This year’s Travelers’ Choice awards highlights more than 700 landmarks worldwide. 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.The USS Arizona Memorial was rated one of the top five U.S. landmarks by those who use the travel site TripAdvisor.
The honor to the Hawaii war memorial comes at an awkward time, however, as it is currently closed to visitors due to damage to its loading dock. Officials said that, after repairs are completed, they hope the attraction will reopen on Thursday.
Here’s the breakdown from TripAdvisor:
Top 5 U.S. Landmarks
Alcatraz – San Francisco, California
Golden Gate Bridge – San Francisco, California
Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool – Washington, D.C.
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum – New York City, New York
USS Arizona Memorial – Honolulu, Hawaii
Top 5 World Landmarks
Angkor Wat – Siem Reap, Cambodia
Machu Picchu – Machu Picchu, Peru
Taj Mahal – Agra, India
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia – Barcelona, Spain
For more information about the awards, click here.