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Bucket List: Cathedral makes travel guide’s ultimate must-see rundown

St Davids Cathedral has been named as one of the world’s top tourist attractions by a leading travel guide

Lonely Planet has published the latest edition of its all-time global top 500 places to visit. And the cathedral comes in at #294

It’s one of only 38 places in  the UK and seven in Wales to be listed, alongside Snowdonia (181), Portmeirion (207), Caernarfon Castle (317) the Brecon Beacons (365), Tintern Abbey (373) and the St Fagans Museum of Welsh Life (431)

The list was compiled from votes cast by the travel company’s team of travel experts and authors around the world and ranked “in order of their brilliance”