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Great Wall of China, most-visited tourist attractions

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No. 26 Great Wall of China, China

Annual Visitors: 9,000,000

The 2,000-plus-year-old structure—once used as a wartime defense—is rumored to be the only man-made landmark visible from space. Made from stone, wood, rammed earth, and bricks, the wall winds “like a dragon tail” from eastern China to western, spanning some 5,500 miles. The Badaling section is the closest to Beijing—and the most beautiful. —Adrien Glover

Source: National Tourism Administration of the People’s Republic of China

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