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These 10 Viewpoints Are Considered The Best In The World

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If you love stunning views, feel inspired by incredible city skylines, or just want to see what viewpoints people appreciate the most in the world, we have the perfect list for you.

When it comes to travel data, Tripadvisor host a lot of valuable information. They frequently publish rankings like the best beaches in Mexico, but this time Remitly —an American online remittance company— researched and analyzed over a million TripAdvisor reviews from viewing points in cities in over 260 countries. 

The complete study shows relevant data from all the most mentioned viewpoints, infographics with the locations of the best-valued views across the world, and specific information about the best views per continent. Here’s a list of the best 10 viewpoints in the world, according to Remitly’s study:

10. Parc Guell in Barcelona, Spain

This private park in Barcelona—declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO— offers travelers stunning panoramic views of the city and unique and fascinating gardens and architecture. Parc Guell was created by Antoni Gaudí in 1900 and opened to the public in 1926. 

9. CN Tower in Toronto, Canada

This communication and observation tower measures over 1,800 feet and offers travelers a 360º view of the great Lake Ontario, the city of Toronto, and on clear days the Niagara Falls and even New York State. Travelers can also experience the “edge walk”, considered “the world’s highest external walk on a building”. 

8. Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic

From the oldest bridge over the Vitava River, travelers will get beautiful and the most romantic views of the city and its charming architecture. Charles Bridge has been open since 1402 and travelers highly recommend visiting it. It has 3,685 positive mentions.

7. Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, Ireland

This epic Irish rooftop of Dublin’s Guinness Storehouse has 15,590 mentions and offers visitors another unique experience. Travelers can drink the locally famous beer and admire the 360º view of Dublin at the 7th floor of the Gravity Bar.

6. Edinburgh Castle in Edinburgh, Scotland

This famous historic building hosts rich history, fascinating architecture, and stunning views of Edinburgh. This castle has 16,896 mentions and is considered one of the most popular attractions in Scotland. 

 5. Victoria Peak (The Peak) in Hong Kong

This beautiful 552 meters hill, called Victoria Peak, offers visitors Hong Kong’s most beautiful view from the top. Travelers will get to see all of the city skyscrapers and enjoy the fresh air provided by the vegetation. 

Hong Kong Skyline

4. Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world, with more than 160 stories and according to TripAdvisor users, has one of the most amazing views. Travelers can pay an entry and access level ​​148 and get a unique experience and incredible views of the city and beyond.

3. Eiffel Tower in Paris, France

With over almost 33,000 mentions, the Eiffel Tower keeps conquering visitors' hearts. From the tower, travelers get fascinating views of the city and its most iconic places like the Jardins du Trocadero, Notre Dame de Paris, the Arc de Triomphe, and the Seine River. 

2.  London Eye in London, England

Also known as the Millennium Wheel, the London Eye offers travelers a unique attraction and fascinating views with 34,972 mentions. From the top, on a clear day, visitors can see for almost 40 kilometers, the whole city and the River Thames.

1. Top of the Rock in New York, United States

Finally, the first place goes to Top of the Rock. According to users and with over 42,000 mentions, this location offers tourists and locals the best view of the world. From the top, 70 floors up, visitors will get a unique view of New York City —including iconic landmarks like Central Park, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Hudson, and East Rivers, and the Chrysler Building—, Long Island, and New Jersey.

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