How many of these travel hotspots have you ticked off?

Ok, so we know how off-putting waiting in a long line of tourists can be. Hell, we've personally stood in 40-degree heat to visit the Louvre in the middle of Paris' high summer, waded through crowds of angry New Yorkers just to stand in the centre of Times Square and yes, got up at the crack of dawn to watch the sun rising over Cambodia's Angkor Wat. But here's the thing about tourist attractions - even if the crowds make you want to curl up and watch TV in your hotel room - they are usually worth the time and effort. And if you've ever made the mistake of assuming you'll "be back here again someday", you'll know that opportunities to retrace your steps don't always arise...

So in the spirit of wanderlust, travel bucket lists and well-worn travel routes, we've compiled a list of 32 sightseeing attractions that everyone should attempt at least once. From feats of architectural greatness to stunning natural wonders - here's you'll find some (not all) of the world's most popular and awesome attractions.

32 tourist attractions to visit before you die

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