The world is packed with beautiful, awe-inspiring destinations, but some places are simply more renowned for taking your breath away and leaving a lasting impression with visitors. These 12 incredible travel locations are favorites for many tourists and sightseers. From ancient structures to natural wonders of the world, each destination is captivating and truly stunning in its own unique way. Check out these 12 places you have to visit before you die — you might just end up adding them to your own travel bucket list.
12. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia
Once a huge prehistoric lake, the Salar de Uyuni is now the world’s largest salt flat. Over 4,000 square miles of heat-cracked white salt extend as far as the eye can see. During the rainy season, a thin layer of water reflects the sky and creates a mind-bending optical illusion. If you visit, keep an eye out for the brilliant pink flamingos that make the flats their home.
11. Tianzi Mountains, China
Jagged spires of rock soar out of a sea of clouds in the Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve. The reserve covers 16,550 acres, with the highest peak towering over 4,000 feet above sea level. A cable car provides visitors views of the surrounding peaks. These dazzling mountains served as inspiration for the floating mountains in the 2009 film Avatar.
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