Whatever the reason, there is no doubt that Hong Kong, London, Singapore, Bangkok, Paris, Macau, Dubai, New York, Istanbul and Kuala Lumpur are the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Some cities around the world are popular tourist destinations and attract the most tourists from all over the world. A record 60 million people visited New York in 2015, testifying to New York’s popularity as a global tourist destination. Other major tourist attractions in New York City are the Broadway waterfront, the New York Public Library, Times Square, the Empire State Building, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

It’s also close to Mexico City’s other major tourist attractions, including the Cathedral and the National Palace, which means there’s a lot of foot traffic even when there’s no activity going on. The site is now believed to receive 30 million tourists a year, making it the most visited tourist attraction in the world. Since the opening of the Eiffel Tower in 1889, almost 300 million people have visited the monument, making it one of the most visited monuments in the world. Visiting the Eiffel Tower tops many travel lists, and it’s no surprise given that 7 million visitors take selfies under the Eiffel Tower.

Located in the heart of Paris, the most romantic city in the world, the Eiffel Tower has become a universal tourist icon and a popular tourist destination. Eiffel Tower – Paris, France It may come as a surprise to some that the Eiffel Tower – Paris only ranks 25th on the list of most visited attractions. Plaza de la Constitucion – Mexico City, Mexico The most populous city in the world Mexico City, Mexico Mexico City also has one of the most visited attractions in the world. If you want to make a checklist of places to visit in your lifetime, start with our list of the world’s top tourist attractions.

Here are the 19 most visited cities in the world this year, ranked in ascending order based on expected total international visitors. The survey ranked Bangkok as the most visited city in the world, with around 22 million visitors from other countries. Since Stonehenge was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986, the number of visitors per year has skyrocketed to over 1.5 million.

The Great Wall of China and the Louvre are visited by only 9 million people a year, which is less than a quarter of the crowd that attracts the world’s main attraction. Francis Disneyland attracts about the same number of visitors (10.5 million) as Beijing’s opulent Forbidden City, and four of the world’s top 20 tourist attractions are Disney parks. Many inspiring and iconic places just can’t keep up. Attendance has increased by 2.5 million since 2010. The Forbidden City is a dream destination for some Americans, but most of them have never looked for a trip to Everland or Lotte World.

As hard as it is to get the complete and real data surrounding the most popular destinations in the world, as far as tourists’ favourites go, the numbers are officially measured by the feet that reach those gems, along with how many times they’re referenced on platforms such as social media.

Mollie Webb

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Hello there! My name is Mollie and I dream of seeing every major city in the world. Travelling is always incredible but there’s something special about the hustle and bustle of a big city that always entices me. Whether it be Tokyo or Mumbai, there’s always so much to discover from the locals and the side streets. Come along with me on my journey!