The 7 Priciest Tourist Attractions Around the World

by Holly Riddle

May 20, 2019
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  • Burj Khalifa
    Travel attraction ticket provider TicketLens recently conducted a study to uncover the most expensive attractions around the world. The data includes the average entry prices for some of the world’s most well-known spots. © Boggy |
  • Empire State Building
    In seventh place, at an average entry price of just less than $40 per person, the Empire State Building is an iconic New York City tourist must-see. The tower is one of the priciest to visit in the world. © Giovanni Gagliardi |
  • Times Square
    Next, also in New York City, is a surprise contender: Trolls: The Experience also sits just less than $40 per person and is exactly one cent more expensive on average than a visit to the Empire State Building. © Brett Critchley |
  • Spyscape
    Rounding up the expensive tourist attractions in New York City, Spyscape is an interactive, family-friendly museum focused on spying and the art of deception. Part of the museum is devoted to everyone’s favorite spy, James Bond. © Aginger |
  • Madame Tussauds
    In fourth place is Madame Tussauds, but not just any outpost of the recognizable brand. The London location is priciest, at $45.58 per person on average. The more than 250 wax figures include your favorite British royalty and celebrities. © Lorna Roberts |
  • Burj Khalifa
    Coming in third, at $55.65 on average per person, Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the world’s priciest tower to visit and the tallest building in the world since 2008. Jeddah Tower is set to surpass Burj Khalifa next year by more than 200 feet. © Santorines |
  • Hengdian World Studios
    In the second spot for priciest tourist attractions around the world, Hengdian World Studios sits as the “Chinese Hollywood.” The largest film studio in the world, it welcomes travelers from around the globe. © Tonyv3112 |
  • The making of Harry Potter
    Lastly, at an average $58.57 per person, London’s Warner Brothers Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter is the most expensive tourist attraction. The permanent exhibit is an absolute can’t-miss for Harry Potter fans of all ages. © Petru Dorel Stan |


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