Dubrovnik named one of ‘world’s top landmarks’ by TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor has published the results of its second Traveler’s Choice Attractions Awards. The ancient city walls of Dubrovnik, Croatia, ranked tenth in the Top World Landmarks category. TripAdvisor has published the results of its second Traveler’s Choice Attractions Awards. The ancient city walls of Dubrovnik, Croatia, ranked tenth in the Top World Landmarks category.

Ever been to Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania? How about the Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood in St. Petersburg, Russia? If not, you’re missing out on two of the world’s top 10 landmarks, at least according to TripAdvisor, which on Tuesday released the results of its second Travelers’ Choice Attractions Awards.

Machu Picchu, the 15th-century Inca citadel located in Peru, tops the travel website’s list of the world’s top landmarks.

The awards identify leading travel spots around the world “based on the millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers,” said the travel website in a statement.

“Winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for landmark and park attractions worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period.”

“We defined landmark as a historically, architecturally or culturally significant attraction, and they are typically owned or run by a governmental or non-profit organization. Registered national historic landmarks and UNESCO sites are also included.”

Click here for the full list of TripAdvisor’s World’s Top Landmarks and Parks Travelers’ Choice Attraction Awards.

Dubrovnik  named one of 'world's top landmarks' by TripAdvisor