Are you looking for travel bucket list ideas for your next trip? Running out of ideas or looking for fresh ones? From epic classics to exciting newcomers, we have selected the 100 best places to visit all over the world.
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1. Get stunned by the Great Pyramid of Giza
The Great Pyramid of Giza defines bucket list goals. Built over 5000 years ago, it’s the oldest and the biggest of the pyramids, the last structure of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World that survived.
It is a marvel of human engineering and construction, and a defining symbol of the Egyptian world.
Read more: Things to do in Cairo
2. Walk along the Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is a good reason for the existence of the Bucket List! It’s an astonishing relic of China’s history, and it’s a must for many travelers and tourists around the world, in fact, it is considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Identified as one of the most important symbols of China, it consists of numerous walls and fortification, many running parallels to each other for a measure of 8,850 km. The Great Wall can be visited from Beijing.
3. Explore Petra
Jordan’s rose-colored sandstone city is an extraordinary experience. On the border of the Arabian desert, hidden in the mountains of the Dead Sea, Petra is one of the most notorious archeological sites in the world.
The city’s architectural beauty comes from the fact that it was directly chiseled from the sandstone mountains. Temples, tombs, and monastery that you cannot miss!
4. Visit the Colosseum
Recognized as one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Rome’s great gladiatorial arena is the most exciting of the city’s ancient sights. Also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, the Colosseum is the perfect example of Roman engineering and architecture.
It’s the largest amphitheater in the world and the site of some of the bloodiest and most brutal contests in history.
Read more how to book Colosseum tickets and the best things to do in Rome
5. Walk to Chichen Itza
Located in the Yutacan state of Mexico, Chichen Itza is the best place to visit in the world if you are interested in an ancient Mayan city featuring ruins and architectural wonders that captures the culture and history of the people from the past.
For a cultural experience and a chance to discern a significant part of Mayan heritage, this is the right trip.
Read more: Things to do in Cancun
6. Trek to Machu Picchu
A trip to Incas’ lost city in Perù is a dream trip for many travelers. Machu Picchu is an Inca citadel situated on a mountain of 2,430 meters above sea level, that can be reached by a hike on mountain trails or a train trip through the valley of the Urubamba River.
As one of the best places to visit in the world and most visited tourist destinations in South America, Machu Picchu is sure to fill travelers with high expectations.
Read more about how to visit Machu Picchu
7. Discover the Taj Mahal
An enormous mausoleum of white marble, built in Agra between the 1631 and 1648 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Janan in memory of his beloved wife, the Taj Mahal is the jewel of Muslim art and one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Nowadays, the Taj Mahal is one of the best places to visit in Agra, attracts over 3 million visitors each year and has become an unmissable attraction for anyone traveling in India.
Read more about Taj Mahal tickets price and timings.
8. Hike to Christ the Redeemer
Situated at the top of Mount Corcovado overlooking the city of Rio de Janeiro, the statue of the Christ the Redeemer not only captures tourists’ attention with its breathtaking views but also with the imponent statue of the Christ, considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Standing with his arms open, the Christ is one of the most recognized and photographed monuments in Brazil.
Read more about the best Rio De Janeiro tours and the best things to do in Rio de Janeiro.
9. Be intrigued by Stonehenge
One of the wonders of the world and best-known prehistoric monument located near the city of Salisbury, England.
The structure that we call Stonehenge was built between roughly 5,000 and 4,000 years ago and was one part of a most extensive sacred landscaped.
10. Discover the Amazon Rainforest and River
Also named “lungs of the world”, the Amazon rainforest produces an important share of the oxygen for the entire planet and is made up of a mosaic of eco-system and vegetation types.
Live an experience in the Amazon rainforest and its River is to experience a lifetime of moments in one single trip.
It is difficult to find another place in the world as rich in adventures and unique experiences as the Amazon. You can visit the Amazon from Manaus (Brazil) or Iquitos (Peru).
11. Sail on Ha Long Bay
The ethereal beauty, Ha Long Bay is located in the area of the Gulf of Tangkia, in the north of Vietnam.
Frequently included in lists of natural wonders of the world, Halong Bay is famous for its scenic ocean karst topography and its crystal waters.
Read more: Best Halong Bay luxury cruises
12. Discover the Milan Cathedral
Standing proudly in the main square of the city center, Milan’s Duomo is decidedly the most impressive structure and the emblem of the city of Milan.
Stay speechless in front of the majestic and Gothic style of the church and admire the breathtaking views of Milan (and on clear days, the snow-capped peaks of the Alps) from the rooftop of the Church.
Read more: Things to do in Milan
13. Visit Notre Dame Cathedral
One of the major attractions in Paris, the Notre Dame Cathedral is known as one of the most notorious of the Gothic cathedrals of the middle age and is distinguished for its size, antiquity and architectural details.
Its stained glass windows and sculptures show the influence of naturalism that serves to contrast the Romanesque architecture. It’s also said that the cathedral’s tower has one of the best views of the city.
Read more: Things to do in Paris
14. Drink wine under the Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower was the principal exhibition of the Paris Exposition of 1889. It was constructed for the commemoration of the centennial of French Revolution and to demonstrate France’s industrial power to the world.
Nowadays is the emblem of the city of Paris and it’s considered an architectural wonder of the world, in fact, each year attracts more visitors.
Read more how to book Eiffel Tower tickets
15. Enjoy the view from Marina Bay Sands rooftop
Visit Singapore’s best luxury attraction and soak in the world’s largest rooftop infinity pool with the glittering expanse of the city.
For the ultimate experience, head to Ce La Vi and dance all night long with your friends.
Read more: Fun things to do in Singapore, Best things to do in Sentosa
16. Visit the Acropolis of Athens
The Acropolis of Athens and its monuments are the universal symbol of the classical spirit and civilization and form the most significant architectural and artistic complex of the Greek antiquity.
The Acropolis in Athens was a military fortress during the Neolithic period, due to its position which offers a great view of the land and sea. Now it’s one of the most important ancient monuments in Europe.
Read more about how to book Acropolis tickets or the best things to do in Athens!
17. Visit Easter Island
Who wouldn’t want the opportunity to visit one of the most isolated and mysterious islands on Earth?
You can not miss the enormous volcanic craters, preserved stone villages, beaches and, in particular, 900 Moai giant stone figures. You should definitely add The Easter Island to your bucket list.
18. Enjoy yourself at Sydney Opera House
Opened in 1973, the Sydney Opera House is a multi-performing art center in Sydney and great architectural work of the 20th century that is synonymous with creativity and innovation.
Set in a remarkable waterscape, these shell-structures are nowadays a world-famous icon of architecture.
Read more: Things to do in Sydney, Top tourist attractions in Sydney
19. Discover the magnificent Angkor Wat
Angkor Wat is the ultimate expression of the genius of Khmer, an impressive temple that is stunning for its grand scale and its incredible details.
One of the most important archeological sites in Cambodia, the Angkor Wat is considered the largest religious monument in the world.
Read more: Things to do in Siem Reap
20. Visit the Summer Palace in China
The Summer Palace is a vast conjunction of lakes, gardens, and palaces in Beijing and is said to be the largest and most well-preserved royal park in China.
Known for being the playground for emperors during the summer of the old imperial city, the Summer Palace is a marvel of design and offers an exciting escape into the traditional Chinese landscape.
21. Visit Hagia Sophia
The most important Byzantine structure and one of the world’s great monuments. This church was built at Constantinople (nowadays Istambul) in the 6th century under the direction of the Byzantine emperor Justine I.
Hagia Sophia, that means “Church of Holy Wisdom”, each year attracts over 3 million visitors. The monument, which is now a museum, once was a church and then a mosque.
Read more: Things to do in Istanbul
22. Dive on the Great Barrier Reef
Located on the coast of Queensland in Australia, the Great Barrier Reef is famous for being the world’s largest coral reef system.
Viewing it from a greater distance, you can understand why it is considered as one of Australia’s most remarkable natural gift and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
Due to its natural beauty, the Great Barrier Reef has become one of the most touristic destinations to enjoy many experiences, including scuba diving; it is definitely one of the best things to do in Cairns!
23. Participate in a hiking tour in the Grand Canyon
As one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon, located in the high desert of northern Arizona (USA) will take your breath away with its ever-changing scenery of enormous proportions.
Thanks to its forest, painted deserts, sandstone canyons, to the Colorado River and the waterfalls, Grand Canyon is one of the most beautiful sceneries in the world. Grand Canyon helicopter tours are an amazing way to visit the impressive scenery of the national park.
Around 5.5 million of people visit the Grand Canyon each year and its 277 miles of superlative beauty, making it the most visited National park in the United States. Due to the vicinity to Las Vegas, it can be easily visited through day tours from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon.
Read more: Things to do at the Grand Canyon
24. Sail to the Statue of Liberty
Inaugurated in 1886, the sculpture stands at the entrance to New York Harbour and from the beginning has welcomed millions of immigrants to the United States.
For this reason, the Statue of Liberty more than a monument is a symbol of freedom to millions of people around the world and a point on your bucket list that you cannot miss!
Read more: Things to do in New York City
25. Visit the city of Lhasa and the Potala Palace
In the center of Lhasa (Tibet), literally “Land of the Gods”, you can find the Potala Palace, that once was the principal residence of the Dalai Lama.
If you want to live a spiritual experience, this is the right place because you can chat with monks, learn more about Tibetan culture and experience the mystical atmosphere of Lhasa. Setting eyes on Potala Palace for the first time is a moment you’ll never forget!
26. Climb the Kilimanjaro
The Kilimanjaro is famous for being the highest mountain in Africa and the tallest freestanding mountain on earth. It is a possible bucket list option for most people and 20.000 people every year climb it.
The Kilimanjaro is an extraordinary experience if you want to stand on the roof of Africa.
27. Discover the Wailing Wall
Erected initially as part of the expansions of the second Jewish temple begun by Herod the Great, it’s one of the holiest sites in the world.
The Western Wall is a surviving trace of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, which was destroyed by the Romans.
The Temple was the center of the spiritual world, the primary conduit for the Godliness. For this reason, the Wall is the holiest place where Jews are permitted to pray.
Read more: Things to do in Jerusalem
28. Admire Mount Rushmore
Attracting approximately 3 million of tourists from all over the world each year, Mount Rushmore is one of America’s most important attractions. Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a large-scale mountain sculpture created by the artist Gutzon Borglum.
On it, you can admire America’s most prominent U.S. presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt.
29. Swim in Palawan, Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park
It’s not complicated to understand why Palawan, in Puerto Princesa National Park, was chosen as one of the New Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
This park features a spectacular limestone karst landscape with an underground river, it’s considerate one of the world’s most impressive natural place. Famous because its lower portion is subject to tidal influences, emerges directly into the sea.
30. Visit St. Peter’s Basilica
Located in the Vatican city, the center of Christianity, St. Peter’s Basilica is Italy’s largest, most luxurious and most spectacular basilica. One of the largest churches in the world, St. Peter’s Basilica, was built during the Italian Renaissance and it’s located in the Vatican.
The imposing structure was built over a span of more than one hundred years by the most excellent Italian architects of the period. Learn hot to skip the line to enter the St. Peter’s Basilica.
31. Admire an aurora borealis in Norway
Every traveler’s bucket list should include viewing the Northern Lights, one of the most naturally spectacular phenomena that have the power of taking your breath away.
The Northern Lights are a natural light display in the sky, and Norway with its open spaces and little light pollution is one of the best places to try to see the most impressive lights show. So try to discern the Northern Lights!
32. Search for Nessie in the Loch Ness
Located in the Great Glen which stretches from Inverness, Loch Ness is the longest and deepest of all the loch in the area.
One of the best ways to enjoy the beauty of Loch Ness is by taking a boat cruise or a kayaking trip on the water of the lake where you’ll be able to appreciate the surrounding landscapes and villages and, who knows, maybe even catch a glimpse of Nessie.
In fact, this is the place, if rumors are to be believed, where Nessie the Loch Ness monster resides.
33. Explore the Incredible Temples of Bagan
Built between 1057 and 1287 by a series of kings, this massive expanse of thousands of temples (estimates over 2.000) is one of the most precious archeological sites in Asia. Bagan’s Temples are the key to experiencing authentic Myanmar’s life and understanding the religious devotion of its people.
The most exciting way to see the temples is doing a hot air balloon trip. With over 2000 pagodas and temples spanning across 40 miles of land, it is truly magical to stand in a hot air balloon and to look out over the countryside and the entire complex of Bagan.
34. Discover the Iguazu Falls
Recognized worldwide as natural beauties and one the best places to visit in the world, the Iguazu Falls are located on the border between Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay.
If you are searching for an immersive experience in nature, this is the right place thanks to the possibilities to walk into the woods and to the proximity of the immensity of the Iguazu waterfalls in the Iguazu River. Iguazu Falls is one of the 100 Best National Park in the World.
35. Tour in Patagonia
Wherever you visit, Patagonia maintains an exclusive, secretive charm. Well known for its picturesque mountains, grassland and windswept coastlines, Patagonia is famous for its precious wildlife that never fails to astonish.
It is the perfect bucket list material, including watching the Perito Moreno ice dam break, the whale watching or biking the Torres del Paine Circuit.
36. Watch whales at Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park
Do you dream of seeing whales? The Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park in Québec (Canada) is one of the best whale-watching sites in the world.
Not only you can admire these magnificent animals, but you can also see Québec’s famous coastal landscapes.
37. Trek through the Himalayas
The Himalaya is the world’s mightiest mountain system, containing nine of world’s ten highest peaks and stretching more than 2,500 km across India, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, and Tibet.
Associated with high adventures and mountaineers, this place is like no other, with its remote and majestic scenery.
38. Get splashed at the Victoria Falls
Commonly referred to as “the smoke that thunders” due to the columns of spray that can be seen from miles away, the Victoria Falls are one of the greatest attractions in Africa and the most spectacular natural beauty on the Zambezi River.
Considered as the largest fall in the world, is a point on your bucket list that you cannot put into consideration!
39. Skydive the Great Blue Hole
A giant underwater sinkhole off the coast of Belize, the Great Blue Hole is one of the most famous destinations for scuba divers that are attracted by the chance of diving in crystal-clear waters and see millions of species of marine life including spectacular coral formations and tropical fish.
40. Participate in a wild safari at Serengeti National Park
Experiencing a safari in Africa has to be one of the points of your bucket list. Here, you have a lot of places where you can see an abundance of wild animals. Serengeti is one of the most famous national parks and is synonymous with wildlife and outstanding African scenery.
It’s Tanzania’s oldest park and a Unesco World Heritage Site. Furthermore, it’s home to the spectacular wildebeest migration and offers wildlife viewing throughout the year. Serengeti National Park is one the best places to visit in the world if you are interested in African wildlife safaris.
41. Be amazed by the Great Geysir in Iceland
Iceland is a magnificent country and one of the most spectacular and breathtaking geysers in Iceland is the Great Geysir.
It’s fairly active and erupts on a daily basis. See the mighty geyser erupt and send a spectacular water and stream column into the air have to be on your bucket list.
Iceland is the best place to visit in the world if you are interested in geological formations, geysers, volcanos, glaciers, etc.
Read more: Best things to do in Iceland
42. Admire Big Ben’s mighty clock
The Elizabeth Tower, known as the Big Ben, is one of the best tourist attractions in London! Big Ben is the name of the impressive bell inside the clock tower, which weighs more than 13 tons.
The clock tower looks spectacular, in particular during the night when the four clock faces are illuminated. When you see Big Ben, it feels like you are in London.
Read more: Fun things to do in London
43. Visit the Louvre Museum
Unquestionably one of the most excellent art galleries in the world, the Louvre Museum contains thousands of classic and modern masterpieces.
As a symbol of the French culture and a testament to European art history, it’s not surprising that it’s also the most visited art gallery in the world. Every trip to France’s capital deserves a visit to the Louvre to discover the wealth of treasure it contains.
Read more how to book Louvre Museum tickets and discover the best museums in Paris.
44. Relax at Blue Lagoon
Surrounded by fantastic nature, the Blue Lagoon is an oasis of relaxation set in the pure heart of the Icelandic landscape. It is one of Iceland’s most popular attractions, and it’s not hard to understand why.
The beautiful milky-blue opaque water contrasts with the surrounding black lava field covered with green moss. Combined with its excellent location and its relaxing pools with their rich skin nourishment, the Blue Lagoon quickly became one of Iceland’s most visited attractions.
Read more: Fun things to do in Reykjavik
45. Walk around on Cinque Terre
A century ago the Cinque Terre (Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore) were merely five fishing villages on an unforgiving stretch of the Ligurian coast.
The vibrant color of the Mediterranean, the wild coastline with the tiny towns placed like puzzle pieces on the cliffs make the Cinque Terre a Unesco World Heritage Site.
Read more: Fun things to do in Cinque Terre
46. Visit Pompeii
Famous for being the Roman city that was destroyed by the Vesuvius eruption in 79 a.C. Two thousand people died, and the town was abandoned for many years. When a group of explorers rediscovered the site in 1748, they were surprised to find that Pompeii was practically intact under a layer of dust and debris.
Thanks to the buildings, artifacts and skeletons found in the buried city we were able to discover a lot about everyday life in the ancient world.
Read more: Pompeii skip the line tickets, Best Pompeii tours, Things to do in Naples, Italy
47. Visit the Sistine Chapel
The Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the official residence of the Pope and one of the greatest treasure of the Vatican city. Not only it is known for its decoration, but also for being the temple in which popes are chosen and crowned.
What captures the attention of the Sistine Chapel is not only its architecture but in particular the frescoes that completely cover the ceiling and the walls. All the frescoes of the roof of the Sistine Chapel are the work of Michelangelo. Read our guide about the Vatican Museums.
Read more: Best museums in Rome
48. Discover Venice on a Vaporetto
Italy is full of charm, but nowhere can be compared to Venice, the floating city. Not only it is known for its canals, its art and its rich cultural heritage, but it’s one of the world most romantic destinations.
Take a gondola ride through the canals of Venice is a point on your bucket list that you cannot miss.
Read more: Best things to do in Venice
49. Visit the mighty Sagrada Familia
The basilica Sagrada Familia is one of Barcelona’s most famous tourist attractions. One of the world’s most prized architectural marvels, despite the fact that the Gaudi’s construction has not yet been completed.
This Church will leave you breathless, not only because of its giant size but primarily because of its pioneering architecture, which perfectly shows off the genius of Antoni Gaudì.
Although the outside is a work of art, the interior of Sagrada Familia is inspired by nature. The columns seem tree trunks, giving the idea of being in a forest instead of inside a Church.
Read more how to book Sagrada Familia tickets and the best things to do in Barcelona.
50. See your reflection at Salar de Uyuni
It’s the world’s most significant and most unusual surface area. One of the things we insist you get on your bucket list is the stunning Salar de Uyuni salt flats in Bolivia.
A salt flat is an expanse of ground that is covered with salt and other minerals that make incredible patterns and visual wonders. The Bolivian salt flats are just fabulous, and they need to be discovered to be believed.
51. Walk in the Sequoia National Park
Known as “Giant Forest” the Sequoia National Park preserves the landscape that still resembles the Southern Sierra Nevada.
You’ll find yourself gazing by the towering, majestic and picturesque stretch of trees of the beautiful Sequoia National Park, located just next to the Yosemite National Park.
52. Ride through the Sahara
There are only a few places in the world that can be compared to the incredible landscape of the Sahara Desert, the most extensive hot desert in the world. Its landscape is so vast that it’s impossible to judge the distance.
The color palette makes it difficult to distinguish specific forms, and the intense sunlight that reflects on the sand will show you things that don’t exist. In Morocco, you can visit the Sahara Desert from Marrakesh.
53. Hike through the Antelope Canyon
The unbelievable beauty of Antelope canyon waits for the adventurous traveler who wants to discover one of the most spectacular attractions.
These impressive caves, the spiral rock arches, and stunning colors make the caves look seriously of another planet. It’s a canyon of thousands of years just outside of Page, in Arizona.
Read more: Best Antelope Canyon tours
54. Explore Bali island
Famed for its island vibes, stunning beaches and of course, its epic surf breaks, Bali is a must-visit destinations.
Go scuba diving, visit amazing temples, climb a volcano, enjoy the crazy nightlife, there is so much fun things to do in Bali.
Don’t miss to explore the Monkey Forest. Make sure to check out our list of activities in Ubud.
55. Climb the Mount Fuji
Mount Fuji is one of Japan’s pride that you should never let go when you visit this country. A beautiful snow-capped rising from the earth, it’s the highest Japan’s mountain.
The mountain may seem more beautiful seen from a distance, but the views on clear days and the experience of climbing it during the early morning hours it’s an experience that you won’t forget.
Read more about the best Mount Fuji tours and fun things to do in Tokyo.
56. Visit the British Museum
The British Museum is the house of a vast collection of world art and artifacts. Its collection includes fabulous Egyptian sarcophagi and mummies, hard of treasure from British archaeological digs, and Roman antiquities.
Furthermore, the museum is a Greek revival building designed by Sir Smirke.
Read more: Best museums and art galleries in London.
57. Explore the Moma Museum
The Museum Of Modern Art of New York is one of the largest and most influential museums of modern art in the world, in fact, it’s presenting one of the best in contemporary art.
It has been influential in developing and collecting modernist art, including artists such as Van Gogh, Cézanne, Dalì, Monet or Andy Warhol.
Read more: Best museums in New York City
58. Walk along the Canals of Amsterdam
A visit to Amsterdam isn’t complete without enjoying its canals. In fact, Amsterdam is famous for having more than one hundred kilometers of canals and wandering through the city along the canals is one of the favorite activities of the tourist.
The main canals, laid-out in a pattern of concentric half-circle, chronicle the growth of the city of Amsterdam. For this reason, they are considered as a symbol of the town!
Read more: Best Amsterdam canal cruises, Best things to do in Amsterdam
59. Discover the remains of the Berlin Wall
One of the most potent and strongest symbols of the Cold War, for 28 years the Berlin Wall sliced the city.
The construction of the wall began in the summer of 1961 by the authorities of the Communist East German that were trying to stop people from escaping to the Westside.
Read more: Best things to do in Berlin
60. Visit Versailles
Versailles is best known for being the site of the vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV on what had been the grounds of a royal lodge.
The Palace of Versailles has been the scene for several historical events, and it’s today inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage List. Versailles is definitely amond the best palaces in Europe.
Read more how to book Versailles tickets
61. Explore the Glowworm Cave
The Glowworm Caves include a labyrinth of limestone caves and formations which began developing about 30 million years ago. Thousand of tiny, glittering glowworms inhabit these subterranean caverns, making a light show that’s memorable.
62. Walk on Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge that connects the city of San Francisco to Marin County (in California) is an architectural emblem nad one of the most famous SF tourist attractions.
It is stretching on over two miles across the Golden Gate river, and it’s a must-see iconic architectural marvel of the city of San Francisco.
Read more: Fun things to do in SF
63. Visit the Great Mosque of Cordoba
The Mosque of Cordoba is the most important monument of all the Western Islamic world, and one of the most amazing in the world.
A great symbol and reminder of the golden civilization that Muslims did in Europe over one thousand years ago, it’s now the symbol of Cordoba.
Read more: Fun things to do in Cordoba
64. Walk around on Mont Saint-Michel
On a rocky island in the middle of vast sandbanks between Normandy and Brittany stands Mont Saint-Michel, a gothic style abbey dedicated to the archangel St Michael and the village that grew up next to its great walls. In 1979 was classed by Unesco as a world heritage.
Read more: Best places to visit in Normandy, Best Normandy tours from Paris
65. Enjoy yourself at Las Vegas Strip
Las Vegas Strip offers so many gambling, restaurants and entertainment options, that you can take a trip there and never get bored.
A Las Vegas‘ trip is one of the principal American experiences. From the Strip’s bright lights to the world-class museums, this little Nevada city is everything you’d expect it to be and much more.
Read more: Fun things to do in Las Vegas
66. Admire the Forbidden City
Located in the center of Beijing, the Forbidden city it’s the world’s largest and best-preserved palace complex. This palace served as the home of two Chinese dynasties and can give you an idea of the Chinese history.
The name is referred to the fact that no one could enter into the palace without the emperor’s permission.
67. Get splashed at Niagara Falls
Six million cubic feet of water flows over Niagara Falls every minute, offering what is considered one of North-America’s most spectacular views. In fact each year around 28 million people visit the Canadia-US border.
It consists of three distinct waterfalls: Horseshoe Falls, American Falls and Veil Falls, that functions as one of the primary power providers to the state itself.
Read more: Best things to do in Niagara Falls
68. Climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the campanile of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its unintended tilt. Humans make mistakes, and one error was made in the XI century with the tower of Pisa.
This calculation error would later become a symbol of civic pride. This tower represents an advanced understanding of weight and load characteristics, showing the Italian knowledge in architecture.
Read more: Things to do in Pisa
69. Walk on Giant’s Causeway
The Giant’s Causeway is a beautiful, mysterious geological formation on the Ireland’s North East. This formation it’s steeped in myths and legend.
The setting is a spectacular, dynamic coastal landscape of Atlantic waves, cliffs, fascinating geographical antiquity, bays, and magnificent views.
70. Visit the White House
Often seen as a symbol of American power and splendor, the official residence of the President of the United States of America, also known as the White House is a point of reference for all the American citizens.
So join the over 70.000 people who visit the White House each month, one of the best Washington DC tourist attractions.
Read more: Best things to do in Washington DC
71. Snorkel on Komodo Island
One of the islands that compose the Republic of Indonesia, Komodo Island is a place with unique fauna and flora, beautiful from the bottom of the sea to the top of the mountains.
This island is also known as the “dragon’s Island” since the world’s biggest lizard lives here.
72. Times Square
Square in Midtown Manhattan, formed by the intersection of Seventh Avenue, 42nd Street and Broadway, Times Square is one of the most tourist places in New York City.
Let yourself be conquered by the flashing neon lights and giant digital billboards, the brilliant Broadway marquees, the costumed characters and musicians. Times Square is big, bright and unforgettable.
Read more: Fun things to do in Times Square
73. Drive through the Black Forest
A different holiday destination, the Black Forest gets its name from its dark, slightly sinister canopy of evergreens.
With its mountains located in the southwest corner of Germany, the Black Forest has never been a distressing place, only enchanting and is an opportunity to tick this very picturesque place off your bucket list.
74. Climb the stairs at Tianmen Mountain
Has been defined one of the most beautiful mountains in the world by many travelers who have been in China.
The Tianmen Mountain is famous for its stunning views that include the “heaven’s door”, 99 bends, vertical cliffs, the thrilling cliff-hanging walk away, the glass skywalk and the world’s longest cable car ride.
75. Visit London’s Warner Bros Studio
At Warner Bros. Studio Harry Potter fans could experience the magic of the films and discover the real magic that brings the movies life.
The Harry Potter Studio Tour offers to its visitors the unique opportunity to explore the original sets, to see the animatronic creatures and the breathtaking special effects. Step into the world of everybody’s favorite boy wizard.
Read more about Harry Potter Studio Tour London Last Minute Tickets
76. Admire the view from Burj Khalifa
Dubai takes pride in having the tallest building in the world. Standing at 829,9 meters tall, the Burj Khalifa with its 360 degrees view on the 124th floor is one of the best tourist attracitons in Dubai. Get ready to enjoy the highest observatory in the world.
Read more how to book Burj Khalifa tickets and other 100 things to do in Dubai!
77. Explore the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park
It’s a vast area of undulating sand dunes between which are formed rainwater lakes at certain times of the year. The result is blue lakes surrounded by brilliant white dunes.
Stretching on for miles upon miles, the dunes in Brazil are so vast and so blindingly white that it’s easy to understand where the park got its name, Lençóis Maranhenses in Portuguese, that means “bedsheets of Maranhão”.
78. Admire The Great Sphinx
The first truly colossal royal sculpture in Egypt, and one of the oldest, largest and most mysterious monuments ever created by man.
The Great Sphinx with the lion’s body and the human’s head offers us an invaluable glimpse into the past.
79. Hike on the Rainbow Mountain
The Rainbow Mountain, otherwise known as Vinicunca Mountain, is about three hours away from Cusco. Towering at 6.000 meters, it’s coat of many colors is attributed to its sedimentary layers exposed for years to environmental conditions and mineralogy.
Hiking the colored mountain is no joke, due to the combination of the weather and the high altitude.
80. Sandboard at Huacachina
The natural oasis of Huacachina inside the expansive sand dunes, is a desert paradise with a dreamy lagoon surrounded by palm trees.
The perfect place for doing sandboarding and dune buggies, the most famous activities there.
81. Visit Quito
Quito, the Ecuadorian capital, is not only the largest and best preserved colonial center in Latina America but also the first Unesco World Heritage City. If you want to stand with one foot in each hemisphere, there you can find a monument and a museum marking the general location of the Equator.
Know as “The Middle of the World” because is located about 25 kilometers south of the equator and the city extends about 1 kilometer of zero latitudes.
Read more: Best things to do in Quito
82. See the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace
London’s magnificent Buckingham Palace is more than just the home of the British monarchy, it’s one of the most visited attractions in London. It’s possible to visit this grand mansion and it’s over 700 rooms including 19 staterooms and 78 bathrooms.
You can also enjoy the Changing of the Guard ceremony, a unique celebration of British pageantry and the major event happening all year in front of the Palace that attracts the biggest crowds.
Learn how to book Buckingham Palace last minute tickets.
83. Take a boat to Jeju Island
With breathtaking natural wonders and hundreds of unique attractions, Jeju Island is one of Korea’s best travel destinations.
Korea’s largest island offers many attractions, including a volcanic Hallasan commanding the Island from the center, a 224 km semi-tropical forested national park, a wild coastline dotted with waterfalls and the most extended lava tube in the world.
84. Admire the Zocalo
The Zocalo is the center of Mexico City and one of the Mexican capital’s most well-known landmarks and squares. Formally known as Plaza de la Costituciòn, this grand square once constituted the ceremonial hub of the Aztec city.
Measuring 220 m from north to south, and 240m from east to west, it’s one of the world’s largest city squares. It’s undoubtedly one of the city’s most historically and culturally exciting destinations.
Read more: Best things to do in Mexico City
85. Enjoy a bath in Pamukkale
This Turkey’s unreal landscape is made up of mineral forests, petrified waterfalls and a series of terraced basins. Also named “Cotton Palace”, at the end of the 2nd century was selected as the thermal spa of Hierapolis.
You can now relax and bath at Pamukkale so it should definitely figure on your bucket list.
86. Hike to the Vesuvius
Located on the Gulf of Naples, Mount Vesuvius is the only active volcano in Europe. It’s best known because of the eruption in 79 a.C. that destroyed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Seen as one of the most dangerous Volcanoes in the world, is the emblem of the city of Naples!
87. Don’t bathe in Ganges River in Varanasi
Varanasi is a city on the banks of Ganges, the largest river in India who basin is the most populated river basin in the world, with over 400 million people.
Varanasi is the holiest of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism and Jainism, for this reason, many Hindus believe that death at Varanasi brings salvation.
Furthermore, there is a spectacular Hindu ritual called “Ganga Aarti” (consisting in a ceremony that dispels darkness) which takes place in the banks of the Ganges River.
88. Discover Al-Masjid an-Nabawi
Also known as Prophet’s Mosque, it’s a grand mosque in Medina and the second holiest mosque in the world. Built by the Prophet Muhammad, the construction stands on the site of a mosque and contains the tomb of the same Prophet.
One of the holiest sites in Islam and one of the principal destinations for religious pilgrimage.
89. Bath in the Dead Sea
Salty lake located on the lowest place on the face of the heart, the Dead Sea (431 m below sea level) is a breathtaking natural beauty surrounded by the stunning landscape of the Negev Desert.
Takes its name from the saline water of the lake because no fish can survive in the salty waters. The other result of the salty water is their renowned health and healing properties and the unique feature that one can float naturally in them.
90. Admire the blue flames at Ijen Volcano
Indonesia’s Kawah Ijen Volcano, on Java’s Island, has two of the most unusual occurrences on the hearth. The first is electric blue flames, difficult to see during the day but illuminate during the night.
This is possible because the sulfur combusts on contact with the air creating stunning blue lava. The second occurrence is the Kawah Ijen Crater acid Lake, at the top of the volcano, filled with blue water. In fact, it’s due to the acid that the water assumes this strange color.
91. Visit Meiji Jingu Shrine
It’s a large Shinto shrine in Tokyo, built in 1920 in memory of Emperor Meiji and his wife Empress Shoken, under whose reign Japan became a modern state. T
his shrine, surround by a vast forest, it’s the most visited religious site in Japan.
92. Ride a horse in Mongolia
It’s typical say that “a Mongol without a horse is like a bird without the wings”. Immerse yourself in the Mongolian nomad’s timeless way of life. You’ll ride through the vast, treeless steppes of Mongolia with the largest herds of horses the world has ever seen.
Enjoying a Mongolian ride means choosing to experience nomad’s life and experiment a way of life so different from ours.
93. Explore Sensoji Temple
Sensoji Temple, founded in 628, is the oldest and most visited temple in Tokyo. Many people believed that the temple brings good luck, happiness and make all wishes come true.
In front of the principal hall of the temple, you will see many people covering themselves with smoke. This because the smoke they are covering themselves with, is believed to make the part they covered better.
94. Visit the Grand Palace
Located in the heart of Bangkok, the Grand Palace is one of the most famous landmarks of the country. And offers spectacular sacred sites and buildings. This Grand Palace served as the official residence of the Kings of Siam since 1782.
Nowadays the Palace is used for many Royal rituals and other official functions. The Grand Palace is one of the best places to visit in the world and must-do in Thailand.
Read more: Best things to do in Bangkok
95. Walk on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
One of Los Angeles’s most famous tourist attractions, attracting 10 million visitors each year. The Hollywood Walk of Fame is the stars embedded in the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine St. in Hollywood.
The name on each star is the people in the field of television, music, drama, radio, and film that influenced the entertainment industry. Visiting the Walk of Fame is one of the most emblematic things to do in Los Angeles.
Read more: Fun things to do in Hollywood, California
96. Hike on Trolltunga
Located about 1100 meters above sea level, suspended 700 meters above lake Ringedalsvatnet, Trolltunga is one of the most breathtaking scenic cliffs in the world.
After an arduous hike, that takes 10-12 hours, there is a breathtaking view over lakes and snow-capped mountains, ending at the Troll’s tongue, a thin sliver of rock.
97. Visit Bourbon Street
If you’re looking for a street with lots of people, bars, and live bands, you are in the right place. Welcome to Bourbon Street in the famous French quarters of New Orleans.
Read more: Fun things to do in New Orleans
98. Visit the Paricutin Volcano
Located in the state of Michoacan (Mexico) near the city of Uruapan, the Paricutin Volcano is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Famous for being the youngest volcano formed in the Northern Hemisphere, developing in a farmer’s cornfield.
The eruption of the Paricutin scoria cone from 1943 to 1952 marks the first time that scientists have been able to observe the complete life cycle of a volcano, from birth to extinction.
99. Shop at Tsim Sha Tsui
Situated in the south of Kowloon Peninsula, Tsim Sha Tsui is known as the shoppers’ paradise thanks to its malls and colorful shopping streets. It’s a giant world bazaar, where Hong Kong’s Harbour meet stands, shops, markets and malls.
Take a walk for Canton Road where you’ll see the best the world has to offer in luxury designer goods.
Read more: Fun things to do in Hong Kong
100. Admire the Golden Temple
The Golden Temple in India is not only a central religious place of the Sikhs but also a symbol of equality and human brotherhood and one of the oldest worship places in the Indian Sikh.
The Temple takes its name from the fact that the entire top of the temple is made of pure gold. Sikhs all over the world would like to make a visit and to pay obeisance at the temple. In fact, the tank is said to have healing powers, and pilgrims come from across the world to bathe in its sacred waters.
Hopefully, you could do most of them! Do not hesitate to tell us in the comments below which one you have already done and which one you recommend to us!
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