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    The Top 15 Tourist Destinations Inspired By Film And TV

    Forget New York, we're off to New Zealand.

    Thank you, Lord of the Rings. New Zealand has officially been named the most popular tourist destination by film and television fanatics.

    HBO surveyed 2,000 adults, who say their favourite films and TV shows influence their next travel destination. And it turns out, they'd rather journey to Middle Earth than be in (Sex and) the City.

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    Here are the 14 other destinations that made it to the list:

    New York City (Sex and the City)

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    Northern Ireland (Game of Thrones)

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    Las Vegas (The Hangover)

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    Warner Bros

    West Bay, Dorset (Broadchurch)

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    BBC

    Alnwick Castle, N'thumberland (Harry Potter)

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    Warner Bros

    Paris (Inception)

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    Warner Bros

    Benidorm, Spain (Benidorm)

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    ITV

    Iceland (Game of Thrones)

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    HBO

    Malta (Game of Thrones)

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    HBO

    Skiathos, Greece (Mama Mia)

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    Universal Pictures

    Vatican City (Angels and Demons)

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    Columbia Pictures

    Salzburg (The Sound of Music)

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    Robert Wise Productions

    Ripon, Yorkshire (Downton Abbey)

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    ITV

    Ko Phi Phi Leh, Thailand (The Beach)

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    Figment Films

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