We're not kidding you — these travel destinations actually exist and aren't a figment of your imagination. Be prepared to have your mind blown as you browse through these amazing photos.
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Sea of Stars, Maldives
This stunning sight is caused by bioluminescent phytoplankton that emit light when stressed, giving the appearance of a starry night in the sea.
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
The world's largest salt flats. When it rains, the water makes it look like a giant mirror.
Tunnel of Love, Ukraine
This beautiful tunnel looks like something out of a fairy tale. It's actually still used today — trains chug through it three times a day to deliver wood to a factory. It's believed that if couples who are truly in love hold hands and cross the tunnel, their wishes will come true.
Lake Natron, Tanzania
A beautiful salt lake with reddish crusted salt on the surface.
The black, dead trees against the orange sand dunes in the Namib-Naukluft National Park make the Deadvlei landscape look like a scene out of a painting.
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Wisteria Flower Tunnel, Japan
The wisteria flower tunnels in Kawachi Fuji Gardens look like something from out of a fairy tale.
Eben Ice Cave, USA
Adventure into the Eben Ice Cave in Michigan, USA.
Glacier Ice Cave, Iceland
Take a stroll in one of the many awe-inspiring glacier ice caves in Iceland.
Black Forest, Germany
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Laguna Salada de Torrevieja, Spain
Laguna Salada de Torrevieja is a natural phenomenon, where the water looks pink due to a type of special algae.
Dragon Trees, Yemen
On the Socotra island of Yemen, you'll find some odd and unreal-looking dragon blood trees. The name of the tree hails from its alarmingly red sap.
Glowworm Caves, New Zealand
Watch the glowworms light up caves in Waitomo, New Zealand.
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Blue Lagoon, Iceland
The water averages 98 to 102 degrees and is said to have curative benefits.
Marble Caves, Chile
White Sand Dunes, Yemen
On the Socotra Island of Yemen, you'll see some of the most unreal-looking sand dunes — so white, they look like talcum powder from a distance.
Seven Colored Earth of Chamarel, Mauritius
The multicolored earth in Chamarel was formed when volcanic rock cooled at different temperatures.
Fingal's Cave, Scotland
Bamboo Grove, Japan
Kelimutu Volcano, Indonesia
The lakes on the volcanic peaks are constantly changing color.
This winding road in Norway is one of the most spectular manmade views in the country.
Pamukkale is aptly named, as it means cotton castle in Turkish.
Great Blue Hole, Belize
Huacachina Oasis, Peru
The Huacachina Oasis is an actual oasis and not a figment of your imagination.
The Grand Canal, Italy
Venice is truly a one-of-a-kind city.
Kjeragbolten, a boulder in the Kjerag mountain located in Norway, is wide enough for you to stand on. The rock measures five cubic meters, and the drop to the bottom is 3,228 feet.
This ancient city is famous for its buildings that are carved from stone.
Giant's Causeway, Ireland
This cool formation came as a result of volcanic activity.
Chateau de Chillon, Switzerland
A picturesque castle that looks like it came straight from a storybook.
Source: Flickr user Christopher Michel 
Danxia Landform, China
The Danxia landform in Zhangye, China, gets its color from red sandstone and mineral deposits.
Strokkur Geyser, Iceland
Chand Baori, India
One of the biggest stairwells in the world.
Door to Hell, Turkmenistan
Scientists had the bright idea of burning up this gas field to prevent noxious gas from escaping. They figured it'd burn out in a few days, but it's been more than 33 years (and counting) since it was first lit.
Rolling Hills, Czech Republic
Stone Forest, China
The tall rocks give the illusion of petrified trees, which is where the name shilin — or stone forest — comes from.
Edge of the World Swing, Ecuador
Floating Lantern Festival, Thailand
Dead Sea, Israel
Victoria Falls, Africa
San Alfonso del Mar Resort, Chile
This pool is the largest pool in the world. The pool covers 20 acres  and cost about $2 billion  to construct.
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Fairy Pools, Scotland
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Grand Canyon, Arizona
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Grand Prismatic Spring, Wyoming
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Northern Lights, Alaska
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Paddy Fields, Vietnam
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, China
Leshan Giant Buddha, China
The Buddha statue's toe will be as tall as you are!
Norwegians do love their trolls. Trolltunga translates as Troll's tongue and perfectly describes the piece of jutting rock.
Antelope Canyon, USA
Another marvel to check out in Arizona.
Bigar Waterfall, Romania
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Abraham Lake, Canada
This unique lake in Alberta, Canada, has cool-looking bubbles frozen near the surface. But be careful: the bubbles are full of methane gas, so don't light a match near them, or there will be an explosion.
Glendurgan Garden, England
Havasu Falls, US
We're aware of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, but there's another lesser-known sight — the Havasu Falls — that you shouldn't miss out on. The red rocks and vibrant blue waters make a really stunning contrast.
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Plitvice Lakes, Croatia
The oldest park in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia, Plitvice Lakes National Park is known for its cascading lakes. The lakes dazzle with their vast array of beautiful colors, which range from green to blue.
Lake Baikal, Russia
You can't miss the giant shards of ice of lovely turquoise on Lake Baikal in Russia — they just may be the best-looking ice cubes ever.
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Hitachi Seaside Park, Japan
So many varieties of flowers and plants abound in the Hitachi Seaside Park.
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Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
Visit the Los Glaciares National Park, and admire the large glaciers at this awe-inspiring World Heritage Site.
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Danakil Depression, Ethiopia
The Danakil Depression is the hottest place on earth year-round. You'll be better off going in the Winter than in the Summer. but keep in mind that it's still really hot during the colder months, although it's more bearable.
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Kyaut Sae Cave, Burma
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Cave of the Crystals, Mexico
Some of the world's largest natural crystals can be found in this cave.
Source: Wikimedia user Alexander Van Driessche 
Caño Cristales, Colombia
This amazing river is also called the River of Five Colors because of its vast array of hues.
Source: Wikimedia user Mario Carvajal 
Spotted Lake, Canada
Large spots appear on the British Columbia lake during the Summer when the water evaporates.
Horseshoe Bend, USA
One of the most beautiful natural attractions to see in Arizona, known for its horseshoe-shaped river and the glass-like surface of the water.
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Lavender Fields, France
Take in the wonderful scent of the flowers as you frolic through the lavender fields in Provence, France.
Canola Flower Fields, China
Ik-Kil Cenote, Mexico
A cenote is a natural sinkhole that fills up with water — many people in past civilizations would use it as a natural well for water. Ik-Kil is one of the more famous cenotes in Mexico and is well worth a visit.
Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
An archipelago off the south of South America, Tierra del Fuego has plenty of natural wonders for tourists to gawk at, including glaciers, forests, and mountains. Some of the island's trees grow horizontally because of the strong gusts of wind from the Antarctic, and they are a sight to see.
Haiku Stairs, Hawaii
Haiku Stairs is also called the Stairway to Heaven, and many say it is worth the 3,922 steps it takes to get to the top. The view is said to be quite heavenly.
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Mount Roraima, South America
Mount Roraima is a mountain range that borders Venezuela, Brazil, and Guyana. What's unique about this mountain is its flat, tabletop surface, which in the midst of clouds looks like something really magical.
Monasteries precariously perched on top of sandstone rock pillars make Meteora a must-see sight.
Champagne Pool, New Zealand
Chittorgarh Fort, India
Ait Benhaddou, Morocco
A kabash is an earthen building made from mud and straw, and Ait Benhaddou is one of the most impressive ones in the region.
Basilica Cistern, Turkey
The largest of hundreds of ancient cisterns that lie under Istanbul.
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Mara River, Kenya
Mara River is definitely worth a visit during the time of the wildebeest migration. Watch the large herd cross the Mara River while battling hungry crocodiles.
Katikies Hotel Cave Pool, Greece
Source: Facebook user Katikies Hotels Santorini 
Machu Picchu, Peru
Take a trip back in history to the time of the Incas in 1450 when you visit the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu. The structures were thought to serve as a royal retreat, ceremonial site, or military stronghold, according to National Geographic. Today, the ancient ruins provide a breathtaking contrast against the backdrop of the Peruvian Andes.
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Tulip Fields, The Netherlands
Isle of Skye, Scotland
OK, so this photo is actually not real, but we thought we'd include it for kicks. You've probably seen this image floating around on Pinterest, and it's commonly referred to as the Fairy Pools, Isle of Sky from Scotland. The truth is, the photo is of Shotover River in New Zealand, and it has been doctored to have purple trees.