In literature, the sublime is that which is both beautiful and terrifying. Few things fit the definition as well as waterfalls, which astound us with their breathtaking beauty while equally commanding us with their unstoppable and lethal power. Here are the most awe-inspiring waterfalls in the world.
Niagara Falls is the name of the three colossal waterfalls that border New York and Ontario. They light up at night for even more breathtaking views.
Being one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, it’s no surprise that Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls are one of the most beautiful places to visit in the world.
Ban Gioc–Detian Falls
Bordering Vietnam and China, the falls are one of the most stunning locations in Southeast Asia.
Bigar Cascade Falls
The Bigar Cascade waterfalls in Romania are uniquely gorgeous but are yet to receive the global recognition that other, larger falls have. Visit now while they are relatively tourist free.
Located in Venezuela, Angel Falls reach heights of 979 meters, i.e. just short of a kilometer. They are subsequently some of the most popular falls in the world and are certainly some of the most beautiful.
There are several small waterfalls at the Plitvice Lakes in Croatia. They may not be the biggest, but the scenery surrounding them is some of the most breathtaking.
The Iguazu Falls border Brazil and Argentina. Tourists gather from all corners of the world to witness the sublime natural landmark.