New world destinations to discover in 2016
1. Harry Potter's wizarding world, Hollywood, United States
On April 7th, there will be an opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studio Hollywood. With cobblestone streets and quaint alleyways, visitors will be lost in the fictional world of the wizard.
With the 3D technology, visitors can dress in a special costume and participate in a Quidditch match as intense as in the Harry Potter film series.
The scene in Harry Potter streets - Photo: en.wikipedia
2. British Airways I360, Brighton, UK
The work was designed by the architect of the famous "London Eye". It is expected to be operated in summer 2016, and will be the first world’s tallest moving observation tower.
From the ground, visitors will be brought up slowly to a height of 162m, allowing visitors to watch the whole scene the port city of Brighton and Sussex coastline.
An observatory from a height of 162m - Photo: BusinessInsider
3. The Louvre Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
This is the largest art museum, which was born from the cooperation between the United Arab Emirates and France. The Louvre Abu Dhabi in 2007 will be opened later this year on the island of Saadiyat.
The entire floor area comprises 9.200m2 of the art gallery, including many loan pieces and many artworks from art institutions around the world such as La Belle Ferronnière, currently in the Musée du Louvre in Paris.
4. Omaka Aviation Centre, New Zealand
Located five kilometres from the centre of Blenheim, Omaka Aviation Center is a collection of space plane exhibition from the First World War by Peter Jackson. Guests have the opportunity to return to the historical journey through visiting the galleries.
It is also a showcase of the famous twin-engine bomber - the flyable Mk1 Avro Anson, fighter Yakovlev Yak-3.
The lively gallery in the center of Omaka Aviation - Photo: kenepuru.co
5. Kynren: the story of England, Durham
The live action night show Kyren will be launched in July 2016 at Auckland Castle, County Durham.
With more than 1,000 casts on a 7.5 ha outdoor stage, the performance will last more 90 minutes to take visitors through several stages of British history of over more than 2,000 years, from the Roman period until the revolution industry.
A scene is recreated in Kynren - Photo: exclusivelybritishmagazine
6. National Museum of Pachacamac, Peru
Pachacamac was one of the most important archaeological sites in Peruvian coast.
Established around AD200, in Pre-Inca and Inca times, it is considered an important pilgrimage site with 17 pyramids, palaces, temples system.This new museum will exhibit the locally discovered relics, along with two other museums in the capital, Lima, Peru.
7. Amusement animated themes, Malaysia
Located in the state of Perak, Malaysia, it is Asia’s first and largest animation theme park.
Spread over an area of 52 ha, the park includes 40 attractions with 6 areas, including areas dedicated to the famous movie characters such as "Casper, the ghost friendly" or "Smurf".
Amusement Park cartoon theme promises to be a highlight for tourists Malaysia in 2016 - Photo: everydayfoodilove
8. Chaplin Museum, Switzerland
Charlie Chaplin fans will be very excited about the museum was built at the Manoir de Ban manor on the shores of Geneva, Switzerland. Chaplin spent the last 25 years of his life here and died in 1977.
Guests can return to the past years thanks to the familiar objects, the music, the movies he had ever played. The museum will be open in April 2016.
Museum recreated the life and career of Charlie Chaplin - Photo: entertainmentdesigner
9. Mont Blanc Skyway, Courmayeur, Italy
Officially opened in the summer of 2015, winter 2015/16 is the first ski season for the Mont Blanc Skyway. When coming here, a glass-fronted cable car offering spectacular 360° views of the Western Alps’ highest peak.
At an altitude of 3.466m, Mont Blanc Skyway is the highest point where visitors can get to by using public transports before conquesting the Mont Blanc peak.