27 Beautifully Surreal Places To Visit Before You Die

27 Beautifully Surreal Places To Visit Before You Die

This railway engulfed in a tunnel of leaves is a Pinterest favorite and a Ukrainian hot spot for lovers.

Although it’s undoubtedly romantic, there is an active train that travels through the tunnel three times a day to deliver wood to a factory. Just beware of the train before snapping engagement photos!


17. Salar De Uyuni in the Potosí and Oruro departments of southwest Bolivia

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This is the world’s largest salt flat. It also becomes a giant mirror of the sky during the rainy season.


18. Enchanted Well at Chapada Diamantina in Bahia, Brazil

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Located at Chapada Diamantina National Park, this well’s water is 120 feet deep and is clear enough to see the rocks.


19. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States

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Located near Page, Ariz., this brilliant slot canyon is split into two different sections, commonly referred to as “The Crack” and “The Corkscrew.”


20. Fingal’s Cave on the island of Staffa in Scotland

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Although it may seem like this block structure is man-made, it was actually formed by lava flow. It kind of resembles the cave in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.


21. To Sua Ocean Trench in the Lotofaga village on the south coast of Upolu, Samoa

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To Sua is a giant hole in Lotofaga that was converted into a swimming pool with water flowing through a lava-tube tunnel.


22. Bamboo groves of Arashiyama in Kyoto, Japan

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Often referred to as the “Bamboo Forest,” this tree-lined path is popular for walks and bicycle ride on a nice day.


23. Glowworm Caves in Waitomo, New Zealand

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This specific spot in the Waitomo Caves is known as the Glowworm Grotto, a place where glowworms create a starry effect on the ceilings. This species is exclusively found in New Zealand and is around the size of a mosquito.


24. Haiku Stairs of Oahu in Hawaii, United States

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Stairway to Heaven is a steep hiking trail that is technically closed to the public, but many people continue to climb despite “No Trespassing” signs.


25. Volcanoes of Kamchatka in Russia

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This large chain of volcanoes sits on the Kamchatka Peninsula, with 19 of them still active. The highest volcano is Klyuchevskaya Sopka, standing at almost 16,000 feet high.


26. Cenotes of Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico

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These sinkholes in Mexico were formed during the ice age and were held sacred by the Mayans.


27. Kelimutu crater lakes in Flores Island, Indonesia

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The westernmost lake is called the Lake of Old People and is usually blue, and the other two are called the Lake of Young Men and Maidens and Bewitched or Enchanted Lake, which are typically green and red, respectively.

The colors vary on a periodic basis and have become a popular tourist destination.

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  1. Michael A Moccio

    Very beautiful pictures! Unfortunately, other than The Grand Canyon, it it very unlikely that I will ever be able to visit any of the other destinations here at all!

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