Did You Instagram One of 2013’s Most Popular Locations?


2013 was quite the year. We couldn’t stop talking about the Super Bowl, the government shutdown, Boston marathon, the crisis in Syria, the Harlem shake phenomenon, Pope Francis, George Zimmerman and the Trayvon Martin case, the birth of the Royal baby, Nelson Mandela or the presidential inauguration.

And thanks to social media, it’s much easier to track not just want we can’t stop talking about but where we are going. According to Facebook’s 2013 Trends, these were the top check-ins around the world:

  • Rogers Arena, Vancover
  • Disneyland, Anaheim
  • Las Rambles, Barcelona
  • Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires
  • Victorian and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town
  • Reeperbahn, Hamburg
  • Taksim Square, Istanbul
  • The 02, London
  • Disneyland Paris, Marne La Valleè
  • Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City
  • Gorky Park of Culture and Leisure, Moscow
  • Ikeja City Mall, Nigera
  • Blue Lagoon, Reyjavik
  • Parque Ibirapuera, São Paulo
  • Myundong Street, Seoul
  • Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
  • Friends Arena, Solna
  • Sharm el-Sheikh, South Sinai Governorate
  • Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo
  • Piazza San Marco, Venice
  • Temat Rzeka, Warsaw

So how does that compare to the most geo-tagged places in the world on Instagram? Well, the photo app rounded up the most Instagrammed locations of the 2013 and they are the following:

1. Siam Paragon (สยามพารากอน) shopping mall, Bangkok, Thailand
2. Times Square, New York
3. Disneyland, California
4. Bellagio Fountains, Las Vegas
5. Disney World Florida
6. Staples Center, Los Angeles
7. Central Park, New York
8. Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles
9. Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) ท่าอากาศยานสุวรรณภูมิ, Bangkok, Thailand
10. The High Line, New York

What do you think of either of the lists?