2 – Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center – United Arab Emirates
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi is a fine example of modern architecture and stellar craftsmanship. The mosque has 82 pure white domes and took over 10 years to build. It features Swarowski crystal chandeliers and also houses the world’s largest hand-knotted carpet.
1 – Machu Picchu — Peru
Machu Picchu is an Incan citadel 7,000 feet above sea level and is believed to have been a royal estate or sacred religious site for Inca leaders. The city boasts thousands of steps, more than 600 terraces, over a 170 buildings and several temples. Perched atop the Andes Mountains, Machu Picchu has been named the best-rated landmark in the world.