Weekly newsletter

Budapest at the Top of Travel Destinations’ Popularity Scale

Hungary Today 2023.06.05.

As Mandiner reports, the British website Weloveholidays.com has ranked the 30 most popular UNESCO World Heritage sites.

The ranking is based on the number of five-star ratings for each World Heritage site on TripAdvisor and the number of positive Twitter posts shared in the last six months. A maximum of 100 points were awarded for each heritage site – the more points, the higher the ranking.

Budapest topped the popularity ranking with 53.8 points.

Fishermen’s Bastion Budapest. Photo: Pixabay

More than 124,000 positive Twitter posts and 4,393 five-star ratings were recorded by the list’s creators.

Chain Bridge Budapest. Photo: Pixabay

Lübeck in Germany came in second place. Lübeck received 1,355 five-star reviews on TripAdvisor. In addition, the Holsatian city surpassed all other places on the hit list with more than 127,000 positive Twitter posts, earning a total of 51.5 points. The Tower of London came in third place with more than 45,000 five-star ratings and around 20,000 Twitter posts.

Lübeck Holsten Gate (Holstentor). Photo: Pixabay

Other places in the top ten include Antoni Gaudí’s works in Catalonia; the Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín in Granada; and the Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens in Vienna.

Via Mandiner, Featured photo via Pixabay

    [1536x1536] => Array
            [width] => 1536
            [height] => 1536
            [crop] => 

    [2048x2048] => Array
            [width] => 2048
            [height] => 2048
            [crop] =>