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The UAE lands two spots in TripAdvisor’s top 25 landmarks in the world

Not hard to guess which two!
TripAdvisor has just released its list of top 25 landmarks around the world. See them here...

With the summer holidays just around the corner (woohoo!), it’s time to planning where your passport will take you next. Stuck for inspiration? TripAdvisor has just released its annual Travellers’ Choice Awards which names the top 25 landmarks worldwide. 

The list is based on user reviews from the past 12 months and the good news is that you don’t have to go too far to tick two of them off your list. The beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque came in third overall, whilst the Burj Khalifa also came in the top 20 — spot 19 to be exact. As for what took out the number one spot? The Angkor West temple in Cambodia, for the second year running. 

See the full list of landmarks below:

1. Angkor Wat, Cambodia

2. Plaza de Espana, Seville, Spain

3. Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi

4. St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City

5. Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain

6. Taj Mahal, India

7. Duomo di Milano, Milan

8. Alcatraz Island, San Francisco

9. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

10. Parliament, Budapest

11. Old Town Square, Prague

12. Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris

13. Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

14. Eiffel Tower, Paris

15. Tower of London, England

16. Acropolis, Athens

17. Temple of the Reclining Buddha, Bangkok

18. Mutianyu Great Wall, China

19. Burj Khalifa, Dubai

20. Sydney Opera House, Australia

21. Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Peru

22. El Ateneo Grand Splendid, Buenos Aires

23. Notre-Dame Basilica, Montreal

24. Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, Japan

25. Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar

Time to get planning, people. 

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