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Top 25 many have you seen?

Not on the list...      Photo: Tysto / Wikimedia


TripAdvisor's released its Top 25 Travelers' Choice landmark list again, and the first thing that stands out is that 8 of the top 10 are religious structures or importance. The others in the top 10 are a prison and a bridge!


Gumbo's readers are many of your favorites are on the list? What would you add or leave off? Comments welcome!


Here's the TripAdvisor list...

  1. Angkor Wat, Cambodia
  2. Machu Picchu, Peru
  3. Taj Mahal, India
  4. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi
  5. Sagrada Familia, Barcelona
  6. St. Peter's Basilica, Rome
  7. Milan Cathedral
  8. Alcatraz, San Francisco
  9. Christo Redentor statue, Rio de Janeiro
  10. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco


Italy and the U.S. are the only two countries with double entries on the list, and San Francisco is the only city with two. 


Next on the list are 11) the Eiffel Tower, 12) Church of the Savior on Blood, St. Petersburg, 13) Notre Dame, Paris, 14) the Alhambra, Granada, Spain, 15) Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, 16) Charles Bridge, Prague, 17) Great Wall of China at Mutianyu, 18) Lincoln Memorial, 19) Burj Khalifa, Dubai, 20) September 11 Memorial, NY, 21) Wat Pho, Thailand, 22) Chichen Itza, Mexico, 23) Sydney Opera House, Australia, 24) Petronas Twin Towers, Malaysia and 25) the Panama Canal.



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