6 Most Crowded Tourist Places

Wherever you go there are people around you. Whichever island or desert you go, there is company. But, there are few places in the world where all you can see when you look around, are bobbing heads and colourful shoes. Here is a list of six most crowded places of tourist interest where you can see easily get lost. Watch out!

1. Times Square, NYC:

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Times Square is a major commercial intersection in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It is the destination of the annual New Year eve countdown where thousands of visitors and locals gather for the ball drop. Full of LED signboards and colourful hoardings, it is one of the most crowded places with more than 39 million people every year as per Travel & Leisure magazine. It has been featured in many Hollywood movies and TV commercials as the identity of NYC. It is definitely the busiest place in the city that never sleeps.

2. Oxford street, London:

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If you are in London, you cannot leave without a visit to the most famous Oxford Street. Be it shopping, dining or clubbing, it is THE destination to be. Lined by colourful sidewalks, you can see more people than ever in that place compared to any neighbourhood in London. Attracting about 200 million people every year, it is one of the busiest streets in the world.

3. Qingdao Huiquan Beach, China:

If you assumed all beaches were places to relax, you have clearly not visited the Qingdao Huiquan beach in China. The constant lookout to see if others don’t trip on you, if at all the person next to you is indeed your wife or someone else, makes you feel anxious but, the place is extremely alive and energetic. It is the largest beach in Asia and of course, the most crowded with millions of sunbathers every summer.

4. Malé, Maldives:

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Malé is the capital city and the most populous of the islands that constitute the Republic of Maldives. It has a land area of just 5.8 sq.km but has a population density of 18,000 people per sq.km making it very densely populated. Although the city’s floating population due to tourism is quite high, the local population that cater to tourism is also very high, thus the population density. Malé is home to many beautiful beach resorts and hotels making tourism contribute to about 28% of the country’s GDP.

5. Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Atlanta:

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With over 94 million passengers passing through this airport in 2013, the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta has been the busiest and most crowded airport. Even though it ranks on 7th in the list of international gateways in the USA, the airport serves as transit point for travellers from east to far away central and sount America and the Caribbean destinations catering to millions of people each year and has been the busiest since 1998.

6. Tokyo, Japan – escalators, subway trains, intersection (crossing), hotel:

Tokyo is the capital city with the largest area and very high cost of living but that is not just it. It is one of the most highly populated city in the world. It has the most crowded subway trains with over 3.2 billion users every year and also has the highly crowded escalators in the world. The Shibuya crossing is the most crowded and busiest intersection with over 2.5 million people crossing it every day. Tokyo is so crowded that there it a peculiar hotel called the Capsule Inn that more or less looks like a morgue.

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