1. Antelope Canyon: Arizona, USA
Few geological formations are as picturesque and awesome as Antelope Canyon, a magnificent slot canyon just east of Page in Northern Arizona. With tall winding walls, it’s a monumental sandstone sculpture. A photographer’s dream, the canyon is known for its wave-like structure and the light beams that shine directly down into the openings of the canyon, creating a supernatural appearance.
2. Keukenhof tulip fields: Holland, Netherlands
The Netherlands are world-famous for their tulips and many people visit Holland in spring in order to see the endless colourful bulb fields. One of the best places to see tulip fields in the Netherlands is the area around Lisse, South of Amsterdam. One of the best-known flower gardens in the world – Keukenhof, aka the Gardens of Europe – is also located in the same area. The best way to see the tulip fields around Lisse is probably by bike.
3. Zhangye Danxia landform: Gansu, China
Zhangye Danxia Geopark, also named as the Rainbow Mountains China, enjoys the honors of “The world’s top ten magical geographical wonders”, is the best place for photography. China Rainbow Mountains are magnificent with gorgeous colors, which developed at about 200 million years ago. ZhangyeTravel.com belongs to Lead to China travel agency, who specializes in private Zhangye tours and tailor-made service.
4. Cinque Terre: Liguria, Italy
Cinque Terre is the name of a district that encompasses five glorious towns, where small houses are surrounded by lush nature. Visitors to this district will be fascinated by the beauty of these five small villages, namely: Manarola, Riomaggiore, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso al Mare. It’s a popular tourist destination. The color of the landscape is only part of its charm.
5. Seven Magic Mountains: Nevada, USA
Internationally renowned Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone’s Seven Magic Mountains is a large-scale site-specific public art installation located near Jean Dry Lake and Interstate 15, approximately ten miles south of Las Vegas, Nevada. Comprised of seven towers of colorful, stacked boulders standing more than thirty feet high, Seven Magic Mountains is situated within the Ivanpah Valley adjacent to Sheep Mountain and the McCullough, Bird Spring, and Goodsprings ranges of mountains. At the end of 2018, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued a three-year permit extension for the artwork, allowing the installation to remain on view through the end of 2021.
6. Vinicunca: Cusco, Peru
The peaks in the Ausangate mountain region of the Peruvian Andes are all uncommonly colored: Some are terra cotta, some lavender, others are a vibrant turquoise. They’re colored by the sediment and atmosphere of the area, unique because of its altitude and isolation close to the ocean. For all its striking colors, Rainbow Mountain is notoriously hard to find. It’s located deep in the mountain range, and even the most adept travelers with highly experienced guides have reported difficulty locating it. At the quickest, it takes six days of hiking to reach its peak.
7. Umbrella Sky Project: Águeda, Portugal
The Umbrella Sky Project began in 2011 as part of the annual Ágitagueda Art Festival in Portugal. The sea of umbrellas brings a shower of colour over the narrow city streets. The sea of umbrellas, that appear to be floating magically in mid-air, brings a shower of colour over the narrow city streets. It creates a beautiful scene while also protecting pedestrians from the baking sun.
8. Gamcheon Village: Busan, South Korea
Gamcheon Culture Village, located in the Korean coastal city of Busan, is the epitome of beauty and chaos, all rolled into one. Nestled into the side of a mountain, the former slum is a mishmash of pastel-colored, Lego-like houses, painted in 2009 to lure visitors up steep slopes and through its tiny alleys. This colorful village is often nicknamed the “Machu Picchu of Busan.” This magical place is filled with shops, murals, and sculptures made by residents.
9. Burano: Northern Venetian Lagoon, Italy
Considered one of the most colorful cities in the world, Burano is very famous for its needle lace craftsmanship. All visitors of Burano remain intrigued by the many colours and the colorful houses that are reflected into the green waters of channels, by the leaning bell tower, by the tranquility and the calmness with which the elderly ladies embroider original Burano lace by their tombolo, while they are laughing and chatting in squares among them.
10. Park Güell: Barcelona, Spain
Park Güell was designed by renowned architect, Antoni Gaudí in the early 1900s. The Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must-see for anyone visiting Barcelona.