Lonely Planet has voted these two Middle Eastern cities a must-see for 2020

The guidebook has revealed its top 10 destinations for the year ahead
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Lonely Planet has voted these two Middle Eastern cities a must-see for 2020

From your favourite influencer waxing lyrical on Instagram stories to your colleague giving you tips by the watercooler, when it comes to picking your next travel destination, recommendations from all angles can be overwhelming to say the least.

But Lonely Planet has come up with a concise list of its top 10 destinations for 2020, including two Middle Eastern locations.

While Salzburg in Austria takes the top spot, Cairo in Egypt is listed in third place and Dubai in the UAE is number nine on the list.

Of Cairo, Lonely Planet says the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza is a must, and when it comes to Dubai, the guidebook cites Expo 2020, the yet-to-open Museum of the Future, and The World resort, which will boast underwater bedrooms and year-round snow as top attractions.

Check out the complete list below:

1. Salzburg, Austria
2. Washington DC, USA
3. Cairo, Egypt,
4. Galway, Ireland
5. Bonn, Germany
6. La Paz, Bolivia
7. Kochi, India
8. Vancouver, Canada
9. Dubai, UAE
10. Denver, USA

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