Since its opening back in 2017, Pandora – The World of Avatar has been wowing guests at the Walt Disney World resort. Whether you’ve had a chance to this land for yourself, or it’s still on your Disney bucket list, it’s very likely you’ve spent time thinking about this exciting new area in Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

From the massive floating mountains to the beautiful lush landscape, Pandora is a place where you’ll want stop for awhile and take it all in. All of the details and theming throughout this land are truly proof of the magic Disney Imagineers are capable of! Only Disney could bring us such out-of-this-world experiences like flying on the back of a banshee, or touring a colorful and mysterious rainforest by boat.

Last month TIME Magazine released their first annual list of the World’s Greatest Places, and Disney’s Pandora – The World of Avatar made the cut. The list featured 100 destinations from around the world. TIME explains that the goal of the list is to determine which new and newly relevant destinations are worth experiencing. Over 1200 nominations were submitted, and the list included a variety of experiences such as bars, museums, hotels, restaurants and theme parks. Each nomination was evaluated based on five key factors, including innovation, quality, influence, sustainability and originality.

Pandora - The World of Avatar is truly a one-of-a-kind experience, so it’s no surprise that it was featured on such an exciting list! Where else can you feel like you’ve been transported to a locale that is 4.4 light years away? This new land has definitely influenced park attendance at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. In fact, Disney’s Animal Kingdom jumped to the third most-visited theme park in North America in the year 2017, after hosting over 12.5 million guests. Pandora’s originality shines through, thanks to the quality of theming that Disney Imagineers built into every square inch.

If you haven’t yet had the chance to experience Disney’s innovative new land, now is the time. Pandora – The World of Avatar is Animal Kingdom’s shining star, and officially named one of the world’s greatest places to visit. Next time you’re headed to the Most Magical Place on Earth, don’t forget to stop by Disney’s Animal Kingdom to visit Pandora and experience its wonders for yourself.