10 Most Instagrammed Cities Of 2017

1. New York, New York

Whether it’s NYC Pride, Panorama Music Festival, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, or a simple street corner, there’s always something to see in the concrete jungle. Hey, they don’t call it the greatest city in the world for nothing.

2. Moscow, Russia

Moscow is home to nearly 12 million people — versus New York City’s 8.5 million — making it the largest city entirely on the European continent (aka, there’s probably lots of native and visiting ‘Grammers). Plus, the architecture is world-renowed, and there are 27 square meters of parks per person, making it Insta-worthy for people of all aesthetic preferences.

3. London, United Kingdom

London contains the world’s largest city airport system, so clearly, lots of people are heading across the pond and posting on the ‘Gram every day. With the London Eye, Big Ben, and Buckingham Palace, it’s hard to choose which landmark is most Instagrammable. But then again, who said you have to choose?

4. São Paolo, Brazil

Unlike the first three cities, which all have their fair share of brutal winters, São Paolo’s subtropical climate makes it the perfect place to post a haha-I’m-wearing-shorts pic in the middle of February. I can’t promise I won’t hate you for it, though.

5. Paris, France

In case you need a reminder of why this city is on here, allow me to refresh your memory: Versailles, the Arc de Triomphe, and oh yeah, the Eiffel Tower, which also happens to be the fourth most Instagrammed location of 2017, according to data acquired by Elite Daily.

6. Los Angeles, California

As much as Los Angeles is a metropolis, the laid back vibes, seemingly constant sunshine, and sky-high palm trees make everything feel more beachy and picturesque, even if you’re stuck in traffic. There’s nothing like golden hour in La La Land. Oh and, hello, Disneyland!

7. Saint Petersburg, Russia

The second largest city in Russia, Saint Petersburg is more modern than Moscow, offering a number of photo ops for a younger generation of travelers looking to document their adventures online. And for those who love to capture a city’s history, there are palaces and cathedrals galore.

8. Jakarta, Indonesia

Jakarta serves as a melting pot of cultures and communities from surrounding areas. The rich diversity of the city can be seen in its wide range of architectural influences as well as its cuisines. No matter your definition of beauty, you’re sure to find it in this city.

9. Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul’s religious history offers a number of sacred landmarks and sites to capture, with absolutely no filter necessary. Plus, it is home to the 14,000-acre Belgrad Forest, making it totally drool-worthy for #nature lovers, too.

10. Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, like Paris, is known for its art — but you also don’t need to set foot inside a museum to see it. The stunning architecture alone spruces up any feed. The Cheetah Girls were really ahead of their time.