The tourist attraction is ranked as one of the most photographed places in the world.
The Inca citadel of Machu Picchu is the most outstanding South American tourist attraction in the latest report “The wonders of the world”, published by On The Go Tours, which highlights the most popular tourist attractions on Instagram.
Andina News Agency, with information from Promperú, outlined that the choice was made by users of this social network worldwide in a report collected by the travel company On the Go Tours.
“Machu Picchu is ranked twelve as one of the most photographed tourist attractions in the world.”, Andina wrote.
The report was elaborated by analyzing the most famous tourist attractions in the world, using as a variable the number of times the names of those sites were used as a hashtag.
“The list is led by the Eiffel Tower in Paris, followed by London’s Big Ben, the Grand Canyon of the United States, The London Eye, The Empire State Building in New York, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Tower Bridge in London, Statue of Liberty in New York, the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, the Colosseum in Rome, the CN Tower in Toronto, Canada and Machu Picchu in Cusco.”, said Andina.
Machu Picchu is considered both a masterpiece of architecture and engineering. Its peculiar architectural and landscape that it features, and the veil of mystery that has woven around it much of the literature published on the site, have made it one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet.
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