Prestigious National Geographic revealed a selection of winner pictures in every category of its Travel Photographer of the Year contest for 2016. Stunning pictures that take us around the world, to discover landscapes and cultures. We show you a selection below.

Grand Prize Winner, Photo by Anthony Lau, in Inner Mongolia.

Third Place, People, Photo by Mattia Passarini.

First Place, Nature, Photo by Hiroki Inoue.

First Place, Cities, Photo by Takashi Nakagawa, in Ben Youssef.

Second Place, Nature, Photo by Massimiliano Bencivenni, in the Brazilian Pantanal.

Photo by Wing Ka H., GuangZhou (China).

Honourable Mention, People, Photo by Dotan Saguy.

Third place, Cities, Photo by Jeremy Tan, George Town (Malaysia).

Second place, People, Photo by Yasmin Mund, Varanasi.

Honourable Mention, Nature, Photo by John Rollins.