Acropolis Among Top 10 Most Beautiful World Heritage Sites

  • by XpatAthens
  • Sunday, 17 September 2023
Acropolis Among Top 10 Most Beautiful World Heritage Sites
Acropolis in Athens, ranks as one of the world’s most beautiful cultural world heritage sites, according to a recent research published by Betway, an online gaming company.

To compile the list experts at Betway used a seedlist of the most popular world heritage sites while sites of more than one location and specific areas of cities were removed from the ranking in order to create a fair analysis. The 109 locations used in the analysis where then categorized as either city, natural or cultural sites.

According to the research, Acropolis ranked as the 7th most stunning cultural heritage site in the world with over 1.5 million Instagram hashtags dedicated to the monument.

The Taj Mahal in India topped the list with almost 2.4 million hashtags. Built in the 17th century, the iconic mausoleum is a popular location among travelers to Asia.

The Versailles in France followed Taj Mahal on the list, while the top 5 was rounded up with the Statue of Liberty (US), Machu Picchu (Peru) and Petra (Jordan).

To read this article in full, please visit