Our world is home to so many fascinating cities that a lifetime will not be enough to discover all their secrets. Be it for nature, culture, architecture or food, everyone has the urge to travel to new places. But with our busy schedule, we need to prioritize the places that we want to visit.
It is well beyond the scope of the list to reflect the best places in the world but for a quick overview, here are four places that might interest you.
Paris is one of the most iconic and richest places in terms of culture, architecture, food and fashion. Some of the major landmarks in the city include Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Basilica of the Sacré-Coeur, Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral and Louvre. The beauty of the city is embellished by the gorgeous River Seine that runs through the city. The city is home to numerous museums and galleries such as Louvre, Musée d'Orsay and Rodin museum. Whether to visit important landmarks or just to stroll around the city and explore the Parisian culture, Paris is one of the best places to visit.
The capital of Italy needs no introduction with regards to its historical significance and monumental architecture. The city has a number of UNESCO world heritage sites, which includes the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps, Navona Square, St. Peter’s Square, Pantheon, among others. Architectures such a Pantheon, Amphitheatre in Nimes, Diocletian’s Palace, Maison Carrée reflect the brilliance of the Roman architects. Rome is also one of the best art destinations in the world with numerous galleries and museums, some of which includes Borghese Gallery and Museum, Capitoline Museums and Palazzo Massimo alle Terme. This place also hosts one of the richest culture and food in the world.
Bali is one of the islands among more than 17,000 islands in Indonesia. But, it stands out among the rest in terms of the beauty and adventure that the island has to offer. Witnessing one of the best sunsets and sunrise, relaxing at stunning beaches, taking part in adventure sports such as flyboarding, canyoning, cliff-jumping, or enjoying the natural landscapes of the island with waterfalls, rice fields, lakes, flower gardens, rivers and canyons are some of the activities Bali has to offer. Bali is also an island very rich in religious and cultural architectures and this place is rightly referred to as “the island of a thousand temples”. A perfect mix of natural and artificial landscape, Bali is one of the places to be on earth.
Just as Bali, the largest island in Thailand provides the visitors with enthralling natural beauty and stunning adventures. The turquoise blue water and sandy beaches are the best beaches found in the world. For food lovers especially, the variety of Thai food is a delight to have. And, the nightlife experience on this island is busy and alive throughout the night. Phuket is one of the best places for adventure activities such as snorkelling, scuba diving, kayaking and cave canoeing. Kayaking or canoeing the majestic Phang Nga Bay is an experience to have for all adventure lovers. But, it’s not only for adventure and food that Phuket is famous for. This place is a religiously and culturally significant place. Big Buddha and Wat Chalong are two of the important religious place here. Other major attractions include Phuket FantaSea Show, Elephant Sanctuaries and Simon Cabaret Show, among many other places that make Phuket one of the places to visit.