Top 10 Most Visited Tourist Centers In The World
10. THE PYRAMID OF GIZA
Great pyramid of Giza(pyramid of Khufu or the pyramid of Cheops).It is the oldest of the seven wonders of the ancient world,located in Egypt (Cairo), and the only one to remain largely intact out of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex. It is the tallest man-made structure in the world from 2560BC-1311AD.It was built as a tomb around 2560BC.
09. THE GREAT BELL
Big Ben(nickname for the great bell). It is located at the North end palace of Westminster, London. It was renamed Elizabeth tower in 2012 to mark the diamond jubilee of Elizabeth 11, designed August pugin. On the 31st of May 2009, celebrations were held to mark the tower’s 150th anniversary. It was the largest in UK for 23 years, named after Benjamin hall.
08. SULTAN AHMED MOSQUE
Sultan Ahmed mosque;is a historic mosque located in Instanbul, Turkey. It is popularly known as the “Blue mosque”.It was constructed between 1609-1616 during the rule of Ahmed I. Hand painted blue tiles adorn the mosques interior walls, and at night the mosque is bathed in blue.
07. THE TAJ MAHAL
The Taj Mahal”crown of places”,it was commissioned in 1632 the mughal emperor. It attracts 7-8 million visitors a year and in 2007,it was declared as one of the new 7 wonders of the world
06. THE COLOSSEUM
The Colosseum, is still an iconic symbol of imperial Rome, and is listed as one of the new seven wonders of the world, it is considered one of Rome’s most popular tourist attractions.
05. GRAND CANYON
Grand canyon, It is 277miles(446km)long, up to 18 miles(29km)wide and it attains a depth of over a mile(6,0933 feet or 1,857meters).It is also known as the FLAVIAN AMPHITHEATRE.It is one of the largest amphitheatre ever built,and it is still an iconic symbol of imperial Rome. President Theodore Roosevelt was a major proponent of the Grand canyon area, and visited it on numerous occasions to hunt and enjoy the scenery.
04. GREAT WALL OF CHINA
Great wall of China, This wall was built along and east-to-west line across the historical northern area of China, to protect the Chinese state and empire against raids
03. BLUE LAGOON
Blue lagoon, It is One of the Icelandic tourist center for about 35 years. It was also confirmed to have healing powers.
02. THE EIFFEL TOWER
The Eiffel tower, it is about 324 meters (1,063ft)tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building and the tallest structure in Paris. It is the most visited paid monument in the world;6.91million people ascended it in 2015
01. THE STATUE OF LIBERTY
Statue of Liberty(Liberty island, New York),A copper statue which was given to USA the people of France . The sculpture was designed a French sculptor, Frederic August Bartholdi. It was dedicated on October 28 1886.it is a robbed female figure representing the Roman goddess of freedom.