One of the most magical bodies of water is the river. It is beautiful to look at and has always been the bedrock of life. All rivers are gorgeous from the small meandering ones that last a short distance, to the mighty, majestic few that span for miles. If you love rivers and are interested in learning about the best ones globally, check out these 7 most beautiful rivers in the world.
The Irtysh River
This is another one of Asia’s longest rivers at 2640 miles long. It starts in the Altai Mountains and flowers through Siberia out into the Ob Sea. It is the source of polar freshwater for Kazakhstan and Russia. It spans a total of seven bridge systems.
The Yellow River
China’s second longest river is the Yellow River, and it is the sixth biggest river in the world. The less sediment in the river actually turns it yellow. The river is home to many attractions, like ancient cities, deserts, forest parks, grasslands and waterfalls.
The Amur River
This river is the world’s biggest undamned channel of water. It is the ecosystem of over 100 different species of fish, and the endangered Amur Leopard is still in existence near this river.
The Lena River
This river is in Siberia and flows into the Arctic Ocean. It is one of the longest rivers in the world, and flows 2734 miles long. For the majority of the year, it is frozen solid.
The Amazon River
This river is located in South America and is the largest river by volume. Some even say it is the longest. It is one of the most famous rivers in the world. It spans from the Andes all the way down into the Amazon rain forest. It is one of the most essential aspects of the delicate ecosystem of the rain forest.
The Yangtze River
This river is Asia’s longest river and the third longest river in the whole world. It starts in the Tibetan Plateau and flows into the East China Sea, and is 6300 kilometers long. It is navigated throughout the entire year, and is a huge piece of Chinese history.
The Congo River
This river is Africa’s second longest river and is the deepest river in the world, at 720 feet deep. It is known as one of the world’s most beautiful rivers.