Machu Picchu, the fabled, mythical city of the Incas built high in the clouds between the Peruvian Andes and the Amazon Basin, has taken the title of world’s top landmark by TripAdvisor users. Taj Mahal in India came third on the list. The historic sanctuary, which stands 2,430 meters above sea level, beat a pool of 929 contenders such as Angkor Wat in Cambodia, St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, to take the top spot on TripAdvisor’s ranking of Top 10 Landmarks in the World.
Here are the top 10 landmarks around the world, starting with rank three, The Taj Mahal, Agra, India, according to TripAdvisor users. (All Photos: AFP)