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TripAdvisor Announces Top Landmarks Worldwide



Source: UNESCO

TripAdvisor travelers are a knowledgeable lot, so knowledgeable the online travel site has compiled a list of the ‘Top Landmarks in the World’ based on customer reviews.
“For travelers thinking about anchoring their trips with a visit to an iconic site, there’s no better starting point than the list of Travelers’ Choice award winners,” TripAdvisor’s Brooke Ferencsik said in a press release. “With awe-inspiring temples, poignant memorials and breathtaking examples of architectural innovation, there’s a wide variety of options to inspire those looking for culturally enriching experiences.”
The list was compiled using an algorithm that over a period of twelve months took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for the global landmarks.

Coming out tops for the second year in a row is Cambodia’s Angkor Wat. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is the largest religious monument in the world and earned a five out of five star rating on TripAdvisor.
TripAdvisor’s “Top Ten Landmarks in the World” winners are:

1. Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
2. Plaza de Espana, Seville, Spain
3. Sheikh Zayad Grand Mosque Center, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
4. St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City
5. Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
6. Taj Mahal, Agra, India
7. Duomo di Milano, Milan, Italy
8. Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California
9. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California
10. Parliament, Budapest, Hungary