Top 10 Most Visited Cities That Attract Millions of Tourists

Travel has significant importance is our life as it helps us to take a break from daily routine tasks, relieve the stress and explore beauty of the nature surrounding us. It works as a therapy for our mind and soul.

There are hundreds of stunning places out there to waiting to be explored. We shall soon write a list covering these places but today, we are publishing list of world’s most visited cities.

The ranking of cities is based on EuroMonitor International Top 100 City Destinations report published in 2014. This firm analyzed various travel destinations on a preset criteria and published its finding in the report.

The list is dominated by Asia as it has 5 cities in the ranking, followed by Europe with 3 cities and then Middle East and North America with only one city.

World’s Most Visited Cities

10. Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul is 10th most visited city in the world
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Tourist Count: 11.87 million

Tourist Attractions: Aya Sofya, Topkapı Palace, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Süleymaniye Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Istanbul Archaeology Museum

9. New York City, United States of America

9. New York City
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Tourist Count: 12.23 million

Tourist Attractions: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty , Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Times Square, Fifth Avenue

8. Shehzhen, China

8. Shehzhen
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Tourist Count: 13.12 million

Tourist Attractions: Window of The World, Splendid China Park, China Folk Culture Village, Shehzhen Safari Park, Minsk World, OCT East

7. Dubai, United Arab Emirates

7. Dubai
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Tourist Count: 13.20 million

Tourist Attractions: Burj Khalifa, Dubai Museum, Dubai Mall, Dubai Aquarium, Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab, Deira Souks

6. Macau, China

6. Macau
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Tourist Count: 14.96 million

Tourist Attractions: Ruins of Saint Paul’s, Senado Square, A-Ma Temple, Fortaleza do Monte, Macau Tower, The Venetian Macau

5. Paris, France

5. Paris
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Tourist Count: 14.98 million

Tourist Attractions: Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, The Louvre, Notre Dame, Musée d’Orsay

4. Bangkok, Thailand

4. Bangkok
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Tourist Count: 16.24 million

Tourist Attractions: Grand Palace, Wat Pho, Wat Arun, Wat Traimit, Terminal 21

3. Singapore

3. Singapore
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Tourist Count: 17.08 million

Tourist Attractions: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Flyer, Singapore Zoo, Gardens by The Bay,Orchard Road

2. London, United Kingdom

2. London
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Tourist Count: 17.38 million

Tourist Attractions: London Eye, The National Gallery of London, Palace of Westminster, British Museum, Tate Modern, Westminster Abbey

1. Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong is world's number 1 most visited city
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Tourist Count: 27.77 million

Tourist Attractions: Victoria Peak, Man Mo Temple, Repulse Bay, Star Ferry, Hong Kong Museum of History

Source: EuroMonitor

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