The best tourist attractions in Europe 2017

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If your thing is to visit cities with an important historical and cultural heritage, you don't need to leave Europe to enjoy your holidays or getaways, since the old continent has a lot to offer. To make it easier for you to choose, today we are going to show you the 10 best tourist attractions in Europe in 2017 according to TripAdvisor, which you already know that always takes into account the opinion and comments of its own users. Can you come with us?

Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba

We are fortunate to live in a country with a wealth of attractions, including high-value buildings patrimonial, as is the case of the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, which occupies the first position on the TripAdvisor list. It began to be built as a mosque in the 8th century although it has been expanded on different occasions.

St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican

Basilica of Saint Peter
Another religious building occupies the second place in the ranking. It is the Basilica of Saint Peter, a Catholic temple located in the Vatican City. Some of the architects most important in history, such as Michelangelo, Bernini or Donato Bramante.

Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Saint Petersburg

Closing the top 3 we also find a religious building: the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. Located in Saint Petersburg, it was raised on the place where Tsar Alexander II of Russia was murdered. Today it is a state museum.

Plaza de España, Seville

In fourth position we find another Spanish place. It is the Plaza de España in Seville, a beautiful architectural complex located in the María Luisa Park. Designed by the architect Aníbal González for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929, it symbolizes Spain's embrace of its former American territories.

Milan Cathedral

We return to Italy to tell you about the Cathedral of Milan, also known as Duomo. Gothic in style, it is one of the most catholic churches of worship big of the planet. Inside you can find numerous altars, statues, paintings, altarpieces and funerary monuments.

Eiffel Tower, Paris

Eiffel Tower
As it could not be otherwise, the Eiffel Tower is also present in this list. Located in Paris, it was built by the French engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel for the Universal Exposition of 1889 in the French capital. Is he symbol of France and one of the most visited monuments in the world.

Budapest Parliament

The sixth rank of raniking is occupied by the Parliament of Budapest, the most representative building of the Hungarian capital. It is the third parliament more big of the world. Although it is a neo-Gothic style building, it has some peculiarities.

Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris

We return to Paris to talk about the Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the buildings gothic older. It is located on the Ile de Cité, which is why it is surrounded by the waters of the River Seine. Without a doubt, it is one of the most famous monuments of the City of Love.

Big Ben, London

Nor could Big Ben, one of the symbols of the United Kingdom and its capital, London, be missing from this list. We are referring to watch of the Houses of Parliament. It is located in a tower that was built next to the Palace of Westminster.

Acropolis, Athens

Finally, we must talk about the Acropolis of Athens, considered as the most representative from the Greek acropolis. It is located on a peak, 156 meters above sea level.

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