25 amazing real places that look like they are from a fairy tale

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If you love fairy tales and feel a strong desire to change the environment, then we recommend that you go to all the places on this list.

Because that's where the real magic happens.

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany



This romantic castle was built by Bavarian King Ludwig II in 1868. Now it is one of the most visited castles in Europe. Rumor has it that it was he who inspired Pyotr Tchaikovsky to create "Swan Lake" and, in addition, he became the prototype for Sleeping Beauty's castle in Disneyland Paris.

Firefly Cave, New Zealand



The main feature of the cave is thousands of fungus gnats, which live only in New Zealand, covering the vault of the cave. When you look at them, you get the impression that a fabulous starry sky is in front of you.

The city of Colmar, France



One of the most charming places in France, with beautifully preserved old quarters. Reminiscent of the fairy-tale town from "Beauty and the Beast", only better. Although it is a relatively small town, it has 3 theaters, a new music hall Le Grillen, 4 libraries, a center for contemporary art and 5 museums, including the world-famous Museum of Sacred Art Unterlinden (Musée d'Unterlinden).

Batu Caves, Malaysia



This is an active temple in Malaysia, where a huge number of pilgrims come every year. Batu is one of the most famous Hindu shrines outside of India. It was formed about 400 million years ago. It is here that the tallest statue of the god Murugan, the second son of Shiva, worshiped by the southern Tamils ​​is located.

Wisteria tunnel, Japan



This real flower "heaven" is located in the Japanese city of Kitakyushu. Multicolored brushes of wisteria - white, blue, lilac, purple, mauve and blue shades - grow overhead.

Taktsang Lakhang Monastery, Bhutan



It hangs over an abyss on a rock 3120 m high, rising above the Paro valley by 700 m. The name of the monastery translates as "tiger's den". According to legend, the teacher Padmasambhava moved to this cave, sitting on a tigress, which his wife turned into. It is possible to get here by mountain paths equipped only 100 years ago.

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Cave of Crystals, Mexico



Located at a depth of 300 m under the city of Naika, it is unique with huge transparent crystals that reach 11 m in height. Unfortunately, the entrance to the cave for tourists is closed due to the high temperature (48 ° C), humidity and hydrogen sulfide content, as well as due to the fragility of the crystals.

Angkor Wat temple complex, Cambodia



The largest religious building ever created, the history of which dates back almost 9 centuries. It is a gigantic Hindu temple complex dedicated to the god Vishnu. The Khmers believed that the gods lived in Angkor Wat, so access to the central part of the temple was open only to a select few for a long time.

Angel Falls, Venezuela



This is the highest waterfall in the world. Its name means "devil's mountain" in translation. Angel's stream of water has to travel almost a kilometer to reach the ground. It is 20 times higher than Niagara Falls. It is not easy to get to Angel, as it is located in a dense tropical forest. And there are no roads leading to it.

The city of Petra, Jordan



"The pink city, as old as time itself," they say about Petra. This is definitely the most famous attraction of Jordan. Petra is the ancient capital of the Nabataean kingdom, carved out of the rocks more than 2 years ago.

The colored rocks of Zhangye Dunks, China


These amazing mountain ranges in Gansu province are just a photographer's dream. They acquired iridescent colors thanks to red sand grains and conglomerates mainly from the Cretaceous period.

Mont-Saint-Michel Island, France



Impressive in the literal sense with a fabulous appearance. This is a small rocky island, transformed into a fortress island. At the very top of the rock, at a height of almost 80 m, the walls of the ancient abbey rise to the sky. They literally rise above the sea abyss. At one time, Victor Hugo was so impressed by Mont Saint-Michel that he called it a "pyramid in the ocean."

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Pamukkale, Turkey


"Cotton Castle" is a cluster of unique hot springs. Local places are more like snow valleys. Andriy Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky filmed Ogyi for the TV movie "Odyssey" here, and the movie "Ghost Rider 2" was also filmed in Pamukkale.

Glenfinnan Viaduct, Scotland



This is the same famous road along which the Hogwarts Express travels. In addition, Glenfinnan is an extremely picturesque place that is definitely worth a visit.

Halong Bay, Vietnam



Imagine more than 3 of the most picturesque islands rising right out of the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. From the Vietnamese language, the word Halong translates as "the place where the dragon plunged into the sea." Legend has it that the islands of the bay were created by the Great Dragon who lived in the mountains.

Las Lajas Church, Colombia



Las Lajas Cathedral in Colombia stands out not so much for its luxurious neo-Gothic architecture as for its location. It stands on a bridge over a gorge at 2600 m above sea level.

Beach on Vaadhu Island, Maldives



There is one beach in the world that is especially beautiful at night. Plankton, washed up on the beach of Vaadhu Island, colors the shores with thousands of lights. The glow is explained by bioluminescence - chemical processes in the body of animals, during which the released energy is released in the form of light. The waves glow blue, as if reflecting the stars in the sky above the Maldives!

City of Sintra, Portugal



An ancient Portuguese city with a rich history. There are many exotic parks, ancient forests, castles, palaces, monasteries. Sintra is a beautiful city with fabulous scenery and romantic landscapes that will not leave you indifferent.

Peles Castle, Romania



One of the most fabulous places in Europe, which is definitely worth a visit. It was built in the mountains by King Charles I as a summer house. Inside, it looks really royal.

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Zhangjiajie National Park, China



Remember a place called Pandora with its fabulous mountains from James Cameron's movie Avatar? Here it is. According to rumors, it was this fantastic area that inspired the director to create a fairy-tale world.

Taj Mahal Mausoleum, India



The infinitely majestic pride of India. A symbol of Shah Jahan's love for his wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who died giving birth to their 14th child, sung by poets.

Dark Alley, Ireland



The avenue of beech trees was planted by the Stewart family in the XNUMXth century. There are already many creepy and at the same time interesting legends about her. The most famous is about the unusual Gray Lady, who silently glides along this road and dissolves near the last tree. The Gray Lady is the ghost of a girl who died several centuries ago under mysterious circumstances in a house located by the road.

Versailles, France



The palace and park ensemble, the former residence of the French kings, was planned to be built by King Louis XIV - and all because of the envy he experienced when he saw the castle of his finance minister in Vaux-le-Vicomte. The king made a firm decision that his palace should certainly surpass the minister's palace in beauty. And he succeeded.

Tulip fields in Skagen Valley, USA



Bright colors of millions of tulips make this valley unique. Every year, thousands of tourists come here in April to enjoy the festival of flowers. This is where you start to feel real spring and a fairy tale.

Alley of Baobabs, Madagascar



Here, baobab trees grow on a dirt road. These baobabs are more than 800 years old. This is all that remains of the dense tropical forests that once covered Madagascar.