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10+ of the Most Beautiful Destinations in the World

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Every country in the world has some unique offering tourists will find enchanting. Sometimes it’s the incomparable fiery sunsets, at other times it’s the fine powdery white sand or a splendid landscape.

Many a visitor has marveled at brilliantly constructed architecture, sparkling turquoise waters, sprawling cityscapes, or picturesque villages. This abundance of beauty, both natural and man-made never ceases to amaze.

Here are the top 10 most beautiful countries in the world::

#10. Germany

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If you enjoy magnificent architecture and romantic fairytale castles, the looming Alps and clear lakes, Germany is a storybook country to visit. Munich, Leipzig, Potsdam and Dresden present a well-preserved and restored medieval history.

#9. South Africa

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A blend of wild and urban landscapes, South Africa offers a wide diversity of experiences, from beautiful Cape Town, to rugged Kruger National Park; from River Canyon to Drakensberg’s mountain ranges.

#8. Brazil

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If there’s any place blessed with raw, natural beauty, it’s Brazil. The Amazon is a lush expanse incomparable with anywhere else in the world. The horseshoe-shaped Iguacu Falls is a breathtaking sight where rainbows dwell. Even the country’s interior cities give off a soulful ambiance.

#7. U.S.A.

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The land of milk and honey may have gained the reputation as the land of billboards, skyscrapers and endless suburbs, but it has another side flaunting the beauty of nature: the islands of Hawaii, the Grand Canyon, Lake Tahoe, Alaskan wildlife, Yosemite, Yellowstone, and the Great Smoky Mountains. These natural gifts abound if you know where to look.

#6. Portugal

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Portugual is dramatic as it is mysterious, with its volcanic Azores, the serene landscape of Alentejo, medieval Marvao and Monsaraz, and the floating garden in Madeira. The scenic beauty of Lisbon’s grand riverside is unmatchable, making Portugal such a surprisingly gorgeous place for such a tiny nation.

#5. Greece

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If you’re seeking some of the best beaches in the world, you’ll find them dotting the coast of the Aegean Sea. Inland, there’s the majestic Mt. Olympus, Meteora, and other awe-inspiring ruins from centuries past to satisfy your senses.

#4. Australia

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The brown land down under is a hybrid of stunning natural landscapes and iconic urban cityscapes. From the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and Outback, Kakadu National Park’s stone monolith to the Great Barrier Reef, Australia teems with startling and vivid imagery. Partner that with the Sydney harbor and the Opera house, and you’ll have a feast for the senses.

#3. France

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It isn’t only the famed City of Lights that will grab your attention, France is home to an old word beauty in its scenic villages, from the Loire Valley in Provence, to the Riviera, and all the way to the grand Versailles palace. While the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre remain top tourist attractions, the country’s quaint outdoor cafés and wine producing farms in Bordeaux and Champagne take you back to the past.

#2. Spain

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Spain is as pretty as a storybook. One of the most diverse countries in the world, with a mix of sophisticated urbanism and small villages atop hillsides, picturesque Spain will take your breath away with its well-preserved architecture and its grand backdrops.

#1. Italy

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If there’s ever a country rich in cultural traditions, magnificent scenery, and ancient architectural treasures, Italy takes the cake. Rome, Florence, and Venice call forth the ambience of the majestic history, while the rolling hills of Tuscany, vineyards and snow-capped mountains are sights to behold.

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