In a survey conducted by TripAdvisor, Taj Mahal has come up as the second most popular UNESCO World Heritage Site in the world. The top spot was taken by Angkor Wat which is situated in Cambodia. Other notable heritage sites that got a place in the top 10 are the Great Wall of China, Machu Pichu and Sassi of Matera.
Taj Mahal draws nearly b million visitors every year. This white marble stone mausoleum was erected by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan after the death of his wife Mumtaj Mahal. The description of Taj Mahal on TripAdvisor reads, “You can find hundreds of tours and experiences to visit this mesmerizing site, from a private tour with a guide and visit at sunset or sunrise, to a visit including a home cooked meal at a local home in Agra.” it is situated on the banks of Yamuna river in Agra.