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Top 10 Tourist Destinations of the World

Updated on August 17, 2015

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Top Tourist Destinations

Holidays are coming and you must be wondering which places I should go. Well I am trying to solve your problem and give you details of top ten tourist destinations of the world.

1. Las Vegas Strip (USA)

The Las Vegas strip is internationally renowned for its concentration of hotels, resorts and casinos. The length of this strip is 4.2 miles and it is located in south of Las Vegas. The major attractions of this strip are Golf courses, shopping venues like Bonanza gift shop, Miracle Mile, and Showcase Mall. There are entertainment venues like Caesar’s Palace, Criss Angel. You can also visit Night Clubs and MGM AEG Arena. The number of annual visitors is close to 4 million and the peak season is US Holidays.

2. Times Square (New York City)

Times Square is one of the major commercial tourist point located near mid –town Manhattan, New York city. You can enjoy Duffy Square, Mid-Town community court, Naked Cowboys, Lincoln Highway, Piccadilly Circus here. Times Square has featured countless times in literature, films, video games and music videos. The annual visitor count is close to 3.93 Million and peak seasons are January-March and June – August. During peak season Times Square become most visited place with 360000 visitors a day.

3. Union Station (Washington DC)

Union Station is a major train station, transportation hub and tourist destination in Washington DC. The station has a full range of dining rooms and restaurants. Some nearby places are Columbus Fountain, Washington Terminal Company and American-Legion freedom bell. The annual visitor count is 3.3 Million and peak season is March- June and September- November.

4. Niagara Falls (Canada)

Niagara Falls is known for three waterfalls located on international border between Canada and United states. The names of these three waterfalls are: Horse Shoe Falls, American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. Niagara Falls is located on the Niagara River. You can enjoy by jumping plunging, walking and music. Nearby places are Niagara Scow and Ontario Hydro. The annual visitor count is close to 2.25 Million and peak season is June- August.

5. Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Boston, USA)

Faneuil Hall marketplace is located near the waterfront in Boston. Faneuil Hall was rated as number 4 in America’s top 25 most visited tourist site by Forbes. The visitors can enjoy Dock Square, Harbor Place and South Street. Faneuil Hall has many paintings, sculptures and bust of revolutionary war activists and political leaders. Nearly 1.8 Million visitors visit annually and peak season is April- June and months of September and October.

6. Forbidden City (Beijing)

The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace to of Qing dynasty. The Forbidden City is rectangular in shape with 961 meters from north to south and 753 meters from east to west. It has 980 buildings. You can see the Chinese art, architecture and learn about the history of China. In Forbidden city there is national museum of Beijing. The annual visitor count is 1.53 Million and there is no peak season.

7. Tokyo Disneyland (Tokyo)

Tokyo Disneyland is a 115 acre theme park in Urayasu. It was the first Disney Park located outside USA and it opened on 15 April, 1983. Interesting places to visit are World Bazaar, Adventure Land, Western Land, Critter Country, Fantasy Land, Toon Town and Tomorrow Land. You can enjoy Rail Transport in Disney Park and splash water in nearby sea. The annual visitor count is 1.48 Million and peak season is March-August.

8. Eiffel Tower (Paris)

The Eiffel tower is an iron lattice tower located at Champ de Mars in Paris. The tower is 324 meters high. You can purchase online tickets to avoid the queue. There are restaurants nearby with good food. The tower looks cool when it is decorated. Nearly 700 K visitors visit annually and peak time is June- August.

9. Victoria Peak (Hong Kong)

Victoria peak is a mountain in the western half of Hong Kong island. It is also known as Mount Austin. It Is 552 meters high and offers spectacular views of the city and it harbors. There are several restaurants nearby. The number of annual visitors is 700K..

10. The Zocalo (Mexico City)

The Zocalo is located on the main square in central Mexico city. The modern Zocalo is one of the largest squares in the world. The annual visitor count is 100K and peak season is March- May.

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