Statue of Liberty tops list of most popular landmarks

Statue of Liberty

January 25, 2012 5:56:16 AM PST
New York City's landmarks are just as popular as ever, and one site on a new list might surprise you.

A survey of "Travel and Leisure" readers resulted in a ranking of the most popular world landmarks.

The Statue of Liberty topped the list, and the Empire State Building came in ranked second.

The High Line rounded out the top 10, even though it's less than three years old.

Here's the rest of the list:

  • No. 3 - Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
  • No. 4 - Eiffel Tower, Paris
  • No. 5 - Big Ben, London
  • No. 6 - Colosseum, Rome
  • No. 7 - Millennium Park, Chicago
  • No. 8 - St. Peter's Basilica, Rome
  • No. 9 - Swiss Re Building, London

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