20 June 2014

TripAdvisor names world landmarks in Travelers' Choice awards

TripAdvisor, the travel site, has announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice awards for Attractions. In the second year of the awards for these categories, 929 winners were identified, including the top 25 in the world. Four of the top ten landmarks in the world are in Asia or the Middle East, while one of the top ten parks is in Australia.

Top 10 World Landmarks
2. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
3. Taj Mahal, Agra, India
6. Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
7. Bayon Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Top 10 World Parks
6. Kings Park and Botanic Garden, Perth, Australia

“TripAdvisor travelers have helped identify some of the best attractions around the globe,” said Barbara Messing, CMO, TripAdvisor. “These award-winning landmarks and parks are an ideal starting point for taking in the world’s must-see sights.”

Travelers’ Choice awards honour top travel spots worldwide based on the millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for landmark and park attractions worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period.

View the full list of winners here.