If you are looking for something different from the destinations that everyone goes while planning your holiday, this list of the most exciting holiday destinations may be helpful for you. The best 5 holiday destinations of 2017 where you can enjoy sea, sand and sun in addition to cultural trips.
1- Belize is a country located in Central America. Mexico is located in the north of Belize while Guatemala is standing in the west and south. And there you see the Caribbean Sea in the east. Belize is the second smallest country between Central American countries after El Salvador. This is one of the few geographical places that do not allow human beings to get bored.
The Mayan civilization is waiting for you in Belize with the pyramids and the ancient city that has left the mysteries still unresolved. In addition, an amazing nature that is not seen elsewhere in the world will come out. Especially the Great Blue Hole will have you under its spell. When you look at it from the air, it looks like a wide, dark blue, perfect round circle in the middle of the ocean. The Great Blue Hole, taking place a little off the coast of Belize with its clear water, is considered to be one of the best diving spots in the world. The Great Blue Hole, which is about 984 feet in diameter and about 407 feet deep, is considered part of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System.
2- Cambodia, in South Asia experienced a civil war that lasted many years after the French and British colonial rule. Cambodia is fascinated with magnificent temples dating back thousands of years.
Angkor Vat, the world’s largest temple, is on the world cultural heritage list. The temple, which was built by using more stone than the pyramids of Egypt in its architecture, admires those who see it with a steady image.
The Bayon statue, another amazing symbol of Cambodia, has 54 Gothic towers. The Victory Monument in the capital, Phnom Penh, was planted in memory of the victims of the struggle to survive the colonization. The silver temple stands out with its huge 100-kilogram Buddha statue and more than 5 silver tiles in its roof. Cambodian Genocide Museum and National Museum are among the places where the travelers must see. Especially Sihanoukville is one of the most beautiful beaches in Cambodia.
3-Hampi Village is a world heritage site in the state of Karnataka in India. Karnataka in the south-western part of India represents the spirit of the Vijayanagara Empire. The empire, which was called Hampi, has many Hindu temples. Hampi lived its brightest period between the 14th and 16th centuries. In 1986 the Hampi Village entered into the UNESCO World Heritage List. More than half a million people visit the open area of worship still every year.
This temple attracts not only the Hindu pilgrimages but also the foreign tourists. Hampi is an important source of income for the people of the region.
4- Maldives is such a place where you can find a virgin beach, a boat, a special sunrise and sunset. There is something for everyone in this land of islands which lies from the southern part of India to the equatorial line.
The Maldives which is one of the first places to come to mind when it comes to romance and honeymooning, attracts lovers with white beaches, turquoise green sea and sparkling sunshine.
5- San Francisco is a very special place with its colorful Victoria-style homes, steep sloping streets, a red-colored bridge that starts under the fog almost every day of the year. The speed of change in San Francisco is almost equal to the blink rate.
The cranes rising from every corner of the center, the young engineers of the information sector filling the offices are the main engine of the fast life in San Francisco. San Francisco, which hosted to the hippies in the 1960s, stood out in the Internet industry after the 1990s.
Twitter, Airbnb, Uber, and many other technology giants have their centers in San Francisco. The beauties of the past are also protected.
It can be the ideal route for this summer. Located in the north of the California state of the United States, San Francisco has many alternatives to appeal to travelers in its cosmopolitan nature, unlike classic big cities.
The Golden Gate Bridge, which has been the symbol of San Francisco photographs since 1937 with its magnificent red color, is the first place to visit. You can go from one end to the other, whether by walking, car, or renting a bike.