- 1 / 1110. Jakarta, IndonesiaEating street food while in Indonesia is like walking the Golden Gate Bridge when visiting in San Francisco—you simply have to do it. After you’ve selected your delicious cuisine from an Indonesian street cart and have situated yourself somewhere on a curb or bench, it’s also pretty much obligatory that you snap a shot and post it on Instagram for the rest of us to see.
Photo by @ashleygoldsmith_
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- 4 / 117. St. Petersburg, RussiaSt. Petersburg definitely isn’t the most frequented tourist destination on this list, but it might be the most underrated. This Russian city is often referred to as the “Venice of the North” due to its many photogenic canals and beautiful infrastructure, like the Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood pictured here, which has more square feet of mosaics than any church in the world.
Photo by @tramontanetravel
- 5 / 116. Los Angeles, CaliforniaLos Angeles is known worldwide for being a super-trendy destination. There’s no shortage of hip cafés, restaurants, and shops in the City of Angels. There’s also, apparently, no shortage of avid Instagrammers. On a trip to Los Angeles, AFAR’s associate photo editor @palographic snapped this shot in an adorable taco shop.
Photo by @palographic
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- 7 / 114. São Paulo, BrazilSão Paulo is the most densely populated city in Brazil, and the 11th biggest city in the world. According to Forbes, the average traffic jam on a Friday evening in this sprawling city is about 112 miles long, which leaves plenty of time for those stuck in traffic (who aren’t driving!) to post some great Instagram shots of this expansive cultural hub.
Photo by @mariandthecity
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- 9 / 112. London, United KingdomLondon is a bustling metropolis that feels modern in trendy neighborhoods like Shoreditch, and historic in others, like Parliament Square, because of the remaining Victorian architecture. We’re guessing that its visual range is why this city in the United Kingdom was 2016’s second most geotagged global city.
Photo by @snowflakesfairy
- 10 / 111. New York, New YorkThe most geotagged city in 2016 goes to the most densely populated (and most heavily visited) major city in the United States—New York City. It comes as no surprise to us that the Big Apple tops the list this year—you can spend hours roaming the city’s busy streets and never run out unique scenes to snap.
Photo by @nomadic_habit
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