If you have doubts about which destination to go on vacation or you have few holidays, but do not want to miss them; or you are planning your next trip and do not know where to go, it never hurts to receive some advice. These are some options.
The people in Quora answered the question about which is the most surreal place to travel, and their suggestions were fascinating. Look at these 11 options for Internet users.
The city of Petra, in Jordan, was carved entirely in stone in the 8th century BC It was part of the trade route between Egypt, Syria, Arabia and the southern Mediterranean. It was abandoned in the 6th century AD due to the change of trade routes and earthquakes. The buildings are carved in the stone, the most impressive are those known as Khazneh (Treasure) and Deir (Monastery). It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
10 Quinta da Regaleira
The Quinta da Regaleira the main building of Quinta da Regaleira, located in Sintra, Portugal. Submerged in the constant fog, this building is full of hidden meanings related to alchemy, Freemasonry, the Templars and the Rosicrucians. There is little information about the Quinta before 1600, but it is known that the ideology in its architecture is a Christianity related to the end of time. The forest is arranged in a specific way and the buildings have precise meanings and intentions, for example the “initiatory well”, an underground gallery with a spiral staircase, supported by sculpted columns that descend in nine levels.
9 The big blue hole in Belize
The hole is a giant drain on the coast of Belize. It is near the center of the lighthouse reef. The circular hole measures 318 meters in diameter and is 124 meters deep. It was formed during several episodes of quaternary glaciation. It is considered a World Heritage Site by Unesco. It is a paradise for divers.
8 The cave Hang Son Doong
Located in the province of Quang Binh, in Vietnam, the cave is the largest in the world, 2.5 million years old. A whole block of about 40 buildings could fit in there.
7 Hitachi coastal park
Hitachi Park is located in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan. More than 4.5 million tourists visit it every year to admire themselves with colors. It has different collections of flowers that bloom differently in each season. It has crocuses, daffodils and tulips in spring; nemophilas that rise in late spring and early summer; daisies in summer, and kochia and the cosmos in autumn. Flowers “baby blue eyes” (nemophilas) with translucent blue petals are particularly famous.
Located in a historical region of Anatolia, in Turkey, it has incredible rock formations. It is a world heritage site according to Unesco.
5 Zhangye Danxia National Park
Located in China, it has an area of 520 km². Its mountains of colors make it one of the most beautiful geological formations of the relief in China. They are the result of deposits of sand and other minerals produced more than 24 million years ago. It is similar to the layers of a cake and is partly responsible for creating the Himalayas.
4 The swing at the end of the world
This swing is in Banos, Ecuador; It’s perfect for a picnic. The landscape includes the Tungurahua volcano and the mountains that surround the city of Banos, Ecuador. The swing is in the Tree House in the Runtun farmhouse, 2,660 meters above sea level. You can swing on the edge of the cliff … if you dare.
3 The sea of stars
On Vaadhoo Island, in the Maldives, the beach shines and is called the “sea of stars” due to the bright blue waves. It is in the Indian Ocean. The phenomenon happens when the temperatures have been very high and the night is very dark.
A rock seems to levitate in the middle of nowhere. Trolltunga is a platform in Norway that seems to fly at 1,100 meters of height. It is in the village of Skjeggedal, in the municipality of Odda. Few dare to walk on it.
1 Fingal Grotto
It is a marine cave in Scotland, part of a nature reserve. Formed by hexagonal basalt, by its size, its ceiling of natural arcs and eerie echoes produced by the sea, is clearly surreal. It was discovered in 1772, and even inspired a work by the musician Mendelssohn, based on the echoes of the grotto.
EXTRA The cenotes of Yucatan
The freshwater abysses in the Mexican peninsula are water wells created by erosion in limestone. In the Mayan world it was the center of communion with the gods. One of the greatest experiences is to swim and dive in these formations.