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Top 10 Most Visited Countries in the World

Prabhakar Pillai Jul 22, 2021
There exist many countries in the world that are worth a visit. But some are more popular than the others. We take a look at the most visited countries.
1. France
The European nation had 89 million tourists in 2019 making it the world's most visited nation.

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Around 17 million folks visit the world famous city of Paris annually. Popular attractions include the Eiffel Tower, the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Louvre. The French cuisine is also a favorite among visitors.
2. Spain
Attracting 83 million tourists in 2019, Spain is the second most visited nation in the world as well as in Europe.
Top draws of the country are the sunny climate, beautiful beaches and delicious yet affordable food. Popular attractions include Alhambra, Part Guell and La Sagrada Familia. Incidentally, most tourists are from the European nations.
3. United States of America
An evergreen tourist destination, the US boasted of 80 million tourists in 2019.
New York City, Las Vegas and Los Angeles are among the popular cities. Top draws include the beautiful Miami beaches, the Grand Canyon and the Yellowstone National Park.

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4. China
The giant and populous East Asian nation boasted of 63 million tourists in 2019.
The main attractions of this country are the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City and Xian's Terracotta Warriors. Visitors love the local cuisine and the wide variety of landscapes on offer.
5. Italy
This fascinating country was visited by as many as 62 million tourists in 2019.
The art, culture and cuisine of Italy are world famous leaving visitors asking for more. It boasts of the maximum UNESCO World Heritage Sites offered by any country.

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6.  Turkey
This ancient country with a rich history drew 46 million tourists in 2019.
The country was ruled at different periods by the Ottomans, Byzantines and the Romans. On offer are historical attractions, pretty beaches, delicious fare and bustling cities.
7. Mexico
This beautiful North American country attracted 41 million tourists in 2019.
Top tourist hotspots include Mexico City, Playa del Carmen and Cancun. On offer are some of the best beaches in the world, welcoming locals and delicious Mexican fare.
8. Germany
The European economic powerhouse drew an impressive 39 million tourists in 2019.

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Attractions include world class museums and state-of-the-art automobile factories. On offer are numerous amenities, excellent infrastructure and natural beauty.
9. Thailand
The South-East Asian nation tallied 38 million tourists in 2019.
On offer are exquisite temples, lush jungles and pristine beaches. The food is world famous and the hospitality endearing.
10. United Kingdom
This important country boasted of 36 million tourists in 2019.
It offers an impressive mix of both modern and historic attractions. Popular places to visit include Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. London is a favorite holiday destination for many from all parts of the world.

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