Ahead of cities like Barcelona, Singapore and even Sydney, ranked number one was Auckland. The Chicago Line Cruises’ list of the world’s greatest 25 cities on the water placed Auckland in top place.

Auckland’s top four tourist attractions were listed along with the ranking. ”’The Auckland Art Gallery hosts more than 15,000 art works.

Auckland is nicknamed City of Sails. There are thousands of beaches, including wild black sand surf beaches. People can tour sets from the infamous Lord of the Rings movies nearby,” the survey found.