World is so full of great places that is difficult to rank the best amazing natural wonders: take a look to our top 20 and suggest us more!
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- Discover the most amazing natural wonders in the world
- White Desert Farafra, Egypt
- Capillas de Marmol, Chile
- Grand Prismatic Spring, Wyoming, Usa
- Huanglong Scenic Valley, Sichuan, China
- Door to hell, Turkmenistan
- Great Blue Hole, Belize
- Pamukkale, Turkey
- Stone Forest of Shilin, Yunnan, China
- Socotra Arcipielago, Yemen
- Giant’s Causeway, Ireland
- Redwoods National Park, California, USA
- Kelimutu Volcano Lakes, Indonesia
- National Park of Zhangjiajie, China
- Namib Desert, Namibia
- Preikestolen, Norway
- Arches National Park, Utah, USA
- Baobab Avenue, Madagascar
- Yakushima enchanted forest, Japan
- Blue grotto of Italy
- Crystal Ice Cave, Iceland
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Discover the most amazing natural wonders in the world
White Desert Farafra, Egypt
White Desert of Farafra is an amazing natural wonders built by wind actions along the centuries. An incredible area with amazing rock formations which seems to be created by the lively imagination of artsist like Dalí or Gaudí. But everything is natural 100%!
Capillas de Marmol, Chile
The Capillas de Marmol “Chapel of Marble” , located in the lake Buenos Aires in the side of Chile, are one of those weird formations which express the aesthetic perfection of nature.
Grand Prismatic Spring, Wyoming, Usa
Probably the world’s most famous thermal spring, the grand prismatic spring is located in the Yellowstone National Park, in the state of Wyoming. This astonishing attraction is expecially attractive to its lively colors: from red to deep blue, as a result of pigmented bacteria that grow around the edges of the mineral-rich waters.
Huanglong Scenic Valley, Sichuan, China
Near Chengdou, in the heart of China, is the Huanglong Scenic Valley, in the region of Sichuan. This region of China is especially interesting thanks to its hot springs pools with pure waters, as well as its great forest area and the Giant Pandas living in the area.
Door to hell, Turkmenistan
Door to hell is a natural gas deposit near the city of Derweze in Turkmenistan, in the center of Asia. Since 1971, when Soviet Union lit it, this natural reserve of gas is continuously burning and it’s something like a huge stove burning in the middle of a desert area.
Great Blue Hole, Belize
Blue holes are roughly circular, steep-walled, and owe their name to such a marked contrast between the dark blue of the deep water and the lighter shade of the shallows around. There is more than one blue hole around the world: the deepest blue hole is the Dean Blue Hole with a depth of 202 meters in the Bahamas, but the most spectacular one is surely the Great Blue Hole of Belize. It’s located in a small Lighthouse reef and almost perfect circular shaped. Also if you’re not a passionate diver you’ll appreciate this amazing natural wonders.
To the southwest of Turkey, in the River Menderes valley is Pamukkale which means “cotton castle” in Turkish. This is a natural scenic area which is a very popular tourist attraction together with the ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis, which was built on top of the white “castle”. These natural formations are thick white layers of limestone and travertine which cascades down as the slope of the mountain which looks like o1f being in a frozen waterfall.
Stone Forest of Shilin, Yunnan, China
Near the city of Kunming, in the Yunnan region of China, is the Stone Forest, an area where the trees alternate with natural stone walls. The tall rocks seem to emerge from the ground like stalagmites and many seem petrified trees which together create the illusion of a forest made of stone.
Socotra Arcipielago, Yemen
Socotra small archipelago near the coast of Somalia, Africa, is part of Yemen. This 4 islands is source of a great biodiversity due to its isolation and is home of very diverse species of flora and fauna, part of which are really strange and unusual. The most impressive are the Dragon Blood trees.
Giant’s Causeway, Ireland
About 40.000 basalt columns in the north coast of Ireland forms the Giant’s Causeway, one of the most interesting natural wonders of Europe. According to an ancient irish legend there were two giants, one of Ireland (Finn) and other of Scotland (Bennandoner), which were throwing rocks continually. Due to the many rocks thrown a field of stones on the sea was formed. The Scottish giant decided to walk the rocky way and defeat his opponent but the Finn’s wife saw the Scottish giant coming and so she dressed her husband as a baby. When the Scottish saw the baby was so big, he thought his father would be three times bigger, so he fled stomping rocks that sank into the sea so that the other giant could not reach Scotland.
Redwoods National Park, California, USA
The Redwoods National Park in the United States preserves 100 of the 137 highest sequoias of United States, all exceeding 106 meters.
Kelimutu Volcano Lakes, Indonesia
The three lakes of Kelimutu volcano are one of the main natural attractions of the island of Flores in Indonesia. The lakes have dramatically different colors, a curiosity considering that are located just a few meters one from the other. While one of the lakes is turquoise, the other is brown and the last is of such a dark blue that it almost seems black. Furthermore, the lakes have changed color over the years, because of the activity of Kelimutu volcano.
National Park of Zhangjiajie, China
China, on its vast territory, keeps amazing scenery as the area of karstic formations found in the region of Wulingyuan. The area of Wulingyuan host a forest near the city of Zhangjiajie that surprises with its more than 3,100 karstic stone pillars of up to 200 meters high in the middle of a dense forest.
Namib Desert, Namibia
Namib Desert and Naukluft ecosystem are composed by an area of dead trees in the desert (Dead Vlei), giant dunes (Sossusvlei), hilly areas that seem from another planet, and species adapted to the lack of water including one of the rarest plants on the planet, able to live more than 2,000 years. Due to the variety of places, colors and landscapes outside any topic, the desert area of Namibia, without doubt, must be in this ranking of the most amazing natural wonders on earth.
It is known as Preikestolen, meaning “the pulpit”, an appropriate name for a giant rock platform overlooking the gulf, near the city of Stavanger, Norway. The strange rock formation, a natural platform about 25 x 25 meters, looms above the Lysefjord, with an uninterrupted vertical drop of just over 600 meters.
Arches National Park, Utah, USA
In the Arches National Park in Utah, United States you’ll find about 2,000 sandstone arches, shaped by erosion, forming waves that seem to defy gravity.
Baobab Avenue, Madagascar
A group of baobab trees 30 meters high along a path of red ground is not a very common combination on the planet. In Madagascar, exactly near Morondava, Baobab Avenue offers a landscape that attract tourists from around the world.
Yakushima enchanted forest, Japan
In the Japanese island of Yakushima exists an extensive rainforest subject to eternal deluge, by which has earned a strange reputation as the place where it rains 35 days a month. All this rain is enough makes moisture, moss, mushrooms and an endemic tree known as Sugi, the protagonists of a strange-looking scenery, like an enchanted forest.
Blue grotto of Italy
The Blue Grotto is a natural spectacle on the island of Capri, in front of Naples, Italy. This marine cave is as simple as surprising: the light entering from the outside is refracted into the water of the cave with a dramatically bluish effect.
Crystal Ice Cave, Iceland
In Skaftafell in the island of Iceland ther’s one of the most astonishing cave of the wolrd: the Crystal Ice Cave, with a very amazing ice formation son the ceiling.
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