Three Thai landmarks made it on TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Landmarks in Asia


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.

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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.

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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.

  1. Angkor Wat – Siem Reap, Cambodia
  2. Taj Mahal – Agra, India
  3. Great Wall at Mutianyu – Beijing, China
  4. Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) – Bangkok, Thailand
  5. Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine – Kyoto, Japan
  6. Petronas Twin Towers – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  7. Shwedagon Pagoda – Yangon, Myanmar
  8. Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  9. The Grand Palace – Bangkok, Thailand
  10. Kinkakuji Temple – Kyoto, Japan
  11. Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha) – Hong Kong, China
  12. Amber Fort – Jaipur, India
  13. Marina Bay Sands Skypark – Singapore
  14. Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) – Bangkok, Thailand
  15. Singapore Flyer – Singapore
  16. Swaminarayan Akshardham – New Delhi, India
  17. Kiyomizu-dera Temple – Kyoto, Japan
  18. Choeung Ek Genocidal Center – Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  19. Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) – Beijing, China
  20.  Angkor Thom – Siem Reap, Cambodia
  21. Gyeongbokgung Palace – Seoul, South Korea
  22. Borobudur Temple –  Borobudur, Indonesi
  23. Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) – Kandy, Sri Lanka
  24. Ananda Temple –  Bagan, Myanmar
  25. Central Post Office – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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