The top 10 places in the world to get engaged

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    Words by Lexxi Davis

    Getting engaged is one of the biggest moments in your life and you’ll have likely always dreamed of your perfect place for your partner to pop the question.

    We know now the top 10 places in the world your man is likely to to get down on one knee, with research from

    Although you might want to drop some hints first with the 5 things your partner should look for in an engagement ring, as well as the help of some crucial engagement ring money saving tips to help you get the one you want.

    While a few spots you might expect to see in the top 10 – like the Eiffel Tower in Paris, New York’s Central Park and Niagara Falls in Ontario, the no.1 spot might surprise you. Lucky for us, it’s an achievable distance for us (and our other half) to travel to.

    Here are the top 10-

    10. Bondi Beach, Sydney

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    While most of the top 10 are is the US or Paris, the most beautiful beach in Australia makes it on to the list. And with those golden sands and stunning blue sea, you can totally see why.

    9. Big Bear Lake, California

    This lake near Joshua Tree National Park in California is a popular spot for sunset proposals.

    8. Walt Disney’s Epcot Park, Florida

    Another Disney spot makes the top 10 list with Florida’s Epcot Park.

    7. Niagara Falls, Ontario

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    A whimsical proposal spot, this incredible waterfall experience comes in seventh as most popular places to propose.

    6. Central Park, New York

    Everyone knows New York’s most famous park right in the middle of the city, so it’s no surprise it comes in the top 10.

    5. Hollywood Sign, California

    Overlooking Los Angeles is up there when it comes to getting down on one knee, with the picturesque hillside spot coming in a no.5.

    4. Eiffel Tower, Paris

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    A romantic classic, the Eiffel Tower in Paris is a a really popular spot for proposals, with one in 679 engagement stories taking place at the iconic landmark.

    3. Centennial Lakes Park, Minnesota

    Popular with Americans, this stunning lake setting takes the bronze medal at third place.

    2. Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Florida

    Disney also makes it into second place with the Magical Kingdom resort in Florida having one in 555 proposals happening here.

    1. Disneyland, Paris

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    Taking the top spot, Disneyland Paris is the world’s most popular location to propose – with one in 500 engagements taking place right here in the parks.

    When we think about it, it’s not surprising that the ultimate place of happiness, Disneyland ranks not once but THREE times in the top 10.

    Sarah Allard, Editor of says, ‘Our research bucks tradition and proves that people are being more creative than ever when it comes to choosing the location of their proposal. You might have expected to see the likes of Big Ben, The Empire State Building and The Coca-Cola London Eye in the top 10 list, but it was Disney parks that stole the show and came out as some of the most popular places to propose at around the world.’

    So next time your other half suggests a trip to Paris, make sure you book that mani in first.

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