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The World’s Highest Rated Tourist Attractions

The Family Vacation Guide looked at the number of ‘Excellent’ rated TripAdvisor reviews for top attractions globally, working out the percentage against the total number of reviews to reveal the highest-rated tourist attractions.

When you jet off on your summer vacation this year with the kids, you may have plans to visit a theme park or choose one of the Tourist Attractions for the adults to enjoy. These trips can make your vacation extra special. 

But which comes out as tourists’ favorite attractions when we dive deep into visitor ratings and reviews?

The World’s Highest Rated Tourist Attractions

The World’s Highest Rated Tourist Attractions: 

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in Concord, California is the world’s highest-rated tourist attraction, with 79% excellent visitor reviews. Over 32 million thrillseekers pass through its gates every year, to enjoy over 35 world-class waterpark thrills including Northern California’s longest lazy river.

In second place, is the medieval Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, dating back to 1163. It attracts 13 million tourists worldwide and has 72% of excellent visitor reviews. Unsurprisingly, it’s not the only French attraction on our list – the iconic Eiffel Tower has made sixth place with 85% of excellent reviews.

Faneuil Hall Market Place (Boston, Massachusetts) in fifth place on our list, is the most visited highest-rated tourist attraction, with 170,000,000 visitors annually, while the Grand Bazaar, in Istanbul, Turkey ranking third on our list, has the second-highest number of visitors from our top three attractions -15 million visitors annually.

Mexico’s historic Plaza de la Constitución has made fourth place with 72% of excellent rated visitor reviews.

Two attractions from Hong Kong – Ocean Park and Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade have placed in seventh and ninth place on our list, respectively, with over 50% of excellent rated visitor reviews.