New York has been the first in the ranking of the most “Instagram” cities for many years. Its skyscrapers and parks are deservedly popular with both tourists and locals. Manhattan and its tourist points are especially popular with Times Square and Central Park (which, by the way, included the social network among the ten most popular places in the world ). Often, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the New York Museum of Modern Art pop up on Instagram.
The Russian capital is the second year on the top lines in the list. Most tourists are photographed against the background of the main attraction – Red Square – and at St. Basil’s Cathedral. Often there are pictures of the GUM, the Moscow River and its embankments, as well as the building of Moscow State University.
The most interesting Instagram users are London art galleries, palaces, parks, historical monuments and museums, especially the British Museum and the Museum of Natural History. Of course, it doesn’t do without Big Ben, Tower Bridge, double-decker buses and red telephone booths.
In addition to natural beauty, in the Brazilian capital most often photographs of attractions like Ibirapuera Park, Hopi Hari Amusement Park, the municipal market and cathedrals. And in Sao Paulo, there is a skyscraper Edifício Itália – the third largest building in Brazil, from which tourists like to take panoramic pictures.
The leader among Parisian attractions, of course, the Eiffel Tower. Other famous places in the city, such as Notre Dame, the Louvre and the Arc de Triomphe, are also popular with users.
Palms, the ocean and a huge amount of street art make Los Angeles an ideal city for photographs. And, of course, there is the famous Hollywood sign and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Other popular photo spots include the futuristic Walt Disney Hall, the TCL Chinese Theater and the Hollywood Bowl concert hall, set against the hills of the same name with the famous Hollywood sign.
In the second largest Russian city, tourists most actively photograph the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Blood and the Peter and Paul Fortress. In addition, there are many pictures of just streets and canals. In the summer, photos of divorced bridges and photos taken in the white nights are often posted.
Jakarta is a city of many different cultures and communities. This is reflected in the architecture – there is something to photograph. Especially often on Instagram, there are pictures of the National Monument of Independence, the National Museum and the Istiklal Mosque.
Istanbul is one of the oldest cities in the world with diverse architecture, so there is also plenty of room for creativity. The city has Christian temples, Muslim mosques, palaces and museums – they all often flash on pictures from the Turkish capital. The most popular among Instagram users are the Blue Mosque, the Suleymaniye Mosque, St. Sophia Cathedral, as well as the Bosphorus and the Turkish bazaars.
Despite the fact that last year for Barcelona was quite a difficult one, it retained its attractiveness for tourists and got into the list of the most popular cities on Instagram. In the first place among the most photographed sights – the Sagrada Familia Cathedral. The Instagram users are not confused by the construction cranes and scaffoldings that surround the towers of the temple – they have been building it since 1882. In addition, the images often include the Barcelona Nou Camp Nou stadium, the streets of the Barceloneta quarter, Parc Güell and Montjuic.