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5. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Pictured: The (Credit: iStock)

5. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Pictured: The Golden Gate Bridge at dusk (undated)

Top 10 classic landmarks in the world

Top 10 classic landmarks from a survey of Travel+Leisure magazine readers:

10. The Great Wall of China Pictured: A
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10. The Great Wall of China

Pictured: A general view of the Great Wall in Beijing, China. (Dec.r 3, 2006)

9. The Acropolis, Athens Pictured: Sunlight catches clouds
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9. The Acropolis, Athens

Pictured: Sunlight catches clouds behind the ancient Acropolis in Athens, Greece. (Feb. 3, 2004)

8. Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro Pictured:
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8. Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

Pictured: Members of World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) place a giant faucet near the "Christ the Redeemer" statue, at Corcovado mountain, to commemorate the World Environment Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (June 5, 2005)

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7. Taj Mahal, Agra, India Pictured: The Taj
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7. Taj Mahal, Agra, India

Pictured: The Taj Mahal is seen in Agra, India. (1982)

6. Pyramids of Giza, Egypt Pictured: The great
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6. Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

Pictured: The great pyramids of Giza, the biggest tourist draw to Egypt. (Feb. 15, 2011)

5. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Pictured: The
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5. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Pictured: The Golden Gate Bridge at dusk (undated)

4. The Colosseum, Rome Pictured:The Colosseum in Rome,
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4. The Colosseum, Rome

Pictured:The Colosseum in Rome, Italy. (April 25, 2010)

3. Machu Picchu, Peru Pictured: This is a
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3. Machu Picchu, Peru

Pictured: This is a view of the the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Cusco in Peru's jungle-covered southern Andes, 310 miles southeast of Lima, Peru. (July, 1995)

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2. Statue of Liberty, New York City Pictured:
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2. Statue of Liberty, New York City

Pictured: The Statue of Liberty before the start of a ceremonies on Liberty Island in New York to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty. (Oct. 28, 2011)

1. Eiffel Tower, Paris Pictured: A general view
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1. Eiffel Tower, Paris

Pictured: A general view of the Eiffel Tower with the World Cup screen in Paris, France. (Oct. 20, 2007)

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