When you consider the most beautiful sights in the world, your mind probably takes you to places like Paris, Rome, Las Vegas, or New York. While those are awesome places, the San Antonio River Walk should definitely part of the conversation too. In fact, a recent study puts the River Walk on the top 20 list of the most beautiful sights in the world.

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The study was conducted by Kuoni, a tourism website in the UK. They analyzed over 452,000 Trip Advisor reviews by people who most often labeled sights as beautiful.

We analyzed TripAdvisor data for sights in over 267 cities around the world. Using the ‘Things to Do’ section of the TripAdvisor website, the sights in each location that had the largest number of mentions of ‘beautiful’ in their review were ranked as the most beautiful sights for the specific location. (Kuomi)

Sure enough, places like Paris, Las Vegas, and Rome did make the list. But Texas was not going to be denied, as San Antonio's River Walk came in at number 16 on the list.

Most Beautiful Sights in the World

  1. New York
  2. Rome
  3. Las Vegas
  4. Barcelona
  5. Paris
  6. Prague
  7. Cape Town
  8. Abu Dhabi
  9. Vancouver
  10. Seattle
  11. Dubai
  12. Vienna
  13. Madrid
  14. Christchurch
  15. San Francisco
  16. San Antonio
  17. Milan
  18. Seville
  19. Sydney
  20. Brussels

I have to agree that the River Walk is an amazing experience. I've visited too many times to count and love it. But I'm a bit surprised that some other Texas locations like Big Bend National Park, the Botanical Gardens in Dallas, or even South Padre Island were not included on this list.

One thing for sure...writing this article now has me thinking about sipping margaritas at Rita's On The River. Let's go!

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