Statistics for Largest pilgrimage events and most visited pilgrimage sites in the world

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This city sees the most annual pilgrims in the world, on average 15 million, with up to 2 million during the 'Hajj'Mecca
The most visited Catholic church in the world is found in this countryVatican City
On average 7 million pilgrims pass the through the grotto and visit the baths at this site in France, the biggest pilgrimage site in the world for disabled peopleLourdes
Thousands visit this most famous Druidic Gorsedd in Brtain for the Solstice event, ironically at the wrong end of the yearStonehenge
The 'Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica' is the most visited Marian shrine in the world, receiving 10 million pilgrims annually, found in this cityMexico City
The Golden Temple, central religious cite for Sikhs, sees several thousand pilgrims of many faiths every day, found in this cityAmritsar
The tree in Bodh Gaya that the Buddha himself supposedly meditated under sees an average of 1 million visitorsBodhi Tree
The Arba'een Pilgrimage in this Iraqi city is considered to be the largest single pilgrimage event that is held every year, nearly 20 million people visit on average annuallyKarbala
1 million Orthodox Christians are said to queue throughout the year to touch the relics of Saint Parascheva in this Romanian cityIași
Considered the largest religious gathering in the world, held rotationally every third year in different regions on the banks of the Ganges River, approximately 120 million people have gathered there beforeKumbh Mela
8 million people visit this temple in India, one of the most visited Hindu religious sites in all IndiaVaishno Devi Mandir

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