26 magical places that exist in reality.
If you love fairy tales and have a strong desire to change the situation, we highly recommend you to go to all the places on this list.
Because the real magic happens there.
Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
This romantic castle was built by Bavarian king Ludwig II in 1868. Now it is one of the most visited castles in Europe. Rumor has it that it was he who inspired Tchaikovsky to create “Swan lake” and, in addition, he became the prototype of the Sleeping beauty castle in Disneyland Paris.
Cave fireflies, New Zealand
The main feature of the cave is thousands of fungal gnats that live only in New Zealand, covering the ceiling of the cave. When you look at them, the impression that you are a fabulous starry sky.
One of the most enchanting places in France, with well-preserved old quarters. Resembles the fairytale town of “beauty and the Beast,” only better. Despite the fact that it is a relatively small town, there are 3 theatre hall new music Le Grillen, 4 libraries, the contemporary art centre and 5 museums, including the world-famous Museum of sacred art of Unterlinden (Muse d Unterlinden).
Batu Caves, Malaysia
It is a functioning temple in Malaysia, where every year comes a huge number of pilgrims. Batu is one of the most famous Hindu shrines outside of India. They were formed about 400 million years ago. Here is the highest statue of Lord Murugan, the second son of Shiva, who is worshiped by Tamils in South.
St. Basil’s Cathedral, Russia
A Russian Orthodox Church erected on red square in Moscow. For many it is a symbol of Russia. The Cathedral was built on orders from Ivan the terrible to commemorate the capture of Kazan and the victory over the Kazan khanate.
Wisteria tunnel, Japan
It is a real floral “sky” is located in the Japanese city of Kitakyushu. Colorful bunches of Wisteria — white, blue, lilac, purple, violet-purple, and blue shades grow directly overhead.
The paro taktsang, Bhutan
He hangs over a precipice on a cliff 3120 meters, towering above the Paro valley is 700 m. the name of the monastery translates as “tiger’s lair”. According to legend, this cave was transferred teacher Padmasambhava, sitting on the tigress, which has become his wife. It can be reached by mountain paths with only a little over 100 years ago.
Cave of crystals, Mexico
Located at a depth of 300 m beneath the city of Nike, unique huge transparent crystals, reaching up to 11 m in height. Unfortunately, the entrance to the cave for tourists due to the high temperature (48°C), humidity and hydrogen sulfide content, as well as in connection with the fragility of the crystals is closed.
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
The largest ever built places of worship with a history spanning almost 9 centuries. It’s a giant Hindu temple complex, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The Khmer Rouge believed that Angkor Wat gods live, so access to the Central part of the temple for a long time was open only to a select few.
Angel Falls, Venezuela
It is the world’s highest waterfall. Its name in translation into Russian means “devil’s mountain”. The water stream angel have to fly almost a kilometer to reach the ground. It is 20 times higher than Niagara falls. To get to angel falls is not easy, as it is located in a dense tropical forest. And there are no roads leading to it.
The City Of Petra, Jordan
“The rose city, half as old as time itself” — say about Peter. It is undoubtedly the most famous attraction of Jordan. Petra — the ancient capital of Nabataean Kingdom, is carved in the rock more than 2 thousand years ago.
Colored rocks Zhangye, Danxia, China
These amazing mountain ranges in Gansu province, just a dream of any photographer. Iridescent colors they have acquired through the red grits and conglomerates mainly from the Cretaceous period.
Strikes in the literal sense of the fabulous views. This small rocky island turned into an island fortress. On the top of the cliff, at a height of almost 80 m, lifted to the sky the walls of the ancient Abbey. It literally rises above the sea abyss. Victor Hugo at the time, was so much impressed by the Mont-Saint-Michel, called it “the pyramid in the ocean”.
“Cotton castle” is a collection of unique hot springs. These places are more like snow valley. Here Andrei Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky filmed Ogygia for TV movie “the Odyssey”, also in Pamukkale, the film “Ghost rider 2”.
Glenfinnan Viaduct, Scotland
This is the most famous road on which rides the Hogwarts Express. In addition, Glenfinnan is an extremely picturesque place, which is definitely worth a visit.
Halong Bay, Vietnam
Imagine more than 3 thousand picturesque Islands rising directly from the emerald water of the Gulf of Tonismagi. With the Vietnamese language, the word Halong translates as “where the dragon plunged into the sea.” Legend has it that the Islands of the Bay was created by the Great Dragon that lived in the mountains.
The Church Of Las Lajas, Colombia
The Cathedral of Las Lajas in Colombia stands out not so much for its sumptuous neo-Gothic architecture, much as its location. He stands on the bridge spanning the gorge, at around 2600 m above sea level.
Beach on the island Vaadhoo, Maldives
There is in the world one beach that is particularly beautiful at night. Plankton, thrown to the beach on the island Vaadhoo, paints the coast thousands of lights. The glow is explained by bioluminescence — chemical processes in the organism of animals in which liberated energy is released in the form of light. Blue glowing waves reflect like the stars in the sky above the Maldives!
The old Portuguese city with a rich history. There are many exotic parks, ancient forests, castles, palaces, monasteries, amazing. Sintra is a beautiful city with fabulous scenery and romantic landscapes that do not leave indifferent.
Pele’s Castle, Romania
One of the most magical places in Europe, which is well worth a visit. Was built in the mountains by king Charles I as a summer home. Inside it looks really Royal.
National Park, Zhangjiajie, China
Remember a place called Pandora, with its fabulous mountains from the movie “Avatar” by James Cameron? Here it is. According to rumors, this fantastic countryside has inspired the Director to create a fairytale world.
The Taj Mahal, India
Infinitely majestic pride of India. Praised by poets as a symbol of love of Shah Jahan for his wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who died in childbirth of the 14th child.
Dark alley, Ireland
Avenue of beech trees was planted by the Stuart family in the eighteenth century. It has been a lot of creepy and attractive at the same time legends. The most famous is unusual about a Grey Lady that glides silently along this road, and dissolves near the last tree. The gray Lady is the Ghost of a girl who died several centuries ago under mysterious circumstances in a house located near the road.
The Palace and Park ensemble of the former residence of French kings, which was to build up to king Louis XIV — and all because of the jealousy he’d felt upon seeing the castle, his Finance Minister in Vaux-Le-Vicomte. The king took a firm decision that his Palace should definitely surpass the luxury of the Palace of the Minister. And it had turned out.
Tulip fields in the Skagit valley, USA
Bright colours of millions of tulips, make this valley unique. Every year thousands of tourists come here in April to enjoy the festival of colors. That’s where you start to feel the real spring and the story.
Baobab alley, Madagascar
Here baobabs grow on the dirt road. These baobab trees are over 800 years old. This is all that remains of the dense tropical forests that were covered in Madagascar.
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