World’s 25 Top Tourism Destinations for 2016

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12) Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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The leader in international visitors in the Middle East, Dubai was able to lure in a stunning 11.39 million tourists.  The city’s rapid expansion in terms of infrastructure might have played a pivotal role in the increase of their visitors.

Sites to See: Burj Khalifa, Bastakia, Dubai Creek, Dubai Aquarium, Burj-al-Arab

 

11) Antalya, Turkey

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A Mediterranean resort town in southwest of Turkey, Antalya was able to attract 11.5 million visitors.  Most of the visitors were from Russia.  This resort town is certainly something to look forward to in the upcoming years.

Sites to See: Kaleici, Antalya Museum, Yivli MInare, Roman Fortress, Aspendos, Perge, Karst Springs

 

10) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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The 6th most visited city in Asia, Kuala Lumpur attracted 11.63 million visitors. It’s time to book your next trip to Kuala Lumpur.

Sites to See: Thean Hou Temple, Menara KL Tower, KL Bird Park, Batu Caves, Petronas Twin Towers

 

9) Istanbul, Turkey

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Istanbul, Turkey was able to see a voluminous 2014 with 11.87 million visitors.

Sites to See: Aya Sofya, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Hippodrome, Chora Church, Yedikule Fortress

 

8) New York

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Topping at number 8 is New York – the city that never sleeps.  With 12.23 million visitors, it’s no surprise that New York is top destination for tourists.

Sites to See: Status of Liberty, Empire State Building, Central Park, Broadway, Shubert Alley, Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square

 

7) Shenzhen, China

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What was once a small town in China, now a hustling and bustling power house.  The economic giant was able to attract 13.1 million international visitors.

Sites to See: China Folk Cultural Village, Window of the World, Fairy Lake Botanical Garden