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unspoilt
untouched by man (natural landscape)
bustling
full of busy activity
secluded
hidden / private (positive meaning)
idyllic
extremely pleasant / beautiful / peaceful
tranquil
calm / peaceful
breathtaking
extremely exciting / beautiful / surprising
off the beaten track
away from the places typically visited
the hustle and bustle
the noise and activity
cramped
with not enough space
cosy
warm / comfortable / intimate / pleasant
dingy
dark / dirty / unpleasant
cluttered
full of stuff (often untidy / disorganised)
neat
organised / tidy
quaint
pleasant, old-fashioned
overgrown
covered with vegetation
run-down
in bad condition (also for places)
spotless
completely clean
attic
space under roof used typically for storage
penthouse
luxurious top-floor flat (or hotel suite)
slum
favela / extremely poor area
outskirts
edges of town / city
sights
places of interest, especially to visitors
views
what you can see from a particular place (eg from a mountain)
scenery
the general appearance of natural environment, especially when beautiful
landscape
large area of countryside, especially its appearance
landmarks
buildings / places that are easily recognized
monuments
structures / buildings that honour a special person / event
tourist trap
place that attracts crowds of tourists, often with high prices
overrun
very crowded