Since the coronavirus pandemic hit the world, many attractions and other shows have faced hard hits.
Now, things are looking up, as families look to their next vacation destination.
But what are the most popular and least popular tourist attractions around the world?
Family Vacation Guide decided to dig deeper, researching the number of “amazing” rating reviews.
They increased the percentage of excellent reviews against the total number of reviews.
Below are rankings of tourist attractions, from Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in California to Ocean Park Hong Kong.
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Top 5 Most Popular Tourist Attractions
Six Flags Harbor Concord, California
This Six Flags destination tops the list.
It is Northern California’s largest waterpark and is often honored as one of the best waterparks in the entire state.
It is often considered one of the best waterparks in the state.
The attraction, which has 32 million visitors a year, is home to the largest wave pool in the region of Northern California and the longest lazy river.
Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France
The famous medieval Catholic cathedral attracts 13 million tourists every year,
The cathedral was first built in 1163 and is the most famous of the Gothic cathedrals from the Middle Ages.
Following a fire that damaged the cathedral and its remains in April 2019, restoration work to bring the cathedral back is not expected to be completed until 2024.
Once that’s done, the number of visitors is expected to increase when the interior is reopened for public viewing.
Grand Bazaar, Istanbul, Turkey
One of the world’s largest and oldest covered markets, Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar is a shopping area lined with small shops selling Turkish rugs, jewelry, ceramic dishes, antiques, and more.
15 million visitors visit the Grand Bazaar every year.
Plaza de la Constitución (Constitution Square), Mexico City, Mexico
With around 10 million visitors a year, this destination ranks fourth.
The historic area is named in honor of the Spanish Constitution of 1812, which was implemented in Spain. It was also one of the most liberal constitutions of its era.
The Plaza de la Constitución is the second largest square in the world and the first in Spanish-speaking countries.
Faneuil Hall Market Place, Boston, Massachusetts
Despite its 170 million visitors a year, it still ranks fifth in attraction score.
It is a shopping center consisting of three historic market buildings with multiple shops and restaurants and a paved public walk known as the Promenade.
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Europa-Park, Rust, Germany
The family-owned park has the lowest rating, with an attraction score of 1.09 and only 2.5 million visitors a year.
It is Germany’s largest theme park and the second most popular theme park in Europe after Disneyland Paris.
The park also has European country themed areas representing countries such as France, Austria, Germany and the UK.
Warner Bros. World, Dubai, Abu Dhabi
Warner Bros. World in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, the film company’s first branded indoor theme park, features an array of characters from the brand’s franchises, including Looney Tunes and DC Comics to name a couple.
The Dubai Theme Park is the world’s first Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park, and approximately 2 million visitors enjoy the whimsical world each year.
Efteling, Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands
Efteling is the ultimate fantasy theme park and features elements from fairy tales, fairy tales and more.
It also has over 3 million visitors a year.
Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay, Florida
Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay, Florida is associated with Efteling.
The animal theme park has roller coasters and thrill rides centered around Africa.
It is owned and operated by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment and has over 2 million visitors annually.
Busch Gardens has several roller coasters and thrill rides.
Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC.
Like Faneuil Hall Marketplace, the historic Lincoln Memorial has 170 million annual visitors, but only 21 percent of reviews are excellent.
The monument was built in honor of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.
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