All of us have seen many lakes, some of them have illuminating waters, some are wide and surrounded by beautiful scenery. Everyone is always in search of beautiful places. We have listed the top ten beautiful lakes in the world.
List of Most Beautiful Lakes in the World
1) Melissani Lake:
Lake Melissani is the world’s most beautiful lake. It is located on the east coast of the island of Kefalonia, in Greece. It is just a couple of kilometers from the village of Sami and about 10km from Argostoli. During the earthquake of 1953, the vault of the cave collapsed, and when the sun passes over the hole, it creates beautiful scenery.
The surface of the lake becomes blue, navy blue, purple as if the colors are playing on the water as well as on the walls of the cave will be even more spectacular which makes it one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. The best time to visit the cave is undoubtedly in the middle of a bright sunny day.
The Plitvice lake is located near the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina, south of Zagreb, the capital of Croatia in Europe. It is one of the most visited places in Europe, which makes it popular tourist destinations. It is connected by splendid waterfalls and underground springs with different colors, Emerald green, blue, cobalt blue, and endless shades of green-blue water which attracts your attention and makes it one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.
3) Yucatan Lake:
Yucatan is an underground freshwater lake located in the Yucatan Province of Northern Mexico. The beauty of this lake can not be explained in words. You must visit it to experience it. The lake is said to be 2 million years old. The water illuminated by sunlight is a stunning view to watch. Wild plants, fish, bats inhabit these waters. Frozen snow, underground tunnels, and colorful birds can also be found in this underground lake.
4) Matheson Lake:
Matheson Lake about 12 km from the Fox Glacier in the South Westland state of New Zealand. The lake was formed 14000 years ago. Mountains and a beautiful white pine called kahikatea, and red pine called rimu trees surround this lake gives it beautiful scenery. It is famous for its reflection on Mount Cook and Mount Tasman on its surface. The landscape this lake has will make anyone visit it again and again.
Peyto lake is is a glacial lake located in Banff National Park, in the province of Alberta, Canadian Rockies. Steep cliffs and dense forests surround it. Peyto lake gets its water from Peyto Glacier. In summer, a large amount of glacier rock powder flows into the lake from a nearby glacier, and the particles of these rocks make the lake show a unique bright blue-green, emerald or cobalt color. The view and surroundings makes it one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.
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Lake Pehoé is located in the Magallanes Region of southern Chile. It is a part of the Torres del Paine National Park. The water in the lake comes from the Paine River. It changes its color from deep blue-green color to purple and amber from the sunrise to sunset.
Lake Maligne is located about 44 km south of Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada. This lake is famous for its crystal clear lake water, Snow-covered mountains on a quiet, open lake, Spirit Island. In the hills and mountains around the lake, there are many wild animals such as Grizzly bears, black bears, black mules, reindeer, wolves, North American elk, mountain sheep, etc. Also, white eagles, golden eagles can be seen here.
8) Dal Lake:
Dal lake is the second-largest lake located in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir provinces of the Indian state. It is called Jewel in the Crown of Kashmir or the Srinagar Jewel. Snow-capped mountains surround it. In July-August, there is a lot of blooming lotus here that forms a “carpet” that is brilliantly covered all over the lake.
Manasarovar is an alpine freshwater lake located in the 950 kilometers west of Lhasa in Western Tibet, the Ngari (Ali) district of Purang. The word “Manasarovar” comes from Sanskrit, which means “lake [born] from the mind ( Manasa – mind, Sarovara – lake). In Bon, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. Manasarovar is considered a sacred lake. Lake Mansarovar gets its water from the springs originating in the Kailas glaciers.
10)Five flower lake:
Five flower lake is located in Jiuzhaigou Valley in China. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992 and ranked among the places you must see once in a lifetime. It is called Five flower lake because the water here has different colors blue, green, and light yellow; also, the landscape reflected in the lake looks like a real flower garden.