World's Most-Visited Tourist Attractions
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No. 7 (tie) Meiji Jingu Shrine, Tokyo
Annual Visitors: 30,000,000
Built more than 100 years ago to honor the divine souls of Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken, this Shinto shrine in bustling Tokyo is a peaceful haven surrounded by a holy forest of more than 100,000 trees. Seasonal gardens feature spring azaleas, summer irises, brilliant autumn leaves on Japanese maples and ginkgos, and black pines dusted with winter snow.
Source: Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)