The World Heritage treasures best valued by travelers

The travel website TripAdvisor has compiled in a report the World Heritage treasures top rated by travelers around the world. 

If you want to know which are these in different parts of the world and which are the winners of the many that we have in Spain, then we will tell you everything.

Treasures for Spain

Spain has ten winning sites in this report prepared by TripAdvisor, four of them recognized at European level. The Aqueduct of Segovia has been awarded the 4th position in Europe and 1st in Spain. The Old City of Segovia It also stands out with the 5th position in Europe and the 2nd in Spain. The Tramuntana mountain range, in Palma de Mallorca, 3rd position at the national level and 8th in Europe. The Old City of Cáceres, awarded the 4th position at the national level and the 10th in Europe.

At the national level, this ranking It is completed with the Old City of Salamanca, the Historic City of Toledo, the Routes of Santiago de Compostela: the French Way and the Northern Spanish Ways, the Alhambra in Granada, the Alcázar of Seville and the Cathedral of Seville. As we see, all incredible places that we have at our disposal throughout the Spanish territory.

Next, we will also see the ten destinations Heritage Internet users' favorites all over the world.

World Heritage Sites

  1. Angkor Wat, CambodiaAngkor Wat is the time that you must visit yes or yes if you travel to the area. It is best to visit it with the help of a specialized guide. So you can learn fascinating facts about its construction process, its history and Cambodia in general. The best times of the day to visit it are undoubtedly at dawn or dusk, when there are not many people and the lights reveal its true majesty.

  2. Taj Mahal, in India: About Eight million people visit this great mausoleum dedicated to love every year, a veritable monument built by Shah Jahan while mourning the death of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. One of the most beautiful places built by the hand of man. 

  3. Great Wall of China, at Mutianyu: It was the year 1368 BC when the Mutianyu Great Wall was built by Xu Da, general of Zhu Yuanzhang's army in the ruins of the Great Wall of the Northern Qi Dynasty. It is linked to Gubeikou in the east and Juyongguan in the west. It was the military defensive center of the capital since ancient times.

  4. Machu Picchu, in Peru: You can visit it During the day traveling from Aguascalientes or you can do the full five-day excursion walking the Inca trail. Decide to do it one way or another, you will be speechless when you reach one of the most impressive landmarks of humanity, Machu Picchu, a 2.400th century Inca citadel located on a mountain range XNUMX meters above sea level.

  5. Iguazú National Park, between Brazil and Argentina: If you are one of those who prefer to see something more natural, we undoubtedly recommend the Iguazú National Park, located between Brazil and Argentina. A wonderful forest in which you will see atypical species of birds, pumas, tapirs, monkeys as well as being able to contemplate the largest and most extraordinary waterfalls in the world, the Iguazú Falls. You decide whether to see them from the Brazilian side or from the Argentine side.

  6. Sassi from Matera, in ItalyThe Sassi di Matera, which literally means «Stones of Matera» in Spanish, they make up the historic center of the city of Matera (Italy). Although at first glance it may seem like an old abandoned city with buildings stacked on top of each other, and with good reason, because there are ruins from the Neolithic Age, if you walk and explore its steep cobbled streets a bit, you will discover the stories of human endeavors. with historical roots that go back several centuries: caves converted into homes, frescoes from the XNUMXth century and even the magnificent golden Cathedral, among many other wonders you can find here.

  7. Auschwitz Birkenau, in Poland: This center of horror and fear was created by the Nazis in 1940. Although the exact number of victims is unknown, many Jews, Poles and Gypsies perished here. Today it is a museum that consists of two parts: Auschwitz I, the first and oldest camp (sometimes exceeding 20.000 prisoners) and Auschwitz II, Birkenau (which held more than 90.000 prisoners in 1944).

  8. Old City of Jerusalem in Israel: The old part of the The city is full of shrines and attractions sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims. In it we can find the Wailing Wall, the Temple Mount and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

  9. Historic areas of Istanbul, in TurkeySarayburno, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Church of Saint Irene, the Zeyrek Mosque, the Suleiman Mosque, the Church of Saint Sergius and Saint Bacchus and the Walls of Constantinople, all beauties that we can find while walking through different areas of old Istanbul.

  10. Historic Center of Krakow, Poland: Known as the city of Merchants in the XNUMXth century, there we can see from numerous historic houses, to palaces and churches, XNUMXth century fortifications, old synagogues, the Jagiellonian University and / or the Gothic cathedral where the kings of Poland are buried.

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