Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher* Uncover the awesome real world of wonders, find out fantastic facts, be stunned by the truly surprising and let you mind be boggled by the magical and the amazing. Get the lowdown on the world wonders that really matter, from the creepy catacombs of Paris and super-secure fort knox to a robot restaurant in china and the international space station! * Incredible photos and cutaway illustrations of the most mind-bending spots on the whole planet * Scary places, spooky places, hi-tech and hidden places...fun places, thrilling places, deadly and daft places! Author: Lonely Planet About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places where they travel.
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