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The Top 25 World Destinations In 2016 By TripAdvisor

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Updated: 25 September 2017
For another year running, TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its Traveler’s Choice awards on 22 March 2016. The final selection of 25 visit-worthy destinations this year includes many of the usual suspects – such as London, NYC and Rome – as well as some more surprising yet deserving locations like Budapest and Kathmandu. If you’re a more advanced traveler like us, check out our pick of the world’s top 15 cities for culture lovers. In the meantime, here is TripAdvisor’s Top 25 for 2016:

#25: Budapest, Hungary

Budapest © Moyan Brenn/Flickr
Budapest | © Moyan Brenn/Flickr

#24: Sydney, Australia

Sydney © Pattyjansen/Pixabay
Sydney | © Pattyjansen/Pixabay

#23: Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu © Sharada Prasad CS/Flickr
Kathmandu | © Sharada Prasad CS/Flickr

#22: Cusco, Peru

Cusco © sharptoyou/Shutterstock
Cusco | © sharptoyou/Shutterstock

#21: Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo © Pigprox/Shutterstock
Tokyo | © Pigprox/Shutterstock

#20: Cape Town, South Africa

Africa © Delpixel/Shutterstock
Africa | © Delpixel/Shutterstock

#19: Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen © CarlosVanVegas/WikICommons
Playa del Carmen | © CarlosVanVegas/WikICommons

#18: Hong Kong

Hong Kong © Sean Pavone/Shutterstock
Hong Kong | © Sean Pavone/Shutterstock

#17: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires © Anibal Trejo / Shutterstock
Buenos Aires | © Anibal Trejo / Shutterstock

#16: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam © Pigprox/Shutterstock
Amsterdam | © Pigprox/Shutterstock

#15: Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok © worradirek/Shutterstock
Bangkok | © worradirek/Shutterstock

#14: St. Petersburg, Russia

St Petersburg © Maria Shedova/Pixabay
St Petersburg | © Maria Shedova/Pixabay

#13: Dubai, UAE

Dubai © Muneebfarman/Pixabay
Dubai | © Muneebfarman/Pixabay

#12: Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon © Rrrainbow/Shutterstock
Lisbon | © Rrrainbow/Shutterstock

#11: Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona © Jarmoluk/Pixabay
Barcelona | © Jarmoluk/Pixabay

#10: Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud © Mariamichelle/Pixabay
Ubud | © Mariamichelle/Pixabay

#9: New York City, USA

NYC © Anthony Quintano/Flickr
NYC | © Anthony Quintano/Flickr

#8: Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi © Cyril Doussin/WikiCommons
Hanoi | © Cyril Doussin/WikiCommons

#7: Rome, Italy

Rome © Luciano Mortula/Shutterstock
Rome | © Luciano Mortula/Shutterstock

#6: Prague, Czech Republic

Prague © Jakub Hruska/Pixabay
Prague | © Jakub Hruska/Pixabay

#5: Siem Reap, Cambodia

Angkor Wat at Siem Reap © David Sim/WikiCommons
Angkor Wat at Siem Reap | © David Sim/WikiCommons

#4: Paris, France

Paris © Ditty_about_summer/Shutterstock
Paris | © Ditty_about_summer/Shutterstock

#3: Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech © Luc Viatour/WikiCommons
Marrakech | © Luc Viatour/WikiCommons

#2: Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul © Moyan Brenn/Flickr
Istanbul | © Moyan Brenn/Flickr

#1: London, UK

London © QQ7/Shutterstock
London | © QQ7/Shutterstock