1,000 Places To See Before You Die: Your Most Desired Vacation Destination

12/01/2011 07:06 am ET | Updated Dec 01, 2011

Thousands of travel fans voted on our "1,000 Places To See Before You Die" bracket and we've reached the end of our challenge. With hundreds of comments and thousands of votes, you unanimously picked the ultimate destination you'd want to visit before you die...

What's so special about Machu Picchu? Here's what you told us.

"Machu Picchu is definitely the destinatio­n that every human being should visit at least once in their lifetime !!! I know of no place in the world which can compare with it." - User Cesarm

"Machu Picchu, Peru for sure!! built in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone walls, a magical place, breathtaki­ng, amazing culture, warm people, beautiful art and crafts... I have been there 4 times and will definitely go back.. so much to see, it will captivate your eyes and soul." - User Chantalfd

"Everyone in the world must visit Machu Picchu, it's an extraordinary and magic place." - User Bobdiegor

But don't take their word for it. Check out these stunning photos of this Incan paradise and flip through to see who you voted as the people's choice winner. Have you been to either of these amazing places? Add in your own photo below.

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