TOP 10 most visited cities in 2019


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Published on 27/03/2020

Do you have a favourite place to spend your holiday in? Here are the TOP 10 most popular cities in 2019 which may open up your eyes to new holiday inspiration. Asia alone has 41 out of the 100 most visited cities which makes it a key player in tourism.



10. Shenzhen - China (12.0 million visitors)

City population: 12.5 million
Area: 2050 km2

Shenzhen is one of the TOP 10 most visited cities in the world and there is a reason to it. Shenzhen is many people's favourite with a population of 12.5 million. There are almost more people travelling to this city for holidays than the actual population of the city.

9. Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia (12.8 million visitors)

City population: 18 million
Area: 243 km2

Kuala Lumpur is the home of the well known Petronas Twin Towers along with many unforgettable places and attractions which makes the city worthy to visit. Kuala Lumpur has a population of 1.8 million and over 12 million people visit this place every year which keeps increasing.

8. New York - US (13.1 million visitors)

City population: 8.6 million
Area: 783 km2

New York, not surprisingly captures the 8th place by the visitor flow that the city experiences every year. More than 13.1 million people visit this city and not one has regret the experience. There are surely other great places in the US, but this one should not be missed out.

7. Dubai- EAE (15.7 million visitors)

City population: 3.3. million
Area: 4114 km2

Dubai, part of the United Arab Emirates is a beautiful place to spend the holiday in with gorgeous museums and attractions to see. Dubai is very famous of its unique luxurious vibe that can be felt across the entire city. There are more and more tourists every year visiting the city and in 2019 alone, there were more than 15 million visitors.

6. Paris - France (15.8 million visitors)

City population: 2.1 million
Area: 105 km2

Paris, the city of love is an obvious one in the list as it's millions of people's favourite place with its biggest attraction, the Eiffel Tower. Paris has a population of only 2.1 million where there are over 15 million visitors annually, more than 7 times more visitors than actual residents.

5. Macau - China (17.3 million visitors)

City population: 622,560
Area: 115 km2

Macau, also known as "Las Vegas of Asia" is an attractive mega-casino city. If you like casinos this is definitely the place for you and as statistics show for more than 17 million of people. Macau has a population of 600.000 so tourism is one of the leading factor of this city beside casinos.

4. Singapore - China (17.6 million visitors)

City population: 5.6 million
Area: 721 km2

Singapore has more than 17 million visitors annually and for good reason. This place is recommended often because of its attractions that should not be missed. Singapore has a population of 5.6 million.

3. London - UK (19.8 million visitors)

City population: 8.9 million
Area: 1572 km2

London, the "center of the world" has to be on this list, not just because there are over 19 million people visiting this place for holiday, but because it is one of a kind experience. There are many famous attractions known by many such as the Big Ben, London Eye or the Buckingham Palace.

2. Bangkok - Thailand (22.4 million visitors)

City population: 8.2 million
Area: 1569 km2

Bangkok, capital city of Thailand is a magical place to visit, famous of its street shopping and local food. Bangkok has a population of 8.2 million with over 22 million visitors which makes this city the 2nd on our list.

1. Hongkong- China (27.8 million visitors)

City population: 7.3 million
Area: 1106 km2

Hongkong is a famous city and often seems to be taking its place in the most visited cities. Not surprisingly it is such a great place with mesmerising attractions, it attracted more than 27 million people in 2019 alone. Hongkong has only 7.3 million of residents.

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