The most popular tourist destinations in the world

TripAdvisor, a popular travel site, has compiled a list of the most popular holiday destinations in the world.

The list was made according to the reviews left by travelers on TripAdvisor website. First place went to Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia. The Hindu temple was built in the early twelfth century and shows Khmer architecture at the highest level. It is considered the most important religious center, Hindu and Buddhist and is the largest religious complex in the world today.

The top was completed by the ruins of Machu Picchu in the Peruvian Andes on second place and the temple of Taj Mahal on third. Machu Picchu is an Inca site and is considered one of the most spectacular and mysterious ancient places in the world. Taj Mahal is preferred by many tourists, part of the UNESCO world heritage.

The list also includes Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the largest mosque in the UAE and the basilica "Sagrada Familia", a tourist gem where architecture enthusiasts can find the perfect place to admire real works of art.

Basilica "St. Peter" in the Vatican and the Dome in Milan, Italy are considered among the favorite destinations of tourists from around the world. They are followed by the city of San Francisco in the United States with two attractions: Alcatraz and Golden Gate.

Top 12 is completed by the statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Church of the Resurrection of Christ in St. Petersburg.

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