The 25 most popular places in the world

According to the Travellers’ Choice Awards, these are the 25 most popular destinations of this year.

  1. Machu Picchu
    Machu Picchu, Peru
    By surrounding a wall lies the city with all its splendor, glistening in the sunlight.

machu-picchu

2. Sheikh Zayed Mosque
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Speaking of greatness is not enough. Architecture, white marble and green perfectly maintained gardens are stunning.

sheikh-zayed-grand-mosque

3. Angkor Wat
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Mysterious and majestic. A truly unforgettable experience.

angkor-wat

4. St. Peter’s Basilica Vatican
Vatican City, Italy
As you walk into the dome, the light shines through the windows trapping all the gold, the building shines.

st-peter-s-basilica

5.Taj Mahal
Agra, India
One of the greatest architectural achievements on earth.

taj-mahal

6. Mosque of Cordoba
Cordoba, Spain
There is nothing comparable. You can lose yourself among its arches and remember historical events.

great-cathedral-and-mosque

7. Church of the Savior on Blood
St. Petersburg, Russia
The whole church is a work of art. Colorful outside and impressive inside.

church-of-our-savior

8. The Alhambra
Granada, Spain
This is a unique monument in the world, with beautiful elements of culture and Moorish design.

the-alhambra
9. Reflecting Pool from the Lincoln Memorial
Washington DC, District of Columbia
It is better to do the walking tour to enjoy the various monuments, the pool, the cherry trees, the view of the Capitol.

lincoln-memorial

10. Cathedral (Duomo)
Milan, Italy
A beautiful building inside and out; even more beautiful under the afternoon sun.

cathedral-duomo

11. Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco, California
Shocking even if you can not make out the highest, immersed part in the fog.

golden-gate

12. Museum / Church of Hagia Sophia
Istanbul, Turkey
Impressive building that transports Constantinople. The story of three empires, in one place.

church-ayasofya

13. Gran Plaza
Brussels, Belgium
A beautiful place, day and night. Fantastic architecture, full of charm and aroma of waffles.

grand-place

14. Eiffel Tower
Paris France
No matter how many pictures, videos or postcards you’ve seen this icon, there is simply nothing like seeing her up close and personal.

parigi-al-tramonto

15. Notre Dame Cathedral
Paris France
A beautiful church that lets you experience the history and beauty of Paris.

notre-dame-cathedral

16. Great Wall of China at Mutianyu
Beijing, China
The field is green and lush; the views are magnificent wall.

great-wall-at-mutianyu

17. Acropolis
Athens, Greece
History, architecture, beauty and locale create a magical moment.

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18. Statue of Christ the Redeemer
Rio de Janeiro Brazil
The statue is fascinating and sunset views over the city and the bays are wonderful.

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19. Big Ben (Clock Tower)
London, United Kingdom
Nothing compares to look up to check the time and see one of the most famous landmarks in the world. Intricate and beautiful.

big-ben

20. Archaeological Site of Chichen Itza
Chichén Itzá, Mexico
This complex shows the excellence of the Maya as architects and mathematicians.

chichen-itza

21. Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)
Bangkok, Thailand
Absolutely wonderfull.

temple-of-the-reclining

22. Burj Khalifa
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
See how it is lost in the sky, rising above the cityscape, it is worthy of admiration. A true feat of engineering.

burj-khalifa

23. Australian War Memorial
Canberra, Australia
One of the best places in the world to remember the fallen soldiers without glorifying war in any way.

australian-war-memorial

24. Sydney Opera House
Sydney, Australia
Some call it the Taj Mahal in Oceania.

sydney-opera-house

25. Fushimi Inari-Taisha
Kyoto, Japan
There is something captivating and relaxing to look through the endless torii arches.

fushimi-inari-shrine

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