5. Lantern Festival—Pingxi, Taiwan
Imagine a view with thousands of illuminated lanterns rising above and covering the dark skyline. As spectacular as it may get, every year the Taiwan Lantern festival attracts thousands of tourists who flock to Pingxi district in Taiwan to witness the celebration of life in the most amazing way. Highlighted as one of the best festivals in the world by the American Discovery Channel’s program ‘Fantastic Festivals of the World’, the Taiwan Lantern Festival was originally celebrated to ward off the evil, now the lanterns are decorated with wishes and the image of the lantern owner.