The numbers are out and some cities have really hit the tourism jackpot in 2021, hosting close to 20 million people in just one year. While some names on this list may surprise you, others will be easy guesses. So, are you ready to know about the most visited cities in the world of 2021? Keep on reading!
Top Most Visited Cities in the World of 2021
Bangkok, Thailand – 20.05 Million
Bangkok has retained its position as the most frequented city in the world and is expected to retain the position with almost 10 percent projected growth.
London, United Kingdom – 19.83 Million
Ornate palaces, historic cathedrals, intriguing history, insightful museums, lip-smacking food, and beguiling art and fashion scenes…London has it all. Thus, it is no surprise that it graces the list of most visited cities in the world.
Paris, France – 17.44 Million
Fondly referred to as the City of Love, this home of the iconic Eiffel Tower is one of the world’s most sought-after honeymoon destinations.
Dubai, UAE – 15.79 Million
Among the seven emirates of the UAE, Dubai boasts the world’s tallest building, manmade island, indoor theme park, only seven-star hotel, and one of the largest shopping malls.
Singapore – 13.91 Million
The island city-state of Singapore is thronged by culture enthusiasts, history buffs, foodies as well as adventurers. It is an amazing holiday destination in Southeast Asia where you can indulge in a plethora of experiences.
New York City, USA – 13.13 Million
New York City is among the most vibrant cities in the world. Its iconic Empire State Building, Central Park, Times Square, and Statue of Liberty lure holidaymakers to book cheap flight tickets from all around the globe.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – 12.58 Million
Capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur was visited by over a dozen million people in 2021 for its lip-smacking food, breath-taking skyline, colonial-era structures, and more.
Tokyo, Japan – 11.93 Million
This national capital is an intriguing blend of the old and the new where you see historic shrines sharing space with neon-lit skyscrapers.
Istanbul, Turkey – 10.70 Million
Istanbul may be a surprise entry on this list for many, but its rich cultural heritage is famed all over the world and draws millions.
Seoul, South Korea – 9.54 Million
Seoul, the South Korean capital, is where you witness an amalgamation of sky-piercing buildings, ultra-modern subways, and historical palaces, and Buddhist shrines. It is thronged by a vast number of businesspersons and holidaymakers.