World’s Most-Visited Tourist Attractions

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Embrace the wisdom of crowds by adding the world’s most-visited tourist attractions to your bucket list.

No. 7 (tie) Sensoji Temple, Tokyo

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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)

Sensoji Temple, Tokyo, Japan

World’s Most-Visited Tourist Attractions

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)

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