The Top 8 Waterfront Destinations in the World
Every city has something unique about it. It might be the high-rise buildings, underground music communities, heritage buildings, dazzling waterfronts, or unique history. Though each of these things has its own charm, today we’re taking you around the world’s most eye-catching water bodies including fountains, waterfalls, lakes, and more.
So let’s see what wonders the world has in store for us.
1-The Nile (Egypt)
Ancient Egyptian civilization is one of the oldest in the world and it’s all thanks to the Nile for providing water and sustaining life in the area. Ancient Egyptians considered the Nile to be sacred due to its importance and performed many of their rituals around it or in it.
The Nile’s history and current charm make it a wonderful place to visit. The mystical air you breathe around it is definitely worth traveling for.
2-Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe/Zambia)
If you’re seeking adventure, then Victoria Falls is definitely the right place for you to visit. You can choose from a number of activities including bungee jumping, river cruises, water rafting, and more.
3-The Palm Fountain (Dubai)
Designed and built by Beijing Water Design Technology Co, The Palm Fountain in Dubai is the largest fountain in the world. The Guinness record-holding fountain floats 14000 meters above seawater and is lit up by 3000 LED lights, making it a marvel to look at.
Visitors are also invited to watch the shows held every day where the fountain dances and changes color to new commercial music. In addition, they can dine with a view at one of The Pointe’s amazing waterfront restaurants and cafes, overlooking the renowned fountain.
4-The Dead Sea (Jordan)
Located in the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea is one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world. Due to its saltiness, the water allows you to float without any effort. And though you cannot dive in the water, people from all over the world come to the Dead Sea to enjoy the many health benefits of this salty water.
If you enjoy water bodies so much that you want to see them in every corner of the city, Venice is the right destination for you. With breath-taking canals, amazing Italian food, and a romantic atmosphere, Venice makes an exceptional destination.
6-Blood Falls (Antarctica)
The iron-rich water of the Blood Falls gives it a bright red color making it a one-of-a-kind place to visit. The Blood falls seep through a glacier making it look redder in comparison with the white snow and only increasing its beauty.
7-Niagara Falls (Canada/USA)
Niagara Falls is known as the majestic falls that are located between Canada and the United States. The popularity that Niagara Falls gained is well placed it serves as a reminder for the visitors of how powerful nature can be.
8-Caño Cristales (Colombia)
The wonders of the world are never-ending and the Caño Cristales River in Colombia serves as proof of that. The 100 km river turns into different colors during certain times of the year due to the Macarenia clavigera that grows there. The river turns into dazzling colors like red, black, green, yellow, and blue.