There are so many beautiful places in the world to visit around the world that we may not possibly include all of them in one list. But these stunning destinations are definitely worth putting at the top of your travel list – whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, get off the grid or explore a heavenly place on earth – these are the coolest places to consider.
Huge glaciers, stunning mountains, plains dotted with wild animals, our planet is certainly incredible. Looking at the most beautiful places in the world, it can seem impossible to decide where to visit next. Southeast Asian islands? The deserts of the Middle East? How about countless travel-friendly sites right here in the United States?
While it could take a lifetime to pinpoint all of Mother Nature’s greatest hits, we think these 51 stunning landscapes and wondrous wonders—from Antarctica to Zimbabwe—need to move to the very top of your travel bucket list. Whether you’re looking for beaches, forests or national parks, you’re sure to find your new favorite destination below.
List of 60 Most Beautiful Places in the World
The spectacular Great Ocean Road hugs the sea cliffs that wind along the wild and windswept Southern Ocean.
Venice is one of the most picturesque cities in Italy. Beautiful floating stone palaces surrounded by an ancient network of canals.
Banff National Park is Canada’s first and oldest national park, established in 1885 as Rocky Mountains Park.
Gilgit Baltistan of Pakistan is the region having most beautiful and stunning valleys. Besides it hosts some of the World’s highest mountains and peaks.
Machu Picchu is a 15th-century Inca citadel located in the Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru on a 2,430-metre (7,970 ft) mountain ridge.
Pamukkale means “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Turkey and known for the carbonate mineral left behind by flowing water.
Cherry blossom season begins in Kyushu in southwestern Japan in March, and daily news follows the cherry blossom front as it moves north.
The Pitons are volcanic plugs (dormant) and both are located on the southwest coast of Saint Lucia.
Marrakesh promises unsurpassed sensations. Strolling through the Jemaa El-Fna square and the souks with glittering colors and oriental scents
Bora Bora French Polynesia is a small island paradise that has captured the hearts of travelers from around the world with its crystal-clear turquoise waters, pristine white-sand beaches, and lush green landscapes.
Oia Santorini or Ia is a small village and former community in the southern Aegean Sea on the islands of Thira (Santorini) and Therasia in the Cyclades, Greece.
Mu Cang Chai Vietnam is home to some of Asia’s most beautiful cultivated topography. The rice terraces wind in ribbons around the hills to create a spectacular effect.
Dal Lake is in Srinagar, the summer capital of the Jammu and Kashmir. It is a city lake, the second largest lake in Jammu and Kashmir and the most visited place in Srinagar by tourists and locals alike.
Torres del Paine National Park is a natural wonder located in the southernmost region of Chile
Located in the heart of the city, the Forbidden City is an imperial palace complex that served as the home of Chinese emperors and their households from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty.
The Amalfi Coast, located in the Campania region of southern Italy, is one of the most picturesque and romantic destinations in the World.
Krabi Thailand is a beautiful coastal province located in the south of Thailand, known for its stunning natural beauty, limestone cliffs, crystal-clear waters, and idyllic beaches.
|Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi, UAE|
|Fernando de Noronha, Brazil|
|St. Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia|
|Cape Town, South Africa|
|Hawa Mahal, Jaipur, India|
|Blue Lagoon, Iceland|
|New York City, New York|
|El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico|
|Zlatni Rat, Croatia|
|Lofoten Islands, Norway|
|Miho no Matsubara, Japan|
|Isla Holbox, Mexico|
|Iguazú Falls, Argentina|
|Key West, Florida|
|Comino Island, Malta|
|Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica|
|Atacama Desert, Chile|
|Cairngorms National Park, Scotland|
|Caño Cristales, Colombia|
|Nahanni National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories|
|Okavango Delta, Botswana|
|Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia|
|South Luangwa National Park, Zambia|
|Whitsunday Islands, Queensland, Australia|
|monteverde cloud forest biological reserve, Costa Rica|
|victora falls zimbabwa & Zambia|
|Avenue of the Baobabs, Madagascar|
|Lake Atitlan, Guatemala|
|Le Morne Brabant, Mauritius|
|rialway west, Thailand|
|Cat Island Bahamas|
|Pulau Tioman, Malaysia|
|Wadi Rum, Jordan|