TripAdvisor's most recommended world heritage sites

Jan 12 2013, 13:47 IST
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Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh is among the most highly recommended world heritage site in India. Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh is among the most highly recommended world heritage site in India.
SummaryPotala Palace is the most recommended sites in the world while Fatehpur Sikri is most recommended site in India.

TripAdvisor has revealed the UNESCO World Heritage sites which are most highly recommended by its traveller community in the world and in India.

The results are based feedbacks from more than 1.1 million travellers collected in partnership with UNESCO.

The Potala Palace in Lhasa is recognised as the most highly recommended site in the world while Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh the most highly recommended in India.

World’s most recommended sites

1. Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa - China

2. Iron bridge Gorge - UK

3. Palace and Park of Fontainebleau - France

4. Historic Centre of Guimaraes - Portugal

5. Masada - Israel

6. Byblos - Lebanon

7. Persepolis - Iran

8. Hwaseong Fortress - Republic of Korea

9. Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula - Italy

10. Meidan Emam, Esfahan - Iran

Most Recommended Sites in India

The following Indian World Heritage sites are those most recommended, according to TripAdvisor travellers:

1. Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh

2. Konarak Sun Temple, Konarak

3. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

4. Taj Mahal, Agra

5. Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya

6. Hampi, Karnataka

7. Ellora Caves, Aurangabad

8. Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad

9. Kaziranga National Park, Assam

10. Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, Bhopal

The partnership between TripAdvisor and UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre was launched in October 2009 to raise awareness of and gain travellers’ support to preserve natural and cultural sites inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage list.

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