is the home of Popes and the Holy See. The State of the Vatican City is a walled enclave which is situated within the city of Rome. It's the smallest country in the world by both population and area. Its walls are 3.2 km long and they enclose a territory of about 0.44 square kilometers. Vatican City is home to about 1000 ... See more

Venice Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Venice is a beautiful Italian city that is famous for its intricate transport system of interconnected canals. Venice is situated across a group of 118 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by over 400 bridges. The gondola is the symbol of Venice, which has made it famous all over the world. Gondols are the most famous and romantic means of transportation for experiencing the ... See more

Victoria Falls Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Victoria Falls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world and one of the greatest attractions in Africa. It is located on the Zambezi River, which is also defining the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Victoria Falls is considered to be the largest fall in the world, with a length of more than a kilometer and a height of more than hundred meters. It was named after Queen Victoria by ... See more

Wulingyuan Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Wulingyuan is a scenic area boasts of natural beauty where mountains, valleys, forests, caves, lakes and waterfalls exist in total harmony. The site is dominated by more than 3,000 narrow sandstone pillars and peaks, many over 200 meters high. Between the peaks lie ravines and gorges with streams, pools and waterfalls, some 40 caves, and two large natural bridges. In addition to the striking ... See more

Yellowstone National Park Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Yellowstone National Park is the oldest national park in the world. The park is known for its wildlife and its many geothermal features. It spreads across several states, from Wyoming to Idaho and Montana. The park offers spectacular and diverse natural features, fast alpine rivers, a simmering volcano displaying its power in gushing geysers and hot springs, deep canyons, dense ancient forests, ... See more

Yosemite National Park Rating: 7.0/10 (votes: 10)

Yosemite National Park is internationally recognized for its spectacular granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, giant sequoia groves, and biological diversity. Located in the Sierra Nevada mountains, the park contains thousands of lakes and ponds, streams, and hundreds kilometers of hiking trails. Yosemite National Park vividly illustrates the effects of glacial erosion of granitic bedrock, ... See more