Thai people have another reason to be proud of after three of the country’s landmarks landed on TripAdvisor’s list of readers’ Top 25 Landmarks in Asia.
The famous landmarks of the “Land of Smiles” that made the 2017 Top 25 Landmarks in Asia are: Wat Pho’s Temple of the Reclining Buddha in the 4th spot, the Grand Palace in 9th spot, and Wat Phra Kaew’s Temple of the Emerald Buddha in 14th place.
One reader left a comment for the Temple of the Reclining Buddha saying: “If you miss this temple, you can’t really say you saw Bangkok. Absolutely gorgeous. The reclining Buddha really took my breath away.”
TripAdvisor based their rankings after gathering data for over 12 months using a combination of the quality and quantity of the places reviewed.
Here’s the complete list of TripAdvisor’s Top 25 sites in Asia.
- Angkor Wat – Siem Reap, Cambodia
- Taj Mahal – Agra, India
- Great Wall at Mutianyu – Beijing, China
- Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) – Bangkok, Thailand
- Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine – Kyoto, Japan
- Petronas Twin Towers – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- Shwedagon Pagoda – Yangon, Myanmar
- Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- The Grand Palace – Bangkok, Thailand
- Kinkakuji Temple – Kyoto, Japan
- Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha) – Hong Kong, China
- Amber Fort – Jaipur, India
- Marina Bay Sands Skypark – Singapore
- Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) – Bangkok, Thailand
- Singapore Flyer – Singapore
- Swaminarayan Akshardham – New Delhi, India
- Kiyomizu-dera Temple – Kyoto, Japan
- Choeung Ek Genocidal Center – Phnom Penh, Cambodia
- Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) – Beijing, China
- Angkor Thom – Siem Reap, Cambodia
- Gyeongbokgung Palace – Seoul, South Korea
- Borobudur Temple – Borobudur, Indonesi
- Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) – Kandy, Sri Lanka
- Ananda Temple – Bagan, Myanmar
- Central Post Office – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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