Most popular visited cities by tourist
London is the most popular UK city for tourists
No shock there, London attracts over 25 million tourists a year, boasts five airports and home to Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament and The Tower of London. Some of the most expensive properties in the world are located in London, and its internationally renowned for being a shoppers paradise.
Edinburgh or if you speak Gaelic, Dùn Èideann, comes in second with 13 million visitors a year. During the August month festivals, Edinburgh is flooded with around a million visitors.
Manchester comes third, once the cotton making capital of the world. Manchester city centre boasts some of the best architecture the world has to offer. Home to Manchester United and Manchester City football clubs. The tallest building in Manchester is Beetham Tower, which is 47 storeys high, designed by Ian Simpson.
Birmingham comes fourth and has the reputation of being a major business city, with many commercial centres and major companies being located there. Globalization and World Cities Research named Birmingham as a “beta London”.