Amazingly, TripAdvisor contains more than 156,000 travel attractions around the world, and picking top 5 travel destinations of the world is not the most straightforward thing. But we have gone through traveler’s reviews, ratings, details on the internet and came up with an incredible list of top 5 travel destinations of the world.
Check whether your choice made the final cut.
1. Paris, France
The capital of France welcomes millions of tourists each year, and Paris is one of the most visited places around the globe. And it is not a surprise as the “city of lights” is famous and full of culture, history, art galleries, museums, and many more great places.
This is the home of famous and iconic “Mona Lisa,” and it is the largest museum in the world. The Louvre was built as a fort in 1190, and in the 16th century, this magnificent 652,000 square feet historic building served as a palace to King Louis XIV before becoming a museum in 1793. This is a must-visit place for the tourists to feel the lure of Louvre.
The Arc de Triomphe
It is one of the most captured landmarks around the world. If you are in search of a photo collection, this is the ideal place in Paris.
Hop-on, hop-off bus tour
This bus tour will take you around the spectacular places around the city of Paris including, Champs de Mars, Notre Dame, Orsay museum, Eiffel tower, Paris Opera house, Grand Palais.
2. London, United Kingdom
U.S. News Travel identifies London, the capital of the U.K. and England as the one most visited places in the world. It would be best if you stayed at least more than a week in London to explore the remarkable landmarks. Also, London is famous for world-class hotels, pubs, clubs and a variety of ethnicity.
When you plan your visit to the “the swinging city” make sure not to miss any of the places mentioned below.
The home of British Monarch is a must-see destination in London. You will be amazed by the traditional ceremonies which are still in existence from the 1800s. The ancient sculptures and beautiful gardens add more majesticness to the palace.
Lords Cricket Ground
Oh yes! The magnificent Lords cricket ground is the home of cricket. This place has a history dating back to the 18th century, and the Marylebone cricket club owns it.
National Art gallery
There are over 2300 ancient paintings inside the national art gallery. There are paintings by world-famous artists like Vincent van Gogh, Merisi de Caravaggio, Leonardo Da Vinci, dating back from 13th century.
Other than the above mentioned, there are more spectacular landmarks such as Royal Observatory, National history museum, tower of London, Wax museum, Hyde Park, London Eye, The Big Ben, and the list goes on…
3. Alberta, Canada
Do you know that Alberta holds five mind-blowing world heritage sites? The snowcapped mountains of Alberta are a treat for the eyes and enriched with some of the world-famous skiing destinations. There are millions of tourists visits Alberta every year and ranks within the top 5 travel destinations of the world. Here is why Alberta is so much attractive,
Banff National Park
It is one of the most beautiful parks in Canada, also the most visited place in Alberta. Scenery Mountains, amazing lakes, ski resorts, wildlife, are very much unique to the Banff national park.
The tourist town of Banff is popular among the visitors and hiking is one activity you must include when you plan your visit to Banff.
The turquoise water of Moraine Lake and the snowcapped mountains is a heaven on the earth. This fantastic lake is surrounded by ten mountains and each of them more than 3000metres high. It won’t be easy for you to find a parking slot if you are visiting between spring and fall, says a lot ha?
This article might not be enough to describe the beauty of Alberta or the beautiful places it has. Still, we urge you to visit places like Columbia Ice field, Lake Louise, Waterton National park, Jasper National park, Calgary Stampede while you are in Alberta.
4. U.S. Virgin Islands
These American territory islands are one of the top-notch preferred destinations among tourists around the world. There are more than 50 islands in this insular area of the U.S., and the largest of them are St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John. These islands are well-known for the lush and green Mountains, unbelievably beautiful beaches, Steady winds, clear seas, forests. To be precise, the U.S. Virgin Islands is a paradise we heard only in fairytales.
National park St. John
This park alone attracts more than one million tourists each year and is the largest attraction among these islands. St. John national park includes, underwater sea gardens, hiking trails, and not to mention the magnificent beaches.
Magens Bay, St. Thomas
Travel publishers around the world regularly name Magens Bay as one of the most beautiful beaches of the world. There are many activities you can participate in Magens Bay like, swimming, water sports, snorkelling.
If you are listing your destinations in the Virgin Islands, search places like Buck Island Reef National monument, Trunk Bay and beach, Cruz Bay, Charlotte Amalie, Coral World Ocean Park, Heritage Trail, Christiansted, Frederik Lutheran Church, Blackbeard’s Castle, 99 Steps, before you finalize the list.
5. Iguazu Falls, Argentina
This chain of waterfalls is one of the natural wonders of the world. No wonder why this is in our top 5 travel destinations of the world as the place is divine and beyond the human expectations. It is not only the spectacular waterfalls; there are loads of fun activities and other breathtaking places to visit around the Iguazu Falls.
Though the destination is located in Paraguay, Itaipu is mandatory in the traveller’s list. The humongous dam supplies 95% of Paraguay’s total electricity requirement. You can ask for either technical visit to the dam or a panoramic tour.
La Aripuca is somewhat an unusual tourist attraction. You can say this is a large house built by using massive tree trunks. The purpose of making such a place is to educate the visitors about the damage caused due to deforestation.
Iguazu Falls or its surroundings not in this list by accident. Its alluring magnificent what made us include this into our top 5 travel destinations of the world. There are other places like Comunidad Guarani Yriapu, Las Tres Fronteras, Casa Ecologica de Botellas, awaits your visit.
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