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40 Incredible Travel Destinations That You Probably Don’t Know About

21. The peacock room in Castello di Sammezzano, Tuscany, Italy

Tuscany is home to the abadonded castle Castello di Sammezzano, notable for its Moorish Revival architectural style. Inside, you can find the Peacock Room, full of Moorish designs and a breathtaking assortment of patterns and colors.

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22. Deception Island, Antarctica

This ring shaped island is one of the safest harbours in Antarctica. The inside of the island offers sanctuary from storms and icebergs. It is home to hundreds of penguins, and cince the island is located on an active vulcano, it’s full of hot springs.

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23. Melissani Cave, Kefalonia, Greece

In Greek mythology, Melissani was the Cave of the Nymphs, who lured men in with their beauty. Under the high sun, the cave illuminates amazingly blue colors.

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24. Meghalaya, India

The area is famous for its remote forest. The hills of Meghalaya record an average of 1,200 cm (abour 40 feet) of rains a year which means that the valley grounds transforms into rivers. Complex series of skybridges help you to navigate around the area.

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25. Craco, Matera, Basilicata, Italy

Craco is a medieval village that abandoned due to natural disasters. The abandonment has made this ghost town a tourist attraction and a popular filming location.

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26. Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra, Portugal

Quinta da Regaleira is an estate located near the historic center of Sintra, classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It’s a complex that includes: palace, park, chapel, lakes, fountains, tunnels and many more. WHile visiting, make sure to check out the misterious 27 meter deep Initiation Well also known as the Gruta do Labirinto (the Labyrinthic Grotto).

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27. Weißgerbergasse, Nuremberg, Germany

Weißgerbergasse is a gorgeous street in the city of Nuremberg, that still has many of the Middle Ages buildings intact and beautifully restored or painted.

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28. Procida, Italy

Procida is a beautiful Mediterranean island  in southern Italy with many religious traditions and local folklores.

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29. Lofoten Islands, Norway

Lofoten Islands is an archipelago lying within the Arctic Circle. The islands are best know for beautiful fishing villages, the world’s deepest coral reef and amazing views of the Northern lights.

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30. Cocos Island, Costa Rica

Cocos Island is an uninhabited island designated as a National Park 550 km (342 mi) off the shore of Costa Rica. The island is admired by scuba divers for its populations of Hammerhead sharks, dolphins and other large marine fauna.

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31. Rock tombs in Myra, Lycia, Turkey

Myra is an ancient town in Lycia with rock-cut tombs in the form of temple fronts carved into the vertical faces of cliffs at Myra. While visiting the town you can go to the Church of St. Nicholas, where Saint Nicholas (everywhere for being Santa Claus) has been buried.

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32. Herrenchiemsee (New Palace), Lake Chiemsee, Germany

Herrenchiemsee is a complex of royal buildings located on an island in the Chiemsee – Bavaria’s largest lake. In 1873 King Ludwig II of Bavaria acquired the island in purpose to built a new Royal Palace, that will be a “Temple of Fame” for King Louis XIV of France. He was so crazy about the King that he even had a “magic table” inspired by the Grimm’s Fairy Tale in his dining room.

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33. Fès, Morocco

Fès is the second largest city of Morocco known for the Leather Souq, the oldest leather tannery in the world. The city is also know for a numerous historic buildings and monuments like two old medinas listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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34. Blagaj, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Blagaj is a village-town situated at the spring of the Buna river and a historical tekke (Dervish monastery). The name of the town most likely came from its mild weather patterns since “blaga” in Bosnian means “mild”.

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35. Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

Český Krumlov is a small city in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic where Český Krumlov Castle is located. The city was founded in the 13th century and nothing has changed since then. Český Krumlov hosts the Renaissance festival every June so it’s like going back in time.

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36. The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Saint Petersburg has many atractions like the State Hermitage Museum or Amber Room in the Catherine Palace. The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is one of them and in my opinion, it’s the most colorful church I’ve ever seen. Definitely, worth a visit.

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37. Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland

It’s very hard to get there, but the views are totally worth the effort. This colorful town sits by the longest glacial river system in the world.

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38. Ai-Petry, Crimea, Ukraine

Ai-Petri is a peak in the Crimean Mountains providing amazing views at the Black Sea and local area.

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39. Marsaxlokk, Malta

Marsaxlokk is a small fishing village known for the Marsaxlokk Market, a large market which takes place around the whole village on Sundays and tourist market all days during the week.

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40. Monument Valley, Utah

Monument Valley has been featured in many well-known films and tv shows since the 1930s.

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