TripAdvisor reveals 2016 Travelers’ Choice Landmarks Winners
TripAdvisor, the travel planning and booking site, today announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice™ awards for Landmarks. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for landmarks worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period.
“These Travelers’ Choice award-winning landmarks attract millions of visitors each year and represent some of the world’s most impressive examples of human ingenuity,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “Travelers who want to discover, or rediscover, these iconic attractions can book tours for unique experiences including in some cases exclusive behind-the-scenes access.”
For those planning to visit a winning landmark this year, TripAdvisor has also identified the average bookable accommodation rates for summer in each destination, as well as top-rated tours bookable on TripAdvisor and upcoming events.
Top 5 Landmarks in the World:
1. Machu Picchu – Machu Picchu, Peru
Average summer bookable rates in Machu Picchu: June: $58 July: $59 August: $59
2. Sheikh Zayed Mosque Center– Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Average summer bookable rates Abu Dhabi: June: $112 July: $119 August: $120
3. Angkor Wat – Siem Reap, Cambodia
Average summer bookable rates in Siem Reap: June: $63 July: $63 August: $65
4. St. Peter's Basilica – Vatican City, Italy
Average summer bookable rates in Vatican City: June: $123 July: $108 August: $102
5. Taj Mahal – Agra, India
Average summer bookable rates in Agra: June: $33 July: $34 August: $34
For the complete list of winners from the 2016 Travelers’ Choice Landmarks, as well as reviews and candid traveler photos, go to: www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Landmarks.
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