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Sydney Opera House Named Australia’s Favourite Landmark; Angkor Wat In Cambodia #1 In The World

June 3, 2015 Social Media No Comments Email Email

TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced its Travellers’ Choice™ awards for Landmarks. This year’s awards honour more than 700 landmarks worldwide including lists for Africa, Australia, the Caribbean, Europe, South America, the U.K., and the U.S.


Sydney, NSW Sydney Opera House Walking Tour

Angkor Wat in Cambodia topped the world list, followed by Macchu Picchu in Peru and India’s Taj Mahal. The Sydney Opera House takes top spot on the Australian list and has also jumped up two places since 2014 to be the 23rd favourite landmark in the world. The Australian War Memorial and Sydney Harbour Bridge took second and third places on the Australian lists respectively.

The annual awards are based on the millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travellers across the globe. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for landmarks worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period. 


Canberra, ACT

“The Travellers’ Choice Landmarks highlight some of the world’s most iconic, must-see attractions that have won over the TripAdvisor community,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “Travelers can experience colourful history and culture at these award-winning sights.”



Sydney, NSW

For the complete list of winners from the 2015 Travellers’ Choice Landmarks, as well as reviews and candid traveller photos, go to:

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