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Taj Mahal voted to be the Second Best UNESCO World Heritage Site after Angkor Wat

December 8, 2017:

With over 8 million visitors per year Taj Mahal is rated among the best by Travelers around the Globe.

Taj Mahal out of favour in UP
Taj Mahal out of favour in UP

Taj Mahal, India’s iconic ivory-white marble mausoleum which is situated in Agra, Uttar Pradesh is Second Best UNESCO world heritage site in world, according to online portal, TripAdvisor.

With over 8 million visitors per year, monument of love built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, is rated after the Cambodia’s Angkor Wat.

The survey conducted by TripAdvisor, lists UNESCO Cultural and Natural heritage sites in accordance to the best rated by the travelers around the globe.

According to the portal,“You can find hundreds of the tours and experiences to visit this mesmerizing site, from the private tour with the guide and visit at sunset or sunrise, to a visit including a home cooked meal at a local home in Agra”.

Topping the list is Angkor Wat which is situated in Cambodia, it has in store the fascinating facts about its building process as well as the history.

Other popular heritage sites on survey include Great Wall of China was built by Xu Da of the Northern Qi Dynasty in 1368 AD comes at the the 3rd spot according to the Portal.

Machu Pichu which is situated Peru in South America has bagged fourth spot with the 5-day hike of Inca Trail, 15th century Inca citadel and much more on offer.

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