Our planet is truly unique. In every corner of the world you can find a great many attractions. At least one of these wonders of the world every person wants to see firsthand.

There are many beautiful places in the world created by nature and man.There are many beautiful places in the world created by nature and man.
And every place that can safely be called the most beautiful place in the world deserves special attention. Here are some of them.

USA, United States Grand Canyon, The Grand Canyon

Perhaps the most beautiful place in the world is the American Grand Canyon. It is one of the deepest on the planet. The landmark is located near the city of Colorado, Arizona.
The primitive beauty of these places fascinatesThe primitive beauty of these places fascinates
The length of the canyon is 446 kilometers, and the width varies from 6 to 29 kilometers. And it is at the plateau level. At the bottom level at this place is less than a kilometer wide. The depth of the canyon is 1600 meters.
 The Grand Canyon is one of the deepest in the world.The Grand Canyon is one of the deepest in the world.

Australia, Great Barrier Reef

This is a natural wonder of the world. The Great Barrier Reef is located off the east coast of Australia, it is washed by the waters of a rather deep Coral Sea.It is the largest coral reef in the world. The landmark consists of 2.5 thousand reefs. Some of them are small, an area of ​​no more than a hectare, some cover an area of ​​up to 100 square kilometers.
Great Barrier Reef - the world's largest coral reefGreat Barrier Reef - the world's largest coral reef
The total area of ​​the entire reef is almost 349 square kilometers. For comparison, it is more than the area of ​​the whole of Great Britain.
Great Barrier Reef - UNESCO World Heritage SiteGreat Barrier Reef - UNESCO World Heritage Site

South Africa, Cape Town

This beautiful place is called “heaven on earth”. And it justifies its name. The beautiful city, which is located at the very end of the African continent, was surrounded by huge mountains. This fact makes a person feel like a little creature in the midst of great magnificence.
Cape Town - the twin city of St. PetersburgCape Town - the twin city of St. Petersburg

India, Taj Mahal

The Indian Taj Mahal is on the list of wonders of the world. The five-dome mausoleum rises 74 meters above the ground. The Taj Mahal stands on the platform, in the corners there are four minarets, which are slightly tilted away from the main tomb. This is done so that in case of an earthquake,reduce the likelihood of destruction of the main building. The Taj Mahal is adjoined by a garden with a pool and fountains.
The Taj Mahal mosque mausoleum is located in Agra.The Taj Mahal mosque mausoleum is located in Agra.
The walls of the mausoleum are lined with translucent polished marble. At one time, he was brought to the construction of stone quarries for 300 kilometers. Marble is encrusted with gems: malachite, agate, turquoise, carnelian. Marble has an interesting feature: in daylight it looks white, on a moonlit night silver, and at dawn it is pink.
In the morning, the walls of the Taj Mahal look pink.In the morning, the walls of the Taj Mahal look pink.
They built a complex of 20 thousand craftsmen who were invited from all over the country, experts also came from Persia, Central Asia and the Middle East. Opposite the Haj Mahal is the most famous landmark in India, however, only those who know that there should be a twin building, but made of black marble, are nearby. However, it was never completed. It was planned that the bridge of black marble would connect the buildings.
Taj Mahal interiorTaj Mahal interior

Canada, Canadian Rockies

The Canadian Rockies attract thousands of tourists every year. And for good reason. This is a beautiful place with mountain landscapes.There are lakes, canyons, glaciers, waterfalls, peaks, and limestone caves. The place of interest is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Canadian Rockies - part of the Pacific CordilleraCanadian Rockies - part of the Pacific Cordillera

Peru, Machu Picchu

Sometimes this place is called the “Lost City of the Incas”. It was founded by the Incan ruler Pachacutec, as a sacred mountain shelter. It happened a hundred years before the conquest of his empire, it turns out that around 1440. The lost city functioned until 1532, right up until the moment when the Spaniards invaded the territory of the Incas. That year, all the inhabitants disappeared in a mysterious way.
 Inca City Machu PicchuInca City Machu Picchu
The city is located at an altitude of 2057 meters on top of a mountain range above the valley of the Urubamba River. Now it is the territory of modern Peru. Machu Picchu has a rather modest size, he can not claim the role of a major settlement. On the territory there are only about 200 buildings. Of course, basically, these are temples, there are residences and warehouses, as well as other premises for public use.
The Incans were excellent buildersThe Incans were excellent builders
All buildings are constructed of perfectly treated stones, tightly fitted to each other.It is said that in Machu Picchu and around it lived only 1,200 people or less. They worshiped the God of the Sun Inti. People lived in the cultivation of crops.

Egypt, the Pyramids

Almost all heard about these sights and many even managed to look at them. Egyptian pyramids are quite massive monuments. The construction of these buildings, the Egyptians began after 2700 BC. And they were meant at that time for the dead pharaohs, as a resting place.
Until now, not all the secrets of the pyramids are openUntil now, not all the secrets of the pyramids are open
Now there are exactly 118 pyramids in the country. And they all occupy a worthy place in the ranking of the most beautiful places in the world. By the way, when mentioning the Egyptian pyramids, they usually mean the Great Pyramids. They are located in Giza, which is located near Cairo. However, this is not the only pyramid in Egypt.
The Pyramids Ancient Egypt
Some are very poorly preserved and look more like piles of stones or hills, so they can hardly be called a landmark.

Jordan, Petra

This place is definitely one of the most beautiful places in the world. Petra is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.This stone city was the capital of Idumea or Edom, and later the center of the Nabatean kingdom.
Petra is located in the narrow Siq canyon.Petra is located in the narrow Siq canyon.
The city is located on the territory of modern Jordan. It is located at an altitude of 900 meters above sea level and 660 meters above the surrounding terrain — the Arava Valley in the Siq Canyon.
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China, the Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China, a grandiose creation of exactly 6350 kilometers in length, is one of the 10 most beautiful places in the world. She began to build in the fifth century BC. Then it was built of stone, earth, wood and grass. The bricks appeared later when people learned how to produce them.
The Great Wall of View from SpaceThe Great Wall of View from Space
Experts believe that the construction of the wall was carried out with huge loss of life.

Argentina, Iguazu Falls

Argentine waterfalls Iguazu closes the rating. This complex includes about 270 waterfalls, the total width of which is about 2.7 kilometers.
Iguazu Falls in 2011 recognized the seventh wonder of the worldIguazu Falls in 2011 recognized the seventh wonder of the world
Water falls from a height of 82 meters, however, the average height of most waterfalls is about 60 meters. The largest is the Devil's Throat.This is a U-shaped water mass 700 meters long and 150 meters wide. The editors of uznayvse.ru would like to add that it shares Argentina with Brazil.
 The name Iguazu comes from the words of the language of the Guarani i -water, guasu - bigThe name Iguazu comes from the words of the language of the Guarani i -water, guasu - big
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