Most Visited Cities Asia

The 7 Most Visited Cities In Asia In 2019

Did you know that 55% of the world’s population lives in cities today? There are 33 megacities—cities with more than 10 million people living in them. Not only that, by 2030 there will be six more. As for the top 7 most visited cities in Asia in 2019? We’ve got the up-to-date stats.

Asia has 43 out of the top 100 visited cities in 2019, making it a huge player in global tourism.

Most Visited Cities In Asia In 2019

1. Hong Kong – Hong Kong, China (29,262.7 million)

Hong Kong is a major shopping destination, famous for bespoke tailors and Temple Street Night Market. Despite ongoing protests, it has kept its spot as the world’s most visited city.

Hong Kong

2. Bangkok – Thailand (24,177.5 million)

A global hub that’s the gateway to the rest of Asia. Bangkok is famous for its Buddhist shrines, street shopping and local food.

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3. Macau – Macau, China (18,931.4 million)

With the nickname, “Las Vegas of Asia”, Macau is a mega-popular casino city where everything is OTT. It beat out Singapore this year to take 4th place in the overall world list, and 3rd for Asia.

4. Singapore – Singapore (18,551.2 million)

Singapore is home to the world’s most Instagrammable hotel, an exciting mix of cultures and state-of-the-art restaurants.

Singapore City

5. Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia (13,434.3 million)

Home to the famous Petronas Twin Towers, the skyline here at night is unforgettable. One of the world’s most visited cities is well worth a visit.

Most Visited Cities Asia

6. Shenzhen – China (12,202.1 million)

Shenzhen links Hong Kong to China’s mainland and is a fantastic place to come to for designer shopping.

Most Visited Cities Asia

7. Phuket – Thailand (10,550.7 million)

The island of Phuket has beautiful beaches, a pretty Old Town and five-star resorts, so it’s easy to see why so many people want to visit.

Most Visited Cities Asia

To check out the full report and list of the 100 most visited cities in the world, see here.

See the 50 Most Visited Cities in 2018 here.

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Sarah Clayton-Lea
Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder and global head of content of Big 7 Travel, 26-year-old Sarah created the company through her passion for discovering the world's best food and travel experiences. Formerly based in Dublin, Ireland, she now travels the world sharing her finds with our readers - a community that loves travel just as much as we do.

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