TripAdvisor Presents Travelers' Choice Attractions Machu Picchu and Bellagio Fountains Named Top Landmarks in World and U.S., According to Millions of TripAdvisor Travelers PR Newswire NEWTON, Mass., June 25, 2013 NEWTON, Mass., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --TripAdvisor^®, the world's largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its Travelers' Choice Attractions awards based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers. In its inaugural year, the awards honor 1,263 of the world's top landmarks, parks, museums and amusement and water parks. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/57958-tripadvisor-presents-travelers-choice-attractions (Photo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130625/MM36595) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080902/TRIPADVISORLOGO) Winners are found in 39 countries around the world including regional lists for Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Central America, China, Europe, India, Mexico, the Middle East, South America, the South Pacific, and the United States. The Travelers' Choice Attractions awards were determined based on the quality and quantity of traveler reviews of attractions, featured on TripAdvisor, in each of the categories. Top 10 U.S. Landmarks Top 10 World Landmarks 1.Bellagio Fountains, Las Vegas, 1. Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru Nevada 2.Gettysburg National Military Park, 2. Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 3. USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, 3. Taj Mahal, Agra, India Hawaii 4.Top of the Rock Observation Deck, 4. Petra World Heritage Site, Wadi Musa, New York City, New York Jordan 5.Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, 5. Bayon Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia California 6.Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 6. Great Cathedral and Mosque, Cordoba, Savannah, Georgia Spain 7.Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 7. Church of Our Savior on Spilled Washington, D.C. Blood, St. Petersburg, Russia 8.Broadway, New York City, New York 8. St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Italy 9.Cloud Gate, Chicago, Illinois 9. Ancient City Walls, Dubrovnik, Croatia 10. Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting 10. Main Market Square (Rynek Glowny), Pool, Washington, D.C. Krakow, Poland Top 10 U.S. Parks Top 10 World Parks 1.Central Park, New York City, New York 1. Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2.Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, 2. Central Park, New York City, New Colorado York 3.High Line, New York City, New York 3. Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado 4.Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois 4. High Line, New York City, New York 5. Balboa Park, San Diego, California 5. Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois 6.Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, 6. Balboa Park, San Diego, California California 7. Boston Public Garden, Boston, 7. Guell Park, Barcelona, Spain Massachusetts 8.Forsyth Park, Savannah, Georgia 8. Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, France 9.Falls Park on the Reedy, Greenville, 9. Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, South Carolina California 10. Forest Park, Saint Louis, Missouri 10. Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore Top 10 U.S. Museums Top 10 U.S. Amusement & Water Parks 1.Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1. Discovery Cove, Orlando, Illinois Florida 2.Frick Collection, New York City, New York 2. Magic Kingdom, Orlando, Florida 3.National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 3. Universal's Islands of Adventure, Orlando, Florida 4.Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, 4. Disneyland Park, Anaheim, NewYork California 5.Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, 5. Disney's Animal Kingdom, Arizona Orlando, Florida 6.National Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, 6. Disney's Hollywood Studios, Florida Orlando, Florida 7. The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, 7. SeaWorld Orlando, Orlando, Louisiana Florida 8. National Air and Space Museum, Washington, 8. Disney California Adventure D.C. Park , Anaheim, California 9.United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 9. Typhoon Lagoon, Orlando, Washington, D.C. Florida 10. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and 10. Universal Studios Hollywood, Museum, Springfield, Illinois Los Angeles, California "To inspire travelers setting out on summer trips, TripAdvisor has named the top attractions across the globe based on the valuable feedback from millions worldwide," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. "Honoring more than 1,200 winners, these remarkable sights offer enriching and entertaining experiences for travelers of all ages." For the complete list of 2013 Travelers' Choice Attractions winners, go to http://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Attractions. About TripAdvisor TripAdvisor^®is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, with more than 200 million unique monthly visitors**, and over 100 million reviews and opinions covering more than 2.5 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 30 countries worldwide, including China under daodao.com. 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TripAdvisor Presents Travelers' Choice Attractions
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