Hidden Treasures | Places around the world that are not famous but are worth visiting

Usually people stick to touristy places but if you dig more, talk to fellow traveller and research for sometime you would come up with some amazing places that are still hidden in plain sight. While all of the well-known wonders in the world are definitely worth visiting (why else would they be well-known?), it’s sometimes nice to get a bit off of the beaten path and experience the cultural and natural wonders of the world – especially if it means fewer crowds. 
There are some tourist attractions that can’t be missed: The Vatican in Rome, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Westminster Abbey in London. These are the kinds of places friends and family expect travellers to go. But there are plenty of places to see that are under the radar; often known only by locals. 
These places are like hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, and being travel bloggers our self, we know for a fact that only hyped tourist places are not only the ones which are worth seeing, there are places which rarely spoken off, rarely visited but are marvellous when you witness them.  In today’s article we bring to you a list of  places that aren’t famous but are worth visiting. 
Visby - www.Tanamatales.com
Visby – www.Tanamatales.com
  • Visby, Gotland, Sweden

With its medieval ruins, exquisite Old Town, fragrant rose gardens and expansive views of the beautiful Baltic Sea, it’s little wonder that Visby is one of the world’s hidden island gems.

Samarkand - www.consciouslifestylemag.com
Samarkand – www.consciouslifestylemag.com
  • Samarkand, Uzbekistan

History, legend, and beauty weave themselves together like a magical mirage in Samarkand, home to ancient mosques and the mausoleum of the famous Tamerlane. Titled by UNESCO as the Crossroads of Culture, this city exemplifies the wonders of the Silk Road.

kakslauttanen -www.kakslauttanen.fl
kakslauttanen -www.kakslauttanen.fl
  • Kakslauttanen Hotel, Finland

The Arctic typically conjures up images of cold, stark landscapes, so this should be a pleasant surprise. Leaving bleakness behind, this hotel has created these beautiful glass igloos in the midst of a forest, perfect for viewing clear Northern nights and their dancing lights.

Al Hijr - www.unesco.org
Al Hijr – www.unesco.org
  • Al-Hijr Archeological Site, Saudi Arabia

While its northern neighbor and fellow Nabataean city, Petra, is far more well-known and visited, this beautiful site is composed of well over 100 elaborately carved tombs that date back over 2,000 years, making it a must see locale.

Lake Baikal - www.lifeofc.com
Lake Baikal – www.lifeofc.com

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  • Lake Baikal, Russia

Holding about 20% of all the world’s freshwater, Baikal, the world’s oldest lake, is also one of the world’s largest. Its clear waters are home to a massively diverse range of marine life found nowhere else, including the world’s only freshwater seal.

Green Lake - www.youtube.com
Green Lake – www.youtube.com
  • Green Lake, Austria

Throughout the winter, this valley is mostly a park with a small lake, but when the warmth of spring comes the valley fills with the clearest of water to create a fleeting underwater kingdom.

Socotra Island - www.lifeofc.com
Socotra Island – www.lifeofc.com
  • Socotra Island, Yemen

Like Madagascar, this archipelago broke away from the supercontinent Godwana and never looked back, becoming its own pocket of isolated biodiversity – so isolated, in fact, that many species can only be found here.

Lviv - www.travelshopgirl.com
Lviv – www.travelshopgirl.com
  • Lviv, Ukraine

This charming town has had the ultimate checkered past, being at various points in history part of Poland, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union, and now independent Ukraine. Nestled to the east of the Carpathians, its Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Faroe Island - www.worldfortravel.com
Faroe Island – www.worldfortravel.com

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  • Faroe Islands, Denmark

Located to the north of Scotland in the bracing waters of the North Atlantic, these islands combine the richness of Scandinavian culture with the awe inspiring wonder of nature.

Isle of Sark - www.amusingplanet.com
Isle of Sark – www.amusingplanet.com
  • Sark, Channel Islands

With no cars, the living remnants of a feudal system, and a breathtakingly rugged coastline, Sark embodies the spirit of a simple, yet beautiful, English lifestyle. Dotted with centuries old farms and boasting a quaint village, this is the ultimate escape from hectic modern life.

Well these ten places mentioned in our article aren’t very famous but are marvellous holiday destinations

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