Believing in a God, whatever is His name, makes a human stronger. Every believe has its sacred places, with a magnetic effect against people embracing that believe. A spiritual destination is first of all a sacred place, when you feel yourself nearer to your God and some related legends. A spiritual destination is strongly enhanced if hosting the remainings of a saint.
And now a serious question only for the professional traveler: is the pilgrimage a form of tourism or not? Even if you answer “Yes” to this question, you must accept that is a very special one, as fun and entertainment are not at all important things during a pilgrimage.

And now let us end with the theory, and go to the spiritual destinations!
1.Varanasi, on the Gange River, is one of the most important targets of pilgrimage in the Hindi world. Taking a bath in the Gange River at Varanasi means a huge relief, and the believer is forgiven all its sins. Every Hindi must undertake this ritual bath at least once in his life, and thus he can escape to the endless cycle of death and rebirth.

A ritual bath at Varanasi makes all the sins of a Hindu forgotten

A ritual bath at Varanasi makes all the sins of a Hindu forgotten

2.Mecca is maybe the most famous spiritual destination on Earth. Every Muslim must go once in his life to Mecca, the religious capital of the Islamic world, and one of its holly places. Every Muslim while praying must face Mecca. Mecca is forbidden for Nonmuslims, and all what we know about this fascinating city is due to desguised people who traveled there.

Visiting Mecca once in the lifetime is a must do for every Muslim

Visiting Mecca once in the lifetime is a must do for every Muslim

3. The Cologne Cathedral, in Germany, is one of the early place of gathering for Christians (already in the Roman Empire Christians came here). Today the Cologne Cathedral still has a magic strength. Visit it, and take part to a public pray. There is something in the air making you feel nearer to God.

The Cologne cathedral has something special, even divine

The Cologne cathedral has something special, even divine

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