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Castillo de San Marcos named top landmark

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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – TripAdvisor named St. Augustine's Castillo de San Marcos one of the nation's top landmarks.

The travel website honors the top landmarks in the U.S. and across the globe in its annual Travelers' Choice awards.

The Castillo de San Marcos ranked #23 on the list.

The awards were determined based on millions of reviews and opinions from travelers.

Top 5 U.S. Landmarks

  • Alcatraz, San Francisco, CA

  • Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA

  • Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool, Washington, DC

  • The National September 11 Memorial & Museum, New York City, NY

  • USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, HI 

  • Award winners were selected using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for landmarks gathered during a 12-month period, according to TripAdvisor.

    Click here for a full list of winners of the 2015 Travelers' Choice Landmarks awards.