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Top attractions in the world 2024: Asia edition

Top attractions in the world 2024: Asia edition

Gardens by the Bay Singapore comes in at eighth place, followed by Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center in Abu Dhabi, UAE in 10th, and Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia in 12th place.

Thinking of your next getaway, but don't want to travel out of Asia? 

Tripadvisor's 2024 Travellers' Choice Awards Best Things to Do highlighted the highest rated experiences and attractions across the globe, based on the reviews collated on the platform. 

Some of the attractions from Asia in this year's edition of the awards include Singapore's Gardens by the Bay making its' debut on the list, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and the famous Taj Mahal in Agra, India. 

According to a press release by Tripadvisor, the methodology behind this award is determined based on the quality and quantity of traveller reviews and ratings posted on Tripadvisor between 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024, as well as an additional editorial process.

Among the top 25 attractions, six of them represent the Asia region, as follows: 

Global rankingAttractionLocation
8Gardens by the BaySingapore, Singapore
10Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque CenterAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
12Angkor WatSiem Reap, Cambodia
19Mutianyu Great WallBeijing, China
22Taj MahalAgra, India
23PetraPetra-Wadi Musa, Jordan
24Fushimi Inari-taisha ShrineKyoto, Japan

Here is the full list of the top 25 best top attractions around the world:

  1. Empire State Building, New York City, United States
  2. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
  3. Anne Frank House, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  4. Basílica de la Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain
  5. Cayman Crystal Caves, Grand Cayman, Caribbean
  6. Colosseum, Rome, Italy
  7. Louvre Museum, Paris, France
  8. Gardens by the Bay, Singapore, Singapore
  9. Duomo di Milano, Milan, Italy
  10. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  11. Vasa Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
  12. Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  13. Acropolis, Athens, Greece
  14. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France
  15. Pompeii Archaeological Park, Pompeii, Italy
  16. Jardin Majorelle, Marrakech, Morocco
  17. Iolani Palace, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
  18. Central Park, New York City, New York
  19. Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing, China
  20. Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza, Mexico
  21. Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
  22. Taj Mahal, Agra, India
  23. Petra, Petra-Wadi Musa, Jordan
  24. Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, Kyoto, Japan
  25. Corvocado - Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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