10 scary and attractive destinations in the world

1, Son Doong cave, Vietnam

Son Doong cave is located in  Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Tan Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province. The cave is the largest natural cave in the world. The cave is a part of the underground system with more than 150 other connections in Vietnam near the border with Laos. The New York Times ranked Son Doong cave in 8th of 52 places you should visit in 2014.

Son Doong cave is very large with a length of at least 5 km, the equivalent capacity of 68 Boeing 777 aircraft. Even this figure may be larger.  According to scientists, today the most modern facilities has not fully explored the real length of this cave.

Eden in Son Doong Cave

Not only the enormous size, Son Doong cave is also famous for a variety of biological landscape. In the Son Doong cave, explorers discovered a primitive forests with rich vegetation. There wasn’t human traces inside. Experts have called the forest  in this cave “the Garden of Eden” to express the beauty of this aesthetic.

2, The gate of hell, Turkmenistan

Darvaza Crater is also known as the gate of hell with the giant fireplace. In 1971, the geologists drilled to a gas bag filled with methane. To avoid poisonous gas leakage, they decided to burn it and hoped the gas would run out within a few weeks. However, until now the flames are still burning here and never turn off.

3, Troll’s Tongue , Norway

Trolltunga is famous for Troll’s Tongue, a ledge jutting out at an altitude of 700 meters in the Ringedalsvatnet lake. Scientists believe that this rock was generated about 10,000 years due to the disintegration of the large rock.

4, Stairs to Heaven, Oahu, Hawaii

Haiku is popular for “Stairs to Heaven”. It was built in the 1940s as a part of the communications network of the US during the World War 2. From here, visitors can watch the pretty scenery, Oahu . However, recently the storm has damaged stairs, so it isn’t used  any longer.

5, Devil’s pool , Zimbabwe and Zambia

This is a small lake located on the  Victoria Falls border between two African countries. It is at an altitude of 108 meters. The guests can take a dip and enjoy the interesting feeling, “suffocation” on the banks of the falls.

6, The cliff, Moher, Ireland

The cliffs can reach more than 200 meters high above the Atlantic Ocean at Hag’s Head. This is one of the attractions of Ireland and visitors can admire but not necessarily on the edge of the cliff cycling.

7, Mendenhall Ice Caves, Alaska, United states

This cave is located in the glacier with 19 km length at Mendenhall Valley. It is accessible by kayak. A new study says that the glacier was shortened more than 3 m in 1958 because of the warming of the earth.

8, The Kjeragbolten rock, Rogaland, Norway

This famous rock is situated at an altitude of 984 m. The rock is the favourite place for tourists who love adventure in the world  taking pictures but they will have to go through a long journey about 1,000 m mountain road.

9, “Swings in the end of the world”, Ecuador


Swinging in seismic monitoring stations in Ecuador is considered one of the most dangerous games in the world. Here, visitors swing up while the bottom is a scary canyon.

10, Neptune Islands, Australia

Since 2002, this is the only place in Australia licensed for shark cage diving. Thus, visitors will have the opportunity to come closer to white sharks. However, you should make sure your hands and feet are always in the cage.


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