Cambodia’s Angkor Wat dethrones Machu Pichu, named top landmark

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat dethrones Machu Pichu, named top landmark

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Cambodia’s true wonder, the UNESCO heritage site and the popular Buddhist temple, Angkor Wat has beaten 9 other iconic landmarks to secure the ‘Numero Uno’ position in TripAdvisor’s  Travellers’ Choice Landmarks list for the world, 2015.

Angkor WatAngkor Wat, Cambodia

Attracting a record number of visitors every year, this 12th century architectural marvel is a sacred site and largest standing religious monument in the world. Spread in about 400 sq. kms. Angkor Wat comprises of communication routes, scores of temples and hydraulic structures like canals, reservoirs etc.

The other landmarks that made to the top 10 list are as follows:

#2. Machu Pichu

#3. Taj Mahal

#4. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

#5. La Sagrada Familia

#6. St. Peter’s Basilica

#7. Milan Cathedral

#8. Alcatraz.

#9. Cristo Redentor

#10. Golden Gate Bridge

Have you updated your bucket list already?

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