St. Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

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The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed, commonly known as Saint Basil’s Cathedral, is an Orthodox church in Red Square of Moscow, and is one of the most popular cultural symbols of Russia.

St Basil’s Cathedral was completed in 1561 to celebrate Russian victory over the Khanate of Kazan. The cathedral was recognised as significant and irreplaceable national monument by the Soviets. It underwent extensive restoration and became a museum of architecture, history, politics, and religion.

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Serranía de Hornocal, Humahuaca, Argentina

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The Serranía de Hornocal are a range of mountains located 25 kilometres (16 mi) from the city of Humahuaca in the Argentine province of Jujuy. It’s known for its dramatic rock formations and hills.

De bergen bereiken een hoogte van 4.761 meter (15.620 voet) boven zeeniveau. Exposed in the range is the limestone formation called Yacoraite that extends from Salta, Argentina, through the Argentine Quebrada de Humahuaca and then through the Bolivian Altiplano to Peru.

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Forbidden City, Beijing, China

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The Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, lies in the city center of Beijing, and was once the Chinese imperial palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368 – 1911). It was listed as a World Heritage Site in 1987 and is the largest, best-preserved ancient timber-built palace complex in the world.

The city where it was forbidden to ordinary Chinese until the fall of the emperors. Today, however, anyone can step inside to see the nearly countless buildings, pavilions and art galleries with over a million surviving works.

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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Lika-Senj County, Croatia

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Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the oldest and largest national parks in Croatia. In 1979, Plitvice Lakes National Park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage register. Located roughly halfway between capital city Zagreb and Zadar on the coast, the lakes are a definite must-see in Croatia.

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Mount Fuji, Fujinomiya, Japan

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Mount Fuij is Japan’s most famous mountain. The distinctive mountain adorns many paintings, postcards and travel guides and has been adored by the Japanese people for hundreds of years. Experienced climbers can venture up, but trust us: the mountain is just as impressive from a distance.

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Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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A temple complex that is very rightly on the Unesco World Heritage List is the Angkor Wat in Cambodia. This is the largest religious monument in the world, and its beauty and condition is unmatched. Angkor Wat was built in the first half of the 12th century. Its estimated construction time is thirty years, by King Suryavarman II who dedicated it to the Hindu god Vishnu. What is the Khmer name for ‘temple’, and this was probably added to’ Angkor’ when it became a Buddhist temple in the 16th century. It is believed to have been a mortuary temple for King Suryavarman II. It explains its orientation to the west, which symbolizes the setting sun and death.

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Great wall of China, Huairou District, China

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The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications that were built across the historical northern borders of ancient Chinese states and Imperial China. The Great Wall of China is one of the greatest sights in the world (the longest wall in the world), With its six thousand kilometers, this defensive work was to protect China from attacks and invasions by nomadic peoples. Particularly known is the part that was built in 220-206 BC. led by Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China. The Great Wall of China is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Hạ Long Bay, Quảng Ninh, Vietnam

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Hạ Long Bay, in northeast Vietnam, is known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests. Junk boat tours and sea kayak expeditions take visitors past islands named for their shapes, including Stone Dog and Teapot islets. 

You can see how nature can sculpt in a special way in Ha in Long Bay in Vietnam. In this elongated bay are hundreds of limestone monoliths that rise spectacularly from the ocean. Most of these islands are uninhabited. One of the islands in Ha Long Bay is Cat Ba island where the endangered white-headed langur monkey species lives. The entire area is good for swimming and diving because of the beautiful coral formations and deep natural caves.
Ha Long Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an absolutely deserved mention.

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Borobudur Temple, Magelang, Java

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Borobudur, also transcribed Barabudur is a 7th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang Regency, located northwest of Jogyakarta (Indonesia). This temple complex is one of the largest Buddhist monuments in the world and was built in the eighth and ninth centuries AD. It consists of 72 stupas, each with a statue of Buddha. Wonderful to walk through, but certainly also to be seen from a distance.

Borobudur has since been preserved through several restorations. The largest restoration project was undertaken between 1975 and 1982 by the Indonesian government and UNESCO, followed by the monument’s listing as a UNESCO World Heritage.

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