Forests have an ancient and mysterious charm that keeps us all coming back, whether we're photographers looking for the perfect shot or just travelers and weekenders. An expansive, natural and healthy forest is like a cathedral erected to the glory of nature, which is probably why we find these photos to be so stunning.


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Luckily for those of us stuck in the city, talented photographers flock to forests' shaded canopies to take stunning photos like these. Kilian Schönberger and Guillermo Caballa are just a couple of talented photographers who find the forests of their countries to be endless wells of inspiration.

If you or someone you know of has some amazing photos of mysterious forests that belong in this list, please add those photos to this list! Vote for your favorites, too!

#1 Rila Mountains, Bulgaria

Rila Mountains, Bulgaria

Xiao Yang Report

EvaMarinova 1 year ago

my lovely country ... just magical :)

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#2 The Moss Swamp In Romania

The Moss Swamp In Romania

Adrian Borda Report

ShelleyGrahamShowalter 1 year ago

nature can be so mysterious love it

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#3 White Carpathians

White Carpathians

Janek Sedlar Report

EmmaArtista 1 year ago

In the shapes of the leaves, in less than a second, on the right side in the middle my granddaughter spotted the shape of a leopard.

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#4 Hallerbos, Belgium

Hallerbos, Belgium

Kilian Schönberger Report

KathyGarrido 1 year ago

Ir looks like an enchanted Forest !

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#5 Beskydy Mountains, Czech Republic

Beskydy Mountains, Czech Republic

Jan Bainar Report

BartKopeć 1 year ago

Half of them are in Poland

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#6 Otzarreta Forest, Basque Country, Spain

Otzarreta Forest, Basque Country, Spain

Javier de la Torre Report

SaidVara 1 year ago

If I were there, I would swim naked on the lake. :D

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#7 Chinese Hemlock Trail, Taipingshan, Taiwan

Chinese Hemlock Trail, Taipingshan, Taiwan

Justin Jones Report

KevinSherlock 1 year ago

Looks like Hobbitville, love it.

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#8 Czech Republic

Czech Republic

Jan Machata Report

SusannaVesna 1 year ago

wow!!!!

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#9 North Greenwich, London, England

North Greenwich, London, England

Andy Linden Report

LauraGuadarrama 1 year ago

Alice and the garden of flowers!

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#10 Misty Forest

Misty Forest

SEO Report

StefanieLangegger 1 year ago

Where's this? Stunning !

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#11 Stanton Moor, Peak District, Uk

Stanton Moor, Peak District, Uk

James Mills Report

greeneyedLady 1 year ago

Fairies and other unseen mythical creatures remaining to be unseen yet never forgotten

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#12 Italy

Italy

Leonid Litvac Report

SusanneGerull 1 year ago

Wonderful with the red/pink colour :) !

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#13 Nagoya, Japan

Nagoya, Japan

Yume Cyan Report

TomVdh 1 year ago

wonderful

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#14 Haute-loire, France

Haute-loire, France

Bastien Bajduk Report

NikitaJagora 1 year ago

Looks more like a scene from Little Red Riding Hood. And if you look in the center and right, you'll see three pairs of eerie blue eyes...

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#15 Germany

Germany

Kilian Schönberger Report

AliJar-Night 1 year ago

nope i'll stay out

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