TripAdvisor recently announced the winners of its sixth annual Travelers' Choice Awards. Destinations make the list based on reviews and opinions from travelers who used TripAdvisor over a 12-month period (Feb. 2013 - Feb. 2014). Take a look at the world's top travel destinations.
10. Shanghai, China
9. Siem Reap, Cambodia
8. Hanoi, Vietnam
7. Paris, France
6. Marrakech, Morocco
5. Prague, Czech Republic
4. Beijing, China
3. London, United Kingdom
2. Rome, Italy
1. Istanbul, Turkey. One of the things that makes Istanbul the top destination in the world is it's affordability. Along with it's beauty and charm, Istanbul is also highly affordable for all kinds of travelers.
To read more about the world's top travel destinations, click here.
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