Looking to add a little luck into your life for 2019? These five world locations are rumored to bring good luck, good health and even monetary wealth to tourists willing to make the trek.
Lingyin Temple, Fei Lai Feng Scenic Area, China
Tourists and pilgrims who trek to Lingyin Temple, one of the biggest Buddhist temples in China, make a point of stopping to rub the belly of the laughing Buddha, Maitreya. In doing so it is believed good fortune will be bestowed upon them.
Magic Owl of Dijon, Dijon, France
Guarding the town of Dijon, France for over 300 years, the Magic Owl of Dijon is believed to have the power to make wishes come true. Simply touch the owl with your left hand and make a wish!
Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy
Looking for love in 2019? Head to the infamous Trevi Fountain in Rome. The scene of many movies, love-lorn singletons toss two coins into the fountain in order to meet the love of their life? Dating someone special? A three-coin toss will bring marriage, and if you’re just looking for good health you only need to place one coin in the fountain.
Fountain of Wealth, Suntec City, Singapore
Holding the Guinness World Record for being the largest fountain in the entire world, Singapore’s Fountain of Wealth is believed to be overflowing with positive energy, which visitors can harness simply by touching the water. The fountain is also turned off at certain times to allow visitors to gather the coins, said to be extremely lucky, that have been thrown into the water.
Blarney Stone, Cork, Ireland
People who have kissed the Blarney Stone in Cork, Ireland are said to be bestowed with the ‘Gift of the Gab’ and gain a little of that infamous Irish good luck. However, doing so requires a little acrobatic skill. Those wishing to kiss the lucky stone have to hold onto an iron railing and lean over backward across a narrow precipice!