17 Unique Places of Natural Beauty That Not Everyone Knows Even Exist

9Xiaozhai Tiankeng, The world’s largest sinkhole

It is not in Belize as many on the internet will have you believe, but in China. Xiaozhai Tiankeng is the world’s largest or deepest sinkhole also known as the Heavenly Pit. Located in Fengjie county of Chongqing municipality in China. The pit measures 2,054 ft long, 1,762 ft wide, and between 1,677–2,172 ft deep.

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10Hoggenakkal Waterfalls Tamil Nadu, India

Given the fact that the Niagara Falls are a sight to watch, but there are more magical waterfalls on the planet that are dreamlike in nature where you can get a closeup too. Hoggenakkal waterfalls or smoky rocks are located in South India on the Kaveri river in the Dharmapuri district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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11Oeschinen Lake, Bernese Oberland, Switzerland

Oeschinen Lake is located 5177 feet above sea level in Bernese Oberland, Switzerland just east of Kanderstag in the Oeschinensee valley. Fed by a series of mountain creeks, it is almost magical in nature and it also supplies electricity and water to Kandersteg.

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12Huacachina, Peru

Imagine living in a town with all amenities right there in the desert? Huacachina is an oasis town in the middle of a vast desert. It is located just 5 hours from Lima, the capital of Peru and is home to around 200 people. A great vacation stop where you can go sandboarding too.

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