There’s something fascinating about winter that attracts one and all. It gives you the chills and warms your heart at the same time. Just a mention of winter conjures images of snow-clad landscapes. It makes you want to travel and explore parts of the world where this season brings out the very best of natural beauty. In the Northern Hemisphere, the ambiance is festive all around as Christmas falls in the winter season. (ALSO SEE Best Winter Holiday Destinations in Thailand) The Southern hemisphere too looks majestic during its winter season. Just to get you in the mood for the season, here are some spectacular winter photos from all the seven continents of the planet. Also Read - 10 Pictures by This Indian Astro-Photographer That Shows The Spiti Sky in a Unique Light

Asia

A group of snow bikers travelling across a snow covered field in Gulmarg, Kashmir, India Also Read - These Jharkhand Photos Prove That It's An Underrated Tourist Destination



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The World Heritage Site of Shirakawago in Japan during winter



Winter - Asia - Japan

Wrapped around snow covered mountains, the Hemis Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery (gompa) of the Drukpa Lineage, located in Hemis, Ladakh, India

Winter - Hemis

North America

Capitol Reef National Park in winter, Utah, USA

Winter - North America - Utah

Polar she-bear with cubs on snow-covered coast in Canada

Winter - North America

Australia

Tourists enjoy skiing and snowboarding activities on a cold winter day amidst trees at Mount Buller, a resort village in eastern Victoria, Australia

Winter - Australia

Europe

Prague during Christmas time – classical view on snowy roofs in central part of city

Winter - Europe Prague

Panoramic view of scenic winter landscape in the Bavarian Alps with famous Parish Church of St. Sebastian in the village of Ramsau, National park Berchtesgadener Land, Upper Bavaria, Germany

Winter - Europe - Germany

Scenery of famous ice skating in winter resort Davos, Switzerland

Switzerland

Switzerland

South America

Southern steam engine train (train to the end of the world) at Ushuaia, Patagonia, Argentina  – Just another snowing day in Patagonia

Winter - South America - Argentina

Cityscape of Santiago de Chile with the mountains in the background during winter

Winter - Chile

Africa

Cottage in South Africa during winter

Winter - south africa

Antarctica

Zodiac in front of enormous ice berg in Antarctica

Winter - Antarctica

Grab that sweater already!