The 10 best tourist attractions in the world, according to Lonely Planet

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Lonely Planet has long been the backpacker’s bible, and the savvy traveller’s go-to guidebook.

The travel guide publisher just released its Ultimate Travel List, a bucket list of destinations assembled by its globetrotting team of travel writers and tourism experts.

Here are the 10 best tourist attractions in the world, according to Lonely Planet.

10. Aya Sofya, Turkey

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9. Alhambra, Spain

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7. Colosseum, Italy

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4. Great Wall of China, China

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The Great Wall of China.

3. Machu Picchu, Peru

2. Great Barrier Reef, Australia

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1. Temples of Angkor, Cambodia

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