Cape Town among Gogobot's top destinations

2013-01-07 14:10

Based on the nearly 10 million travel stories and virtual "postcards" shared on Facebook by its users, social travel website Gogobot has released a list of top destinations and attractions for the year 2012,CNNTravel reports.

Ranking 15th out of 25, Cape Town beat tourism giants such as Los Angeles (number 16), Rio de Janeiro (number 18), Hong Kong (number 24) and Dubai (number 25). 

This is the latest in an impressive string of accolades bestowed upon the Mother City in the past year, including Table Mountain's inauguration as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature and Cape Town being named the Design Capital for 2014

Paris topped Gogobot's destination list, followed by Las Vegas, San Francisco and Barcelona.
The most popular tourist attractions were the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Colosseum in Rome, Central Park in New York, Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, and the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

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