Every single person who has traveled at least once in his life has said that traveling is by far the best investment done in life. However, while it’s not something you can hold on to, like real estate or jewelry, but the investment done is the memories you’ll acquire from your trip and the learning experiences will undoubtedly make you a better and more interesting person. Thus traveling opens up a whole new world of possibilities that will teach you great lessons.

Religion

Here’s a list of most sacred places on earth which are worth visiting regardless of your religion. These are in no particular order as all the religions state “GOD IS ONE.”

 

1Jerusalem, Israel

It is one of the holiest cities in the world but ironically lacks peace and order, due to clashes between Israelis and Palestinians. However, Jerusalem is still considered a sacred site by three religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Among all the three religions, it’s perhaps considered the holiest to Christians as it was in Jerusalem where Jesus lived, preached, and died.

 

3Saint Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City

This is one of the holiest places in the world for the followers of Jesus Christ. It has one of the largest churches in the world. It was built in 1626. Millions of Christians visit this place when they are in this holy city on a tour.

4Mount Kailash, Tibet

To a mountaineer, Mount Kailash ought to prove the ultimate challenge, as it has never been scaled before, its terrain being deemed too dangerous. However, perhaps it’s best untouched, as is considered holy ground by three religions: Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. It’s a very difficult pilgrimage, as one risks fatigue, acrophobia, and braving erratic weathers. Accomplishing the task, it is believed to bring fulfillment and an enormous amount of blessings and good luck.

 

6Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal

It is one of the holiest temples for Hindu religion followers. The temple is mainly visited by the followers of Buddhism. It is situated on the banks of river Bagmati in Nepal.

 

7Mount Olympus, Greece

It is the holiest place in Greece for Jesus Christ followers. It is situated on the highest mountain peak in Greece. Many devotees climb this mountain every year to reach to the shrine. It also holds some mythological symbolic status of the Greek and Roman gods.

 

9Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Turkey

Istanbul is one of the most historical cities in the world, having been around for thousands of years. It is home to numerous attractions one of them being the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque. It’s called so because of the blue tiles spanning the walls of the mosque’s interior. The exterior is a sight to behold, dotting the picturesque Istanbul skyline. The building is mainly used as a mosque for worship and sees as many as 10,000 visitors at a time.

 

10Vortexes, Arizona

People who are interested in enhancing their spirituality have surely gone to the town of Sedona in Arizona. The beautiful red rock formations contain four vortex points that are said to have mystical and healing powers. The Yavapai, an ancient Native American tribe, has numerous paintings and little altars in the vortexes, to honor this great energy that was filling their beings. Many visitors trek through the area on foot and they meditate and bask in the lightness permeating through the area.

 

If you know any other most religious place in the world then don’t forget to mention it in the comments below.

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