The Most Spiritual Places On Earth

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Whether it’s a man-made or natural site, traveling to a new destination has long been a form of spiritual practice.

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These top ten spiritual destinations around the world will help you find a deeper connection to the earth, other people, and to yourself!

A world-renowned hiking trail in Spain, the Camino de Santiago was originally used as a route for pilgrims to reach the city of Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain, where (it’s rumored) Saint James is buried.

Camino De Santiago, Spain

Known as the “Spiritual heart of India”, Varanasi is India’s oldest city, lies right along the banks of the Ganges, and is dripping in chaos and color.

Varanasi, India

Sacred to the Maori people, Cape Reinga is regarded as the “leaping place of the spirits”, as they believe that the souls of recently deceased Maori use the cape as a place to depart earth and enter the afterlife.

Cape Reinga, New Zealand

Set against a backdrop of lush jungle, Borobudur is located on the Indonesian island of Java and was built from two million stone blocks in the shape of a giant mandala — a diagram of a perfect universe.

Borobudur, Indonesia

While the Dead Sea’s waters are undrinkable and are unable to sustain life, this location is believed to be one of the most healing places on earth.

The Dead Sea, Israel & Jordan

A historical group of temples built in the 12th century, Angkor Wat is the largest spiritual complex in the world, and was originally constructed as a Hindu temple that would hold King Suryavarman II’s remains.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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