Best attractions

Best Attractions


The Eifel Tower

The iconic tower personifies Paris and draws tourism in massive numbers each year. In a city prized for its romance and beauty, the Eifel tower plays the centerpiece. Each year the Eifel Tower is a top attraction visited by tourists from around the world.

Eifel Tower Paris

The Statue of Liberty

There may be no other structure that comes to mind when thinking of the United States than lady liberty. Tourists who come through New York City come in the masses to see the symbolic statue rising high framed by the New York City skyline.

Statue of Liberty

The Grand Canyon

The majestic canyon in Northern Arizona is a worldwide wonder and a site that is visited in massive numbers each year. The high desert sun that illuminates the trademark red canyon walls is a sight unlike any other in the world.

Grand Canyon

Machu Picchu

The ruins at Machu Picchu are a UNESCO world heritage site. The ancient Incan settlement is perched upon a saddleback mountain and the views combined with the preserved ruins make for an amazing experience for any traveler ready for an adventure.

Machu Picchu Peru

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Buckingham Palace

Located in Westminster, Buckingham Palace is home of the Monarch of Great Britain and a main cultural site for the English. Known well for its red coated, stoic guards, the palace is a fun and interesting place to visit when getting to know England.

 

Buckingham Palace London

Stonehenge

Known worldwide as a main historical attraction, Stonehenge is a UNESCO world heritage site and a place where many tourists go each year to see the curiously constructed massive monument. The mystique surrounding the age and construction of the site adds to the intrigue of this attraction.

Stonehenge

The Galapagos Islands

Located off the coast of Ecuador in the South Pacific, The Galapagos Islands are a natural wonder. Made famous by the exploration of Charles Darwin, the islands are host to a myriad of unique species of animals and birds found seldom, if anywhere else.

The Galapagos Islands

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The Pyramids at Giza

When one thinks of Egypt, the first thing that comes to mind are the Pyramids at Giza. Located outside of modern day Cairo, the pyramids are a marvel for any tourist and travelers from around the world come to take a camel ride to the ancient monuments.

Egypt Pyramids

The Vatican

The important religious site makes for an amazing tour, even for those who are not of catholic faith. The site is one of many great attractions in the city of Rome and the center of the Catholic faith for believers worldwide.

The Vatican

 

The Coliseum

Perhaps no better structure better personifies the Roman Empire than the Coliseum which played host to the infamous bloody gladiator bouts that made the site so famous. The present day stadium sits well preserved for the hundreds of tourist groups who pass through every day.

Coliseum

Leaning Tower of Pisa

The leaning tower is Pisa is well known by European travelers for its slanting posture. Recent renovations have helped shore up the structure while still keeping the towers signature bending stance.

Yellowstone National Park

Known and prized by nature lovers worldwide, Yellowstone national park is a place that offers some of the best natural surroundings found anywhere in the world. A place where outdoor enthusiasts flock to in the masses, the area offers great hiking, skiing, fishing and so much more.

Yellowstone National Park

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Easter Island

Located off the coast of Chile in the Southern Pacific, Easter Island is a place shrouded in mystery, known for its massive iconic statues that can be seen from the coast. The quiet island provides a surreal experience for travelers willing to venture out to its isolated location.

Angkor Wat

Known as the main attraction in Cambodia, AnkgorWat is the largest religious building in the world. The massive structure and unique Khmer architecture are stunning and this building which dates back to the 12th century is one of the top attractions in South East Asia.

The Acropolis

Perched above Athens, the Acropolis is one of the most well known ancient structures on the planet and a top tourist attraction in Europe.  The ruins serve as a symbol of ancient Greece and the towering columns can be seen for miles away.

Acroplis

Mayan Ruins

The Mayan ruins in Belize are an important historical and archeological site. Located inland off the coast of Belize the ruins still stand from ancient times when the Mayan people ruled the area before European explorers and settlers ever set foot here.

Niagara Falls

The majestic waterfalls along the US/Canadian border and draws a massive number of tourists each year. In fact, over 28 million visitors flock here for the unique, picturesque views seen nowhere else in the world. As the most powerful waterfall in all of North America, Niagara Falls is a stunning site to see.

Niagara Falls

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The Great Wall of China

One of the greatest feats of engineering and construction ever achieved has to be the incredible Great Wall of China. The amazing wall is a UNESCO world heritage site and a major tourist attraction for travelers heading through China, exploring the country’s rich history.

Times Square, New York City

The bright lights and bustling city will bring anyone to life and the innate energy here is incredible. As the center of one of the largest cities in the world, the area sees massive tourism yearly and is the host for the largest New Years Eve Party you will ever find.

The TajMahal

Located in Agra, India, The TajMahal is widely considered to be one of the most beautiful buildings ever constructed. The building is a UNESCO world heritage site and attracts around 3 million visitors annually, making it one of the top attractions in all of India.

Yosemite National Park California, USA

Nearly four million people visit Yosemite National Park each year. A designated world heritage site, Yosemite is a place of unmatched beauty and diverse natural surroundings that make it like no other location in world. Its location in Central California brings in many outdoor enthusiasts from the west coast and beyond.

Empire State Building, New York City

Once the tallest building in the world, The Empire State building is still the third tallest building in North America. The building is a national landmark and a fixture in the gorgeous New York City skyline. Completed in 1931, the building stands an amazing 1250 feet high and 102 floors.

Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is the most famous building in the city and was recently declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The building was built over a 14 year period and cost over 102 million dollars to construct. Its seaside location adds to the unique beauty of this site.

Sydney Opera House

The London Eye

Over 3.5 million visitors come to the London Eye annually to see the one of a kind views of the gorgeous city of London. The site is a fixture in London as a top attraction and with the panoramic city views peaking over from the other side of the River Thames; it is easy to see why.

Palace of Versailles

The Gorgeous Palace located on the outskirts of Paris is a huge tourist attraction luring travelers from all over the world. The site is rich in history and was the site where the treaty that ended the First World War was signed by world leaders.

Pompeii

With over 2.5 million visitors yearly Pompeii is in important tourism attraction near Naples. The ancient city was buried when nearby Mount Vesuvius erupted and the excavation of the ash has created an incredible historic and archeological site that dates back nearly two millenniums.

Ocean Park (Hong Kong)

Located in Southern Hong Kong, Ocean Park is a massive amusement park with 19 rides and 11 animal exhibits. The site attracts over 5 million visitors annually making it a top attraction in the city. The site is one of the top spots for family vacations in all of Asia.

Tivoli Gardens (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Tivoli Gardens in Denmark is a amusement park located in Copenhagen. The site is the 3rd most visited amusement park in Europe and a top attraction in Denmark. The site was built in the 1800’s and is the 2nd oldest amusement park in the world.

Notre Dame de Paris

The gorgeous Notre Dame de Paris is a must see when traveling through Paris and a classic gothic cathedral completed in 1345. The building is most beautiful when viewed at night, illuminated by lights that accentuate the buildings grand structure.

Musee du Louvre (Paris, France)

The Louvre, as it is referred to by many, is one of the most popular attractions in the beautiful city of Paris. It houses a massive collection including some of the finest and most valuable works of art in the world.

The Forbidden City/ Tiananmen Square (Beijing, China)

Built in the early 1400’s, “The Forbidden City” is located in Beijing, China and is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. This was the ex-location of the imperial palace and an important historical site visited by millions of tourists yearly.

Fisherman’s Wharf/ Golden Gate Recreation area (San Francisco, USA)

The trademark area in the gorgeous city by the bay, the Golden Gate bridge is a feat of engineering and a major tourist attraction in San Francisco. The Fisherman’s Wharf, Golden Gate area is home to scenic nature and one of the most beautiful bridges in the world.

Sea World (San Diego, USA)

Located in the beautiful city of San Diego, Sea World is a place where children and adults alike come in large numbers to see the amazing underwater offerings. The site is the top attraction in the city and one of the most visited attractions on the west coast.

Disney World Magic Kingdom (Florida, USA)

Disney World in Orlando, Florida is the top destination in the world for vacations with children. The immense offerings of fun filled adventures for those of all ages is amazing and it is no wonder why the park sees massive numbers of tourists from all over the world each year.

Disneyland (California, USA)

The top amusement park on the west coast is Disneyland and the park located in Anaheim, California is one of the top destinations in the world for family vacations. With so much to see and do here, tourists from around the world come here for weeks at a time to enjoy the unique theme park.

Old Town, Prague

The old town area of Prague is a breathtaking area that seems as if you have stepped into a storybook. From the Prague Castle on down to the Charles Bridge and into the old market, the city is quite spectacular and is a huge tourist attraction.

Mecca

Located in modern day Saudi Arabia, Mecca is a place which sees a massive migration of followers of the Muslim faith to this holy city. Those who aren’t of Muslim faith are not allowed in the city, yet over 13 million visitors come here each year.

Bora Bora

The small island of less than 5,000 inhabitants is surrounded by a large Coral reef and thus, is an amazing place for snorkeling. The light blue waters and perched beach houses make this dream island a massive tourist destination that is perfect for fun in the sun.

Jerusalem Old City

The historically important walled city within the holy city of Jerusalem is a huge tourist attraction, both for historians and religious believers looking to visit the city that is the origin of so many events that transpired in ancient times.

Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is largest reef system in the world is composed of over 2,900 reefs. Known for its immense underwater beauty, travelers flock here in huge numbers to see the colorful reef that is unlike any other. The site is a huge attraction for travelers heading through Australia.

Fjords of Norway

Carved over centuries by Glaciers, the gorgeous Fjords in Norway are a place of unmatched beauty. Each year a large number of tourists take boat tours through the Narrow Fjords and the Fjords are the top attraction in the country.

Fjords of Norway

Sistine Chapel

As the official residence of the Pope in Vatican City, The Sistine Chapel is a place of great importance and beauty. The many paintings by the famed Michelangelo contribute to making this place one of the most beautiful sites in all of Europe and a top tourist attraction.

Carlsbad Caverns

Located southwest of Carlsbad, New Mexico, the Carlsbad Caverns are a stunning site for those willing to make the trek into the deep caves. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a place well known for its unique natural beauty, deep inside the Earth.

Canals of Venice

Well known throughout the world and depicted in many top Hollywood films, the canals of Venice are a place unlike any other. Known for its history and romance, the city draws huge numbers of tourists yearly, who come to see the city that mixes so seamlessly with the sea.

Canals of Venice

Kremlin

Located in the center of Moscow, The Kremlin and Red Square are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The area is the centerpiece of Russia and tourists coming to Moscow first come here for the historic architecture of this unique area.

Manhattan Skyline, New York City

The most famous skyline in the world is without question located on Manhattan Island in New York City. While travelers spend hours touring the massive city, any tour is incomplete without a look over the water at the majestic city skyline.

Valley of the Kings

Located west of the Nile River, The Valley of Kings is a place of huge historical and archeological significance. The area averages four to five thousand tourists per day making the area a very large tourist attraction for tourists from around the world.

Kathmandu Valley

The valley in Nepal is a place of massive historical significance and home to 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Dating back to around 185 BC, the area has tremendous significance for both the Buddhist and Hindu faiths and is a gorgeous place to visit.

Temple of the Emerald Buddha

Located in the intriguing historic district of Bangkok, The Temple of The Emerald Buddha, founded in the 18th century, is a gorgeous temple that see’s mass tourism each year and is the most sacred Buddhist temple in all of Thailand.

Teotihuacan

Located northeast of the sprawling metropolis if Mexico City, the archeological site of Teotihuacan is a massive area of ruins established over two millennia ago. The site is spread out across the valley and makes for a tremendous tourist experience for those touring Mexico.

Date posted: 1st January, 2014

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