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Now, Town & Country magazine has weighed in with a number of under-the-radar picks of their own. Below, find our favorite five.
(1) Danxia Landform – Zhangye, China – Located in the subtropical zone of southeastern China, the landform is known for its red cliffs and erosion-worn landforms. For more information, click here.
(2) Wadi El-Hitan – Faiyum, Egypt – Per the UNESCO website, the area is located in the Western Desert of Egypt and is known for its fossils of now-extinct suborder whales. That’s right, whales. For more information, click here.
(3) Ellora Caves – Maharashtra, India – The site is comprised of 34 monasteries and temples carved out of a basalt cliff. For more information, click here.
(4) St. Kilda – Outer Hebrides, Scotland – With some of the highest cliffs in Europe, St. Kilda is a volcanic archipelago hasn’t been habited by humans since 1930. For more information, click here.
(5) Shibam – Shibam, Yemen – It’s been nicknamed “the Manhattan of the desert,” because of its sprawling, tower-full skyline. For more information, click here.
For Town & Country‘s complete list, click here.