The world's biggest photo sharing social media platform has named New York's Time Square as the number one most geotagged destinations for 2015.
Flashing neon lights, Broadway shows and a sea of yellow taxis, Times Square is one of the world's busiest pedestrian intersections and one of the world's most visited tourist attractions drawing an estimated 50 million visitors each year. No wonder it's one of the most popular spot for a tourist photo opt.
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The second most tagged destination as named by Instagram is Paris's iconic Tour Eiffel. The structure, which considered ugly by critics when it was first erected in 1889, has become one of the most-visited paid monuments in the world.
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See the full list of the world's 10 most-tagged locations on Instagram below.
Along with its list of the top 10 most instagrammed locations globally, Instagram has also released a list of the most tagged locations in Australia.
The most geo-tagged location in Australia is Sydney's Opera House followed by Darling Harbour in Sydney and Surfers Paradise Beach in Queensland.
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See the full list of Australia's five most-tagged locations on Instagram below.
Monday morning I went and shot sunrise from Dawes Point in the Sydney CBD. I arrived with basically no clouds in the sky but as quickly as the sun came up the clouds rolled in. This was shot around 20 minutes after the sun had risen, the clouds speeding past over the course of 60 seconds created the dramatic effect in the sky. It certainly was impressive to watch, what a beautiful time of day to be in the city! #sydneyoperahouse #sydney
Instagram was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and launched in October 2010 as a free mobile app. It was purchased by Facebook in 2012, the world's biggest photo sharing social media platform enables a user to geotag images, the process of adding geographical information to an image they are posting.
Take a look at the gallery above for the top 10 around the world and Australia's top five.
World's 10 most-tagged locations on Instagram:
1. New York, New York City - Times Square
2. Paris, France - Tour Eiffel
3. London, England - Tower Bridge
4. Moscow, Russia - Red Square
5. Los Angeles, US - Dodger Stadium
6. Istanbul, Turkey - İstiklal Caddesi
7. Sao Paolo, Brazil - Parque Ibirapuera
8. Amsterdam, Netherlands - Vondelpark
9. Barcelona, Spain - Park Güell
10. San Francisco, US - Golden Gate Bridge
The five most-tagged locations in Australia:
1. Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW
2. Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
3. Surfers Paradise Beach, Queensland
4. Bondi Beach, Sydney, NSW
5. Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, Victoria