Top 10 most popular travel destinations in the WORLD announced by TripAdvisor

 If you’re looking for some holiday inspiration, check out TripAdvisor’s most popular attractions  The travel review website has launched an enlightening list of the top 10 most visited sites for 2018  Rome’s Colosseum was named the most-visited monument of the year, ahead of the Vatican Museums which came in second place  New York's most famous attraction – the Statue of Liberty – came in third While Paris' Louvre Museum and the Eiffel Tower came in fourth and fifth place respectively    Stonehenge was the only UK attraction which made it into the top 10, coming in eighth place  However, in the list of top British tourist sites, the prehistoric monument in Wiltshire made it to the top spot  Stonehenge ranked above other popular UK destinations including the Tower of London and Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands Related Articles Best travel destinations in the world: Lonely Planet reveals top 10 countries for 2019 This city has been voted the BEST travel destination for 2019 – have YOU been yet? Country in UK voted must-visit destination 2019 by Lonely Planet – can you guess where?  Northern Ireland’s Giant’s Causeway and Edinburgh Castle rounded off the top five British attractions  TripAdvisor ranked the year’s top attractions using data from all experience bookings made on the site in 2018  Here are the most booked attractions in the world for 2018: 1

Colosseum, Rome, Italy 2 Vatican Museums, Rome, Italy 3 Statue of Liberty, New York City, United States 4 Louvre Museum, Paris, France 5 Eiffel Tower, Paris, France 6 Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain 7 Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, United States 8 Stonehenge, Amesbury, United Kingdom 9 Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France 10

Canal Grande, Venice, Italy    And the most booked attractions in the UK for 2018: 1 Stonehenge, Amesbury 2 Tower of London, London 3 Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands 4 Giant’s Causeway, Bushmills 5 Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh 6 Coca-Cola London Eye, London 7 Thames River, London 8

Buckingham Palace, London 9 Stirling Castle, Stirling 10 Churchill War Rooms, London Related Articles World’s top 10 adventure travel destinations – according to TripAdvisor ratings Best short-haul travel destinations: 41 holidays less than three hours flight from UK How to get CHEAPEST New York Christmas break – best day to book and fly revealed  “Experiences bookings continued to grow this year and we’re seeing travellers to the UK heading further afield to discover the country beyond London’s famed attractions,” says Hayley Coleman, a TripAdvisor spokesperson  “For the many travellers who still wish to see London’s iconic sites, skip-the-line and special access tours, like a Beefeater Tour of the Tower of London or a Champagne Experience at the London Eye, are great options to put a twist on any visit to these world famous spots ” Earlier this year TripAdvisor announced the top 10 travel destinations in the world at their annual Travellers’ Choice Awards  Paris was named the top location, based of the quality and quantity of traveller reviews and ratings gathered over a 12-month period  Interestingly the second best-rated location was London, followed by Rome, Bali and Crete    Related articles Five autumn and winter sun destinations less than five hours flight away Best European beach holiday destination 2018 named – can YOU guess where it is? How to see Northern Lights on a budget: Seven cheap Aurora Borealis holidays revealed