Spiritual and healing destinations for a heightened sense of well being
Lourdes, France: One of the world's most important sites of pilgrimage and religious tourism.
Pamukkale Hot Springs, Turkey: A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pamukkale features a series of warm, transparent pools filled with mineral-rich waters.
Machu Picchu, Peru: Lots of visitors to this ancient Inca citadel remark upon the spiritual energy they encounter as they ponder the 15th-century ruins.
Camino de Santiago, Spain: For many, walking the Camino de Santiago to the Santiago de Compostela cathedral in Galicia is more than just a pilgrimage.
Mount Kailash, Tibet: Mount Kailash is considered to be sacred in four religions: Bon, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Bear Lake, Romania: The largest heliotherm lake in the world, Bear Lake, also called Ursu Lake, is located at Sovata.
Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada: This Quebec City basilica is associated with many miracles of curing the sick and disabled.
Dead Sea, Jordan: Swimming in this lake is akin to floating, such is the density of the saline content.
El Santuario de Chimayó, USA: Regarded as the most important Catholic pilgrimage center in the United States, this New Mexico shrine.
Varanasi, India: The Hindu religious ritual of bathing in the Ganges River is a centuries-old tradition.