3 Travel Destinations Trending on TikTok

Moscow, Russia
Moscow, Russia. Photo by Michael Parulava on Unsplash

It’s no secret that TikTok is becoming many people’s go-to platform when looking for recommendations on any field, including travel. New research has revealed the top trending travel destinations on the video-sharing app, including the most-watched countries, cities, and attractions.

Top Countries

With over 461 million views, Japan was found to be the most-watched travel destination on TikTok. Many of the videos share etiquette tips for Western travelers and advice on when is the best time to enjoy the country’s famous cherry blossom season.


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Travel videos on Russia come second, with much of the content centering on the country’s extremely cold winters. Mexico is the third most-watched country, and you should definitely check out this hashtag for the breathtaking beach videos.

Top Cities

Perhaps unsurprisingly, New York City is the most popular city on travel TikTok. Fittingly to one of the most visited cities in the world, many of the videos contain information on tourist traps to avoid, and lesser-known spots that are worth a visit. South Korea’s capital Seoul comes second in the cities category, followed by Dubai in third place.

Top Attractions

And what are the most talked about tourist attractions? The tallest building in the world Burj Khalifa takes the cake with an astounding 1.5 billion views!