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10. Nine Hells of Beppu, Japan
The Japanese island Kyushu holds what is called the Nine Hells. The Nine Hells of Beppu is popular amount those in Japan, but almost unknown to foreigners. This is a beautiful spot to visit if traveling to this specific area. The oddity of this attraction is that they are natural ponds that are all of different colors.
9. Pools of Pamukkale, Turkey
These terraced pools were formed by earthquakes which fractured the earth. These earthquakes created hot springs that are rich in calcium carbonate minerals. This terrace of pools overlaps each other and is a sight to see. It is possible to see them, but going there has been forbidden.
8. The Door to Hell, Turkmenistan
This never ending flame is a sight to experience. At first glance, it looks like a peek behind the black gates of Mordor in the Lord of the rings, it was accidentally made by geologists back in 1971, it was then believed to be a large oil and gas field. The scientists decided to set up a drilling rig to have access to the gas reserve but something went terribly wrong.
7. Nazca Lines, Peru
These lines in the Nazca Desert were created thousands of years ago. These are best seen from the sky since they can depict animals, people, and other various items that the Nazca people considered important. Seeing them can bring wonder and amazement.
6. Mir Mine, Russia
Mir Mine is a 1,720 feet deep man made hole. This diamond mine is a great treasure to experience if the time is given. It is a former open pit diamond mine that is now inactive, located in Mirny, Eastern Siberia, Russia.
5. Mount Roraima, South America
This remarkable tabletop mountain with sheer 400-metre high cliffs on all sides includes the triple border point of Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana. The mountain has held a special significance for the indigenous people of the region, and a very important position that is central to many of their myths and legends.
4. Island of the Dolls, Mexico
On a dark and creepy island in the canals of Xochimilco near Mexico City sits what might be the world’s strangest and scariest tourist attraction ever. The Island of the Dolls was dedicated to the lost soul of a poor little girl who met her fate too soon.
3. Devils Tower, Wyoming
Devils Tower National Monument, which looms more than 1,200 feet above Wyoming’s eastern plains and the Belle Fourche River, is a one-of-a-kind natural wonder.
2. Bermuda Triangle, North Atlantic Ocean
Also known as the Devil’s Triangle, this is a region in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean with its apexes in the vicinities of Bermuda, Miami, Florida, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. It covers roughly 500,000 square miles. A number of aircraft and ships are said to have disappeared under mysterious circumstances in this region.
1. Socotra, Indian Ocean
Experts have described Socotra as “the most alien-looking place on Earth“. It is one of the most isolated landforms on Earth that is not of volcanic origin also considered the jewel of biodiversity in the Arabian Sea. Socotra has over 40,000 inhabitants.
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