The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

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With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it’s sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, the community of travelers at minube.net found the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern cities of Asia, the Americas, and beyond, here are the 50 cities you must see during your lifetime.

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1.) Venice, Italy – How could we not include Venice? From its picturesque canals and grandiose basilicas to its colorful homes and cozy wine bars, there’s simply nowhere like it on Earth.(Photo by Jesus Lopez)

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2.) Seville, Spain – Seville is the crown-jewel of imperial Spain and visitors can delight at the city’s narrow streets lined with orange blossoms, Moorish castles, and some of Spain’s most legendary tapas joints. (Photo by Zu Sanchez)

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3.) New York City, USA – It’s no wonder New York is often called the “Crossroads of the World.” Nowhere else can you find such a mind-blowing concentration of art, culture, cuisine, and business. (Photo by Iker F. Gavilan)

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4.) Lhasa, China – Lhasa is the spiritual center of Tibetan Buddhism and the rugged Himalayas set against Lhasa’s incense-filled monasteries and palaces make for one of the most unforgettable views on Earth. (Photo by Juanjo Fontanet)

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5.) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – From the world-famous Carnival to its iconic skyline, Rio de Janeiro is an experience for all five senses. The fact that its home to two of the most famous beaches on Earth doesn’t hurt either! (Photo by Stocklapse)

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6.) London, England – With its prestigious museums, famous street markets, and bustling financial center, it’s no wonder that London is one of the world’s most-visited cities. What are you waiting for? London’s calling! (Photo by Tbtb)

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7.) Marrakech, Morocco – Entering the medina of Marrakech is an experience you’ll never forget: endless, maze-like corridors full of vibrant souks, stunning architecture, and bubbling tagines around every corner. (Photo by Cesar Blay)

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8.) Petra, Jordan – Of all the world’s great ancient cities, Petra stands in a league of its own. Set in the midst of a epic, wind-swept desert, Petra’s monumental rock-cut buildings must be seen to be believed. (Photo by Husar 77)

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9.) Rome, Italy – Walking through Rome is like exploring the world’s largest open-air museum. Simply put, no city on Earth combines fine art, cuisine, tons and tons of ancient history quite like the Eternal City. (Photo by Tbtb)

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10.) Varanasi, India – Varanasi, one of India’s holiest cities, is a true experience for the senses. Seeing the sunrise as the ghats on banks the Ganges fill up with holy men, pilgrims, and locals is a sight you’ll never forget. (Photo by Jordi Batet)

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For the remaining top 50 please read on at Huffington Post

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