10 Wonders Of The World You Didn’t Know About!

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Hey, you! Do you know what the world is? It’s a big place. If you’re like us, your family has been taking vacations to the same places since before we could walk. While it’s nice to repeatedly visit the same spots, there are plenty of hidden gems that deserve some love too.

The following list contains some unusual wonders of our world—places that most people haven’t heard about (and probably don’t want to visit). But hey: once in a while, it’s good to take a step away from everything else we’ve known and see something new! So here goes:

10. Banaue Rice Terraces – Philippines

Banaue Rice Terraces – Philippines
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The Banaue Rice Terraces are a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Cordillera Administrative Region of Luzon. They were created by the Ifugao people over 1,000 years ago and are still used today by farmers to cultivate rice.

The terraces are one of the most visited tourist destinations in the Philippines. Each year, millions of tourists visit this incredible place to see how it’s done or just for a day trip. The area also has several other attractions, including waterfalls and hiking trails!

9. Tower of Hercules – Spain

Tower of Hercules – Spain
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Have you ever heard of the Tower of Hercules? If not, it’s a Roman lighthouse built in 14 BC on the coast of Spain. You may be wondering how a place that was built much earlier than some of the other wonders of the world can still be considered a wonder today. Well, it was once one of only two lighthouses in Europe!

The tower was originally constructed to honor Melqart, an ancient Phoenician god who protected Tyre (now known as Beirut) from pirates and foreign invaders. It worked for centuries until an earthquake destroyed half its structure in 956 AD. A second earthquake hit in 1492 and did further damage to this impressive structure.

The tower has been rebuilt several times, but it still stands today. It’s a wonderful example of ancient civilizations’ impact on modern technology.


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