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The Baatara gorge waterfall, Lebanon

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The Baatara gorge waterfall, Lebanon The Baatara gorge waterfall (Balaa gorge waterfall) is a waterfall in the Tannourine, Lebanon. The waterfall drops 255 metres into the Baatara Pothole, a cave of Jurassic limestone located on the Lebanon Mountain Trail. Discovered in 1952 by French bio-speleologist Henri Coiffait, the waterfall and accompanying sinkhole were fully mapped in the 1980s by the ...

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Johnston Canyon in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Johnston Canyon in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Johnston Canyon in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada The Johnston Canyon Waterfalls are what I’m designating to be the many waterfalls found within the scenic Johnston Canyon itself. Even though the signage here indicated that there were two main waterfalls known as the “Lower Waterfall” and the “Upper Waterfall,” we did see a handful more. Some of those other ones ...

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Pangong lake

Pangong lake

Pangong lake Just about 160 km from Leh is a beautiful lake named the Pangong Lake in Ladakh. A drive to this lake will result in one of the most wonderful experiences. The journey begins at Thiksey village, which is famous for its huge monasteries covering an entire mountain range. And beyond this remote village there is nothing but the ...

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Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills Nandi Hills or Nandidurg (Anglicised forms include Nandidrug and Nandydroog) is an ancient hill fortress of southern India, in the Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka state. It is located just 10 km from Chickballapur town and approximately 60 km from the city of Bangalore. The hills are nestled between the neighboring towns of Nandi, Muddenahalli, and Kanivenarayanapura. The hills ...

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Lotus Temple

Lotus-Temple

Lotus Temple Bahai Home of Worship, popularly referred to as the Lotus Temple is an all faith home of worship situated in Delhi. It can be one of essentially the most futuristic houses of worship inside the world. Bahai temple is shaped inside the type of a lotus, and has one innumerable awards and recognition from the architecture world. The ...

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Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer-Fort

Jaisalmer Fort Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest forts in the world. It is situated in Jaisalmer city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was built in 1156 AD by the Bhati Rajput ruler Rao Jaisal, from where it derives it name. The fort stands proudly amidst the golden stretches of the great Thar Desert, on Trikuta Hill, ...

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Golkonda Fort in Andhra Pradesh

Golkonda Fort in Andhra Pradesh

Golkonda Fort in Andhra Pradesh Golkonda, also known as Golconda or Golla konda, a ruined city of Southern India and capital of ancient Golconda Sultanate (c.1518–1687), is situated 11 km west of Hyderabad. It is also a mandal of Hyderabad District. The region is universally famous for the mines that have produced the world’s most famous and coveted gems, including ...

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Bekal Fort

Bekal-Fort

Bekal Fort ‘Bekal Fort’ is the largest fort in Kerala, situated at Kasaragod district, North Kerala. spreading over 40 acres. Some important features of this fort are the water-tank with its flight of steps, the tunnel opening towards the south, the magazine for keeping ammunition and the broad steps leading to the Observation Tower, which is a rarity. From there ...

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Athirapally in Kerala

Athirapally in Kerala

Athirapally in Kerala Athirapally is the land of rivers and forests and great waterfalls!The destination houses the largest waterfall in Kerala, the Athirapally waterfall,a major tourist attraction. This patch in Sholayar ranges so beautifully intertwined with lush green forest cover and sizzling silver cascades and located central to Cochin and River Nila(Bharathapuzha),is a treat for the eyes during the monsoon. ...

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Pongua Water Fall, Vietnam

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Pongua Water Fall, Vietnam Dalat is well known as the city of love since it has beautiful and poetic landscapes with many waterfalls, lakes, springs, pine hills, etc. Pongour Fall is the popular spot that tourists shouldn’t miss once traveling here. Its current name transcribed from the local name K’Hor by a French means the master of kaolin area. Located ...

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