The most visited places and attractions in 2017

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Alejandra Rangel
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For all the curious, for those who like the world of numbers and records, or just for those who want to know which were the most visited attractions during the year, here is the ranking of the most visited places in 2017. year the Grand Baazar of Istanbul in Turkey is confirmed as the most visited place in the world.

It is very interesting to note that in the ranking almost half of the places are amusement parks, confirming that these places remain firmly the favorite attraction for everyone. In addition, 26 of these attractions are present in the United States of America.



Ranking of the most visited attractions

1) Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, Turkey 91.250.000 annual visitors

2) Zocalo in Mexico City in Mexico 85.000.000 annual visitors

3) Times Square in New York City 50.000.000 annual visitors

4) Central Park in New York City 40.000.000 annual visitors

5) Union Station in Washington, DC 40.000.000 annual visitors

6) Las Vegas Strip in Nevada 30.500.000 annual visitors

7) Meiji Jingu in Tokyo in Japan 30.000.000 annual visitors

8) Sensoji Temple in Tokyo, Japan 30.000.000 annual visitors

9) Niagara Falls in New York and Ontario 22.000.000 annual visitors

10) Grand Central Terminal in New York City 21.600.000 annual visitors

11) Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City 20.000.000 annual visitors

12) Magic Kingdom Disney World in Orlando, Florida 18.588.000 annual visitors

13) Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston 18.000.000 annual visitors

14) Tokyo Disneyland in Tokyo, Japan 17.214.000 annual visitors

15) Disneyland Park in Anaheim California 16.202.000 annual visitors

16) Forbidden City in Beijing in China 15.340.000 annual visitors



17) Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco 14.289.121 annual visitors

18) Tokyo DisneySea in Tokyo, Japan 14.084.000 annual visitors

19) Notre Dame in Paris in France 14.000.000 annual visitors

20) Golden Gate Park in San Francisco 13.000.000 annual visitors

21) Balboa Park in San Diego California 12.000.000 to 14.000.000 annual visitors

22) South Street Seaport a New York City 12.000.000 visitatori annuali

23) San Antonio River Walk in San Antonio Texas 11.500.000 annual visitors

24) Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista Florida 11.229.000 annual visitors

25) St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City in Italy 11.000.000 annual visitors

26) The Great Wall of China in China 27 of 52 10.720.000 annual visitors (Badaling and Mutianyu areas combined)

27) Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Paris in France 10.500.000 annual visitors

28) Disneyland Paris at Marne-la-Vall茅e in France 10.430.000 annual visitors

29) Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 10.198.000 annual visitors

30) Disney Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista Florida 10.110.000 annual visitors

31) Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, Japan 10.100.000 annual visitors

32) Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California from 10.000.000 to 12.000.000 annual visitors

33) Pike Place Market in Seattle 10.000.000 annual visitors

34) Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina and Tennessee 9.345.695 annual visitors

35) Louvre Museum in Paris in France 9.334.000 annual visitors


36) Navy Pier in Chicago 8.900.000 annual visitors


37) Disney California Adventure in Anaheim California 8.514.000 annual visitors

38) Sydney Opera House in Sydney 8.200.000 annual visitors

39) Universal Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida 8.141.000 annual visitors


40) Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC 8.000.000 annual visitors

41) Grand Palace in Bangkok 8.000.000 annual visitors

42) Pier 39 in San Francisco 8.000.000 annual visitors

43) Palace of Versailles in Paris in France 7.527.122 annual visitors

44) Ocean Park in Hong Kong 7.475.000 annual visitors

45) Bourbon Street in New Orleans 7.470.000 annual visitors

46) National Museum of China in Beijing 7.450.000 annual visitors


47) Hong Kong Disneyland in Hong Kong 7.400.000 annual visitors

48) Lotte World in Seoul in South Korea 7.400.000 annual visitors

49) Everland in Gyeonggi-do in South Korea 7.303.000 annual visitors

50) Taj Mahal in Agra in India from 7.000.000 to 8.000.000 annual visitors

Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, Turkey - Photo from Istock
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