Landmarks Survey Methodology
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Landmarks Survey Methodology

An online
survey, developed by the editors of Travel
+ Leisure
, appeared on from September 15, 2011, to October
31, 2011. Respondents were asked to rate their favorite 60 landmarks in a
selection of categories (skyscrapers; parks and public spaces; museums;
bridges; sports and performance venues; classic landmarks); each landmark was
pictured and described. Classic landmarks opened in 1996 and earlier; new
landmarks opened within the last 15 years (after 1996). All subject categories
were available for rating at all times. Respondents were asked to identify
whether they had seen the landmark; landmarks that are the most visited had the
highest number of respondents who claimed to have “seen it.” Responses were
collected and tabulated by The survey results appeared in
the January 2012 issue of Travel +
and online at

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