Dubai consistently dazzles the world with its remarkable architecture, pioneering technology, and opulent lifestyle. Amidst its array of captivating attractions, one monumental icon stands out: the Burj Khalifa. And this iconic landmark has reserved the top seat in the survey of most popular landmarks of the World.
A Recent Online Study Has Voted Burj Khalifa As The Top-Most Popular Landmark
The Burj Khalifa proudly claims the title of the world’s tallest structure, soaring to a remarkable 828 meters. Did you know it is three times the stature of the Eiffel Tower in Paris? This architectural marvel doesn’t just command awe; it commands attention! The iconic tower draws a staggering 17 million visitors each year as per an online study. This solidifies its position as the world’s most frequented landmark. This remarkable statistic stems from an analysis conducted by the analytics website Switch On Business.
Delving deeper into the data, the study reveals that the Burj Khalifa generates an astounding $621 million in annual ticket revenue. Beyond its financial prowess, the skyscraper ignites nearly 22 million Google searches, a testament to its resounding global renown and irresistible allure.
Taj Mahal Has Ranked Second In The List
The Taj Mahal in India secures the second spot, amassing 22 million annual searches and hosting 7.5 million visitors. Next in line is Niagara Falls, securing the third position with an annual visitation of approximately 13 million people and enticing over 1.2 million online searches.
The Burj Khalifa stands as more than just an architectural marvel. It embodies Dubai’s unwavering vision and relentless ambition. It was inaugurated in 2010 as a cornerstone of the Downtown Dubai development. They formed it alongside the Dubai Mall, Dubai Fountain, and Burj Park. This towering testament boasts 163 floors encompassing offices, residences, hotels, restaurants, observation decks, and even a mosque.
Here’s the list of 15 Landmarks From The Survey
1. Burj Khalifa, United Arab Emirates
2. Taj Mahal, India
3. Niagara Falls, USA
4. Golden Gate Bridge, USA
5. Eiffel Tower, France
6. Machu Picchu, Peru
7. Sagrada Familia, Spain
8. Statue of Liberty, USA
9. Big Ben, United Kingdom
10. The Great Wall of China, China
11. Stonehenge, United Kingdom
12. Buckingham Palace, United Kingdom
13. Mount Everest, Tibet/ Nepal
14. Mont Saint-Michel, France
15. Hagia Sophia, Turkey
Beyond being a Dubai icon, the Burj Khalifa stands as a global symbol.
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