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Bali among 2018's most visited cities in the world

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Fri, October 5, 2018  /  10:10 am
Bali among 2018's most visited cities in the world

Bali entered Mastercard's annual index in 20th place with 8.3 million visitors.  (Shutterstock/-)

The Indonesian resort island of Bali sits among the top 20 most visited cities in the world this year, according to the 2018 Global Destination Cities Index.

Bali entered Mastercard's annual index in 20th place with 8.3 million visitors. 

Bangkok topped the list, as the Thai capital welcomed 20.1 million foreign visitors. London came in close in second with 19.83 million visitors, followed by Paris with 17.44 million. 

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Rounding up the top five are Dubai with 15.79 million and Singapore with 13.91 million, sitting in fourth and fifth place respectively. 

As reported by Kompas.com, Mastercard said the most visited cities in the world usually have solid infrastructure, attractions for recreation and business, as well as a strong reflection of local culture. (liz/kes)

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