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To help you choose the next destination of your holiday, Filovent lists the destinations that have been the most tourist, to visit absolutely this year!
What are the unmissable destinations in 2017?
1 / London
With more than 18.82 million visitors in 2015, London is the must-see destination for 2017 according to the ” MasterCard Global Destinations Cities Index “! The capital of the United Kingdom is indeed very attractive among others thanks to Big Ben, Tower Bridge, Sherlock Holmes Museum (located at 221b Baker Street naturally), Tate Modern, Royal Opera House and of course Oxford Street.
2 / Bangkok
While Thailand is particularly known for its paradisiacal beaches in recent years with Phuket and Koh Samui in particular, it is the capital Bangkok which is now the second most touristic city in the world. Do not miss the temple of Wat Saket, the Chatuchak, the Royal Palace, the impressive “Ma Boon Krong Center” (MBK) as well as floating markets if you go to the capital of Thailand in 2016!
3 / Paris
On the third step of the podium: Paris with more than 16 million tourists in 2015. Renowned for its romantic side and its prestigious squares, the capital of France is a literally must-see destination to visit at least once in its life. Book a charming hotel in Paris to admire the lady of iron from the Trocadero, have a coffee in Montmartre, walk on the Champs-Elysées or in the Latin Quarter or visit the Louvre Museum.
4 / Dubai
With more than 14 million visitors in 2015, Dubai is the most touristic and modern city in the United Arab Emirates. You can not miss the “Burj Khalifa”: the tallest tower in the world today with its 828 meters high (2.7 times bigger than the Eiffel Tower!).
5 / Istanbul
In this first part of the most tourist destinations in 2016 , we naturally find Istanbul. Discover the heritage of this majestic city full of history for your next holiday in Turkey.
6 / New York City
As in previous years, the “Big Apple” is a landmark destination in 2016. Plan a few days in New York to visit Time Square, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and the Metropolitan Museum of Art as 12.56 million people last year!
7 / Singapore
Located between southern Malaysia and the north and Indonesia, Singapore is naturally part of this top 10 with over 11 million visitors last year. Thanks to its exceptional location between the Pacific and Europe, Singapore is the 3rd country in the world with Qatar and Luxembourg in terms of per capita purchasing power! “Gardens By The Bay” is one of the mythical places to discover.
8 / Kuala Lumpur
Often unknown to Europeans, Kuala Lumpur is one of the two capitals of Malaysia (with the city of Putrajaya). Totally rebuilt after the Second World War, Kuala Lumpur is a very dynamic city thanks in particular to finance and new technologies making it one of the capitals with the strongest urban and economic growth of Asia alongside Tokyo and Singapore .
9 / Seoul
More than 10 million tourists visited the capital of South Korea in 2015, almost twice as many as 10 years ago! Notable places to visit include the Royal Palace of Gyeongbokgung, the great east gate of Seoul (“Dongdaemun”) and the Dream Tower of the new business center!
10 / Hong Kong
Last destination of this top: Hong Kong! Radically different from the rest of China, the administrative region of Hong Kong is one of the most dynamic places in Asia, among other things by its liberal economy. Hong Kong is the richest city in China, ahead of Beijing and Shanghai.
And you, where would you like to leave in 2017?
Whether you want to spend a few days in Europe, Paris, Rome, London, or several weeks on the other side of the world in Hong Kong or New York, we hope that this top 10 of the must-see destinations for 2017 will have helped you your choice for your next vacation!