1. The Dubai Aquarium and Discovery Center
Known as the biggest aquarium in the world, the Dubai Aquarium houses over 33,000 fish in its massive tanks.
You can learn about some of the rarest fishes to make it into an aquarium here, and also go shopping at the Dubai Mall which houses the aquarium, too.
2. Waihilau Falls
If you can’t quite leave the country to go to the world’s largest waterfall, Waihilau Falls is a great way to get the same rush of seeing a magnificently tall waterfall without having to trek through too many jungles in order to see it. This exceptional waterfall is becoming a very popular tourist attraction, and likely will remain so for years to come.
Considered to be one of the world’s most dangerous roads, this windy, twisty, and narrow road is a favorite among travelers who want to test out their driving skills during the summer months. People who love the idea of feeling like Speed Racer will love driving a sports car down this scary road.
4. Bran Castle
Known as Dracula’s Castle to foreigners, this is the famed home of Vlad Tepes, the Romanian king who Bram Stoker’s Dracula was modeled after. Expect to see a side of Dracula that you never imagined before, and expect to learn a lot about the history behind this spooky figure.
5. Harajuku District
Also known as Japan’s most fashionable district, this is a wonderful place to go if you adore Japanese culture, alternative style, and the utterly bizarre fashion trends that can only be found in the East. Most fashionistas would suggest bringing a lot of money to Harajuku, since you will likely be tempted to go on a shopping spree when you see the amazing clothing designs in the area. Moreover, Harajuku is home to a wide slew of quirky themed restaurants that always attract tourists.
6. The Pyramids of Giza
Giza’s pyramids are considered to be one of the greatest wonders of the ancient world. No one really knows how they were constructed, but everyone knows how popular the mythos behind the pyramids happens to be with locals and foreigners alike. They are massive, impressive architectural wonders. It’s worth checking them out if you can.
The Statue Of Liberty
This highly historic sight is one that millions of people hoped to see when they reached America”s shores a century ago. The Statue of Libery is a great place to learn about your family’s history, the history of US immigration, as well as trivia about one of the most easily recognizable structures in the world. Nearby Ellis Island can also provide some light into your family’s origins, the struggles that immigrants had to deal with upon reaching the New Land, and the harsh realities that people faced when they first set foot on American soil. Prepare to get emotional when you visit this favorite location.