You can now become a jet-setter from the comfort of you own home. We have listed ten spectacular destinations around the world, that very likely, would appear on the vast majority of people’s bucket list.
From the comfort of your sofa you can now explore destinations such as Central Park, The Taj Mahal and even Buckingham Palace. We have pulled together a list of ten world renowned locations that you and the family can visit during this period of isolation.
The Taj Mahal – India
The Taj Mahal is an UNESCO World Heritage Site in Agra, India. It is a white marble mausoleum located on the south bank of the Yamuna river. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal as well as himself. The Taj Mahal attracts around 7-8 million visitors a year, and you can enjoy it from the comfort of your own home
The Giant’s Causeway – Northern Ireland
The Giant’s Causeway is another UNESCO World Heritage Site that is located about three miles north of Bushmills in County Antrim. This World Heritage Site is an area of about 40,000 interlocking columns that were formed following a volcanic eruption.
The Grand Canyon – United States of America
The Grand Canyon is a steep sided canyon carved by the River Colorado in the state of Arizona. It is 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and attains a depth of over a mile. The canyon attracts over five million visitors a year, and you can enjoy this fantastic world site from the comfort of your own home.
The Great Wall of China – China
The Great Wall of China is the collective name of a series of fortification systems generally built across the historical northern borders of China to protect its states and territories. The length of the Great Wall has been determined, through archaeological research as measuring 5,500 miles, stretching from Liaodong in the east to Lop Lake in the west.
Petra – Jordan
Petra is a historical and archaeological city in Southern Jordan. Petra is an UNESCO World Heritage site and due to its age it faces a lot of threats including, the collapse of ancient structures, erosion from flooding and improper rainwater drainage and unsustainable tourism.
Angkor Wat – Cambodia
Angkor Wat is a Hindu temple complex in Cambodia and is the largest religious monument in the world, sitting on a site measuring 402 acres. It was originally built as a temple dedicated to the god Vishnu. Angkor Wat has become a symbol of Cambodia, appearing on its national flag and becoming the country’s prime attraction for visitors.
Central Park, New York – United States of America
Central Park is an urban park located in Manhattan, New York City. It is the fifth largest park in the city by area, covering 843 acres, however it is the most visited urban park in the United States with an estimated 38 million visitors a year. Visit famous landmarks in the park such as The Naumburg Bandshell that appeared in Breakfast at Tiffanys or visit “Spook Central” the apartment building used in Ghostbusters.
New Orleans – United States of America
New Orleans is a city in America located on the Mississippi River, Louisiana. New Orleans is world renowned for its distinct music, cuisine and unique dialect, as well as its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The city has a historic French Quarter at the heart of the city, which is known for its French architecture and vibrant nightlife along Bourbon Street. You can tour the whole city, using the link below:
The Great Barrier Reef – Australia
The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system, stretching for over 1,400 miles. The Great Barrier Reef can be seen from outer space and is the world’s biggest single structure made by organisms. By using the link below you can explore the reef:
Buckingham Palace – United Kingdom
Buckingham Palace is the London residence and administrative headquarters of the United Kingdom Monarchy. The palace has 775 rooms and has the largest garden in London.