London has just been named as the best-rated destination in the world for 2019 by travel site Trip advisor’s annual Travelers choice awards which is determined by reviews on the site.

London takes the lead while Paris comes in close at number 2, six European countries where among the top rated places to visit around the world.

Hayley Coleman, TripAdvisor spokesperson, said in a statement: “The global fascination with Harry and Meghan clearly has a powerful effect as this is the first time since 2016 that London has topped the world rankings. With the couple’s new Royal baby due imminently, London may continue to reap the rewards of the Harry and Meghan effect into 2020.

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Top 25 best-rated destinations in the world

  1. London, UK
  2. Paris, France
  3. Rome, Italy
  4. Crete, Greece
  5. Bali, Indonesia
  6. Phuket, Thailand
  7. Barcelona, Spain
  8. Istanbul, Turkey
  9. Marrakech, Morocco
  10. Dubai, UAE
  11. Prague, Czech Republic
  12. Siem Reap, Cambodia
  13. New York City, USA
  14. Jamaica, Caribbean
  15. Hanoi, Vietnam
  16. Tokyo, Japan
  17. Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  18. Lisbon, Portugal
  19. Kathmandu, Nepal
  20. Jaipur, India
  21. Hurghada, Egypt
  22. Hong Kong, China
  23. Cusco, Peru
  24. Sydney, Australia
  25. Tel Aviv, Israel