More than 15,000 international visitors responded to a poll by the German National Tourist Board to find out which of Germany's sights and places of interest were most popular among foreign tourists. See the full list at www.germany.travel. Here are the Top 10.

10. Museum Island, Berlin

9. Lake Constance with Mainau Island, Monastic Island of Reichenau, Lindau, prehistoric pile dwellings, Meersburg Castle, Lake Constance, Baden-Württemberg

8. Heidelberg Castle, Baden-Württemberg

7. Nature reserves in the Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg

6. Loreley rock in the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, Rhineland-Palatinate

5. The Berlin Wall

4. Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

3. Cologne Cathedral, North Rhine-Westphalia

2. Europa-Park, Rust, Baden-Württemberg

1. Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau/Füssen, Bavaria

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