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The Lonely Planet travel company released a list of the 500 best places on Earth to visit. It is full of must-see, unmissable places. The company said it will help people plan their travels. "The list contains a mix of knock-out new...sights that have upped their game, or places more [suited] to the way we travel now."

The ancient city of Petra in Jordan is number one on the list. Petra was, "once nearly lost to the outside world". It is now one of the most loved places on Earth. Travellers can, "rediscover the city's eternal air of mystery". The Galapagos Islands was second on the list and Uluru in Australia was third.

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A travel company released a list of the 500 best places on Earth to visit. It is the Lonely Planet's "Ultimate Travel List". It is the second time this list of must-see, unmissable places has been issued. The company said its guide is, "designed to be a companion to your armchair travels". Lonely Planet said: "The list contains a mix of knock-out new...sights that have upped their game, or places more relevant to the way we travel now."

Number one on the list is the ancient city of Petra in Jordan. Petra is a "treasured" UNESCO Heritage Site. It was, "once nearly lost to the outside world" but "is now one of the most loved places on the planet". Travellers can, "rediscover the city's eternal air of mystery". The Galapagos Islands was second on the list and Uluru in Australia was third. Lonely Planet says the book has something for everyone in every corner of the world.

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A travel company has released its list of the best places on Earth to visit. The Lonely Planet's "Ultimate Travel List" ranks 500 must-see places. It is the second time this list of unmissable places has been issued. The company said its guide is, "designed to be a companion to your armchair travels...to refuel your wanderlust". It added that the book, "features more than 200 new destinations in a picture-perfect wish-list." Lonely Planet said: "The list contains a mix of knock-out new...sights that have upped their game, or places more relevant to the way we travel now."

The number-one travel destination is the ancient city of Petra in Jordan. The guide said Petra was a "treasured" UNESCO Heritage Site. It said the city was, "once nearly lost to the outside world" but "is now one of the most loved places on the planet". It said travellers can, "rediscover the city's eternal air of mystery in the early morning...when it's at its most atmospheric". The Galapagos Islands was second on the list; the spectacular sandstone monolith Uluru in Australia was third. Lonely Planet says the book has something for everyone in every corner of the world.

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A travel guidebook company has released its list of the best places on Earth to visit. It is the Lonely Planet's "Ultimate Travel List". It ranks 500 of the must-see places to add to your bucket list. It is only the second time this list of unmissable travel experiences has been issued. The guidebook company said its guide is, "designed to be a companion to your armchair travels or the tool to refuel your wanderlust". It added that the book, "features more than 200 new destinations in a picture-perfect wish-list, each ranked in order of brilliance." Lonely Planet said: "The list contains a mix of knock-out new openings, sights that have upped their game, or places more relevant to the way we travel now."

Top of the list and the number-one travel destination is the ancient city of Petra in Jordan. The guide said: "The treasured UNESCO Heritage Site of Petra is the must-see ultimate experience on our list. Once nearly lost to the outside world, the sandstone city is now one of the most loved places on the planet." It recommended readers, "rediscover the city's eternal air of mystery in the early morning or in the hours before closing when it's at its most atmospheric". The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador was second on the list, with the spectacular sandstone monolith Uluru in Australia being third. Lonely Planet says the book has something for everyone in every corner of the world.

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