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It’s 2017. Smartphones are no longer a communication tool. It’s now an essential item in life, and social media platforms have taken over our lives. Among the popular social media sites favoured by Millennials today is of course, Instagram. Admit it, you’ve taken thousands of selfies or bugged your friend to retake your photo a few hundred times just for that Instagram-worthy photo. Or if you’re the type that doesn’t like to put yourself in the spotlight, we know your camera roll is probably filled with beautiful scenery photos or artistic ones that took you a lot of effort and composition to perfect.
So, since Instagram is really popular, have you ever thought to yourself where is the most Instagrammed place on Earth? Well, thanks to the data provided by Instagram, we now have the answer!
#10 VDNKh (Vystavka Dostizheniy Narodnogo Khozyaystva), Moscow
Vystavka Dostizheniy Narodnogo Khozyaystva or known as VDNKh (we know, it’s really a mouthful just to pronounce it) is actually a permanent general purpose exhibition and amusement park! The park is as interesting as its name, s one of the largest exhibitions, museums, and recreation complexes in the world. The unique entrance and buildings which are rich in culture makes manages to attract over 19 million visitors per year.
#9 Brooklyn Bridge, NYC
The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the oldest bridges in the United States and connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Its picturesque scenery and beautiful structure not only attracts tourists, it also attracted the attention of hundreds of filming crews around the world as a setting for their movie or TV show.
#8 Santa Monica Pier, California
Besides its sandy beaches and towering palm trees, California wouldn’t be complete without its infamous Santa Monica Pier. This century-old pier has become an iconic landmark and the pride of Californians.
#7 Las Vegas Strip
Neon light billboards and vibrant nightlife will greet you as you enter Las Vegas. Famed for its casinos and entertainment, it’s one of the go-to places whenever you’re in the States. It’s a place where most people opt to have a ‘fun night out’ or to let loose. As they say, whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.
#6 The Louvre Museum, Paris
It’d be a shame if you were in Paris and missed out on the opportunity to visit the Louvre. The pyramid-shaped glass museum is a beauty on its own and is further complimented with the historical buildings that surround it.
#5 Eiffel Tower, Paris
Obviously, this would make the list! There are a few reasons why the Eiffel Tower is the beaming pride of French people, among them is because of its stunning architecture and an Instagram-worthy monument that people are dying to take pictures with to let the whole world now they’ve made to in Paris. The continuous popularity of the tower has also made it the most-visited paid monument in the world.
#4 Times Square NYC
If you’d like to see nothing but billboards and skyscrapers, Times Square is the place to be because this place is nothing but lit! This was also where our homegirl Yuna was featured on Nasdaq’s billboard last year.
#3 Central Park, NYC
Cited as “the most visited urban park in the United States” and also one of the most filmed locations in the world, Central Park offers the best of both worlds – nature and modernization. Its breath-taking landscapes provide the perfect balance in the concrete jungle of New York City.
#2 Universal Studios Properties
Universal Studios has several theme parks scattered around the world, from the United States, all the way to Japan. With attractions related to blockbuster movie franchises such as Harry Potter, Minions, Madagascar
, and many more, the theme park is definitely the perfect setting for a day out with your friends and or family. Each park has its own iconic Instagram-worthy globe right infront of the entrance, so be sure to take photos with it whenever you're there.
#1 Disney Properties
It's no surprise that Disney properties tops the list because... who doesn’t
want to take photos at the happiest place on Earth?! Before Universal Studios expanded into theme parks, Walt Disney managed to become the first production company to tap into this business. The first park opened its doors on July 17th
, 1955 and has continuously grown to include other parks all over the world. If Universal Studios is famed for its globe right smack at the entrance, Disney theme parks are known for its Cinderella or Sleeping Beauty's castle – the majestic, towering beauty that acts as the theme park's signature landmark.