THE TOP 10 LANDMARKS IN THE WORLD

There are landmarks all over the world that are deserving of their own award, but which ones actually make the cut? TripAdvisor has just revealed the Top 10 landmarks in the world, as voted in 2017 Travellers’ Choice® awards. Keep scrolling to find out which landmark earned 1st place. 

  1. Duomo di Milano – Milan, Italy

Coming in at 10th on the list, Duomo di Milano is a cathedral church located in Milan. Dedicated to St Mary of the Nativity, the Gothic cathedral is magnificent in the fact that it took nearly six centuries to complete.
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  1. Plaza de Espana – Seville, Spain

Plaza de Espana is a semi-circular Renaissance/Neo-Moorish building in Spain. Built in 1928 for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929, it still stands today as a majestic piece of architecture, attracting tourists from all over the world.
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  1. Machu Picchu– Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu is a 15th Century Inca citadel located high above the Urubamba River valley in the Andes Mountains in Peru. These intriguing buildings of high stone walls offer panoramic views and are believed to be a sacred religious site for Inca leaders back in the 16th Century.
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  1. Great Wall at Mutianyu – Beijing, China

The Great Wall of Mutianya refers to a section of the Great Wall of China, a less touristy area of the attraction. The restored section of the wall, The Great Wall at Mutianyu is located in Huairou County, around 70km from Beijing.

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  1. Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood– St. Petersburg, Russia

One of the main tourist attractions in Russia, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is a marvelous Russian-style church built as a monument to Alexander II the Liberator.

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5.Taj Mahal – Agra, India

Standing majestically on the banks of River Yamuna is one of the World’s Wonders, the Taj Mahal. The ivory marble mausoleum is an UNESCO World Heritage Site, visited by people the World over.

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  1. St. Peter’s Basilica– Vatican City, Italy

St. Peter’s Basilica is an Italian Renaissance church in Vatican City, Rome. The most renowned work of Renaissance architecture, St. Peter’s Basilica’s designers included the likes of Michelangelo.
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  1. Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba – Cordoba, Spain

Known as the Great Mosque of Cordoba, the Mezquita Cathedral is one of the greatest works of Islamic architecture in the world, a vibrant and impressive landmark.

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  1. Sheikh Zayed Mosque– Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Sheikh Zayed Mosque is a majestic building surrounded by perfectly manicured gardens and reflective pools, one of the key sites of worship in Abu Dhabi.
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  1. Angkor Wat– Siem Reap, Cambodia

Coming in at number 1 on Trip Advisor’s 2017 Travellers’ Choice Landmarks is Angkor Wat in Cambodia. The largest religious monument in the world, Angkor Wat is said to be heart and soul of Cambodia, a source of national pride.

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