Most Popular Tourist Attractions in the World 2020

 We are living in a beautiful world. There are so many natural and manmade places that you escape from your stressful life for at least few days or weeks. So these are the most popular tourist attractions in the world 2020 that you should visit in your next trip.

Stonehenge, Amesbury, United Kingdom - most popular tourist attractions in the world 2020
10. Stonehenge Monument, Amesbury, United Kingdom

This prehistoric stone monument is located in Wiltshire, England. Archaeologists believes that the monument was built by Druids. (People in ancient Britain and France who served as theorists, educators, judges and mediators between humans and the gods.) Construction of the Stonehenge was started in 3000 BC. It is a ring of standing stones.

Stonehenge, Amesbury, United Kingdom

Height: 4.1 m (13 ft) each

Materials: Bluestone and Sarsen

Weight: 25 t each

Tourists: 1.56 million visitors each year

Christ the Redeemer, Brazil - most popular tourist attractions in the world 2020
09. Christ the Redeemer Statue, Rio, Brazil

Christ the Redeemer is a statue of the Jesus Christ located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 1920 a group of Catholic priests came together with an idea to build a religious monument as a symbol of Brazilian Christianity. In 1922 French sculptor Paul Landowski and Brazilian engineer Heitor da Silva Costa started to create this masterpiece. And after 9 years of hard work they have finished the Christ the Redeemer statue in 1931.

Christ the Redeemer Statue, Rio, Brazil

Height: 38 m

Weight: 635 MT

Tourists: 1.8 million visitors each year

Acropolis of Athens, Greece - Most Popular Tourist Attractions in the World
08. Acropolis of Athens, Greece

Acropolis of Athens is an ancient fortress in Greece. It was ordered to build by great general and statesman Pericles of Athens to honor Greek goddess Athena (goddess of law and justice) and display the glory of the city. The fortress was built in 525 BC by two famous architects, Phidias and Callicrates.

Acropolis of Athens, Greece

Size: 7 acres

Height: 150 m (490 ft)

Tourists: 2.7 million visitors each year

Vatican Museums, Rome, Italy - most popular tourist attractions in the world 2020
07. Vatican Museums, Rome, Italy

Why did we add museums to this list? The historic value of these museums and their arts are too high for us to ignore. This is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world 2020. Vatican Museums are located in Vatican City, Roam, Italy. Was found by Pope Julius II, the head of Roman Catholic Church from 1503 to 1513. Vatican Museums opened to the public in 1506 and gets around 4.2 million visitors each year. These museums includes so many priceless arts including:

The Spiral Staircase
The Spiral Staircase
Pinecone Courtyard
Pinecone Courtyard
Apollo Belvedere, Vatican Museums
Apollo Belvedere
Sistine Chapel Vatican Museums
Sistine Chapel
Raphael's Transfiguration
Raphael’s Transfiguration
Laocoön Vatican Museums
Laocoön
The Rotunda Room and Porphyry Basin
The Rotunda Room and Porphyry Basin
The Maps Room, Vatican Museums
The Maps Room
Eiffel Tower, France - Most Popular Tourist Attractions in the World 2020
06. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

This breathtaking manmade beauty is located in Champ de Mars, Paris, France. The construction of the tower started in January 28, 1887 by Gustave Eiffel. Stephen Sauvestre, Emile Nouguier and Maurice Koechlin were the main architects of the project. The constructions were completed on March 31, 1889 and the tower was named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel. Currently the tower own by the Council of Paris.

Eiffel Tower, France

Height: 324 m

Base: Length of 125 m (410 ft)

Weight: 7300 MT

Tourists: 7 million visitors each year

The Great Wall of China - Most Popular Tourist Attractions in the World
05. The Great Wall of China, Beijing, China

The Great Wall of China is one of Seven Wonders of the World. Located in Beijing, China. Around 221 B.C. The Emperor Qin Shi Huang ordered the construction of The Great Wall of china. After the construction of this magnificent historical place was continued from the 7th century BC by the Chu State. Constructions were conducted until 1878 in the Qing Dynasty. But the most remaining there today was built in the Ming Dynasty over 600 years ago.

Size: 21.196 km

Length: 21.19618 million m

Diameter: 21.19618 million m

Tourists: 10 million visitors each year

Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France - most popular tourist attractions in the world
04. Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France

Palace of Versailles was the official residence of King Louis XIV. After his death France royalty used this palace as their official residence until the start of the French Revolution in 1789. This historic place located in Versailles, France. The palace of Versailles was built in 1631 by the king Louis XIII as a chateau. But after King Louis XIV transform the chateau into this magnificent palace. Palace of Versailles was design and supervised by French Baroque architect Louis Le Vau.

Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France

Floor Area: 67,000 m² (721,182 ft²)

Area: 8.2 km²

Height: 490 ft

Tourists: 10 million visitors each year

The Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt - most popular tourist attractions in the world 2020
03. The Great Pyramid of Giza, Giza, Egypt

The great Pyramid of Giza located in Giza Necropolis, Al Haram, Giza Governorate, Egypt. This amazing pyramid is the oldest and the largest pyramid in the Giza pyramid complex. This was constructed in between 2580–2560 BC by Hemiunu as the tomb for the fourth dynasty Egyptian pharaoh Khufu. It took Hemiunu 20 years to complete The Great Pyramid of Giza.

The Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt

Height: 139 m

Base: Length of 230.34 m (756 ft)

Volume: 2.6 million m³

Tourists: 14.7 million visitors each year

Niagara Falls, USA/Canada - most popular tourist attractions in the world 2020
02. Niagara Falls, America/Canada

Niagara Falls located in between US, state of New York and the Canadian province of Ontario. This magnificent waterfall is a combination of three waterfalls The American Falls, The Bridal Veil Falls and Horseshoe Falls. The American Falls and The Bridal Veil Falls belongs to USA and Horseshoe Falls belongs to Canada. This is a 100% natural waterfall but the falls of the water 100% controlled by man.

Niagara Falls, USA/Canada

Elevation: 99 m

Height: 51 m (167 ft)

Flow Rate: 2,400 m³/s

Tourists: 30 million visitors each year

The Grand Canal, Venice, Italy - most popular tourist attractions in the world 2020
01. The Grand Canal, Venice, Italy

Canal Grande or The Grand Canal is a channel in Venice, Italy. This considered as one of the most romantic places in the world. Grand Canal was designed by Venetian architect Antonio da Ponte in the 16th century to control the major water-traffic in the city. This channel earns the first place of most popular tourist attractions in the world 2020.

The Grand Canal, Venice, Italy

Length: 4 km

M. depth: 5 m

Tourists: 32 million visitors each year

These are our top 10 list of most popular tourist attractions in the world 2020. What do you think? Did we miss any place? Comment your ideas below. We upload new articles regularly so stick around. www.dailyreaderglobal.com

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  • June 28, 2020 at 7:49 pm
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    Like!! Really appreciate you sharing this blog post.Really thank you! Keep writing.

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