Travel: Striking pictures of tourism in North Korea and the West Bank, awe-inspiring holy architecture, and more

Travel: Striking pictures of tourism in North Korea and the West Bank, awe-inspiring holy architecture, and more




How did women travel in 1920? Find out, plus striking pictures of tourism in some of the world's unlikeliest destinations.
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In this edition: Explore tourism in some of the unlikeliest places (Korea's DMZ and along the West Bank wall); see the stunning architecture of some of the world's holiest sites; and learn what it was like to travel as a woman in 1920.
PHOTOGRAPH BY JULIAN BOUND, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CREATIVE
38 Holy Places With Awe-Inspiring Architecture
Get enlightened with a visit to these sacred spaces.
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PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID GUTTENFELDER
Korea's Heavily Armed Border Is Packed With Tourists
The DMZ is a vestige of the Cold War era. It's also a tourist attraction.
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Discover Tibet's Breathtaking Palace in the Clouds
Potala Palace is one of the best-known spiritual sanctums in the world.
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PHOTOGRAPH BY CLIFTON R. ADAMS, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CREATIVE
See How Women Traveled in 1920
On August 26, Women's Equality Day celebrated the year the 19th Amendment gave (most) women the right to vote. But travel was often a different matter.
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PHOTOGRAPH BY YORAY LIBERMAN
This Is Tourism in the Occupied Palestinian Territories
The West Bank wall is a living canvas of Israeli-Palestinian narratives.
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