40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

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30-40 years is the right time to travel: a career has more or less taken place, there is money and energy. Be inspired by our list and see the most beautiful corners of the world!

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Venice, Italy

Walk around St. Mark's Square, admire the Doge's Palace, take a ride on a gondola and buy Murano glass. And it's better to come to the city of Casanova and Vivaldi in February to breathe in the atmosphere of the Venetian carnival.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Meteora Monasteries, Greece

Enjoy the peace of the ancient Orthodox monastery. Climb the majestic cliffs on foot, visit all six monasteries and admire the unique frescoes.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Balos, Crete

Discover all shades of blue in the place where the Ionian, Aegean and Libyan Seas converge. Sunbathe on the pink beach and plunge into the azure lagoon. Admire the panorama from Cape Tigani, and then go to the Archaeological Museum in Kissamos.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Vatnajokull, Iceland

Rent an ATV or snowmobile and appreciate the scale of the giant glacier. Go down to its depths and plunge into the hot springs of rainbow ice caves. Hold your breath from the power of Dettifoss Waterfall and the serenity of the lagoon of icebergs Ekulsaurloun.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Marrakech, Morocco

Breathe in the atmosphere of the East at Jemaa el-Fna Square. Feel like a medieval Maghreb by spending the night at the Riad. Watch the dressing and painting of leather and buy yourself souvenirs.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Barcelona, Spain

Go up to the observation deck of the Holy Family and go to the Picasso Museum. Take a walk in the port and on Montjuic Mountain, admire the Magical Fountain. Play with mimes on the Rambla Boulevard and taste young Spanish wine in a street cafe.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

Wander along the trails of the national park of the same name, admire the beauty of the ensemble of 16 turquoise lakes, breathe in the freshness of waterfalls and think about the eternal while walking on the ferry.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Jerusalem, Israel

Take a walk in the Garden of Gethsemane, go to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Wander through the most orthodox area of the city of Mea Shearim and stand at the Wailing Wall. Bargain at the Mahane Yehuda Market and watch the light show on the walls of the Tower of David.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Istanbul, Turkey

Compare two business cards of the city — St. Sophia Cathedral and the Blue Mosque. Learn the secrets of the sultan's harems in the Topkany Palace and look at the figures of the Gorgon Medusa in the Basilica Cistern. Bargain in the oriental bazaars in the Takhtakale area, go to the hammam and have lunch in an authentic bar in Beyoglu.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Fields of tulips, Netherlands

Take a walk through the Leiden Botanical Garden and plunge into the floral extravaganza of the Keukenhof Park. And at the end, take a look at the famous mills and taste the excellent Dutch cheese. The best time to travel is March-April.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Santorini, Greece

Relax on the black beaches of Tyre and Perisse, explore the Minoan ruins and write the name of your soulmate on the rocks of the legendary city of Oia. Have dinner at a local restaurant and meet the sunset on its terrace.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Rome, Italy

Explore the history of the city in the museum complex on a Stole. Go down into the catacombs and take a look at the Colosseum arena. Wander around Piazza Navona and throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain. Visit St. Peter's Cathedral and admire the works of Michelangelo and Raphael in the Vatican.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Paris, France

Climb the Eiffel Tower on foot, stroll through Montmartre and take a ride on the river tram along the Seine. Look with your own eyes at the great heritage of the Louvre and Notre Dame. Listen to street musicians, pose for artists and learn how to play petanque.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Prague, Czech Republic

Feel the time thanks to the astronomical clock on the Old Town Square, admire the stained glass windows of St. Vitus Cathedral and walk around the Old Town. Make and post a successful photo of the Charles Bridge on social networks and go to the Franz Kafka Museum. Try the local beer and absinthe and enjoy the hearty Czech cuisine.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Durmitor, Montenegro

Discover resort Montenegro from the other side. Visit the largest national park in the country, admire its snow-white mountain peaks and deep forests. Touch the icy water of Crno-Ezer (Black Lake) and learn its legends.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Pamukkale, Turkey

Look with your own eyes at the geological miracle, walk barefoot on travertine terraces and plunge into the healing pool of Cleopatra. Watch the excavations in ancient Hieropolis and drink mineral water from a local spring.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Cape Roca, Portugal

This is the westernmost point of Eurasia. Go to the edge of the 140-meter cliff and appreciate the infinity of the Atlantic Ocean. Be sure to take a picture at the edge of the earth, and then go to the palaces of Sintra.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Dubai, UAE

Look at the bulk islands and dizzying skyscrapers. Climb the Burj Khalifa, visit the musical fountain show, walk around the largest mall in the Middle East and relax in the world's largest water park.

To once again be amazed that recently there was a desert on the site of all this, go on a night safari.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Giza, Egypt

Take a look with your own eyes at one of the wonders of the world — the ancient pyramids. Take a picture next to the pyramid of Cheops, compare it with the pyramids of Chephren and Mikerin. Feel like a grain of sand next to a 20-meter Large Sphinx and stay for a light and music show.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Petra, Jordan

Feel like Indiana Jones and touch eternity in an ancient city carved into the rocks at an altitude of 900 meters above sea level. Explore the El-Khazneh Palace, the Facade Square and the Royal Tombs, and then rent a camel or donkey and go to the Ad-Dare Monastery.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Great Wall of China, China

Touch one of the most unique creations of mankind, which stretches for more than 20,000 kilometers. Choose a convenient site: the popular Badalin with a funicular and restaurants, the oldest and open at night Simatai or Mutyanyu - completely restored, but not so crowded.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Halong, Vietnam

Go on a cruise along Halong Bay, climb Titov Mountain, look at the rice fields. Learn the legends of the Wooden Pillars Cave, the Heavenly Palace Cave and the islands of Katba and Tuan Chau. Do not forget about beach holidays and incendiary discos.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Koh Samui, Thailand

Enjoy a beach holiday on a beautiful Thai island and the unspoilt nature of the southern coast. Immerse yourself in the nightlife of Chaweng and Lamai and arrange a gastronomic tour of local restaurants. Be sure to treat yourself to fresh seafood and try the famous sour-spicy tom yam.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Visit the Angkor Temple Complex and experience the former greatness of the Khmer civilization. Listen to the legends and stories of local guides. Meet the dawn at the giant Angkor Wat temple dedicated to the god Vishnu.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Chittorgarh, India

Explore the sights by driving around the fortress in a rickshaw, and learn about the feat of Rani Padmini and other women who did not surrender the fort to the enemies. Admire the Pillar of Victory and the pillar of Glory and visit several temples.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Singapore

Admire Singapore's economic miracle from the height of the world's second largest Ferris wheel. Admire the futuristic trees at Gardens by the Bay and attend the stunning laser show at Marina Bay. Visit the local zoo, as well as the orchid garden and aquarium on Sentosa Island.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Hitachi, Japan

The name of this national park means "dawn" in Japanese. Take a walk along it in the early morning and enjoy the harmony and subtle aroma of daffodils, tulips, lilies, sakura, forget-me-nots.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Bali, Indonesia

Get to know the traditions of local farmers on the rice terraces of Jatiluvih. Catch a wave on Kuta beach and watch the sunset. Pamper your body with Balinese massage and your soul with local dances.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Kiyomizu-dera, Japan

Go through the gate of the Nio and feel the coolness of the Otova-no-taki Waterfall. Go down through the tunnel to the sacred Buddha stone and walk with your eyes closed between the boulders in the Jixu shrine. And find at least a day to explore other Kyoto attractions.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Hong Kong

Take a ferry ride from Kowloon to Hong Kong and nice double-decker trams. Watch a laser show on the embankment and admire the city from Victoria Peak. Wander around the local markets, try street food. And be sure to go for enlightenment to the 34-meter bronze statue of Buddha on Lantau Island.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Zhangjiajie, China

Wander along the trails of the picturesque forest park, admiring the quaint pillars. Take the Bailun Elevator to see the thousand-meter Avatar-Hallelujah Mountain. Hang the lock on the bridge under the sky and taste the mountain peach yangmei.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Taj Mahal, India

Admire the luxury of the most famous Indian architectural monument, which has never been destroyed by numerous earthquakes. Learn the beautiful story of Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal and other legends of the Greatest Palace.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Experience the power of one of the largest waterfalls in the world. Tickle your nerves, standing on the edge of the observation deck, feel its coolness and millions of splashes. Take a picture of a dazzling rainbow and try the local bungee jumping.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

New York, USA

Take a look at the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge and take a walk in Central Park. Go to a Broadway musical and spend the day shopping.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Climb to the top of Corcovado and look at the famous statue of Christ, then take the funicular to Pan di Asucar Mountain and take the best selfie. Sunbathe on the legendary Copacabana Beach and plunge into the madness of the Brazilian carnival. It takes place in early February.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Machu Picchu, Peru

Touch the mystery of the lost Inca city, find the Temple of the Sun, the temple of three windows, the Solar Gate and the Intihuatan Stone. Meditate while climbing Huayna Picchu and admire the panoramas opening from its top. If you want to take beautiful pictures, go to Peru from May to August.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Banff, Canada

Enjoy the beauty of Canada's oldest and largest national park. One glacial lake Moiraine is worth something! Go snowboarding and downhill skiing, take a dip in sulfur springs and go to the local sauna.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Grand Canyon, USA

The sight of the huge stone giants that have captured the four geological eras of the Earth is breathtaking. Stand on the edge of the cliff, go down on a mule, and then on an inflatable raft on the Colorado.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

There are hundreds of endemics on eight thousand square kilometers. Look with your own eyes at the unique flora and fauna and remember Darwin. Take a photo of a candelabra cactus, admire an elephant turtle and scuba dive into the depths of the Pacific Ocean.

40 places worth visiting before the age of 40

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

2,600 kilometers, almost three thousand reefs and 900 islands - it can be seen even from space. Swim in the clear azure waters of the Coral Sea and go diving off the southern coast. Take a trip to local national parks and observe the unique flora and fauna of the rain forests.

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