Worlds Best 4 Travel
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10. Golden Bridge, Vietnam
The Golden Bridge is 150 metres long & used as a pedestrian bridge at the Bà Nà Hills hill station, near Da Nang, Vietnam of which the French colonialists founded. The bridge loops in an arc, and has two giant hands, constructed of fibre glass and wire mesh, designed to appear like stone hands that support the structure.
9. Sydney Opera House
The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts institution in Sydney, Australia. Because it is positioned on the banks of Sydney Harbour, it is frequently considered as one of the world’s most famous and distinctive buildings, as well as a masterpiece of twentieth-century architecture. Perhaps most do not go inside but simply take pictures of its distinctive shape.
8. Big Ben, London
Big Ben, along with the Houses of Parliament are one of the most iconic of landmarks in the UK. Big Ben is actually the name of the 13 ton bell inside the clock tower but most people talk about Big Ben as the structure. At night the four faces illuminate and are a fascinating watch, especially when the hourly bong happens.
7. Buckingham Palace
Her Majesty The Queen’s office and London residence are both located at Buckingham Palace. It is one of the few still functional royal palaces in the world. The nineteen State Rooms, which form the core of the Palace, are open to visitors during the summer. Along with the summer opening of Buckingham Palace, this stunning show features an unprecedented display of a number of The Queen’s personal jewels. Watch the changing of the guard, thats a definite must here.
6. Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal is a huge white marble mausoleum erected in Agra between 1631 and 1648 by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife. It is India’s gem of Muslim art and one of the world’s most revered works of art. A trip here is a must on anyones bucket list visiting India, especially if doing the Rajasthan loop.
5. Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is an Incan citadel in Peru’s Andes Mountains, located above the Urubamba River basin. It’s noted for its ingenious dry-stone walls, which utilise no mortar to join large blocks, as well as intriguing buildings based on astronomical alignments and panoramic views. It was constructed in the 15th century and then abandoned.
3. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
The Eiffel Tower, or La Tour Eiffel as the French call it, is one of the most well-known landmarks in the world. The tower was built to honor the French Revolution’s centennial and to showcase France’s modern technological capabilities on a global platform at the 1889 World’s Fair in Paris.
2. Terracotta Warriors, Xian, China
One of our favourite destinations in the world. A visit to Xian in China must be on anyones bucket list. The Terracotta Army is a group of terracotta figurines depicting Qin Shi Huang’s forces, China’s first Emperor. It’s a type of funerary art that was buried with the emperor between 210 and 209 BCE with the intention of safeguarding him in the afterlife.
And again, the best city to travel to in 2022 & the one you may not have been expecting…
1. Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Angkor Wat is one of Southeast Asia’s most significant archaeological sites. The spectacular ruins of the several capitals of the Khmer Empire, from the 9th to the 15th century, may be found in Angkor Archaeological Park, which spans 400 km2. Angkor Wat is part of the numerous temples such as Bayon & Angkor Thom. This deserves a 3 day pass to make sure you see it all.
You can cycle around this vast complex of temples or hire a private tuk-tuk driver, or splash out on a car. Whichever way you see Angkor Wat and all the temples, you will be amazed at its beauty.
At the time of writing a 1 day pass will cost you $37, a 2-3 day pass $62 and a 4-7 day pass will set you back $72 per person. Under 12’s get in for free.