5. Transfagarsan, Romania
The Transfăgărășan was constructed between 1970 and 1974 during the rule of Nicolae Ceaușescu
The road climbs to an altitude of 2,042 metres (6,699 ft), making it the second-highest mountain pass in Romania after the Transalpina.
Length: 90 km (60 miles).
4. Tianzi Mountain, China
It is named after the farmer Xiang Dakun of the Tujia ethnic group, who led a successful local farmers' revolt and called himself "Tianzi", meaning son of Heaven and is the traditional epithet of the Chinese emperor.
The Mountains are quartz sandstone and were formed about 400 million years ago through irregular rising patterns of the earth crust, and with about 318 million years of erosion, these tall and skinny mountains were formed. This geological formation belongs to the "New Cathaysian" tectonic system.
3. Sea of Stars, Maldives
The “Sea of Stars” is a beautiful phenomenon that occurs during late summer in the reefs of the Maldives, caused by bioluminescent phytoplankton called Lingulodinium polyedrum.
The water here is filled with this plankton, and the movement of the waves causes it to glow, creating an incredible shimmering effect that looks like the sea is full of stars.
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Caves in the vicinity of Meteora were inhabited continuously between 50,000 and 5,000 years ago
At their peak in the sixteenth century, there were 24 monasteries at Meteora in Greece.
1. Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
The great pyramid was constructed between 2560 and 2540 BCE.
The pyramid was built for PHARAOH KHUFU.
About 2.3 million stones blocks were used to build the structure.
The interior contains three chambers.
Height is 146.7 metres (481 ft) or 280 Egyptian Royal cubits.
Volume is 2,583,283 cubic metres (91,227,778 cu ft)
SOURCES: Atlas Obscura, Wikipedia