As usual with the beginning of the year, the lists begin to come to light. And this time we bring you the list of TripAdvisor on favorite destinations for japanese. All a classic because it is the seventh consecutive year that analyze the preferences of the country nippon, in terms of tourism. The list is based on the average score awarded by Japanese users to foreign destinations visited, between October 2015 and September 2016.
The Sagrada Familia is located on the podium of the japanese, as the third destination. But it has dropped a position with respect to the previous ranking published by the aforementioned comparator. Standing behind Angkor Wat (Cambodia) and Antelope Canyon (United States).
The work of Gaudí, who causes a great fascination in Japan, continues one more year in the positions of honor. While the Alhambra of Granada rises to the sixth position, in the list of favorite places this year. Ostensibly improving the position 21 of the last edition. And confirming itself as the unknown jewel of Spain for foreigners. Those who visit it give an average score of 4.5 out of 5. By the way, if you wish to visit it, we recommend buying tickets at least one month in advance, due to the high demand:https://www.alhambradegranada.org/es/info/visitasguiadasalhambra.asp .
Increase japanese tourists in Spain
Of the fifty places of interest that appear in this ranking, more than half are in Europe, although the United States is the country with the greatest number of places. And focusing on our country, the list of Spanish favorite places is completed by the Palau de la Música Catalana (Barcelona) and the Mosque of Córdoba. That sneak in 29 and 45, respectively. Undoing the Prado Museum (Madrid) and Casa Batlló (Barcelona), which leave the list in 2016.
On the other hand, according to the data of the “Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism“. In 2016 the number of Japanese tourists who visited Spain grew to 600,000, a record number.