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World's most visited palaces and castles by Travel+Leisure Magazine and CNN

 
Author Durian
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#1 | Posted: 17 Apr 2015 06:07 | Edited by: Durian 
World's most visited palaces and castles

CNN publish Travel + Leisure Magazine article in their website about World's most visited palaces and castles. 9 out of 10 are WHS!

No. 1 The Forbidden City, Beijing - Annual Visitors: 15,340,000 !
No. 2 The Louvre, Paris - Annual Visitors: 9,334,0000
No. 3 Grand Palace, Bangkok - Annual Visitors: 8,000,000 ** not a WHS **
No. 4 Palace of Versailles, France - Annual Visitors: 7,527,122
No. 5 Topkapi Palace, Istanbul - Annual Visitors: 3,335,000
No. 6 The Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia - Annual Visitors: 3,120,170
No. 7 Tower of London - Annual Visitors: 2,894,698
No. 8 Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna - Annual Visitors: 2,870,000
No. 9 Alhambra y Generalife, Granada, Spain - Annual Visitors: 2,315,017
No. 10 Shuri Castle, Okinawa, Japan Annual Visitors: 1,753,000

http://edition.cnn.com/2015/03/30/travel/most-visited-castles-palaces/

The number of tourist for Top 4 are very stunning!

Author elsslots
Admin
#2 | Posted: 17 Apr 2015 06:31 
Great new list. I've updated the figures at our One million or more connection with these.

Author Durian
Partaker
#3 | Posted: 17 Apr 2015 07:04 
From the website of Travel + Leisure itself not CNN has information of Top 20!

And 4 more WHSs!

No. 11 Prague Castle - Annual Visitors: 1,748,000
No. 16 Nijo Castle, Kyoto, Japan - Annual Visitors: 1,463,000
No. 17 Edinburgh Castle - Annual Visitors: 1,420,027
No. 18 Catherine Palace, Tsarskoye Selo, Russia - Annual Visitors: 1,382,000
No. 20 Doge’s Palace, Venice - Annual Visitors: 1,307,230

http://www.travelandleisure.com/slideshows/worlds-most-visited-castles/11

Author Pamela79
Partaker
#4 | Posted: 25 May 2015 14:36 
I have saved the list for next travel. I can understand "The Forbidden City, Beijing" is the number one and has 15,340,000 annual Visitors... Not only China is a rising power that attracting the world attention, it is also most populated country in the world.

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