Jackson Square is among the nation’s top landmarks, according to TripAdvisor

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - New Orleans' Jackson Square ranks 16th in a list of top landmarks from TripAdvisor.

The historic park in the French Quarter was named a historic landmark in 1960. Andrew Jackson's statue is in the middle of the park, and there's also a breathtaking view of the St. Louis Cathedral.

The study winners were determined based on the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings of landmarks worldwide gathered over a 12-month period.

The top U.S. landmarks are as follows:

  1. Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool - Washington, D.C.
  2. Golden Gate Bridge - San Francisco
  3. Alcatraz - San Francisco

The top world landmarks are as follows:

  1. Machu Picchu - Machu Picchu, Peru
  2. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  3. Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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