Peru's Machu Picchu emerges world's most beloved landmark

Machu Picchu earned top place amongst a list of other landmarks that included Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center and India's Taj Mahal, amongst others.

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Move over Eiffel Towers, Statue of Liberty and Great Pyramids of Giza, Machu Picchu has emerged TripAdvisor's most beloved landmark.

Machu Picchu earned top place amongst a list of other landmarks that included Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center and India's Taj Mahal, amongst others.

Interestingly, the list was dominated by places of worship across the world like Milan Cathedral and St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican.

In a press release, TripAdvisor explained that its "most beloved" designees "were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for landmarks worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period."

Check out TripAdvisor's top 10 list of world's most beloved landmarks below:

1. Machu Picchu (Machu Picchu, Peru)

2. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)

3. Angkor Wat (Siem Reap, Cambodia)

4. St. Peter's Basilica (Vatican City, Italy)

5. Taj Mahal (Agra, India)

6. Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba (Cordoba, Spain)

7. Church of the Savior on Spilt Blood (St. Petersburg, Russia)

8. The Alhambra (Granada, Spain)

9. Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool (Washington, D.C.)

10. Milan Cathedral (Duomo) (Milan, Italy)

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