USS Midway Museum (Photo: travel.huanqiu.com)
BEIJING, Aug. 6 (Xinhuanet) - Trip Advisor, a famous travel website, recently listed the 25 most visited museums in the world in 2013 favored by travelers.
Most of the tourists hail from European countries and the United States. The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses are now the only Chinese museum featured on the list -- and in fact also the only Asian museum to appear on there.
Each and every one of the featured museums stands at the top of its kind. Several of them display some of the world's greatest cultural relics; others are famous for their extraordinary artworks and masterpieces. Another few stand out because of their important historical locations.
Here follow the world's top 25 museums as ranked by Trip Advisor.
Top 25: USS Midway Museum, U.S.A.
Located in San Diego of California, it is a maritime museum comprising of the aircraft carrier Midway. The carrier served office from 1945 to 1992, making it the longest-serving U.S. aircraft carrier of the 20th century. The museum opened to the public in 2004. Tourists can visit its facilities, including the flight deck, engine room, primary flight control, soldiers' sleeping quarters and the captain's quarters.