As most of us already know, Instagram is a relatively young medium for photo sharing, but it is the most famous one today. Having a profile on Instagram means that you are showing the world what are the things you enjoy doing, what do you do for a living, what are your hobbies and so on, and like most popular things in social media, instagram posting follows certain trends. And indeed, Instagram seems to be an incredible photo gallery that in some way promotes good taste, happiness, life pleasures and all the lovely things around us. That is why it is a very powerful tool which in some way sets trends when it comes to, for instance, fashion or travelling. Every year Instagram reveals which places in the world were most tagged. Therefore we are going to present you a list of 5 cities and their attractions that Instagram users shared in last year.
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It is not a surprise that New York is among the most instagramed places in the world since we all know that it has a lot to offer. Instagram revealed that New York among all the cities in the world had most destinations shared on this site during last year. Three of the most Instagrammed places from New York were The Times Square, Madison Square Garden and Yankee Stadium. Times Square is perhaps the most famous square on Earth decorated with billboards and advertisements and it represents the center of the world's entertainment industry. This constantly ovewcrowded place is perhaps interesting exactly because of long lines of people and traffic jam. Madison Square Garden is known as a home to New York Knicks of the NBA and New York Rangers of the NHL. This professional indoor arena is among the top 10 Instagrammed places in last year since NBA and NHL matches are frequently held in it and basketball and ice hockey fans just needed to tag themseves there.
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The capital and most populous city in Russia has a long and interesting history, with the largest number of billionaire residents in the world, and in the last couple of years it is becoming the fastest growing tourist destinations. Harsh climate did not prevent people to visit Moscow and take photos of its significant sites, and then of course to place them on Instagram. The Red Square or Krasnaya Ploschad, which would actually mean The Beautiful Square, is the main attraction in Moscow but also the most Instagrammed one. That is not a big surprise because there are many things to see there such as The Kremlin, Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Lenin’s Mausoleum etc., but The Red Square is also a central place of many different activities like concerts or the annual military parade. Who would not take pictures of Paul McCartney or big Russian tanks? But Moscow has another popular attraction, The Gorky Park located in its center along the beautiful river Moscow – yes, it really has the same name as the city. Named after famous writer Maxim Gorky, the park has the same role as the Central Park in New York, although Russians don’t like to be compared with Americans.
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Dubai is the fastest growing city in the world with hundreds of new amazing buildings and developments. It is also one of the best and most luxurious places to live as well as a huge tourist center. It has the world’s tallest building, a 7 star luxury hotel and even an artificial archipelago of various small islands constructed in the rough shape of a world map! But guess what, none of these are the most Instagrammed sites in Dubai! That position is reserved for another amazing building – a mall. What is so special about this mall? Well, Dubai Mall is the world’s largest mall with over 1200 shops, big aquarium and even an underwater zoo, so you probably get the picture why it is one of the most Instagrammed places in world last year.
The City of Angels is home to Hollywood and Beverly Hills, so it is not a surprise it is on the list of most Instagrammed places on Earth. But none of these places are the most Instagrammed site in Los Angeles! Los Angeles has a baseball team – LA Dodgers – and they play on the Dodger stadium, which is not only the most photographed place in the city, but also the second most Instagrammed place on the whole world! People just love The Dodgers.
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The city of love and capital of France is definitely one of the most Instagrammed cities in the world. The famous Louvre Museum ranks highly on most geotagged Instagram locations. One of the world's greatest museums is home to many works of art for years and Instagram users just wanted to capture their visits to this extraordinary place.
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