These Places around the World Are so Amazing, You Will Hardly Believe They Are Real


These places located around the world are truly remarkable. Some are man made, but nature always has a way of making some of the most magical and out of this world places look even more incredible.

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany




Built in 1868 by Ludwig II of Bavaria, this castle is now open to the public and is one of the most visited in Europe.

Glowworm Caves, New Zealand



Glowworms that are specifically found in New Zealand light up the caves at night, creating this starry effect.

Cave of the Crystals, Mexico



This vast cave of crystals is located 980 feet below the Chihuahua Desert. This cave is home to the largest crystals ever found on earth, the biggest being 39 feet long and weighing an insane 55 tons.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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Angkor Wat, otherwise known as "City of Temples" is a religious hub in Southeast Asia and is regarded as a symbol of Cambodia. The overgrown vines add to the sites mystical and ancient appeal.

Angel Falls, Venezuela



Angel falls has a drop height 15 times higher than that of Niagara Falls. Those who are avid disney fans will notice that it looks a lot like waterfall from Disney’s Up, and was an inspiration for the movie.

Petra, Jordan



Built by an ancient civilisation more than 2,000 years ago the town of Petra is built into the surrounding mountains, and is Jordan's most popular tourist attraction.

Zhangye Danxia Landform, China



This has to be one of the most striking landscapes on earth. What looks like a painting of bright and vibrant colours is actually a range of mountains in China. The rainbow like effect is created by natural red sandstone and mineral deposits that have been layered on top of each other for over 24 million years.

Pamukkale, Turkey


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If you are looking for somewhere different to relax, then Pamukkale, or "Cotton Castle" is a natural hot spring in south western Turkey that you should check out.

Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island, Maldives



What you are seeing is not the reflection of stars above, but is actually caused by marine microbes called phytoplankton. The effect is truly amazing.

Avenue of the Baobabs, Madagascar



This amazing walkway is towered over by baobab trees in the Menabe region of Madagascar. It is one of the most popular spots for tourists in the area, and its easy to see why.

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, China



It was once considered too remote and inaccessible for tourists, but is now on every tourists must see list when visiting Hunan, China. It is often compared to Pandora from the movie Avatar.

Dark Hedges, Ireland



An amazing avenue of beech trees, the Dark Hedges was planted by the Stuart family during the 18th century to impress visitors coming to their home. The HBO show Game of Thrones has made an appearance here.

Skagit Valley Tulip Fields, United States



Every year the fields of Skagit Valley in Washington state are visited by hundreds of thousands who comes to view the amazing flowers fields in full bloom.

h/t buzzfeed