Shaikh Zayed Mosque, Burj Khalifa ranked among world's top 25 landmarks

Shaikh Zayed Mosque, Burj Khalifa ranked among worlds top 25 landmarks

Abu Dhabi - Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque ranked second most favoured destination to visit.

By Curated by Nida Sohail

Published: Wed 18 May 2016, 4:13 PM

Last updated: Wed 18 May 2016, 10:24 PM

Travel site TripAdvisor has ranked the Shaikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi as the second most favoured or preferred destination to visit.
The beautiful mosque is located at the entrance of Abu Dhabi and is noticeably visible from the bridges that connect this particular island to the mainland.

This landmark comes out in front of attractive tourist destinations like Angkor Wat (Siem Reap, Cambodia), St. Peter's Basilica (Vatican City, Italy), Taj Mahal (Agra, India).

Burj Khalifa is another landmark that features in the list at number 22. With a height of 828 metres, the tower was unvieled to the world on January 4, 2010. Thisnuilding has fared better than sites such as the Australian War Memorial (Canberra, Australia), the Sydney Opera House (Sydney, Australia) and the Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (Kyoto, Japan).
The other tourist attractions like Church of the Savior on Spilt Blood (St. Petersburg, Russia), Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, California) and the Eiffel Tower (Paris, France) have also featured in the list.

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