While many travelers profess a desire to avoid the “tourist-trap,” it is tough to fight the gravitational pull of the truly world famous destinations when given the opportunity. There is a special thrill in visiting a place that has been visited millions of times a year for decades, even millennia. Seeing the Great Wall, or Petra, or the Colosseum, or Central Park up close isn’t just moving because of their face-value grandeur, but also because they have managed the incredible difficult task of surviving eons of popularity among human beings without losing any of that majesty.
Mapped: the Most Popular Tourist Attraction of Every Country
So next time you find yourself on the road, maybe push past the resistance to being a “tourist” and instead use this map, provided by Voucher Cloud using data collected from Trip Advisor, to find out why these destinations are so wildly popular.