10 of the Most Instagram-Worthy Cities Around the World
Time to pack your bags!
If you've been bitten by the travel bug but have nowhere to go just yet, then this article's for you! Instagram recently shared their 2017 stats, including the Top 10 Most Followed Accounts (Selena Gomez still reigns, BTW) and the Most Instagrammed Cities in the World. Trust us, you don't want to get left behind on the current hotspots—you better scroll down, plan your itinerary and get your OOTDs planned out! These places promise picturesque scenery, that's for sure.
1. New York City, USA
The Big Apple gets the top spot twice in a row as the most geo-tagged city in 2017. The five boroughs are home to the most pictured urban jungle, subway stations and famed yellow taxis. Get a bird's eye view of it all at the Top of the Rock!
2. Moscow, Russia
Get your puffer jackets ready and experience Russia beyond its famous vodka. Grandiose mosques and bright lights await you!
3. London, UK
Glum weather aside, London manages to snag the third spot for a reason. There are just too many captivating things to see in the city: the London Eye, double decker buses, and the Big Ben, just to name a few.
4. São Paulo, Brazil
The only South American city on this list will definitely not disappoint! São Paulo merges the old and the new as evidenced by its impressive old churches and modern street art.
5. Paris, France
As Audrey Hepburn mused in Sabrina, Paris is always a good idea. Apart from being a fashion capital, it's also home to the most delicious pastries and resplendent architecture and art!
6. Los Angeles, California, USA
Here's where you can find the famous Hollywood sign and take photos of palm trees that line the roads. Of course, it's also one of the best places to shop. Don't forget to explore the neighborhood for cool new places to dine and make a pit stop at the well-known LACMA street lamps—make sure to check out the art inside while you're at it.
7. Saint Petersburg, Russia
Russia makes a second appearance on the list via the picturesque Saint Petersburg, and TBH, we're not complaining. Have you seen the splendor of its namesake mosque?
8. Jakarta, Indonesia
The only Asian city on the list promises to bring you good food and have you closer to nature without missing out on its rich culture, which you can experience even on the sidewalks.
9. Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul is where the East meets West. Being a transcontinental city in Eurasia, expect to be awed by its imposing architecture. And if you love shopping, be prepared to haggle. Its markets are bursting not only with stylish clothes but also with charming trinkets and rare spices.
10. Barcelona, Spain
The last spot on the list goes to Barcelona, a European city in Spain that oozes with rich heritage and culture. Come visit its tourist spots like the recently finished Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, the Gothic Quarter, the Stone Quarry and, of course, Casa Batlló!
This story originally appeared on Preview.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Spot.ph editors.