The Most Surreal Landscapes On The Planet That Will Make Your Hair Stand On End

Our world is a beautiful place full of wonder and magic. It is a mix of nature doing its work and the power of the human mind to create beautiful things. Here are breathtaking places around the globe that will make you believe in magic and make you feel like you are experiencing something extraordinary. Are you ready to blow your mind?

9. Steps to Heaven – Spain

Eight large steps in a spiral that lead to “heaven” are found in the Monserrat Monastery, 45 minutes from the city of Barcelona. Once you reach the top of the mountain you get a beautiful view of Catalonia.

8. The Fly Geyser – Nevada

Nestled on a patch of private land in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, the Fly Ranch Geyser (known commonly as the Fly Geyser) is one of the state’s coolest attractions, though many residents still do not know it exists. The vibrant colors of the Fly Geyser seen in photographs are not the product of digital manipulation. the brilliant red and greens featured on the geyser come from thermophilic algae thriving in the extreme micro-climate of the geysers.

7. Jökulsárlón – Southeast Iceland

Jökulsárlón is a large glacial lake in southeast Iceland, on the edge of Vatnajökull National Park. This natural marvel has become one of Iceland’s most popular attractions. The lagoon is pretty young as it is the result of global warming. Currently, it’s the deepest lake in Iceland at more than 248 meters. The lake has been featured in popular Hollywood films namely, Batman Begins, A View to Kill, Die Another Day, and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.

6. Giant’s Causeway – Northern Ireland

This place is known as the fourth wonder of the United Kingdom. The Giant’s Causeway lies at the foot of the basalt cliffs along the sea coast on the edge of the Antrim plateau in Northern Ireland. It is made up of some 40,000 massive black basalt columns sticking out of the sea. The dramatic sight has inspired legends of giants striding over the sea to Scotland.

5. Waitomo Glowworm Caves – New Zealand

The Waitomo Glowworm Caves attraction is a cave at Waitomo on the North Island of New Zealand. It is known for its population of Arachnocampa Luminosa, a glowworm species found exclusively in New Zealand.
The attraction has a modern visitor center at the entrance, largely designed in wood. There are organized tours that include a boat ride under the glowworms.

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4. The Great Blue Hole – Belize

The Great Blue Hole is a giant submarine sinkhole off the coast of Belize. It lies near the center of Lighthouse Reef, a small atoll 70 km from the mainland and Belize City. The hole is circular in shape, over 300 meters (984 ft.) across and 125 meters (410 ft.) deep. It was formed when the sea levels were much lower; as the ocean rose, the cave was flooded.

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3. Rådhuset Metro Station – Stockholm

Rådhuset is a rapid transit station in Kungsholmen in central Stockholm, part of the Stockholm metro. It puts to use of organic architecture leaving bedrock exposed, appearing as a natural cave system. The station is located on the blue line between T-Centralen and Fridhemsplan and was opened on 31 August 1975.

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2. Little Venice – France

Little Venice is the perfect fairytale-like location in Colmar, France. This beautiful city is well known for its preserved old town, landmarks, and museums. Walking in its streets is like visiting à huge movie set with hundreds of century-old half-timbered houses, lovely canals, and a flourished pedestrian town center. The city has an impressive selection of quality restaurants and shops selling high-quality local products.

1. Prachov Rocks – Czech Republic

The Prachov Rocks are a protected natural reserve since 1933. They are approximately five kilometers from the town of Jičín. It’s one of the most popular regions in the Czech Republic. Prachov Rocks are not very large but full of beautiful views on the Shire, full of ravines, chines, lonely sandstone towers, pins, gullets, and many other shapes of rocks which you can imagine. Mainly it is a great place for climbers and tourists.