The British website Weloveholidays.com ranked the top 30 UNESCO World Heritage Sites hinge on tourist evaluations. The rankings are based on the number of five-star ratings on TripAdvisor and the number of positive tweets shared in the past six months.
Each cultural site received a maximum score of 100 points based on these factors, with higher scores indicating higher rankings. The Hungarian capital is in itself an official World Heritage Site. Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue topped the popularity ranking with a whopping score of 53.8 points, writes Mandiner.
The creators of the list counted over 124,000 positive tweets and 4,393 five-star ratings on TripAdvisor for the attractions.
Lübeck, a German city, claimed the second spot. The town received 1,355 five-star ratings on TripAdvisor. Moreover, with over 127,000 positive tweets, the Hanseatic city surpassed all other destinations on the list and scored a total of 51.5 points. The third place on the podium went to the Tower of London, with more than 45,000 five-star ratings on TripAdvisor and around 20,000 tweets.
The top ten also included notable sites such as Antoni Gaudí’s works in Catalonia, the Alhambra, Generalife, Albaicín in Granada, as well as the Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens in Vienna.
Outstanding beauties of Budapest
Let’s take a look at some of the most picturesque parts of the Hungarian capital city.
Buda Castle DistrictParliament Building Andrássy Avenue and Heroes’ Square Margaret Island
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