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Best places to visit in the world: landmarks, sights and tourist spots

Angkor Wat
Angkor Wat is a temple and popular tourist attraction located in Angkor, Cambodia. The temple was built for King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century. This temple began as the king’s state temple within the capital ...>
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Canals of Venice
Anyone who's been to Venice, Italy, knows that it's one of the most magical place on earth. Sitting in the Adriatic Sea like a vision (especially if one first approaches it from the mainland by boat), the city is an emblematic ...>
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Acropolis of Athens
Greece is the home to a number of acropolises or 'high cities', yet no visit to Greece would be complete without taking in the ancient splendor of the Acropolis of Athens. The Acropolis was first settled around 600 BCE and ...>
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Petra
Petra is a top tourist attraction in Jordan. It is tucked behind a wall of rugged mountains, a well-kept secret that continues to beckon to tourists because of its unrivaled views of the ancient world. This city is amazingly ...>
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Taj Mahal
As you approach the famous Taj Mahal of India, your eyes will be drawn up to the incredible white dome which rises in the center, flanked on each side by more white domes and surrounded by incredible white towers. The construction ...>
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Great Wall of China
Ever wanted to see one of the most magnificent works of art in the world? The Great Wall of China is a work of art and is one that must be seen when you are in the vicinity of China. Stretching well over 3,948 miles in length ...>
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8.9/10
Machu Picchu
Located high above the Urubamba Valley in Peru , the Incan city of Machu Picchu is the most popular tourist attraction in the country. This ancient city dates back to the fifteenth century, and was built on the order of the ...>
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Great Pyramids of Egypt
The great pyramids of Giza are the most famous pyramids in the world and attracts millions of tourists every year. They offer a mix of ancient history and grandeur that is unparalleled on earth. Some of these constructions ...>
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Mount Everest
About 60 million years ago (give or take a few million years), Mount Everest was formed, giving Earth one of its most spectacular natural landmarks. The mountain, the highest in the world, is located on the border of Nepal ...>
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Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is one of the most popular National Parks in the United States of America. Like all National Parks, the Grand Canyon was not always the well known national treasure that it is today. It was not a protected ...>
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Traveling around the world, in search of the most famous, exciting, and down right fun places to visit, Rio de Janeiro's Carnival would be one of the finest and most important stops in Brazil. The Rio Carnival coincides with ...>
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Intramuros
Intramuros, located along Pasig River's southern bank, refers to the inner part of the walls of Manila, Philippines. When the Spanish came to Manila, they built the walls of Manila and the authorities themselves were responsible ...>
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Niagara Falls
Niagara falls is a gigantic waterfall straddling the US-Canadian border between the Ontario Province and New York State. While they are neither the steepest nor the largest waterfalls in the world, Niagara Falls may arguably ...>
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The jewel of Moorish Spain and still one of the country's national treasures, the palace of Alhambra is the reason that most visitors come to Granada. Built during the Moorish occupation of Spain, the stunning beauty of the ...>
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Corcovado & Christ The Redeemer Statue
"Corcovado" means hunchback and that is how this granite hill looks like. Its original name is Pinaculo da Tentacao or Pinnacle of Temptation. Corcovado with the Redemptor statue and a set of equally enchanting attractions ...>
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Iguazu Falls
The spectacular South American Iguazu Falls, which are often compared to the great North American Niagara Falls, are considered a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. These falls are much taller (or longer, however you want ...>
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When you say Timbuktu, what comes to mind is a place that is in the far reaches of the world. Some even think that Timbuktu is somewhat of a legend and not an actual, historical place. True enough, it has remained a mystery ...>
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The Big Sur region is located on the central region of the state of California in the United States. Considered as one of the most sparsely populated coastal regions in this part of California, the Big Sur region is located ...>
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Galapagos Islands
A Galapagos Island tour, about 1,000 km off the western coast of Ecuador, offers a thoroughly unique experience. The only water park is the ocean, and the only rides have sails or two wheels. There is no place like them anywhere ...>
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Serengeti Safari
The word "Serengeti" comes from a Masai word meaning "the place where the land runs on forever", and a Serengeti safari will reveal to you exactly the meaning behind this turn of phrase. The Serengeti plains seem to go on ...>
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Great Barrier Reef
There are a thousand ways and more for someone to explore a new culture or environment when they go on vacation. There are dances, shows, and lots of unique and exciting things to do almost anywhere that you can think of ...>
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Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, was constructed by Alexander-Gustave Eiffel in commemoration of the French Revolution, and completed in 1889 at a cost of $1.5 million dollars. The design beat out 700 others who were competing ...>
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Forbidden to outsiders no longer, enter the Forbidden City in the heart of Beijing, China, and see the former imperial palace, which now houses the Palace Museum. For almost five hundred years, from the mid-Ming Dynasty until ...>
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Few of the places in the world can be considered as more popular a tourist attraction than The London Clock Tower, also known as "Big Ben", and the Westminster palace. The Palace of Westminster is also known commonly as the ...>
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The Great Blue Hole is a humongous underwater sinkhole that lies just 60 miles in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of beautiful Belize. This hole, which, when seen from the top, is nearly a perfect circle, and looks so inviting ...>
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Amazon Rainforest
The increasing attention that is given to the state of the world's environment has sparked interest in ecotourism – tours that serve people who want to see the wild places of the earth while reducing the environmental impact ...>
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The Lake Titicaca is one of the most spectacular, high altitude, Lake in the world. Lake Titicaca straddles two countries – the borders of both Peru and Bolivia. The lake is one of South America's largest, by virtue ...>
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The Sydney Opera house is located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is considered to be one of the world Heritage sites. The building was added to the UNESCO list of world heritage Site in the year 2007.   A Danish ...>
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Like a king resplendent in all his glory, Mount Fuji stands majestically and proudly covered in a robe of snow. And like courtiers of old, artists, mountain climbers, and nature lovers from Japan and the whole world come ...>
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Untamed Adventure Awaits You Are you looking for a vacation that doesn't involve standing in long lines under the heat of a blazing sun, waiting for your chance to experience what the sign claims is a ride of a lifetime? ...>
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Historic Quebec, now a neighbourhood of larger Quebec City, was the complete main city in the 17th century. Centuries-old fortifications surround the old city. Many attractions and mostly all buildings within these walls ...>
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Alpamayo Mountain Peak in Peru is a place of ethereal beauty and splendor. At its peak, you may just reach the "roof of the world". It has the distinction of being voted as "the most beautiful peak in the world". And ...>
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Roman Forum
The Roman Forum, the heart of Rome. The citizens of ancient Rome spent a good part of their days there. The great place was surrounded with temples and legal buildings and filled with statues, bridges, arcs and columns. So ...>
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Sistine Chapel
The Sistine Chapel in Rome is named for Sixtus IV della Rovere, who was Pope from 1471 to 1484. The interior walls of the chapel are covered in exquisite frescoes painted by some of the greatest Italian artists in history, ...>
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Statue of Liberty
The United States is home to many different icons that represent the country and have become some of the trademarks that many foreign countries use to identify the United States. The Statue of Liberty is one of these icons. ...>
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There are many places in this world which receive a lot of visitors and are considered to be important tourist attractions. Some of the places are popular due to their natural beauty while others are popular as they have ...>
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Cocos Island, Costa Rica, is located over 300 miles off the Costa Rican shore and is a part of the Puntarenas Canton. The island itself is uninhabited; you can also get to the area by boat. If you want to stay for more ...>
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One of the great destinations in Argentina is the Beagle Canal, the climate is relatively consistent year around, and it has some great activities for travels, as well as amazing landscapes for photographers. The best vacation ...>
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Golden Gate Bridge
Man has made many wonders in the world. It takes determination to change the face of the world and create history through revolutionary steps. The Golden Gate Bridge, a suspension bridge, built from the San Francisco Peninsula ...>
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The Laguna Colorada is located in the Andean plateaus of Bolivia, just southwest of it. It is within Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve near the Chilean border. It is a 60-square kilometer shallow salt lake that ...>
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Towering high over an assortment of Afghan architectural marvels is the iconic Qutub Minar. Built by Qutub-Ud-Din-Aibak in 1199, with three more storeys added later by his son-in-law, as a monument to give calls for prayer, ...>
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Tenochtitlan is located in what is now the Federal District in Mexico, and was built on an island in Lake Texcoco. The capital of Mexico is built on top of the ruins of Tenochtitlan, but many ancient structures from the original ...>
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Get ready for Alcatraz. For all its checkered history and infamy, Alcatraz is one of San Francisco's main tourist draws and favorite landmarks. What attracts people to this bleak island with its sheer cliffs, swift currents ...>
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La Mitad del Mundo in Ecuador features a curious attraction – it lies smack in the middle of the world, which is exactly what La Mitad del Mundo means. La Mitad is to be found beyond the Pomasqui village, near the village ...>
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The Arlington National Cemetery, located in Arlington, Virginia, is the final resting place of thousands of American military personnel, Native Americans, and former slaves. Over one hundred graveside services are performed ...>
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Another landmark of Lutyen's Delhi is the majestic stone archway set on the eastern end of Rajpath – India Gate. Everything about and around India Gate is grand. From the enormous road that circles it, the lovely lawns ...>
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The Puerto Del Sol surrounds the city since the 15th century and is one of the most popular and busiest locations, not just amongst tourists but also with the local Madrilènos. Translating in Spanish as the Gate of the Sun, ...>
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Lake Atitlan… "Atitlan" in Mayan means a world of beauty and grandeur. It actually means "where the rainbow gets its colors". This magical place has inspired writer and philosopher Aldous Huxley to say "…Atitlan is ...>
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Another one of Shah Jahan's architectural masterpieces in the area is the Red Fort (Lal Qila). "If there is paradise on the face of this earth, it is this, it is this." The emperor had these words inscribed on the white ...>
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The CN Tower is the tallest free-standing infrastructure in all of Canada. Resembling the Space Needle in Seattle, the CN Tower is considered as one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. Visited by millions of ...>
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