10 Most Surreal Destinations in the World

Can you believe that these place really exist? Hold your breath, scroll down one by one and you will find there are so many amazing places in the world that make us feel too good to be true!

1. Fingal’s Cave, Scotland

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Named after the hero of an 18th century epic poem, Fingal’s Cave boasts numerous geometric columns reminiscent of Ireland’s Giant’s Causeway. Fingal’s Cave is formed from hexagonally jointed basalt columns created by solidified lava. The sea cave is located on Staffa, an uninhabited island that’s part of Scotland. Fingal’s cave contains high, arched roofs that magnify the sound of the ocean. Although boats cannot enter the cave, many local companies offer sightseeing tours of the surrounding area.

2.Red Beach, Panjin, China

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The Red Beach is probably the furthest thing from any traditional understanding of a beach. Instead of vast expanses of sand, a species of red seaweed called sueda dominates the Red Beach. The unusual sight is actually as a result of the seepweed, which grows on the coast. This seaweed stays green for most of the year, then transforms into a dark, cherry-red color once autumn rolls around.

3.Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

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Nestled next to the Atlantic Ocean, the Giant’s Causeway in Ireland is easily one of the most incredible, bizarre natural wonders in the world. The Causeway is home to more than 40,000 columns, most of which have six sides and form a honeycomb-like pattern. Created from cooled magma, it took nearly 60 million years of erosion for the columns to be visible. Scientists believe that they were finally revealed after the last Ice Age, around 15,000 years ago.

4.Jiuzhaigou Valley, China

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The beautiful of Jiuzhaigou is something that you can’t miss. Found in Nanping County just north of Chengdu City, the Jiuhaigou Valley is touted as a holy mountain and watercourse by local Tibetan people. Within its 230 square mile area, Jiuzhaigou Valley contains an impressive array of fantastical forests, serene lakes and breathtaking waterfalls. The land is home to over 2,576 higher plant species.

5. Skaftafeli, Iceland

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The caves at the edge of Iceland’s Svinafellsjokull glacier were formed by highly pressurized glacier ice that contains few air bubbles. Without air, the cave’s ice absorbs all colors but blue, which is refracted and visible to onlookers after rain removes the ice’s surface layer. People can access the cave through a 22-foot entrance that funnels down to a limited, 4-foot opening. Since glaciers are highly active, one can hear loud cracks and groans created by the shifting ice.

6. Antelope Canyon, United States

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The Antelope Canyon is both the most visited and most photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest. One glance at the smooth, orange-red walls and it’s easy to see why. This canyon was formed by flash flooding and other subaerial processes that eroded the sandstone.

7.Thermal Springs, Pamukkale, Turkey

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Take a trip to Turkey’s inner Aegean region near the River Menderes Valley and you’ll encounter Pamukkale’s thermal springs and so called, Blue Lagoon. People have bathed in these hot mineral-saturated waters for thousands of years, dubbing the area Pamukkale, or cotton castle.

The scallop-shaped basins of water and frozen waterfalls decorate the area’s cliffside. Here, the spring water is hot and high in calcium, magnesium sulfrate and bicarbonate. The Pamukkale hot springs flow at a rate of 400 liters per second, with their mineral-saturated flows forming its hollow, circular basins all the while.

8. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives

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Blue sand and waves in a starry night are giving you the impression that the stars are resting on the ground in all their splendour. Thus, it shapes a scene drawn from stories or an enchanting process that happens in reality: Sea of Stars, Vaadhoo Island Maldives.

The glow of the night is a side effect of the blooming red algae, known as the ‘’red tide’’, so that during the day you can see the entire beach red. In fact, the beautiful blue light is the result of phytoplankton, some marine microbes that creates this blue glow and the amazing scenery of the Vaadhoo Island, attracting lots of tourists coming in Maldives, eager to see outstanding phenomenon.

9. Zhangye Danxia landform in Gansu, China

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Rainbow mountain, it is so amazing to see the mountain in various of color. The beautiful and unusual colours are the result of deposits of sandstone and other minerals that occurred over 24 million years. Wind, rain, and time then sculpted extraordinary shapes, including towers, pillars, and ravines, with varying colours, patterns, and sizes.

10.Tulip fields in the Netherlands

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The Netherlands has been known for its gorgeous fields of colorful flowers in the spring, which bloom from March to May. The fields are so stunning and will overwhelm you with colours, tulips in colours you would never have imagined.

 

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