Every travel destination has at least one must-see attraction. These attractions are so popular for a reason – they’re the world’s most iconic destinations, and have been featured in countless films, books and television series. These are some of them :-
- Las Vegas Strip :
One of the most visible aspects of Las Vegas cityscape is its use of dramatic architecture. The rapidly evolving skyline and constant modernization of hotels, casinos, restaurants, residential high-rises, and entertainment offerings on the Strip, have established it as one of the most popular destinations for tourists in the United States, and the world.
- Times Square, Newyork :
Times Square, the most bustling square of New York is known for its many Broadway theatres, cinemas and electronic billboards. It is one of those places that make New York a city that never sleeps. Times Square, the most bustling square of New York is known for its many Broadway theatres, cinemas and electronic billboards. It is one of those places that make New York a city that never sleeps.
- Central Park, Newyork:
Central Park boasts several lakes, theaters, ice rinks, fountains, tennis courts, baseball fields, many playgrounds and other facilities. It is also home to the Central Park Zoo and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Especially during the weekends, when cars are not allowed into the park, Central Park is a welcome oasis in this hectic city. It is also one of the most frequently visited, with over 25 million guests per year.
- Union Station, Washington DC :
Washington’s train station and premier shopping mall, also serves as a venue for world-class exhibitions and international cultural events. You will find 130 stores at Union Station featuring everything from men’s and women’s fashion to jewelry to decorative arts to games and toys. The Food Court at Union Station is a great place to enjoy a snack or take the whole family for a quick and inexpensive meal. Union Station is the most visited destination in Washington, DC with over 25 million visitors a year.
- Niagara Falls, Canada :
The city is dominated by the Niagara Falls, a world-famous set of three large waterfalls on the Niagara River. Niagara Falls is uber-touristy. There are wax museums and a Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum, and if it’s a fast-food chain, you can probably find it here, where every year over 8 million visitors stand close to the thundering water rushing over the brink of the Horseshoe Falls.
- Grand Central Terminal, Newyork :
Grand Central Terminal has been described as “the world’s loveliest station”. The ceiling was painted by the French artist Paul Helleu. The floor of the concourse is of Tennessee marble, the walls of Caen stone. The design with zodiac constellations was taken from a medieval manuscript. It is painted backwards, alledgedly so that the stars are shown as they would be seen by god, not by man. It is the sixth most visited tourist attraction for its roughly 21.6 million annual visitors.
- Faneuil Hall Market Place, Boston :
Faneuil Hall is sometimes referred to as the Crade of liberty. The ground floor contains shops and eating establishments. The second floor is a meeting room. The third floor contains the museum and armory of the Ancient and Honerable Artillery Company of Massachusetts. Faneuil Hall was built in 1742. It has served as a marketplace and meeting hall ever since.
- Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, Orlando :
Conquer mountains, cruise down an exotic jungle river and brave a ghostly mansion. Celebrate with disney characters at spirited parades, and catch the stunning fireworks extravaganza. Join a dastarly pirate crew, see the parks steam trains up close and vanquish Disney Villains. Grab a delicious bite on the go, dine with favourite Disney characters, and more.
- Disneyland Park, Anaheim :
Disneyland Park has attracted millions of visitors since it first opened its doors over 55 years ago. This world-famous theme park is divided into eight “lands” with different themes and rides, such as Fantasyland, Critter Country, Mickey’s Toontown and Tomorrowland. It is the only theme park designed and built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney. It was originally the only attraction on the property.
10. Forbidden City, Beijing :
The Forbidden City is the best-preserved imperial palace in China, the largest ancient palatial structure in the world, and the essence and culmination of traditional Chinese architectural accomplishment. The Forbidden City has been under the charge of the Palace Museum, whose extensive collection of artwork and artifacts were built upon the imperial collections of the Ming and Qing dynasties.
– Pratiksha Trivedi
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