Best Vacation Spots: Can You Recognize Them?
Travelling has always been a great way to de-stress from our busy lives. From unappreciated work to chaotic relationship, there are just times when we want to disappear like a bubble and be somewhere where no one knows us. Travelling makes every traveller appreciate the beauty of the unknown in a very special way.
If you have been travelling all over the globe to treat your travel madness, then you might have visited our Popular Holiday Destinations of 2016. But the best way to know whether you are a newbie sightseer or an ultimate adventurist is to name all of the travel pictures below. So let the guessing begin! (Find the answers at the bottom).
Standing at 1,063 ft. tall, this giant structure is the most notable structure for all lovers and hopeless romantics out there. It is located in the city of love, Paris. Long before thousands of tourists flock this tower, it was initially constructed to commemorate the French Revolution centennial.
And over the years, the once diplomatic structure has turned into the most iconic symbol of love. Travellers, mostly couples, make a vow near the tower because it is said that all promises made in the tower will come true. If you are planning to visit this tower sooner, consider buying your ticket ahead of time to avoid long ticket line and you can take the stairs instead of the elevator for a more unique experience.
The largest art Deco statue situated in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is a very known religious icon worldwide because of its massive structure at 98 ft tall, exclusive the 26 ft pedestal. This giant structure came from the brilliant idea of French sculptor Paul Landowski and was constructed by Brazilian engineer Heitor da Silva Costa, together with French engineer, Albert Caquot. The art deco was comprehensively made of soapstone and reinforced concrete and has been standing for over 85 years.
This elegant and significant palace in Thailand has been the abode of the kings of Siam. The complex of buildings portrays the artistic architectural Thai style that is very notable in most historical structures in the country. Every visitor coming to the country needs to visit the splendid site because it does not only serve as an attraction, but also a religious temple. The place is the home of the most sacred Buddhist sculpture in Thailand, the Temple of Emerald Buddha.
And last October, the Thais are mourning after the death of their beloved king, Bhumibol Adulyadej. Some popular attractions were temporarily closed, thus it is best to check updates before you head on to the country.
Vietnam has been listed as one of the top destinations in the world. With its rich culture and captivating sceneries, it truly deserves to be a renowned tourist attraction. The picture above is a very admired natural wonder in the country. You can tour around the place through a romantic cruise and enjoy the breathtaking views of nature.
And because of its splendor, the place has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site, keeping tourists more attracted to its beauty. But aside from that, Vietnam has still a lot to offer like the 3-tier Ban Gioc Waterfall, historic tunnels of Củ Chi and famous Hoàn Kiếm Lake. And you don’t have to worry about your accommodation in the country because there are several places to stay for a couple of nights. Check out this very beautiful Airbnb in Vietnam: The 4 Most Beautiful Airbnb’s You Can Stay At Around The World.
Tripadvisor’s top pick for 2016 is London. The capital of England and the United Kingdom is a city of elegance and style. London is known for the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower, the significant Houses of Parliament and sacred Westminster Abbey. But the most visible structure in the city is undeniably the giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of River Thames. The huge structure serves a great attraction to witness the panoramic London cityscape.
Apparently, the most iconic structure in Southeast Asia. The religious complex of temples are in the historic province of Siem Reap, Cambodia. It is one of the most visited religious structures in the world because of its vast measurement at 162.6 hectares and eccentric ancient design of religious temples. The place was initially built for the Hindu temple of god, Vishnu.
For years, the historical site has been considered as the symbol of Cambodia. So don’t dare miss it on your travel bucket list in the country. It will surely be a walk through the ancient time.
Blood and Sand. The city of Rome is a place to remember for ages. Many historical sites have erected and several significant events have transpired in the city. One remarkable place in Rome is the ancient amphitheater for gladiator fights. The immense arena could cover 50,000 to 80,000 Romans, in anticipation to witness bloody wars of human vs. human or humans vs. animals. The place was constructed as a present to the Roman citizens and as entertainment hub for the Roman rulers. Rome is a city of colorful attractions and to guide on your trip to the city, here the 25 Ultimate Things to Do in Rome.
A very noteworthy site in Indonesia, is the world’s largest Buddhist temple. The religious compound of hundred Buddha statues and thousand relief panels have been constructed during the 9th-century. Until now, the place has retained its elegance and importance because of proper restoration.
Australia is blessed with hundreds of natural attractions and one of those is the world’s largest coral reef system. The biggest living structure is incredibly rich with marine life. Animated coral reefs and thousands of fish species freely enjoy the beauty of the Sea World.
One of the world’s New7Wonders of Nature, this underground river is a protected area in the Philippines. The flora and fauna life in the park is very rich, making it a prime tourist destination in the province of Palawan.
Palawan is a haven of unspoiled splendor and here are the best sites every traveler should explore in the place: Things to Do in Palawan Island
Christ the Redeemer
The Grand Palace
The London Eye
Great Barrier Reef
Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park
A 90-second quick view of the hottest travel spots in 2016.