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Wed, 18 May 2016

Peru, Abu Dhabi and Cambodia Home to Worlds Top Three Landmarks

TripAdvisor has unveiled the winners of its Travellers 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.

Angkor Wat in Cambodia clinches the third spot in the world list, while Taj Mahal in India, the only other Asian winner in the top ten, is ranked fifth globally.

The Travellers Choice Landmarks highlight some of the worlds most iconic, must-see man-made attractions that have won the TripAdvisor community worldwide, said Janice Lee Fang, Communications Director, APAC, for TripAdvisor. Travellers who wish to immerse themselves in the rich history of these award-winning landmarks can also book experiences on TripAdvisor that sometimes include exclusive, private access that can make the trip more enjoyable.

Top 10 Landmarks in the World

1. Machu Picchu Machu Picchu, Peru

2. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

3. Angkor Wat Siem Reap, Cambodia

4. St. Peters Basilica Vatican City, Italy

5. Taj Mahal Agra, India

6. Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba Cordoba, Spain

7. Church of the Savior on Spilt Blood St. Petersburg, Russia

8. The Alhambra Granada, Spain

9. Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool Washington, D.C

10. Milan Cathedral (Duomo) Milan, Italy

Top 10 Landmarks in Asia

1. Angkor Wat Siem Reap, Cambodia

2. Taj Mahal Agra, India

3. Great Wall at Mutianyu Beijing, China

4. Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) Bangkok, Thailand

5. Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine Kyoto, Japan

6. Shwedagon Pagoda Yangon, Myanmar

7. Petronas Twin Towers Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

8. Amber Fort Jaipur, India

9. The Grand Palace Bangkok, Thailand

10. Cu Chi Tunnels Ho Chin Minh, Vietnam 

Cambodia Tourism Press Conference at ASEAN Tourism Forum (Jan 2016)

Cambodia tourism press conference at the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2016 in Manila, Philippines.

In this video H.E. So Visothy updates us on Cambodia's tourism industry, how the country ended 2015 and what they are planning to do to grow the tourism sector.

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