Travelporn is real and it is alive and thriving on Instagram! The social media giant has released its Year in Review, which reveals the most liked photos of the year, the most popular #PetsOfInstagram and of course, the most Instagrammed travel destinations. This year’s most Instagrammed cities and locations, surveyed based on geotags, came as a surprise as neither Lonely Planet’s nor TripAdvisor’s top picks made it to the list. Instead, Russia caught us by surprise with two top cities while Jakarta and Japan sneaked in as the only Asian destinations. The most Instagrammed cities of 2017 are:

New York, New York

Moscow, Russia

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London, United Kingdom

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Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Paris, France

Los Angeles, California

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Jakarta, Indonesia

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Istanbul, Turkey

Barcelona, Spain

Meanwhile, the most Instagrammed locations of 2017 are:
1. Disneyland, Anaheim, USA
2. Times Square, New York City, USA
3. Central Park, New York City, USA
4. La Tour Eiffel, Paris, France
5. Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo, Japan
6. Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Orlando, USA
7. Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
8. Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn, USA
9. Disney California Adventure Park, Anaheim, USA
10. Las Vegas Strip, Las Vegas, USA

Travel photos have always been a favourite amongst Instagrammers and #travelporn is undoubtedly a growing trend. Instagram also revealed that the hashtags #travelphotography, #travel and #naturephotography increased the most in popularity throughout 2017.

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