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most-visited cities

The ranking is based on the number of international travelers and was researched and compiled by the World Travel Organization.

Kuala Lumpur
Hong Kong
New York City

This list ranks visitor count, not travel appeal. For the latter, click Top 10 Best Cities for Travelers.

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Arc de Triomphe, Beaubourg, Eiffel Tower, Fontainebleau, Latin Quarter, Louvre Museum, Museum d'Orsay, Notre Dame Cathedral, Opera Garnier, Sainte-Chapelle, and Versailles.


Big Ben & House of Parliament, British Museum, Buckingham Palace & Guards, Imperial War Museum, National Gallery, St Paul's Cathedral, Tate Britain/Modern, Tower Bridge, Tower of London, and Westminster Abbey.


Esplanade, Outdoor Food Stalls, and Raffles Hotel Old Wing.

Kuala Lumpur

Petronas Twin Towers.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Harbor & City Scapes, Hong Kong Restaurants & Shops, and Tian Tan Buddha of Po Lin.

New York City

American Museum of Natural History, Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York Skyline View, Statue of Liberty, Times Square at Night, and United Nations.


Floating Market, Golden Buddha Temple, Royal Palace, Temple of Dawn, and Temple of the Emerald Buddha.


Blue Mosque, Dolmabahee Palace, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, and Topkapi Palace.


Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa, Palm Islands, Ski Dubai, and World Islands.


Bund River Front, Jade Buddha Temple, Pudong Skyline, Shanghai Museum, and Shanghai Old City.

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