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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 14 November 2018

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ranked world’s second favourite landmark — in pictures

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque has been ranked the world’s second favourite landmark in a list compiled by TripAdvisor.

The Abu Dhabi landmark beat iconic wonders such as the Taj Mahal and the Eiffel Tower being outranked only by the ancient Incan site of Machu Picchu in Peru.

Burj Khalifa ranked 22nd in the list of 25 of the world’s favourite landmarks.

The capital’s mosque has been featured on the list multiple times and serves as an indication of the mosques serene architecture.

Over 14,000 visitors reviewed the mosque on TripAdvisor with some of the comments saying “Amazing. One of the new 7 wonders of the world,” and “Grand is an understatement. The architecture, the white marble and the beautifully maintained green gardens are stunning.”

This is the fourth year of TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards.

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