There is an unexplainable rush when we see an amazing view before us— a rainbow of colors, play of lights, and the different things that stimulate our being.
We created a list to tell you about the most beautiful views that we know so far:
You can see some of the vintage skyscrapers like the Woolworth, Flatiron, and Chrysler but of course nothing beats the Empire State Building when you are in New York. The iconic building is still on the top of the list of the American Institute of Architects as among the favorite architecture.
If you want to click your digicam for a souvenir of the Manhattan skyline or you just really want to see, go to the roof deck at Alma right in the heart of Brooklyn. Look at the glory of the lower Manhattan while enjoying a glass of margarita. You can go there all year round but the best time will be during spring or fall.
Moher in Ireland
You will be standing on the edge of Ireland when you go to the cliffs of Moher. Right in front of you will be the vast blue of the Atlantic Ocean, all 2,000 miles of it until the Newfoundland. The view is purely sublime.
Looking at the world from the rocky cliffs is one thing but experiencing the waters is another. There is the Lahinch Surf School where you can get on a surfboard and try to negotiate the giant waves.
Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China stretches for about 6,000 miles and is only among a few structures seen from our moon. Throughout the ages, millions of people have labored to build, maintain, and reconstruct the wall which was originally served as defense walls of the big Chinese civilization.
When in China, go to the sections of the wall in Gubeikou. This is in the Yanshan Mountain range which is less flocked by tourists in the northeastern part of the Miyun County.
You can go to China and hike the wall around October when the foot traffic is lighter.
Skyline of Paris
Napoleon Bonaparte can be credited for transforming Paris during the 2nd Empire but it was Engineer Gustave Eiffel who built the colossal Eiffel Tower which defines the City of Lights as we know it to be. It has been the symbol of every romantic and the tall, lattice structure can be seen practically anywhere in Paris.
If you will be flying to Paris before July 2010, you need to see the skyline of Paris from within the Nomiya. It is a small glass walled restaurant and art gallery on atop the Palais de Tokyo museum.
The best Parisian tableau can be seen during winter. It will be called but the breeze and the lights of the city blend perfectly.
Golden Gate Bridge
This bridge that connects two counties in California is an icon recognized world wide. It was built in the late 1930s and symbolizes the free spirit of the state.
Head to the Marin Headlands to the Hendrik Point and you will have a great aerial view of the Golden Gate Bridge.
It is typically sunny from September to October and the architecture will not be hugged by thick fog.
A lot of climbers have died trying to reach the peak of the 14,692 foot high Matterhorn in Switzerland. The snow covered pyramidal summit is the epitome of mountain beauty.
You can take the train to go up the Gornegrat and get down at the Rotenboden Station. You need to walk about three kilometers dow to Lake Riffelsee where you can see the majestic Matterhorn and its magnificent reflection.
The trail to the lake is accessible from July through October. As the months pass by the less crowd you will meet.
The Grand Canyon is massive by all means. It is a mile deep, 18 mi wide, and 227 mi long. It can also be considered as the most colorful canyon in the world. Technically, the rocks forming the canyon tell about 2 billion years of history.
You cannot appreciate the beauty of the Grand Canyon if you see it on the movies. You need to see it in person. Go to the East Rim Drive and head to the Shoshone Point just between the 244 and 245 mileposts.
It is still debatable whether the Machu Picchu was a resort, aristocratic estate, agricultural site, or a prison but you cannot deny the beauty of this Inca structure built during the 15th century. It will be an unforgettable experience to see the fogs hugging the peaks in the Urumba Valley of Peru.
The best perspective to see the Machu Picchu is from the Huayna Picchu which only grants access to the first 400 people. It will be a picture of cloud forest you will remember all your life.
You can try to go by June when it is very quiet. Best day will be Sunday when everyone else is busy in the Pisac Market.
The Tiger’s Nest is a monastery atop the cliffs of the Paro Valley in Bhutan. Anyone who sees the Paro Taktsang, as it is locally known, will be in awe. It is a very quiet place and all you can hear will be the chanting of the monks in prayers and the flags rustling around the monastery.
The monastery will be picture perfect from the Santopelri gardens and from the hermitages located higher up the mountain. You need to hike up the winding paths used by the monks to get there.
Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is the largest system of reefs in the world. This natural wonder in Australia has this underwater glow and color which you can never find on the surface. Thousands of sea creatures ranging from sea-dragons, crocs, cuttlefish, and sharks among others call the reef their home.
Go to the Lady Elliot Island and arrange for snorkeling or a dive if you want to see the Great Barrier Reef in its full glory. The island is surrounded by pristine waters and manta rays are all over the place.
September through October is the best time to go when the weather is very clear and when the breeding season of whales is on.
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