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81 Captivating Travel Photographs From Around the World

The 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year contest is open and accepting entries. See a gallery of last year's top contributions.

With the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest now open for submissions, take a look back at some our favorite entries from the last year's competition.

Winners were announced in three categories: people, cities, and nature. You can see photographs from all three of those categories here.

Editor's Note: Captions provided by the photographers.