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Spiritual Places

From the natural splendour of Devils Tower in Wyoming, to the medieval pilgrimage of Camino de Santiago that stretches to Spain, Inspired Traveller's Guides: Spiritual Places explores locations that will be a balm to the mind and a tonic to the soul.

Travel journalist Sarah Baxter has carefully curated a selection of the 25 most spiritual destinations from around the world – places that hold the promise of rare and profound experiences, whether areas of natural beauty imbued with spiritual significance or sites constructed for worship. From breathtaking scenery to religious capitals, sacred valleys to places of natural beauty, here the full spiritual story and unique tranquillity of each place is revealed with beautiful hand-drawn illustrations and evocative tales of previous visitors that will both delight and inspire.

Featured locations: 
  • Crater Lake, Oregon, USA; 
  • Mauna Kea, Hawaii, USA; 
  • Devils Tower, Wyoming, USA; 
  • Haida Gwai, Canada; 
  • Teotihuacan, Mexico; 
  • Lake Titicaca, Bolivia and Peru; 
  • Easter Island, Chile; 
  • St Catherine's Monastery, Egypt; 
  • Kyoto, Japan; 
  • Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar; 
  • Adam's Peak, Sri Lanka; 
  • Varanasi and the Ganges, India; 
  • Mount Kailash, China; 
  • Cape Reinga, New Zealand; 
  • Uluru, Australia; 
  • Saut d'Eau waterfall, Haiti; 
  • Camino de Santiago, Spain; 
  • Mezquita de Cordoba, Spain; 
  • Isle of Iona, Scotland; 
  • Avebury, England; 
  • Mont St-Michel, France; 
  • Lourdes, France; 
  • Luther Trail and Wittenburg Cathedral, Germany; 
  • Mount Olympus, Greece; 
  • Temple Mount and Jerusalem, Israel. 
Perfect for those who want to get away from it all, this book takes you closer to these sacred locations than ever before.

Each book in the Inspired Traveller's Guides series offers readers a fascinating, informative and charmingly illustrated guide to must-visit destinations round the globe. Also from this series, explore intriguing: Artistic Places (March 2021), Literary PlacesHidden Places and Mystical Places.