25 Unearthly Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

#14 seems impossible!

As we are celebrating the 45th anniversary of humans walking on the Moon, let's take a peek at the totally unearthly-looking places that are actually here, on the planet Earth.

From pink lakes to the gates of hell, our mother nature is pretty wicked with her wonders. We feel that these 25 amazing destinations will make your eyes pop and jaws drop. Oh, and maybe buy a ticket for your next trip.

25. Zhangye Danxia Landform, China

Melinda Chan

24. Cappadocia, Turkey


23. All of Iceland

Iurie Belegurschi Alexander Shchukin Wim Denijs

22. Hitachi Seaside Park, Japan

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21. Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Jim Richardson

20. Mu Cang Chai rice terraces, Vietnam

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19. Grand Canyon, USA

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18. Pamukkale, Turkey

Ahmet Sahin

17. Halle forest, Belgium

Kilian Schoenberger

16. Slope Point, New Zealand

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15. Monument valley, USA


14. Naica mine, Mexico

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13. Antelope Canyon, USA

Ben Willmore

12. Mount Roraima, Venezuela/Brazil/Guyana


11. Li river, China

Yan Zhang

10. Black Forest, Germany

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9. Starry beach, Maldives

Will Ho

8. Yosemite Valley, USA

Mike Diego Tabango

7. Lake Retba, Senegal and Lake Hilier, Australia

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6. Tianzi Mountains, China

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5. Stone Forest, Madagascar

Stephen Alvarez

4. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia

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3. Meteora, Greece

Vaggelis Vlahos

2. Lençóis Maranhenses, Brazil

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1. Door to hell, Derweze, Turkmenistan

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