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Top 10 Tourist Attractions In The World

The most beautiful places in the world, attracting hundreds of tourists each year, these places are termed as the world’s natural heritage by UNESCO. The scenic beauties offer such a soothing sight that even shows in the pictures.

10. The Tasmania Island

An island at the edge of the world, the Tasmania Island is a natural paradise. Tasmania is Australia’s island state lying approximately 240 km south of the state of Victoria in the South Pacific Ocean. Tasmania is known as the most wonderful and magical destination on Earth.

The island attracts many adventurers boasting of its wildlife and wilderness, pristine beaches, food and luxurious resorts. The inviting island with its pleasant holiday deals gives its visitors a memory they’ll cherish all their life.

9.  Lake Baikal

Located in Russia in southeastern Siberia west of Yablonovy Mountains, the Baikal Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Eurasia. It covers an area of 31,494 sq. km. the Baikal Lake is also the deepest freshwater lake in the world, having a maximum depth of 1,620 m.

On an interesting note, the Baikal Lake supports an unusual aquatic population, including the Baikal seal, omul salmon, and certain rare animal species that exists only at Baikal. The lake, called the “Pearl of Siberia” is a major tourist attraction and a must visit is the Olkhon Island that lies in the freshwater lake.

8. The Plitvice Park

The oldest national park in southeast Europe, the Plitvice Park is located in Croatia, becoming the signature natural attraction of the country. The Plitvice Waterfalls are actually a large network of karstic lakes and waterfalls that have attracted tourists since the late 19th century.

The 16 inter-linked lakes and the complex forestry set the Plitvice Park apart, making it one of the most beautiful natural sights in Europe. Inscribed on the World Heritage List, the Plitvice national park is heavily forested, mainly with beech, spruce, and fir trees, and features a mixture of Alpine and Mediterranean vegetation.

7. Jiuzhaigou River

A fairyland nestled comfortably amongst the mountains of Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture in the northwestern Sichuan Province, the Jiuzhaigou Valley is another natural heritage of the world.

The most striking feature of the valley is the clear, lucid and colorful water, which is unique and cannot be found in any other place of the world. The main tourist destination of China, the Jiuzhaigou Valley attracts many tourists, mostly from China, and is known as one of the natural wonders of the world. The Jiuzhaigou is home to around 140 species of birds, rare plants and rare animals like the Panda.

6. Yellowstone National Park

The largest U.S. wilderness preserve covers an area of 8,982 sq. km, lies in the eastern Idaho, southern Montana and northwestern Wyoming. Most of the Yellowstone National Park lies on a high plateau in the Rocky Mountains. Best known for its geographical features the park includes about 200 geysers, 10,000 hot springs and many fumaroles.

The Yellowstone National Park is vast and varied and therefore attracts numerous visitors with different interests. The top ten attractions in the Yellowstone that no visitor should miss are:

  • Old Faithful Geyser and Upper Geyser Basin

  • Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

  • Hayden Valley

  • Mammoth Hot Springs

  • Yellowstone Lake

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  • Norris Geyser Basin

  • Lamar Valley

  • Tower Falls

  • Lower Geyser Basin / Fountain Paint Pots

  • West Thumb Geyser Basin

5. Bali Island

Bali, a province of Indonesia, is part of the Lesser Sunda Islands, 3.2 km east of Java. Its area is about 5,560 sq. km and its highest peak, Mount Agung, reaches 3,142 m. Volcanic in origin, Bali has a dry, mountainous coastal section and a southern plain with rainy monsoon season. The islands wildlife includes tigers and deers.

Bali is the largest tourist destination in the country and is renowned for its highly developed arts, including dance, sculpture, painting, leather, metalworking and music. Each year it attracts tourists with its rich culture and lively population.

4. Barbados

The tourist attraction of a magical kind, vacationing in the Caribbean creates an album full of memories. Barbados is the largest island in the Caribbean and a place which is full of caves, providing an experience for adventure lovers.

The largest and most majestic cave of Barbados is the Harrison Cave, a large limestone cave. Each cave has its own attraction, like the Animal Flower Cave that provides a wonderful sight of the animal flowers with interesting rock formations, rivers and waterfalls.

3. Seychelles

The Republic of Seychelles, formed by an archipelago of 115 scattered islands in the Indian Ocean, is located in Eastern Africa. The Seychelles Beaches offer more than just sand and sunshine, it is home of a world heritage site that we know as “The Garden of Eden”. Everything about the island is perfect – the natural beauty, wildlife, people and even the islands weather is inviting, devoid of any extremes

A perfect mix of love, beauty and exclusivity, Seychelles attracts hundreds of curious visitors and honeymooners each year and modestly exhibits its beauty to the world. It’s a place that you’ll fall in love with at the first sight.

2. The Preikestolen Cliff

Norway boasts of many wonderful tourist attractions and the greatest place for all sightseers is the Fjords and Preikestolen cliff. The cliff towers 604 meters above sea level. The 25 sq. meters Preikestolen plateau sits on top of Pulpit Rock and offers a breathtaking view of the fjord and creates marvelous photo opportunities.

From the top of the plateau, the tourists can view the beautiful panorama, landscape sky and rocks. On full moon, Fjords and the Preikestolen cliff offers a very romantic spectacle, creating sweet memories.

1. The Bora-Bora Island

Bora-Bora is an island in the Leeward Island group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia in the South Pacific Ocean. About 225 km northwest of Tahiti, Bora Bora is about 6 km long and 4 km wide.

The Bora Bora Island is a heaven on Earth with its magnificent velvety verdant hills, crystalline azure sea and powdery white sand that stays with the islands’ tourists forever.

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