5 Destinations Loved By Social Media Users
Known as the GenZ’s favourite app, TikTok is mostly viral for dancing, music, fashion, and tutorials, but it is also filled with a lot of travel destinations to excite the explorer in you.
And if you’ve ever stumbled on TikTok’s travel content, you’ll know that there are just some places that are more popular than others.
If you want to hop on the train of being a cool TikToker, here are the 5 most-talked-about destinations.
1. Disney World Orlando, USA
With over 8.6 billion views on TikTok, the number one attraction is The Walt Disney World Resort, also called Disney World. It is called the “‘happiest place on earth” and for no small reason. The entertainment resort comprises four theme parks, two water parks, thirty-three themed resort hotels, nine non-Disney hotels, several golf courses, a camping resort, and other entertainment venues including the outdoor shopping centre, Disney Springs. If you don’t want a crowd, and by a crowd, we mean tons, visit during the winter months.
2. Burj Khalifa, UAE
Welcome to the world’s tallest building. With a height of 828 metres, the building, also known as the Khalifa Tower on the Dubai skyline, has gathered over 1.9 billion views on TikTok.
3. Eiffel Tower, France
The third on the list with over 719 million views is The Eiffel Tower. Locally nicknamed “La dame de fer”, it has since become a global cultural icon of France and one of the most remarkable structures in the world. Join over 7 million visitors to enable it to retain its position as the most visited monument. The tower is 330 metres about the same height as an 81-storey building. The tower also has three levels for visitors, with restaurants on the first and second levels.
4. Taj Mahal, India
Also known as the crown of the Palace, Taj Mahal is an Islamic ivory-white marble mausoleum in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal; it also houses the tomb of Shah Jahan himself. Love story? Yasss!!!
The tomb is the centrepiece of a 17-hectare complex that includes a mosque and a guest house. The Taj Mahal was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 and is regarded as a symbol of India’s rich history. It attracts over 8 million visitors a year and has gathered over 377 million views on TikTok.
5. Grand Canyon, USA
Last on the list with 273 million views is the Grand Canyon. This is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in Arizona. The canyon is 277 miles contained within the Grand Canyon National Park and is regarded as one of the most breathtaking places in the world on TikTok.
If you are concerned about where Africa comes in, not to worry, we are still warming up wink.