World’s Best Landmarks Revealed… How Many Have You Visited?


The world’s best landmarks have been revealed in TripAdvisor’s annual Travellers Choice Awards, and if you want to visit the very best landmarks that the world has to offer in 2017, you should be booking a holiday to Cambodia, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, India, or Australia.

The list, based on millions of independent traveller reviews worldwide, highlights the highest rated landmarks based on ratings collected over a 12-month period, and while there are many places you would expect to see on the list, such as the Taj Mahal, the Sydney Opera House, and the Eiffel Tower, there are a few surprises on the list, including our very own Big Ben in London!

So, without further ado, here is the World’s Top 25 Landmarks (according to TripAdvisor’s Travellers Choice Awards):

  1. Angkor Wat, Cambodia
  2. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre, Abu Dhabi
  3. Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, Spain *
  4. St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City, Italy
  5. Taj Mahal, India
  6. Church of the Savior on Blood, St. Petersburg, Russia
  7. Great Wall of China, Beijing, China
  8. Machu Picchu, Peru *
  9. Plaza de Espana, Seville, Spain *
  10. Duomo di Milano, Milan, Italy *
  11. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California
  12. Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, USA
  13. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
  14. Parliament, Budapest, Hungary
  15. Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France
  16. Corcovado ‘Christ the Redeemer Statue’, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil *
  17. Big Ben, London, United Kingdom *
  18. Acropolis, Athens, Greece *
  19. Main Market Square, Krakow, Poland
  20. El Ateneo Grand Splendid, Buenos Aires, Argentina *
  21. Temple of the Reclining Buddha, Bangkok, Thailand *
  22. Burj Khalifa, Dubai
  23. Fushimi Inari-Taisha Shrine, Kyoto, Japan
  24. Mayan Ruins, Tulum, Mexico *
  25. Sydney Opera House, Australia *

I’ve only managed 10 so far… How many have you visited?



2 Comments Add yours

  1. Six! – But so many great places I’ve seen are not on the list.

    1. Equatours says:

      A great start Milford Street! Hope you get to cross a few more off soon!

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