The results of the 30th annual Readers’ Choice Awards were announced today with Tokyo recognized as the #1 top large city in the world, with a score of 91.35, and Kyoto recognized as the #3 top large city in the world, with a score of 88.98.

Over 300,000 readers submitted millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments, voting on a record-breaking 7,320 hotels and resorts, 610 cities, 225 islands, 468 cruise ships, 158 airlines, and 195 airports.

Tokyo, one of the world’s most popular capital cities, is a thriving hub of culture and innovation where visitors have endless opportunities for exploration.

Two hours on a bullet train from Tokyo, Kyoto, the former capital of Japan, offers rich history throughout the city. More than a dozen UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kyoto are tourist accessible.

Vienna, Austria was recognized as #2 top large city in the world, with Barcelona, Spain and Paris, France named #4 and #5.


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Source: eTN

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