Agra - Mention the name Eiffel, the French immediately recall. Mention the name of Liberty, the U.S. recalled immediately. Some buildings are very famous in the world. But, here's 10 most favorite landmark tourist choice.
Of a TripAdvisor site on Friday (27/06/2013), they announced the top 10 global landmarks from 39 countries in 5 continents travelers choice in the Traveller's Choice award Attraction. This is the countdown:
10. Rynek Glowny, Krakow, Poland
Rynek Glowny is the main market square in the city of Krakow, Poland. Her building a major landmark in the city of Krakow and a tourist favorite.
They love this area because the building is very well maintained. Its square was designed very well. The existence of Rynek Glowny Krakow became a meeting place for residents and foreign tourists as well.
9. Ancient City Walls, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Ancient City Walls is a stone fort to protect the residents of Dubrovnik after the country proclaimed a city. In 1979, the old city of Dubrovnik and the Ancient City Walls in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Travelers can walk around 2 km along this wall while doing historical tours. Expansive views of the Adriatic Sea you can also get from the top of the wall.
8. St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Italy
St Peter's Church or St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Italy has a very majestic building. Tourists can admire the beautiful church. Travelers can enjoy a variety of things, such as Michelangelo's Pieta masterpiece, one of the most beautiful statues ever made.
By paying a sum of money, tourists can climb to the top of this magnificent building, such as the observation deck into the church and to the top of the dome. From here you can admire the views of the entire city of Rome is amazing.
7. Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Russia
Churches with onion domes like this has the most beautiful interior mosaics mosaic works of 10 artists over a period of 14 years. The building formerly used as a warehouse and never bombed during World War II.
All parts of this church is a work of art. A variety of exterior colors displayed on the outside, while a deep impression in the church. Beautiful mosaic design also includes every inch of this church.
6. Great Cathedral and Mosque, Cordoba, Spain
When the Moors arrived in Cordoba, they found a church in the city center. Emir Abd ar-Rahman I bought and built a mosque on it. But the remains of the church building was maintained and adds to the beauty of this building.
It took two centuries to finish the mosque, and then, the Great Cathedral and Mosque became the second largest mosque for Muslims. Shades blend of Islam and Christianity in this building really awesome. You have to watch day and night to feel the real beauty.
5. Bayon temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Bayon Temple is one of the 3 buildings that must be visited after Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm in the Angkor complex, Cambodia. Many traveler visiting here to see the stones with various facial expressions Buddha.
They were impressed not only the architecture but also the mystical atmosphere of the Khmer kingdom building. Travelers also can capture stunning images from various angles, as well as studying the history of the building and the Khmer Empire.
4. Petra World Heritage Site, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
Petra World Heritage Site recently proclaimed as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Travelers visiting this building for religious traveled.
For the traveler this place is so amazing. It is very difficult for them to reveal the expression of admiration for their beauty, grandeur, spirit, splendor, power, riches this place.
3. Taj Mahal, Agra, India
Taj mahal is a building symbol of eternal love. This place was built by Shah Jahan as the final resting place of his beloved wife, Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal is famous for spectacular architecture with aesthetic beauty.
At sunrise, you can enjoy the perfect sunlight. You could try to take pictures from different angles and see how the view from all sides of the Taj Mahal reflects the beauty and symmetry of this magnificent monument.
2. Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Angkor Wat has a beautiful conservation unbeatable. This magnificent building is located in the complex of Angkor, Cambodia. Majestic and regal atmosphere of this building anesthetize many tourists.
Thousands of travelers abuzz when dawn came to Angkor Wat. They waited for the sunrise from the lake in front of Angkor Wat and preparing to capture the mysterious beauty of the morning when the sun is shining on this building.
1. Machu Picchu, Peru
Walls of Machu Picchu in Peru is a combination of historic places, accompanied by turbulent mountain rubble. If you're visiting here, do not miss to climb the Inca empire building.
Travelers can see the spectacular sunrise over the ruins of the Gate of the Sun. Travelers love this building because they could around the Great Wall. Of this wall, they could see the order of the charming town directly in front.