Say the users of TripAdvisor, which also stand out among the Spanish monuments La Alhambra and Casa Batllo.
The Sagrada Família has snuck back in the top of the world ranking on the best places in the world, according to TripAdvisor users, the community of the world’s largest travel site. Specifically this year Gaudí’s basilica stands in fifth place worldwide from Travellers Choise list and the first in Europe. The Alhambra in Granada is placed in 14th place worldwide and the seventh in the ranking of Europe.
“Must Visit”, “spectacular”, “amazing architecture” … These are some of the adjectives that people use to describe the temple designed by Antoni Gaudí and which now receives more than three million visitors a year. Some visitors this year have placed the modernist basilica in the best place in Europe and fifth in the world, behind only the temple of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the town of Machu Picchu in Peru, the Taj Mahal in India and the mosque Sheikh Zayed of Abu Dhabi.
The Travellers Choice Awards recognize this year more than 712 sites of interest around the world, including listings in Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Europe, South America, South Pacific, UK and USA The European list, headed by the Sagrada Familia and followed by Sant Peter’s Basilica in Rome and the Duomo in Milan, also includes the Alhambra in Granada at 7 and Casa Batllo at number 16.
As for the list that rewards the best Spanish interest, the ranking is headed back the Holy Family, followed by the Alhambra and Casa Batllo. Ranked 4th in the mosque of Cordoba followed by Spain Seville Square is located. Interestingly, Russian users are the biggest fans of Spanish monuments and stand out from other nationalities when it comes to value them.
Curiously, the Russians lead the best rating in places such as Casa Batllo and Palau de la Orpheus Music in Barcelona Cathedral and Mosque of Cordoba, Spain Square, the Cathedral and the Alcázar of Seville and the Royal Palace Madrid.
Other nationalities also noted for their high ratings to sites of interest are the Costa Rican Spanish, Australian, Chilean, Mexican, Colombian, Ukrainians, Romanians, Austrians, Puerto Rican and Turkish, among others.
The annual Travellers Choice Awards are based on millions of reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide.
The winners were determined using an algorithm that takes into account the quantity and quality of comments to the sights of the world, for a period of 12 months. Currently the site has over 225 million views and comments on over 4.9 million lodgings, restaurants and places of the world.