Melbourne and Sydney make Condé Nast Traveller's 20 best cities in the world

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Condé Nast Traveller just released its annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Hundreds of thousands of readers cast their votes for everything from islands to airlines, ensuring that the list is the crème de la crème of travel destinations and experiences.

Over 300,000 readers voted for 7,394 hotels, 606 cities, 500 cruise ships, and 236 islands, and these are their picks for the top 20 cities in the world — not including the US.

Tokyo, Japan, took the top spot. Keep scrolling to see where you should book your next vacation.

20. Venice, Italy

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19. Nuremberg, Germany

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18. Quebec City, Canada

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17. Tel Aviv, Israel

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16. Singapore

15. Rome, Italy

14. Melbourne, Australia

13. London, England

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12. Sydney, Australia

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11. Paris, France

10. Vienna, Austria

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9. Barcelona, Spain

8. Salzburg, Austria

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7. Victoria, BC, Canada

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6. Vancouver, BC, Canada

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5. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

4. Lucerne, Switzerland

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3. Florence, Italy

In Florence, Italy.

2. Kyoto, Japan

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1. Tokyo, Japan

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