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9 Places That Might Help You Find a Little Calm

Desperate times call for deep breaths.

No sooner was 2020 in the rearview that 2021 brought fresh reasons to be on edge. There’s still hope on the horizon, though no one’s blaming you if it will take a while to shake the mental cobwebs of the last year and change.

So here are nine places around the world—from gardens to labyrinths to shrines—where one might be able to take a deep breath, refresh, and find an oasis of calm in a world that just can’t seem to let up.