Check out these 10 truly exceptional places from around the world!

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1. Fairy pools, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Located near the village of Carbost on the Isle of Skye, these natural pools have become famous for their crystal clear waters. The incredibly blue colour of the water is precisely the reason why the locals give them magical properties. Many visitors visit them every year and it is possible to swim there.

2. The rainbow mountains of Zhangye Danxia, China

These incredible multicoloured mountains are part of the Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park in China. They are almost 24 million years old and their composition is a skilful mixture of volcanic rocks, coloured sandstone and a multitude of diverse and varied minerals. The site is classified since 2010 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

3. Maho Beach, Saint Martin

This Caribbean beach has not become famous for its white sand and translucent water, but believe it or not, for its planes! From the beach, it is possible to observe planes flying at low altitude, take off and land at the nearby airport. Despite the numerous warnings from local authorities, locals and tourists continue to go there despite the dangers.

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4. The Gate of Hell, Turkmenistan

This 70m wide crater in the middle of the desert is perhaps one of the most terrifying places in the world! Also known as the "Crater of Fire", this fiery destination attracts more than 50,000 visitors a year.

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5. Lake Hillier, Australia

Also known as "Pink Lake Hillier ", this sweet pink lake is located on a small island in southwest Australia. Its pink colour intrigues both tourists and scientists, and despite the fact that it is relatively isolated and difficult to reach, visitors still take the trip either by helicopter or cruise.

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6. Stairway to Heaven, Hawaii

Considered one of the most surprising hikes in the world, this "Staircase to Paradise" will take you in just 4 hours of walking, through the Kamanaui valley, along the Moanalua river and finally to a panoramic view of the Haiku Valley. The hike can be very dangerous at the top of the ridge as there is no fence, so you have to be careful but the view is definitely worth it!

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7. Waitomo Glow Worm Caves, New Zealand

The Waitomo Gloworm Caves are home to millions of glow worms that light up the darkness of the caves. The boat ride under this strange starry arch is now famous, becoming one of New Zealand's most iconic attractions.

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8. Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the oldest and most popular parks in the country. It entered UNESCO world heritage in 1979. It lies on the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina, in a mountainous area of Croatia. It is famous for its incredible network of waterfalls, rivers and lakes.

9. Salar d'Uyuni, Bolivia

Salar d'Uyuni is the largest salt desert in the world. It is considered one of the most unusual panoramas on the planet. Its supernatural reliefs continue to surprise its many visitors.

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10. Spotted Lake, Canada

This funny "spotted lake" is found in British Columbia, Canada. Its relatively unique polka dot pattern is due to the evaporation of water on its surface, revealing a strange network of blue, yellow and green wells.

Check out these 10 truly exceptional places from around the world!