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9 Places You Haven't Visited -- But Should

  • cartagena colombia
  • ulsanwabi rock south korea
  • oman craftsman
  • valley of fire state park nevada elephant rock
  • singapore temple
  • pittsburgh skyline bridge night
  • armenia mountains wildflowers
  • chan chan peru
  • zambia elephant
Touring marquee cities and well-trodden tourist sites has its charm, but some of the most magical travel moments can happen when you discover the hidden gems of the world -- spots that fly under the radar of the average traveler. They don't frequently appear in the pages of travel magazines, nor are they necessarily scrawled on travelers' bucket lists. But maybe they should be. Start our slideshow by clicking on any image on the left to visit nine underrated destinations around the world.

--written by Elissa Leibowitz Poma