From strange islands to incredible hidden and secret locations, you’ll be amazed by the stunning places that are heart-stopping. A question pops up, have you ever seen a photo of a place and thought is it for real? Well, might be wondering if it’s a painting or has been photoshopped? Well, we assure you that these places exist for real.
So, Here’s The List Of Fairy Tale Places
1. Shiratani Unsuikyo Ravine
Japan is home to many famous landmarks, but it is also home to some magical places that you probably have never heard of. This is the Shiratani Unsuikyo Ravine that is known for it’s strange, naturally formed shapes. There are some hiking trails through the forest which actually date all the way back to the Edo period, which was the 17th to 19th century. The moss covered forest is actually known to muffle the sound of footsteps and voices, creating a mystical bubble of silence around you once you enter.
2. Saut de Brot
Tucked away near the bottom of the Areuse Gorge in Boudry, Switzerland, is the Saut de Brot. It is a beautiful stone bridge that makes for a whimsical scene and photo-op. This gorge is a very popular place for hikers to visit because of how cool it looks. Surprisingly, no one really knows the origin of this Tolkien-esque structure, which just adds to the magic of it all.
3. Crooked Forest
The Crooked Forest is a truly strange place that seems like it could only exist in a magical fairytale world. For many years, people didn’t understand why these trees are curved into such strange shapes. It looks almost as if someone cast a curse on this forest found on the border of Poland and Germany. Some suggest that the trees were buried under a very terrible snowstorm when they were young, but there is an explanation that is much fascinating, involving a forester who manipulated the trees into a certain shape hoping to make furniture out of them. No matter what happened to this forest to make it look the way it does, it is a mysterious and magical place to see.
4. Jigokudani Monkey Park
Jigokudani translates into “Hell’s Valley”, named as much because of all the naturally occurring hot water springs that cover the whole valley. It’s a strange and magical place that is both hot and cold. Because it’s so high in the peaks of the mountain, it’s pretty much cold and snowy year round, but the local monkeys have evolved in a fun way to resist the cold. They all take long dips into the natural hot tubs that can be found all throughout “Hell’s Valley”. If you happen to find yourself hiking through this valley of extreme temperatures, you will get to see the whimsical sight of red-faced monkeys soaking in a hot bath along with piles of fresh snow and beautiful mountain views.
5. Fairy Chimney Inn
With a name like the Fairy Chimney Inn, it’s hard to not think of a place out of a fairy tale. This strange hotel is actually carved out of 1500-year-old Byzantine caves that people once used to live in. If there’s anything that seems like it’s straight out of fairy tales, it’s thousands-year-old cave tunnels that people used to live inside off.
5. Wisteria Tunnel
What could be more fantastical than a tunnel of multicolored pastel flowers? This is the Wisteria Tunnel in Kawachi Fuji Gardens in Japan. It is a tunnel that is covered in hanging lavender flowers. Possibly the most magical part of the Wisteria Tunnel is that for most of the year, it looks completely different. In fact, you might think it looks completely unremarkable and ugly. It is covered in these flowers that bloom for only a few weeks every year. When the tunnel is in bloom, though, it transforms into this magical and beautiful tunnel.
6. Ta Prohm, Siem Reap, Cambodia
This wonderful ancient temple has been battling against the power of Mother Nature for centuries, and the result is a mysterious backdrop that can be taken directly from the children’s adventure story.
7. Hoh Rain Forest, Washington, USA
One of America’s largest temperate rainforests, the Hoh Rain Forest is located in the Olympic National Park. It seems that an angel might be prepared to come out of the jungle at any moment. Just Wow!
8. Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany
The Romanesque Revival, Neuschwanstein Castle is located on a jagged hill in southwestern Bavaria, Germany. There’s a palace that might find its place in a fairy-tale.
9. The Dark Hedges, Ballymoney, Northern Ireland
The road all covered by a magnificent tree, The Dark Hedges, is something out of any nightmare or fictional novel. Touch the untouched beauty at this mysterious place.
10. Carmel Village, California, USA
Carmel Village, a beautiful seaside town, located on California’s west coast of the US. It’s an opulent city that pops right out of a fairy tale. It’s one of the best fairy tale settings.
11. Historic Center of Cesky Krumlov, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
A fascinating, enchanting, and a magical place found in the heart of Eastern Europe, Cesky Krumlov is known for its doting century castle; it features Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture. This is a place to get lost in twisting streets and old magic.
12. Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
In the Northern Island of New Zealand lies the Waitomo Caves. They are known for its amazing numbers of glowworms and these worms are s particular species that is only in New Zealand. So, feel special here!
13. Quinta De Regaleira, Sintra, Portugal
This site is magical, well-hidden inside a garden. Quinta de Regolera in Sintra in Portugal is a World Heritage A site where you can drench yourself in fantasy. It’s one of the most beautiful fairytale landscapes.