Tian Tan Buddha, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, China
The Tian Tan Buddha is a large bronze statue of a Buddha Amoghasiddhi. The statue is located near Po Lin Monastery and symbolises the harmonious relationship between man and nature, people and religion.
Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Tannourine, Lebanon
The Baatara gorge waterfall is a waterfall in the Tannourine, Lebanon. During the spring snow melt, a 90–100-metre cascade falls behind the three bridges and then down into the 250-metre chasm.
Kotor Bay, Southwestern Montenegro
Kotor Bay, in southwestern Montenegro, is a winding bay on the Adriatic Sea. The religious heritage of the land around the bay — its numerous Orthodox and Catholic Christian churches and monasteries — makes it one of the major pilgrimage sites of the region.
The Gardens at Marqueyssac, France
The Château de Marqueyssac is a 17th century château and gardens located at Vézac, in the Dordogne Department of France. The château was built at the end of the 17th century by Bertrand Vernet de Marqueyssac, and featured terraces, alleys, and a kitchen garden surrounding the chateau.
Leshan Giant Buddha, Mount Emei Scenic Area, China
This gigantic statue of Buddha was built during the Tang Dynasty (618–907AD). It is carved out of a cliff face that lies at the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers in the southern part of Sichuan province in China, near the city of Leshan.
Mount Roraima, Venezuela
Mount Roraima is the highest of the Pakaraima chain of tepui plateau in South America. The renderings of the floating mountains in James Cameron’s Avatar were partially based on this mountain.
Skaftafell Ice Cave, Iceland
This particular cave is located on the frozen lagoon of the Svínafellsjökull glacier in Skaftafell, Iceland.