Although there are many things to do in the world, but when it comes to traveling there are some places that can't be missed in a lifetime. This list talks about them; the top 10 places to visit in the world before you die.
So here they are in no particular order, the top 10 places to visit in the world before you die
Petra, Jordan: Portals into Past
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Taj Mahal, Agra, India: Timeless Wonder
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Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan for his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal, Regarded to be the magnum opus of the Mughal Architecture and a fusion of many architectural styles, Taj Mahal is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India.
It definitely rates high among top destinations in world to visit before you die.
Memphis and its Necropolis (Pyramids), Egypt: Feats of Engineering
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You can choose the places like Sinai coasts or red sea to relax. The capital of the old capital of Egypt is home to some extraordinary funerary monuments which include rock toms, ornate mastabas, temples and pyramids.
Listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site, these monuments definitely qualify for the top destinations in world to visit before you die.
The pyramids, which have always loomed large as emblems of ancient Egypt in the Western imagination, were popularized in Hellenistic times, when the Great Pyramid was listed by Antipater of Sidon as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Memphis and its Necropolis is the oldest of the ancient Wonders and the only one still in existence.
The Great Wall of China: Legend of the Falls
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Machhu Pichhu, Peru: A Matter of Timing
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Meaning "Old Mountain" in the Quechua Indian language, the complex was constructed in the 15th century as a place for the emperor and his retinue to relax, hunt or entertain foreign dignitaries. One of the best time to visit this mesmerizing site is during morning before sunrise to capture the truly spectacular sight of the sunrise.
An almost spiritual and awe-inspiring view of the landscapes basking in the glory of the sun makes this one of the top destinations to visit in a life time.
The natural setting, on the eastern slopes of the Andes, encompasses the upper Amazon basin
Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States: Scaling the Heights
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Carved out by the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon (nearly 1,500 m deep) is the most spectacular gorge in the world. Located in the state of Arizona, it cuts across the Grand Canyon National Park.
Its horizontal strata retrace the geological history of the past 2 billion years. There are also prehistoric traces of human adaptation to a particularly harsh environment.
Angkor Wat, Angkor, Cambodia: The Divine Inspiration
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Golden Temple, Amritsar, India: Sound of Silence
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Blending both Indian and Mughal style of architecture, the Golden Temple has a large dome covered with gold giving it the name with which is known to the world today.
The structural brilliance of the Golden Temple draws the interest of tourists and travelers from around the world.
Great Barrier Reef, Australia: Nature's Bounty
|Top 10 Places to visit in the World before you Die - A Sea Turtle at the Great Barrier Reef|
The breathtaking diversity and unparalleled diving opportunities make the Great Barrier Reef one of the top attractions in the world to visit before you die.
Yosemite National Park, United States: Spectacular Abundance
|Top 10 Places to visit in the World before you Die - Mirror Lake in Yosemite National Park: Spectacular Abundance|
Owing to the geographical diversity, the richness of flora and fauna and beautiful vistas created by geological factors contribute to the popular attraction of the Park. Yosemite National Park was declared a World Heritage Site in 1984.
|Mystical Ladakh – The Last Shangri La|
The allure of Ladakh lies in its high altitude mountain passes, emerald lakes, towering mountain peaks, Buddhism and the sand dunes of Hunder. Ladakh is always in the wishlist of bikers and road trippers who head to "Little Tibet" every year for that adrenaline rush which is unique to Ladakh.
Check out more about Ladakh at http://www.lehladakhindia.com
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