Do you ask yourself where to go to next in your next vacation? Here are some ideas and what to see. Plus I have a list top ten list from 2016 where people go to for a vacation. This list only varies slightly from year to year, but not significantly.
is the largest in the world, and it has about 50,000 spectators. The masterpiece was begun in the year 70 and is a masterpiece of Roman construction. The Coliseum was primarily built for gladiator and animal fights, but this was abolished as early as 523. The Coliseum is often referred to as one of the world’s most impressive architectural structures.
Vatican Museums in Rome, Italy
Contains the world’s largest collections of antique art, and consists of a number of galleries and museums. The Vatican museums include the world-renowned Sistine Chapel. The museums are showing a collection of art collected by various popes over the years, and is a proper treasury. Here you will find spectacular works of art, Greek and Roman sculptures, paintings and historical artifacts.
Statue of Liberty in New York, USA
In 1886, the Statue of Liberty was unveiled as a gift to the American people from the French people, as a symbol of the countries’ mutual friendship. Today, the statue symbolizes freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty is 46 feet high and stands on Liberty Island. To visit the statue you have to take a ferry. It is recommended to take one of the first ferries to Liberty Island to avoid the largest crowds.
Louvre Museum in Paris, France
The museum is one of the world’s largest museums, and a central landmark in Paris. The Louvre Museum houses some of the largest art collections in history. The collections contain paintings, sculptures and the art industry from ancient times up to approx. 1850. Leonardo DA Vinci’s world renowned portrait Mona Lisa can be found here. The museum is huge with over 35,000 objects. A guided tour that lets you slip past the long queues and take you straight to the major attractions saves you a lot of time.
Eiffel tower in Paris, France
The tower was built in 1889 and is designed by engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel. The construction was intended to be temporary, but has remained standing as a symbol of the French city. Up until 1930, the Eiffel Tower was the world’s tallest building with its 300 meters. The tower is not only one of the world’s major tourist attractions, but also serves as a meteorological station, radio and TV transmitter.
La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain
The La Sagrada Familia has been under construction ever since 1882. Construction of the Catholic Basilica of Barcelona began in 1882, and the construction process continues to this day. The building is expected to be completed by 2026. The church is listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, and is a fantastic sight. La Sagrada Familia is Spain’s most visited landmark with around 4.5 million visitors each year.
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, USA
The California bridge connects San Francisco to Marin County. Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge started in 1933 and was opened to traffic in 1937. Until 1964, the bridge was the world’s longest suspension bridge. The Golden Gate Bridge is a landmark in San Francisco and one of the most famous bridges in the world. Combine views of the bridge with a visit to historic Alcatraz by taking a Jail and Sail Cruise, or book a three-hour guided bike ride.
Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England
The Stonehenge landmark is located approximately 13 km north of Salisbury in Wiltshire, England. The consists of a circular stone setting. There are theories about what Stonehenge is – it’s still a mystery. The monument is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is a very popular tourist attraction. It is rare for tourists to come into the inner circle, so a tip is to book the Stonehenge Inner Circle Access Day Trip to get the full experience of the mysterious landmark.
The castle in Versailles, France
The main work of the French Baroque and of the UNESCO World Heritage List – the Palace of Versailles is a fantastic attraction. Started in 1626, the castle was the home of many kings until the French Revolution. Versailles has been constantly expanded. Today, you will find 2,300 rooms spread over 63,154 square meters, and the castle has opened up large exhibitions and guided tours.
Grand Canal in Venice, Italy
3700 meters long and 45-72 meters wide – the Grand Canal is the largest and most important canal in Venice. The S-shaped speedway leads you to almost all the world-famous attractions of the Italian city. Along the canal are many distinctive and beautiful buildings. A trip on the water through the canal is a mandatory activity during a visit to Venice.
World most visited countries
- France: 86,9 millions
- Spain: 81,8 millions
- USA: 75,9 millions
- China: 60,7 millions
- Italy: 58, 3 millions
- Mexico: 39,3 millions
- Great Britain: 37,7 millions
- Turkey: 37,6 millions
- Germany: 37,5 millions
- Thailand: 35,4 millions
The world’s most visited cities
- Hongkong: 26.6 millions. Facts About Hongkong
- Bangkok: 21.2 millions. Check Out My Article On Bangkok Here
- London: 19.2 millions. Check Out My Travel Guide For London Here
- Singapore: 16.6 millions
- Macao: 15.4 millions
- Dubai: 14.9 millions
- Paris: 14.4 millions. Read Some Fun Facts Here
- New York: 12.7 millions
- Shenzhen: 12.6 millions
- Koala Lumpur: 12.3 millions
Euromonitor International, 2016-numbers
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