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26 real places that look as if they are from a fairy tale

If you love fairy tales and feel a strong desire to go somewhere, we strongly recommend you to visit all the places from this list.
Because the real magic happens there.

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany1

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This romantic castle was built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria in 1868. Now it is one of the most visited castles in Europe. Rumor has it that it was this castle to inspire Peter Tchaikovsky for the creation of  “Swan Lake”, and, in addition, it became the prototype of Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Paris.

Fireflies Cave, New Zealand

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Colmar, France

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One of the most charming places in France, with well-preserved old quarter. It looks like the fairytale town of “Beauty and the Beast”, but even better. Despite the fact that this is a relatively small town, there are 3 theaters, new music hall Le Grillen, 4 libraries, contemporary art center and 5 museums, including the world-famous museum of sacred art Unterlinden (Musée d’Unterlinden).

Batu Caves, Malaysia

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St. Basil’s Cathedral, Russia

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Wisteria Tunnel, Japan

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It’s a real flower “heaven” located in the Japanese city of Kitakyushu. Colorful Wisteria – white, blue, lilac, violet, lilac-purple  grow directly overhead.

Paro Taktsang Monastery, Bhutan

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Cave of Crystals, Mexico

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It’s located at a depth of 300 meters, unique huge transparent crystals, reaching 11 m in height. Unfortunately, the entrance to the cave is closed for tourists because of the high temperature (48 ° C), humidity and hydrogen sulfide.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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Angel Falls, Venezuela

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It is 20 times higher than Niagara Falls. It’s not easy o get there, as it is located in a dense tropical forest. And there are no roads leading to it.

City of Petra, Jordan

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Colored rocks Zhangye Dunksia, China

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Mont-Saint-Michel, France

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Victor Hugo  was so much impressed by the Mont-Saint-Michel, that he called it “a pyramid in the ocean.”

Pamukkale, Turkey

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Glenfinnan Viaduct, Scotland

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This is the famous road that the Hogwarts Express passes.

Halong Bay, Vietnam

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Legend has it that the islands of the bay were created by a great dragon who lived in the mountains.

Las Lajas Sanctuary, Colombia

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Beach on the Vaadhu island, Maldives

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Plankton, thrown on the beach of the island Vaadhu, colors the coast with thousands of lights.

City of Sintra, Portugal

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Peles Castle, Romania

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One of the most magical places in Europe, which is certainly worth a visit. It was built in the mountains for  King Charles I as a summer house.

Zhangjiajie National Park, China

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Taj Mahal, India

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Infinitely majestic pride of India. Symbol of Shah Jahan’s love  for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died giving birth to the 14 th child.

Dark alley, Ireland

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Alley of beech trees was planted by the Stewart family in the XVIII century. It has a lot of creepy and at the same time attractive legends. The most famous one is an unusual Gray Lady, which glides silently along this road and disappears near the last tree. Grey Lady is a ghost of a girl who died centuries ago under mysterious circumstances in a house near the road.

Versailles, France

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Tulip fields in Skagit Valley, USA

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Baobabs avenue, Madagascar

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