From the impressive Burj Khalifa in Dubai to the stunning Church of the Savior on Blood in St. Petersburg, Russia, here are the world’s highest-rated landmarks. Which of these attractions was the most visited? Would it be India’s iconic Taj Mahal? Or perhaps California’s Disneyland? And just how many holidaymakers visited them each year? Following extensive research, we’ve come up with a list of the 50 most visited tourist attractions. Many countries promote the unique natural beauty of their tourist attractions as summer vacation destinations. These may be beaches or national parks. Cultural destinations, museums, gardens and historic structures are being advertised as tourist destinations. Legendary places, arts and crafts communities, ethnic communities, island resorts, landmarks, haunted places, and even UFO crash sites are also marketed with the same intent.

Forbidden City, Beijing

Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris

Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, Orlando, FL

Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico City

Disneyland Park, Anaheim, CA

Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

Tokyo DisneySea

Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco

Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston

Tokyo Disneyland