Trip Advisor’s Top 25 Landmarks

Trip Advisor has announced its list of 2014Travelers’ Choice top 25 landmarks in the world.

1. Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru
2. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
3. Taj Mahal, Agra, India
4. Great Cathedral and Mosque, Cordoba, Spain
5. St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City, Italy
6. Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
7. Bayon Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Bayon Temple Siem Reap Cambodia
Bayon Temple Siem Reap Cambodia
Bayon Temple Detail
Bayon Temple Detail

8. Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Russia
9. Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
10. Ancient City Walls, Dubrovnik, Croatia
11. Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
12. Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool, Washington DC, District of Columbia
13. Petra World Heritage Site, Petra – Wadi Musa, Jordan
14. Great Wall at Mutianyu, Beijing, China
15. Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk, Turkey
16. The Alhambra, Granada, Spain

The Alhambra Gardens
The Alhambra Gardens
Gardens The Alhambra Granada
Gardens The Alhambra Granada

17. Australian War Memorial, Canberra, Australia
18. Siena Cathedral, Siena, Italy
19. Milan Cathedral (Duomo), Milan, Italy
20. Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain
21. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California
22. Cristo Redentor (Statue of Christ the Redeemer), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
23. Teotihuacan World Heritage Site, San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico
24. Golden Temple – Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar, India
25. Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
To view stunning photos and a description of each site view the original announcement.

Kathy Stafford
Kathy Stafford

Kathy Stafford is a writer, publisher and editor. She was a contributing author to "Sasha Cohen Fire on Ice". She has been a contributing editor to several publications including, "Discover Balboa Park: A Complete Guide". Kathy was publisher and editor of "Skating Sketches", reporting on figure skating worldwide, for over ten years. She was a credentialed journalist as a figure skating specialist for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. She has covered international skating events in Switzerland, France, Finland, England, Canada and the United States with published articles in Canada, Japan, and the United States. Although she never accepted an assignment, she was on the list of approved Lonely Planet authors for three years. She is currently combining her love of travel, and her background as a writer and editor, as a publisher and author of travel related journalism. In addition, she blogs about her search for her family roots at

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