Places unknown by most travellers 5

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We are back with our popular column on “places unknown by most travellers”.

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In case you are not familiar with the column, you should know that we take our readers throughout the most incredible, fascinating and unpopular destinations that one should visit when travelling.

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I won’t go through all the places we featured in our previous posts as they are too many, but if you are curious to find out what the other spots that travellers don’t know about are, you can take a peek into the following articles:

– PLACES MOST TRAVELLERS DON’T KNOW ABOUT

– PLACES MOST TRAVELLERS DON’T KNOW ABOUT 2

– PLACES MOST TRAVELLERS DON’T KNOW ABOUT 3

– PLACES UNKNOWN BY MOST TRAVELLERS 4

Now, let’s have a look at the destinations The Golden Scope decided to write about in today’s post.

 

SETENIL DE LAS BODEGAS, SPAIN

Setenil de las Bodegas is a small hamlet located in the province of Cádiz, in Spain. This place is definitely a must-visit as the town extends along the Rio Trejo, and some of the houses were built into the rock walls of the gorge itself. The houses were created by enlarging natural caves or overhangs and adding an external wall.

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HISTORIC QUARTER OF THE SEAPORT CITY OF VALPARAÍSO, CHILE

The Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso is situated on central Chile’s Pacific coast. According to UNESCO, the city represents an extraordinary example of industrial-age heritage associated with the international sea trade of the late 19th century. The Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso has been declared World Heritage Site in 2003.  

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TAJ LAKE PALACE, INDIA

This beautiful hotel seems to be floating in the Indian lake of Pichola. Considered to be among the most luxurious hotel in the country, Taj Lake Palace features 66 rooms and 17 suites, all offering stunning views and intricate décor. This place is perfect for a romantic escape while travelling around India. Taj Lake Palace is located in Udaipur, in Rajasthan.

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HOBBITON, NEW ZEALAND

For all ‘The Lord of The Rings lovers’, Hobbiton is definitely the place to be! After the shooting of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, the Warner Bros. opened the movie set to the public. Hobbiton is no other than the Shire. Remember all those tiny houses built inside green hills? Well all those are now open to visitors. Hobbiton is in Matamata in New Zealand.

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HAVELOCK ISLAND, INDIA

Havelock Island is part of the Great Andaman Archipelago of the Andaman Islands. The island is renowned for promoting eco-tourism, and it is composed of five villages: Govinda Nagar, Bejoy Nagar, Shyam Nagar, Krishna Nagar and Radha Nagar. Havelock features white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, which make the place incredibly heavenly.

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