Tight on time and money? Here's our top 10 Middle East holiday swaps - in pictures

Destinations including Oman, Jordan, the UAE and Lebanon have tourist sites that can rival those much further afield

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Tight on time and money this summer? As the holiday season reaches its peak, travellers in the region don't have to fly thousands of kilometres to experience some of the world's most impressive environments. Here we swap 10 world famous tourist sites with their Middle Eastern alternatives. Picture research by Olive Obina