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Old Quebec, Canada
Sometimes referred to as the Latin Quarters, this is a historical neighbourhood of Quebec City, the capital of the province of Quebec in Canada.
Gardens of Versailles, France
Another French language UNESCO site, these gardens are one of the most visited sites in all of France.
For 400 years it was the capital of the Mayan civilization. Today it has been swallowed by the jungle.
Mont Saint-Michel, France
One of France’s most recognizable landmarks, this commune becomes an island during high tide.
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
The largest religious monument in the world, the name means “City of Temples”.
Virupaksha Temple, India
Found in southern India, it is has been in use for the last 1300 years.
Chichen Itza, Mexico
Another Mayan ruin, this is one of the most visited sites in all of Mexico.
Temple of Apollo, Greece
According to Greek legend Zeus released two eagles, one from each end of the Earth. They crossed at Delphi and Zeus determine that this was the center of the Earth.
Built 438 BC, the parthenon was partially destroyed when an ammunition dump was exploded within its walls.
Machu Picchu, Peru
Unknown to the outside world for hundreds of years, this 15th century Inca site was made popular in 1911.
Taj Mahal, India
Built by an emperor in memory of his wife who died in childbirth, the Taj Mahal literally means “Crown of Palaces”.
Easter Island, Chile
Famous for its 887 huge monumental statues, this island is also one of the most remote places in the world and the only way to get here is by plane from Chile.
Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
Although Egypt is home to 138 pyramids, the ones at Giza are the most well known. They are also counted as some of the largest structures ever built.
Great Wall, China
Built along the northern border of China for protection from various tribes to the north it is a site to behold but no, it is not visible from the Moon. You’ll have to go to China to see it.
Basically a big city cut out of the rocks, Petra was another well preserved architectural site that was unknown to the public until the 19th century.
Bagan City, Burma (Myanmar)
Similar to Angkor Wat in Cambodia, this location is home to thousands upon thousands of temples. Due to Burma’s inner turmoil it isn’t nearly as crowded as other similar locations.
Göreme National Park, Turkey
Famous for its breathtaking rock formations including the “fairy chimneys”, Goreme is also the name of the main city in the region which is nearly entirely carved out of rock.
Geyser Basins, Wyoming
With over 10,000 hotsprings, Yellowstone’s is home to some of the world’s tallest and most colorful geysers.
Banaue Rice Terraces, Philippines
Carved into the mountainside nearly 2000 years ago many Filipinos consider these terraces to be the 8th wonder of the world.
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
This site is dominated by a massive rock that is over 200 meters high. It was on top of this rock that an ancient king built his palace.
Great Barrier Reef, Australia
It is the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem and is composed of nearly 3,000 individual reefs. It is world’s largest single structure made of living organisms and can even be seen from space.
Iguazu Falls, Brazil
With the second greatest annual flow of any waterfall in the world behind Niagara, Iguazu is a sight to behold.
Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
Made famous by the voyage of Charles Darwin, these islands have long captivated travelers and scientists with their biodiversity.
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
This national park boasts the largest ice mantel outside of Antarctica.
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Found in both Kenya and Tanzania this park is home to an annual migration of over 2 million wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle which is the largest remaining animal migration in the world.