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The 10 Most Instagrammed Cities in the World

Which of these photogenic destinations have you visited?
IMAGE By Valerii Tkachenko (Winter Moscow cityscape Red square) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
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10| Barcelona
Barcelona has an abundance of photogenic attractions, from Gaudi's architecture to the dramatic Gothic Quarter.

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9| Istanbul
The breathtaking Istanbul skyline has been the focus of numerous Instagram snaps over the past 12 months.

8| Jakarta
Indonesia's sprawling metropolis at first glance, with its high rise, concrete and grid-lock streets, might not seem like an obviously Instagrammable destination. That said, this city of juxtapositions fuses luxe mega developments with historic colonial architecture - which makes for an interesting picture.

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7| St Petersburg
With its dramatic scenery and snowy weather, St Petersburg is a true winter wonderland.

6| Los Angeles
Beaches, rugged mountain ranges and deserts, LA has got what it takes to be an Instagram city.

5| Paris
It doesn't get more beautiful than Paris where every street is a photo opportunity. Whether you stick to iconic Eiffel Tower or the view from the Sacre Coeur, Paris is built for Instagram.

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4| São Paulo
From its beautiful cathedral to the Ibirapuera Park, Brazil's capital city has a lot to offer visually.

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3| London
London is a cinematic city, with historic architecture, winding, cobbled streets and a slew of iconic buildings that tourists just can't get enough of.

Goodnight London. [Picture: @69drops]

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2| Moscow
Being in Moscow feels like stepping straight into a Tolstoy novel, and any photos evoke a bygone quality.

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1| New York
In top position is The Big Apple where life feels like a film set, with photogenic sightings at every cornerfrom cultural monuments to that Instagrammable skyline.

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This story originally appeared on Esquire.co.uk.

* Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

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