Unknown to the western world until Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt stumbled across it in 1812, this is now one of the most visited attractions in the Middle East. It’s said that just entering the city is a sight to behold with various rock structures and colors. Did we mention that large parts of the city are even carved into the mountain?
An ancient city located in the Mandalay region of Burma, Bagan contains over 2,000 temples and pagodas from between the 9th and 13th centuries.
Antelope Canyon, Arizona
The most visited and photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest is only accessible by permit and with a required guide due to it’s status as a Native American tribal park. There are specific tours for both sightseeing and photography.
Ayers Rock, Australia
More formally known as “Uluru” this large sandstone formation in central Australia is the the largest monolith (single rock) in the world and is one of Australia’s most recognizable landmarks.
Tanah Lot, Indonesia
This exotic rock off the coast of Bali features an ancient Hindu shrine that can only be accessed during low tide. The surrounding area features no shortage of cultural displays, food, and shops.