Captivating Borders: Exploring the Fascinating Boundaries Among Nations Worldwide

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Tourists gather at the top of the Iguazu Falls at the border of Argentina and Brazil

Are borders truly just armed sentries, razor-wire, towering barriers, and precautionary inspections? Well, I contend, let us come to a mutual disagreement. Borders are not emblems of conflict, animosity, or demise. What if I were to assert that certain borders are truly emblems of affection, companionship, and splendor! Astonishing, isn’t it?

Tourists sit at the round seating arrangement at the border of Germany-Netherlands-Belgium

To demolish all preconceptions, we present to you a compilation of the most awe-inspiring borders between nations throughout the globe. Take a look.

A triangular table at the border of Austria-Hungary-Slovakia

Some individuals across borders simply like to reach resolutions through a diplomatic gathering at the border.

1. Germany, Netherlands, and Belgium: The Dreiländerpunkt near the city of Aachen

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2. Austria, Hungary, and Slovakia: A serene spot in the midst of nowhere

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Others prefer an upscale dining experience at the border.

A person ziplines across the border of Spain and Portugal

3. Belgium and Netherlands: The Baarle Nassau Frontière Café

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Snowbikers pass through the border of Norway and Sweden

And for the thrill-seekers…

4. Spain and Portugal: Cross the nations with a zipline

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US-Canada border inside Haskell Free Library & Opera House

5. Norway and Sweden: Sledding at the snowy slopes

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Because reading knows no boundaries…

Residents of Naco in Arizona join the residents of Naco in Mexico for a volleyball match during the fourth Fiesta Bi-Nacional at the fence.

6. USA and Canada: Inside Haskell Free Library & Opera House

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But should sports be any different?

7. USA and Mexico: Barrier at Naco

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A golf course straddling the Finnish-Swedish border

8. Finland and Sweden: Golf Course at the border

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Kissing dragons at the border of China and Mongolia

There are also some stunning manmade marvels at the borders

9. China and Mongolia: At the City of Dinosaurs

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The line of border between Germany and Netherlands passing through the Eurode business center

10. Netherlands and Germany: Via the Eurode Business Center

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A police station and a postal office are found on each side of this border.

11. Vatican City and Italy: Entry of St. Peter’s Square

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The entry of St. Peter’s Square signifies the start of Vatican City itself. The image above depicts a perspective of the city of Rome from St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City. On one side of St. Peter’s Square lies St. Peter’s Basilica. On the other side is the city of Rome in Italy.

And we must not overlook these natural marvels

12. Argentina and Brazil: Via the Iguazu Falls

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Tourists gather at the top of the Iguazu Falls at the border of Argentina and Brazil

13. Zambia and Zimbabwe: Via the Victoria Falls

14. Germany and Czech Republic: On the Bastei Bridge

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Early morning lights at the Victoria Falls at the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia

The Diomede Islands serve as the border between Russia and the United States.

15. Poland and Ukraine: Between settlements Horodyszcze n Eastern Poland and Varyazh in Western Ukraine

The Bastei Bridge at the border of Germany and Czech Republic

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16. Nepal and China: Across Mt. Everest

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The images of giant fish are situated between villages Horodyszcze in Eastern Poland and Varyazh in Western Ukraine

Indeed! The boundary between Nepal and China actually cuts through the summit of Mt. Everest. Astonishing, isn’t it?

17. Venezuela, Brazil, and Guyana: Over Mt. Roraima

The border between China and Nepal passing over the Mt Everest

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The triangular plateau of Mt. Roraima encompasses the three countries on its three edges.

18. Slovenia and Austria: At the Kepa Mountain

The triangular table top at Mt Roraima

If you take a stroll along the ridge of the Kepa Mountain, you would, in actuality, be walking right along the boundary of Slovenia and Austria.

19. Russia and United States: At the Diomede Islands

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View through the clouds from the top of the Kepa mountain in Karavanke range on the border of Slovenia and Austria

The boundary between the United States of America (specifically Alaska) and Russia goes through the Bering Strait. The Diomede islands are located in the center of the strait. On the Russian side lies the large Diomede Island. On the Alaska side lies the small Diomede Island.

The border between Russia and United States that passes through Diomede islands

However, let’s not overlook this one…

20. India and Pakistan: The Wagah Border

Indeed, it resembles a conventional border. Nevertheless, the synchronized display of a retreating parade on both sides is a remarkable spectacle. And we should not forget the festivities on Independence Day. While Pakistan commemorates its Independence Day on the 14th of August, India does so on the 15th of August.

The retreating parade at the Wagah border between India and Pakistan

Take a look at the festivities on Independence Day from the 15th of August 2015.

Highly Recommended: How India And Pakistan Share Similarities

So, which of these borders piques your interest more? Inform us and we will assist you in planning a vacation to these destinations.

Category: Global

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