World's Most-Visited Tourist Attractions
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No. 7 (tie) Sensoji Temple, Tokyo
Annual Visitors: 30,000,000
Tokyo’s oldest temple was dedicated to the Bodhisattva Kannon, the most compassionate Buddha, in 628. Dramatic nighttime illumination highlights vermilion and crimson detailing in the Five-Storied Pagoda. Continuing centuries-long tradition, stalls along the temple’s Nakamise Street sell food and goods to pilgrims, whose numbers swell around New Year’s.
Source: Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)