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Is there a list anywhere of airports that allow you to leave the international zone and visit the city without a visa? I know that Heathrow allows you to do this as long as you have proof of an outgoing flight within 24 hours.

I'm asking this because I'm from a country requiring a visa to enter pretty much anywhere, and want to know which layovers are preferable in my case.

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closed as unclear what you're asking by Dirty-flow, HaLaBi, Mark Mayo, Rory Alsop, Gagravarr Dec 18 '13 at 0:05

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Don't know any list but China seems to offer something similar travelchinaguide.com/embassy/visa/free-72hour –  Relaxed Dec 17 '13 at 19:09
Note that the UK transit without visa concession is quite complex; there is an additional list of nationalities that do not qualify for it, and exceptions to that list. Rather than a facility of the airport, it could be thought as an extra tier in entry rules, somewhere between the unconditional right to enter and the most restrictive rules that apply to so-called DATV countries. If rules elsewhere are anything like it, it would be very difficult to maintain a generic list of airports. –  Relaxed Dec 17 '13 at 19:14
your question is not answerable if we don't know your nationality. –  Dirty-flow Dec 17 '13 at 19:45
And would it not rather depend on country than airport? –  Bernhard Dec 17 '13 at 20:19
Won't this simply turn into a massive list, with an entry for about half the countries in the world, along with a long list of inclusions/exclusions for each one? –  Gagravarr Dec 18 '13 at 0:06

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