10 EXOTIC Fairy Tale Locations! You MUST Visit #3 in Your Lifetime!

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Published on September 13th, 2017 | by Brandon Ramsey in Travel


Our world is an amazing place full of interesting and beautiful locations. While there are plenty we’ve all seen and heard of a thousand times, it’s the unique locales that really capture our imagination.

Join us as we look at 10 exotic fairy tale locations from around the world!

1. Bagan, Myanmar

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Located in Southeast Asia, Bagan is a truly mystical place filled with a unique landscape and beautiful temples dotted the horizon. Soar over it in a hot air balloon for the most incredible view possible.

2. Crooked Forest, Poland

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This oddity of a forest is located in Poland and is aptly known as the Crooked Forest. Over 400 trees in this forest are bent at the base, and no one is certain why. Every single tree in the forest has the same curve in the same direction, and the explanations range from simple to extravagant and ridiculous. It most certainly looks like something out of a fairy tale.

3. Fairy Glen, Scotland

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An area that no doubt inspired countless fairy tales, this place in Scotland is within the Isle of Skye and features plenty of exotic sights. Cone-shaped hills, ponds, and waterfalls are joined by mysterious stone spirals.

Stories of fairies that live here within the crevices are still told to this day, but there’s no set folklore or reason behind this mysterious location.

4. Faux De Verzy, France

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The Faux de Verzy National Forest in France has the largest concentration of Dwarf beech trees in the world. These trees are known for only being 15 feet tall and having dramatic shapes in their canopy. With nearly 1,000 of them in this one place, they create an incredibly unique looking forest for visitors.

5. Giant’s Causeway, Ireland

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The land of giants is one of the most unique fairy tale locations you’ll find on planet Earth. This incredible site is located in Northern Ireland. It’s composed of hexagonal columns that were formed by volcanic activity.

The legends say that it was actually built by the Irish giant Finn MacCool.

6. Hall of Mosses

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You can find the Hall of Mosses in Olympic National Park. It’s located in the Hoh Rainforest, and it looks like it was pulled straight out of a book. The moss-covered trees make for beautiful and colorful scenery as you explore.

The trail also features 200-foot side path that leads to a grove of maple trees. It’s a stunning trip.

7. Isle of Skye, Scotland

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The Isle of Skye is truly a fairy tale place on Earth. Between the Fairy Pools, the Fairy Glen, and tours of Dunvegan Castle there’s a ton of stuff to see and do in this magical place. This is absolutely a place to add to your bucket list.

8. Victoria Beach’s Pirate Tower

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This lonely tower on the ocean’s edge looks like it jumps straight out of a fairy tale book. Known as the Pirate Tower, it has a lot of mystery behind it. It was built in 1926 and reaches 60 feet into the air.

It’s actually owned by the wealthy estate owners up on the cliff where the house is located. There’s even a private staircase inside for them to get down to the beach.

9. Wistman’s Wood, England

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The Wistman’s Wood has plenty of stories attached to it, featuring everything from druids to ghosts, to supernatural creatures. This ancient forest has never been touched by man, so it’s full of unlimited growth and vibrant foliage.

Seeing a place like this, you start to wish the wizards and magic it inspires were real.

10. Zhanjiejie, China

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Our final destination is one of the most amazing landscapes you’ll find on Earth. These sandstone towers stretch far into the distance and actually inspired the film Avatar. Which of these places is your favorite? Share this list online with your friends and family, then let us know in the comments!



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