New York wins Instagram's most popular spots for 2016

  • 06/12/2016

Photo-sharing app Instagram has just released its most snapped locations of 2016, and the most popular place by far is New York.

The top 20 are defined by pictures shared on the social network that were geo-tagged during the year. There's a variety of spectacular sites featured in the results, but the city that never sleeps dominates with six winning locations.

20: Niagra Falls, Ontario

19: Empire State Building, New York City

18: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

17: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris

16: Barcelona, Spain

15: Tower Bridge, London

14: Los Angeles International Airport

13: Madison Square Garden, New York City

12: Colosseum, Rome

11: Siam Paragon (shopping mall), Bangkok

10: Vystavka Dostizgeniy Narodnogo Khozyaystva (trade and amusement park), Moscow

9: Brooklyn Bridge, New York City

8: Santa Monica Pier, California

7: Las Vegas Strip

6: The Louvre Paris

5: The Eiffel Tower, Paris

4: Times Square, New York

3: Central Park, New York

2: Universal Studios

1. Disneyland

Instagram passed the 500 million users mark in June this year. More than 40 billion photos have been shared and seventy-five percent of users are based outside the US.