10 Most Visited Countries

Most Visited Countries

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

1. France

83 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

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2. United States

67 million tourists entered the United States. The biggest attraction being, of course, Manhattan, New York.

Times Square, Manhattan, NY - Most Visited Countries

Times Square, Manhattan, NY -Major attraction for tourists

3. China

57.7 million tourists entered the huge country of China. The most famous attraction is 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 - Most Visited Countries

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

4. Spain

57.7 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. Italy

46.4 million entered Italy to see Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan and other great cities, as well as incredible nature and of course food.

The Colosseum - Most Visited Countries

The Colosseum – just one of many major attractions in Rome

6. Turkey

35.7 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 - Most Visited Countries

The Berlin Wall – still attract tourists

8. United Kingdom

29.3 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. Russia

25.7 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 - Most Visited Countries

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

10. Malaysia

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

The Petronas twin towers - Most Visited Countries

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

         

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