From New York City's Times Square to Berlin's East Side Gallery, Instagram users shed quite a wide light on the world's most popular photo ops.

By Erika Owen
December 02, 2015
Most Instagrammed Places New York City Times Square
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Instagram has quickly become the new photo album for travelers, only better considering it comes complete with instantaneous jealous-likes from your friends who wish they were traveling the world. With 2015 coming to an end, Instagram took some time to reflect on the year's most Instagrammed cities and the most popular location in each city.

While No. 1 is no real surprise (New York City, Times Square) the rest of the list spreads a more worldly light on the app's millions of users. Check out the top 20 cities below and see how many you've 'grammed in person (talk about a vacation itenarary!). If this isn't enough vacation inspiration to get your trip-planning in gear, head on over to our round-up of the 50 best places to visit in 2016.

  1. New York, New York
    • Times Square
  2. ​​Paris
    • ​Eiffel Tower
  3. ​London
    • ​Tower Bridge
  4. ​Moscow
    • ​Red Square
  5. ​Los Angeles
    • ​​Dodger Stadium
  6. ​​Istanbul
    • ​​İstiklal Caddesi
  7. Sao Paolo, Brazil
    • Parque Ibirapuera
  8. Amsterdam
    • Vondelpark
  9. Barcelona
    • Park Güell
  10. San Francisco
    • Golden Gate Bridge
  11. Saint Petersberg
    • Nevsky Prospect
  12. Chicago, Illinois
    • Wrigley Field
  13. Rome
    • Colosseum
  14. Berlin
    • East Side Gallery
  15. Venice, Italy
    • Piazzo San Marco
  16. Madrid
    • Estadio Santiago Barnabeu
  17. Milan
    • Milano, Piazza Duomo
  18. Las Vegas
    • Bellagio Las Vegas
  19. Bangkok
    • Siam Paragon
  20. Dubai, UAE
    • The Dubai Mall

Erika Owen is the Audience Engagement Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @erikaraeowen.