From ancient world wonders to former palaces, these ones will garner serious portrait envy amongst your friends and family.

1. The Great Wall of China
Grand, natural landscapes coupled with the rich history and meaning of the ancient world wonder, getting married there will be a memorable affair. Plus, you will be assured of beautiful photographs. We promise.

5 Exotic Locations Around The World For Captivating Wedding PortraitsPHOTO: Wedding of Henrietta Yap and Wang Lei

2. Taj Lake Palace in India
Built in 1743 by the Mewar dynasty in Udaipur, Rajasthan, the former summer palace of the Maharana of Udaipur offers spectacular views and boasts rich Moorish-inspired architecture, ornamented by lustrous hues and sheer opulence.

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3. Marsa Malaz Kempinski
The ultra-luxe abode in the Arabian Gulf promises a luxurious holiday experience like no other. Located on the iconic artificial island of The Pearl in Qatar, the resort impresses with its imposing façade and luxuriously furnished surroundings. Then there are its venues – the grand Palazzo and Venezia Ballrooms for opulent celebrations.

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4. Basilica of the Twelve Apostles in Rome
We first came across this church via jewellery designer Sabine G’s extravagant celebrations, and we were blown away by the sheer magnitude of the venue. Frescoes, chandeliers, marble walls and pillars, and ornate carvings transport you into a world of splendour, from centuries past.

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5. The Residence, Mauritius
Famed for its clear waters, rugged cliffs, ancient jungles, and beautiful beach resorts, Mauritius marries both tropical glamour and its colonial past seamlessly. Whether you’re keen on a beach-themed photoshoot or one that’s filled with old world grandeur, you’ve got it all on this romantic and magical island.

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