Lists like this are subjective – the magnificence and attractiveness of waterfalls cannot be measured and each can have his own criteria. After years long studies and selection through several thousands of waterfalls Wondermondo has selected the top 10 waterfalls of the world.
Currently described 613 landmarks
7 Most Recent Landmarks
Long, long ago a spring created a natural barrage of reddish brown calcareous tufa. Now El Abid River falls over this giant barrier, forming the most impressive waterfall in North Africa – the 110 m tall Ouzoud Falls.
There is a place like hell on Earth – crater of Mount Nyiragongo. This is very unusual place with the world’s largest lava lake, a dangerous, ever changing place.
More than one thousand years ago, when the ships approached the splendid port of Mahabalipuram, a great view opened – there were Seven Pagodas – seven temples right at the sea. Now only one of these temples remain – others are below the sea.
Most likely, the most powerful geyser of Asia is Dagejia Pohutu Geyser – one of the geysers in Dagejia geothermal field.
World’s most beautiful lapis lazuli is found in one location – in the wild mountains of Northern Afghanistan, in Sar-i Sang. The gorgeous blue stone is mined here for many thousands of years.
The powerful Troy Spring is located in a somewhat pristine area and is one of most beautiful of the great springs of Florida. Since the American Civil War here lies a wreck of a steamboat.
The ancient church in the Monastery of Saint Mark has many unique valuables. But it is possible, that there is much more: may be this monastery in Armenian Quarter is the place where the Last Supper took place and, in fact, the very first Christian shrine was established by the apostles.
In 2003, software engineer David Miller left his job, family, and friends to fulfill a dream and hike the Appalachian Trail. AWOL on the Appalachian Trail is Miller’s account of this thru-hike along the entire 2,172 miles from Georgia to Maine. On page after page, readers are treated to rich descriptions of the valleys and mountains, the isolation and reverie, the inspiration that fueled his quest, and the life-changing moments that can only be experienced when dreams are pursued.
NatGeo takes you on a photographic tour of the world’s most spectacular destinations, inspiring tangible ideas for your next trip. Travel to hundreds of the most breathtaking locales—both natural and man-made—illustrated with vivid images taken by the organization’s world-class photographers. These images, coupled with evocative text, feature a plethora of visual wonders: ancient monoliths, scenic islands, stunning artwork, electric cityscapes, white-sand seashores, rain forests, ancient cobbled streets, and both classic and innovative architecture.
10 most popular landmarks, February 2019
- India: Jogimara Cave, Sita Bengra Cave
- United States: Walker Canyon poppy fields
- United States: Flower fields of Gorman Hills
- Russia: Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow
- China: Xiaozhai tiankeng
- United States: Shell Creek Road meadows
- Argentina/Brazil: Iguazu Falls
- Solomon Islands: Kakamora Caves – mystery of the dwarf people
- Italy: Milan Cathedral – greatest Gothic cathedral in Italy
- Paraguay: Monday Falls
40 places – unusual locations with natural phenomena which are not found anywhere else!
Wondermondo has included in this category these places of the world where a larger area of soluble rocks is exposed and water has shaped unusual relief from this rock. And, well, some of these places are VERY unusual!