It may be hard to believe that something scary, vicious, aggressive, and spewing lava could be considered beautiful.
There are many stunning volcanoes around the world dormant as well as in the active state resonating with energy beyond comprehension.
These beautiful volcanoes should be on the top of any adventurous travelers' bucket list.
Stromboli Island, Sicily
Called as ‘Him’ or ‘Iddu’ in Sicilian by the locals, this majestic mountain is located between the Sicilian coast and Italy. It can be viewed from the sea with its dramatic scars of recent lava flows. Each breath of this volcano creates a different world on its own.
Mount Mayon erupted in 2014 and caused thousands to flee. This stratovolcano is known for its incredible symmetry. The flowing ash and lava add to its beauty.
Mauna Loa and Kilauea
Hawaii National Park, Hawaii
Kilauea is one of the most active volcanoes of the world and Mount Loa is the biggest volcano in the world. So what makes these volatile volcanoes the most beautiful in the world? Well, it is worth watching the magnificent lava flow hitting the sea to form new land.
Although it has been over a hundred years since Mount Fuji has spewed lava, it is still considered active. It is a sensational landmark of Japan characterized by a white-capped peak during winter as well as a scared pilgrimage spot.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Mount Otemanu is the highest point on Bora Bora Island and one of the two peaks of an extinct volcano. You can see the beauty of the volcano from any part of the island or you can hike over the mountain for a few adrenaline-pumping photographs.
Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa and the tallest volcano in the world making it the prime spot for adventure-seekers in the world.
Those with a burning desire to witness some of the most intriguing natural landscapes should visit these most beautiful active and dormant volcanoes dotting the world over.