The Most Photographed Places in the World

We present you with the list of the most photographed places in the world. As even more interesting comes the fact that many travelers take pictures from the same places, even the same perspectives!
This is the list of the top 5 most photographed places in the world:

1. New York, the Empire State Building
The building has 102 floors and was designed by the architectural trio Shreve, Herman and Lamb. The building was finished in 1931, in a record time of a year and 24 days. Currently, this is the tallest building in New York, and since 1931 until 1972 it was the tallest building in the world. The Empire State Building was proclaimed as one of the 7 wonders of the modern world.

via flickr by Lotus Carroll licensed CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

2. London, Trafalgar Square

This tourist attraction in London’s central area was designed by John Nash. This square is known for its many attractions, fountains and sculptures. Apart from being a tourist attraction, Trafalgar has become a major gathering spot for protesters.

Trafalgar Square via flickr by Pedro Szekely licensed CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

3. San Francisco, Union Square

This important tourist site has been turned into a Mecca for shopaholics. The name comes from the rallies of the Union Army during the American Civil War, making it a California Historical landmark. Here you will find the largest collection of boutiques, department stores, beauty salons, and art galleries on the West Coast.

via flickr by Rose Trinh licensed CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

4. Paris, the Eiffel Tower

Gustav Eiffel’s masterpiece was finished in 1889, commemorating a hundred years from the French Revolution. Your photos will be excellent no matter what perspective you choose. This tower was constructed on Champ de Mars, along the Seine, and it is the tallest building in Paris and one of the world’s most famous tourist landmarks.

via flickr by vgm8383 licensed CC BY-NC 2.0

5. Los Angeles, the Walk of Fame

The sidewalk that stretches along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street features over 2.000 starts bearing the names of different celebrities, honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for their contribution to the entertainment industry.

via flickr by Jorge Dalmau licensed CC BY-NC 2.0




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