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Italy is home to ‘Europe’s best landmark’

St Peter’s Basilica was ranked as Europe’s best landmark in a site’s 2016 Travellers’ Choice Awards.

The Renaissance church is found in Vatican City during a heart of Rome. One of a largest churches in a world, it was designed by a organisation of distinguished architects including Michelangelo.

The basilica is suspicion to be a funeral site of St Peter, a really initial pope, and is renouned with Catholic pilgrims and tourists alike.

One reviewer, from Florida, said: “This is a contingency see place. It’s an implausible partial of history, art, enlightenment and for your middle peace.”

Another called their revisit “a dream come true”.

In a list of Europe’s tip 25 landmarks, a serve dual were located in a bel paese.

Milan’s Cathedral took fifth place – violence a Eiffel Tower that usually managed eighth on a list – and a Pantheon in Rome was ranked 13th.

Both a Milan Duomo and St Peter’s had risen in a rankings given final year, when they were voted fourth and seventh best respectively.

When it came to a universe rankings however, St Peter’s slipped to fourth place, outdone by Machu Picchu in Peru, a Sheikh Zayed Mosque in a UAE, and Angkor Wat in Cambodia.

The Italian collateral was also listed as a seventh favourite end in a world.

The ranking is formed on a millions of reviews posted by travellers on a TripAdvisor website over a 12-month period.

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Article source: https://www.thelocal.it/20161020/italy-is-home-to-europes-best-landmark