A few places in the world are believed to be resonating with lucky vibrations. To some, it’s a plain old superstition. But that doesn’t stop people from visiting such places. We could use all the luck we can get and it also makes for a good vacation. That luck could come in handy to the ones who participate in the lottery so they can visit more of these places. Let’s take a look at some of the interesting places to visit if luck is what you’re seeking.
Now, these locations are set in no particular order as each has a story captivating enough. Each one is better than the last.
Fushimi Inari Taisha, Japan
The foot of Mount Inari is the home to many Shinto shrines. Named after the deity Inari who is the god of rice, sake, and prosperity. The location is also popular among businessmen, merchants, and entrepreneurs as they consider Inari as their Patron. According to legend, a cake of rice was thrown in the air and it turned into a swan. consequently, rice began to grow on the mountain. It is considered an important, if not the most important Cultural Property.
Trevi Fountain – Rome, Italy
The fountain is a common prop in rom-com movies since the early 50s, the water from the fountain seems to have all sorts of good omens. For instance, one can toss a coin over their left shoulder with their back to the fountain and they can hope for a return trip to Rome soon. But that’s not the extent of its power so to speak, there’s a miniature fountain on the left called the ‘fountain of lovers’. Drinking from the fountain with your significant other would make you forever faithful to each other.
That’s not all, the fountain’s most known legend is quenching your thirst in the fountain would grant you great fortune and a speedy return to the eternal city.
Illinois – Lincoln’s Tomb
People believe rubbing the nose of any statue is good luck. Supposedly it’s better luck if it is a statue of somebody like Abraham Lincoln. Over 200,000 people visit Lincoln’s tomb every year, they make sure to rub the literally golden nose of the big bronze head that guards the entrance.
Hagia Sophia – Istanbul, Turkey
The church turned mosque then a museum and a mosque again has been around since the 6th century. The structure is ambient of Islamic and Byzantine cultures throughout the dozens of civilizations it has hosted. Millions visit every year, and most stand in line to have a go at the column with a hole in it. At first, it seems like an ordinary column but folklore says the “wishing column,” or “weeping column,” as it’s called will bring good luck if you poke your thumb into it and rotate it full circle.
Blarney stone – Ireland
Blarney Castle is a world-famous historical and mythical attraction in Ireland and is one of the most visited places in the country. A recent study ranks it among the luckiest places in the world. This medieval stronghold dates back to the early 13th century and has been a center for power in Ireland for centuries.
The site is now one of the country’s most popular tourist attractions. It is famous for its Blarney Stone, which is kissed by people from all over the world. Visiting the Emerald Isle to smooch a stone? Talk about Irish luck. Maybe it’s just what you need on your next lottery venture.
Il Porcellino – Florence, Italy
Porcellino means ‘the little pig’ in Italian. It is an anatomically realistic replica of a 17th-century bronze wild boar resting on its left haunch and front legs. Supposedly, touching the nose of the statue will bring you good luck. You need to rub the animal’s nose with one hand while holding a coin in the open mouth and letting it drop. It’s good luck “guaranteed” if the coin falls through the grating. It’s worth trying again if it doesn’t.
If you are hoping to give luck a chance. Perhaps the aforementioned places have something to contribute to your next lottery win. All in all, it would be a great travel experience full of reminiscent memories for sure. Maybe you could try your luck on the Jumbo Ticket lottery and probably get a chance to visit such beautiful places with your winnings. Rejuvenate your luck by doing so as well.