10 Most Visited Countries

Leisure & Travel

The following is a list of the 10 most visited countries in 2012:

1. France83 million tourists entered France in 2012. Most of which probably spent at least a couple of days in Paris

Eiffel Tower in Paris - most visited attraction in the most visited country

Eiffel Tower in Paris – most visited attraction in the most visited country

2. United States67 million tourisrs entered the United Stated. The biggest attraction being of course Manhattan, New York

Times Square, Manhattan, NY - Major attraction for tourists

Times Square, Manhattan, NY -Major attraction for tourists

 

3. China57.7 million tourists entered the huge country of China. The most famous attraction being The Great Wall of China. But the major cities of Shanghai and Beijing are as much of a tourists magnets

The Great Wall Of China - attracts tourists from all over the world

The Great Wall Of China – attracts tourists from all over the world

 

4. Spain57.7 million tourists in just one year. Barcelona being the major attraction

La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona - not to be missed

La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona – not to be missed

5. Italy46.4 million entered Italy to see Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan and other great cities, as well as incrediblt nature and of course food

The Colosseum - just one of many major attractions in Rome

The Colosseum – just one of many major attractions in Rome

 

6. Turkey35.7 million tourists with Istanbul as the focal point

Sultan Ahmed Mosque, or the Blue Mosque - a famous attraction in Istanbul

Sultan Ahmed Mosque, or the Blue Mosque – a famous attraction in Istanbul

 

7. Germany - 30.4 million tourists and most of them probably found their way to Berlin

The Berlin Wall - still attract tourists

The Berlin Wall – still attract tourists


8. United Kingdom29.3 million tourists and London as the main focal point

Westminster palace and Big Ben - The icon of London

Westminster palace and Big Ben – The icon of London

 

9. Russia25.7 million tourists entered the gates of huge Russia in 2012, but despite of her size, most of them probably visited Moscow and Saint Petersburg

Saint Basil Cathedral at the Red Square near the Kremlin - a symbol of Russia

Saint Basil Cathedral at the Red Square near the Kremlin – a symbol of Russia

 

10. Malaysia25 million tourists visited the Asian country of Malaysia which closes our top 10 visited countries list

The Petronas twin towers - you'll see tourists with cameras all around it

The Petronas twin towers – you’ll see tourists with cameras all around it

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