If recent research is to be believed, millennials now choose a travel destination based on how Instagrammable it is – as opposed to factors such as value for money, length of holiday, or even the travel companion in tow. It therefore came as no surprise that when Instagram revealed the ten most Instagrammed cities of 2017, the list contained one downright photogenic metropolis after the other. Now, as we get ready to usher in 2018, Savoir Flair reveals what those ten cities are, proving that Instagrammibility has nothing to do with color.
New York, USA
The beloved Flatiron Building located at 175 Fifth Avenue, after which the neighborhood of Flatiron District is named.
Located just outside of Red Square and the Moscow Kremlin, this monument pays tribute to Marshal Georgy Zhukov, who’s considered by many to be the most successful general in the history of the Soviet Union.
London, United Kingdom
Some of London’s best known icons – Big Ben and River Thames included – as seen from the London Eye Pier.
São Paulo, Brazil
A glimpse of downtown São Paulo alongside a spiral staircase in the colossal Edifício Copan that was designed in the 1950s.
An unexpected perspective from the Passerelle Léopold-Sédar-Senghor, a footbridge over the River Seine in the 7th arrondissement of Paris.
Los Angeles, USA
A breathtaking aerial view of the City of Angels, as seen from popular cultural attraction Griffith Observatory, which sits on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park.
Saint Petersburg, Russia
A moment of solitude by the Neva River in Saint Petersburg on a silent, snowy day.
Constructed during the 1950s, Al Azhar Mosque stands amongst schools, universities, and libraries in the district of Kebayoran Baru in Jakarta.
A view of the picturesque Ortaköy Mosque at the waterside of Ortaköy Pier Square from the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul.
Sagrada Família, an unfinished Roman Catholic church designed by the great Antoni Gaudí, remain Barcelona’s most recognizable structure.