You might have seen many scenes of magical places and fairytale forests in the movies and wondered even if these places exist? Well, we’ve compiled an amazing and very fairy list of 10 magical places in the world.
And you would probably want to visit one of these after reading this blog, full of information about magical places which await to be explored. Let’s get started.
1. The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
From roughly 2550 to 2490 B.C, these amazing 3 pyramids are built in ancient times but how? This still remains a mystery and these pyramids are truly a magical place to visit in your holidays. Each Pyramid has its own tombs, temples, solar pits, and palaces. If you are planning your winter holidays, this magical destination should be on your bucket list.
2. Pamukkale, Turkey
Pamukkale is another magical place, protected under UNESCO heritage sites and considered famous because of its white travertine terraces. These travertines are snowy white because of the continuous water flowing through hot springs. This place is worth visiting if you are planning a tour of Turkey. It’s an incredible natural wonder, and it’s cheap. You can easily get a ticket to explore travertines and Hierapolis.
3. The Great Wall of China, China
If you want to interact with Chinese culture during the holiday season, The Great Wall of China is the best place to start with. The length of the Great Wall of China is 21196 km which is nearly equal to half the equator of the earth. It is the longest man-made structure in the world and is included in the UNESCO World Heritage sites. It takes 2,000 years to construct this wall that extended to six Chinese dynasties.
4. Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is a citadel in the south of Peru. It is an ideal place for hiking and exploring history in South America during the winter holidays. It is located at 7,000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains. This site was only known locally until Hiram Bingham, a Yale Professor, rediscover it in 1911. The place is rich in history and covered in clouds. It was built by one of the best masons of their time, the Incas.
5. Irish Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
Irish Cliffs are a cluster of 11 cliffs, stretched at the way of the wild Atlantic. These cliffs show dramatic panoramic and peaceful views of the deep blue sea and considered one of the top magical destinations. These cliffs are a harbor for fauna and a breeding site for over 30,000 seabirds. If you visit there, these are great places to see seabirds, cliffs, fauna, and the Atlantic combined in one.
6. Angel Falls, Venezuela
Angels Falls is the world’s tallest uninterrupted waterfall in Venezuela. Its height is 979 m (3212 ft.). This site is named after the American pilot, Jimmy Angel, who crash-landed his plane in 1937. You can also skydive from the heights of a waterfall along with the water. It is a great opportunity to move through the jungle and reach your spot.
7. Victoria Falls, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls has the widest sheet of waterfalls in the world. It is situated between the border of two countries Zambia and Zimbabwe. You can see exceptional beauty attributed to waterfalls like mist, spray, and rainbows. You hear the sound of water when it plunges noisily from the waterfall. It is a great way to amalgamate yourself with nature into holidays.
8. Whitehaven Beach, Australia
Whitehaven Beach is famous for transparent turquoise water and silky smooth white sand. It spread to 7 km along the Coral sea. There is nothing feels more relaxed during holidays when you put your toes into the velvety texture of the sand. The interesting white color of the sand comes from the presence of 98% silica in it.
9. Laguna Colorado, Bolivia
Laguna is truly one of the top magical destinations around the world.
It is a Shallow Salt Lake in the southwest of Bolivia. Laguna Colorado is a magical place for spending holidays because of its incredibly unique red-tinted water. You can see hundreds of flamingos posing in postcard-like photos. It is located 14,000 feet above sea level in the Andean Mountain range.
10. Grand Prismatic Spring, USA
Grand Prismatic Spring is the largest hot spring in Yellowstone National Park, USA, and the third largest in the world. It is 370 feet wide and 160 feet in depth. It is a colorful and attractive because of the presence of different types of bacteria which radiate specific colors at a given temperature. It is indeed a marvelous place to visit and spend your holidays.
These were the top 10 magical places in the world. Hope you like the article and learned a lot about magical places in fairy tales. We will be covering another article about travel spots with magical powers and fictional magical places. If you know any mystical places in the world, let us know in the comment section or you can reach out to us if you want to share your story.
Ferona Jose is a passionate travel writer and blogger at Travelistia. She has traveled throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas. Her writing focuses on cheap travel destinations, travel experiences, cultural insights, and travel hacks.