Top 10 Unusual places to visit

Written by AbiDonoghue

Everyone enjoys a good holiday, however lounging around the pool with a cocktail is not for everybody. Therefore we have compiled a list of the top ten most unsual places for the more adventurous of us out there: 

10. Hanging Garden Infinity pools- Ubud, Bali
Infinity pools aren’t so rare nowadays, however, the Hanging Garden infinity pools are on a completely different level. Set deep in a jungle in Bali, it really is a beautiful to place to relax. 

9. Dongchuan Red Land- China
Dongchuan is also fondly refereed to as “God’s Palette”. It consists of nearly 30 miles of red fields. The best times to visit this beautiful sight are between May and June or September and November. 

8. Jal Mahal- Japair, India
Jal Mahal is quite the spectacle stood strong in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipar. The beautiful palace boasts four hidden floors deep below the water. Despite not being able to enter the actual palace, it is definitely worth a visit. 

7. Kawachi Wisteria Gardens- Japan
The Kawachi Wisteria Gardens have two impressive tunnels at 110meters and 80 meters long, full of Wisteria Vines. They really are a stunning sight and can be enjoyed between the months of April and May and November and December. 

6. Rock Cut Tombs in Myra, Lycia Turkey
Turkey is a beautiful country, full of unusual places to explore. One of them being the Rock Cut Tombs of Myra. These tombs were originally a part of Ancient Greece and is famous for it’s large Ampitheatre. It has a fascintating history and is definitely worth looking into. 

5. Fingals Cave- Scotland.
Fingals Cave is on the uninhabited island of Staffa. It looks like something straight out of Harry Potter and is known for it’s amazing acoustics. It really is a stunning and unique place to visit. 

4. San Doong Cave- Vietnam
San Doong Cave is the largest cave in the world, situated in Vietnam. The cave is so large it even has it’s own jungle, river and climate! Less people have seen inside this cave than have been to the summit of Mount Everest, so if you’re one of the more adventurous out there, this is the place for you.

3. Darzara Crater- Turkmenistan
Darzara Crater, otherwise know as the Door to Hell, opened up in the earth 40 years ago. It’s, in the most simple terms, a massive pit of fire in the middle of Turkmenistan. I can’t imagine you’d need your winter woolies on a trip here.

2. Cappadocia- Turkey
I wasn’t joking when I said Turkey was full of beautiful unusual places! Cappadocia is most known for it’s fairy chimneys and underground city.The unusual sights can be enjoyed by a hot air balloon ride through the town.

1. Paris Catacombs- Paris 
The Paris Catacombs are a bit closer to home, but equally as adventurous. Deep underneath the city of Paris the catacombs are home over 6 million deceased Parisians. Tours are offered through the higher levels of the tombs, however, it’s illegal to venture any further down into the dangerous tunnels. 

Do you have any other unusual places you think should be on the list?