If for you the success of the photos you post on social networks is a key factor in deciding where to go and what to do, the 2022 Instagram Travel Guide realized from the Infiki print site is what you were looking for. It is a kind of travel guide based on the popularity of places, monuments and attractions – the most instagrammable, according to a now widespread neologism. The categories are several and cover all kinds of interests.
Let’s start with luxury hotels: the primacy of hashtags goes to Dubai’s iconic Burj al-Arab, which has already been portrayed in 2.55 million posts since January. Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands follows with 1.87 million posts and Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas with 1.57 million posts. In the top 10 an Italian hotel also appears, the fabulous Villa d’Este on Lake Como with 173,000 posts; at position 34 there is the Borgo Egnazia resort in Puglia, at 45 Le Sirenuse in Positano.
Il most photogenic starred restaurant instead it is the Sketch of London with 83 thousand posts, a vision of geometries and colors that seems to come out of a Wes Anderson film. According to Eleven Madison Park in New York with 44,000 posts, third the Osteria Francescana by chef Massimo Bottura in Modena with 38 thousand posts, one of the best and most coveted restaurants in the world. They also placed well other illustrious Italian multi-starred wines: From Vittorio in thirteenth position, Enoteca Pinchiorri in twenty-seventh, St. Hubertus in twenty-eighth, Le Calandre in thirty, Uliassi in thirty-eighth, Lido 84 in forty-fourth.
In the places and monuments category dominates New York’s Central Park, immortalized in 7.9 million posts, in front of the Eiffel Tower (6.9 million posts) and Disneyland Paris (5.8 million posts). Further back the Italian representative: the Colosseum is in position 23 with 1.83 million posts, Portofino at 33 with 1.15 million posts, Ponte Vecchio in Florence at 40 with 917 thousand posts, Pompeii at 48 with 760 thousand posts.
The #skyline ranking rewards New York (560,000 posts), Chicago (319,000 posts) and London (270,000 posts). For Italy there are Milan in position 34 and Rome in 46. The theaters are on the podium la Sydney Opera House a quota 954mila post, the Arena of Verona to 433 thousand and the Lincoln Center in New York to 362 thousand. The Teatro alla Scala in Milan is ninth, the Massimo in Palermo twelfth, La Fenice in Venice twenty-first, the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma twenty-ninth.
Let’s move on to nature, with first of all the beaches: the most instagrammed is Miami Beach with 15 million posts, far ahead of Venice Beach (4.3 million posts) and Laguna Beach (3 million posts), both in California. Italian beaches are missing from the top fifty of the ranking. The most photographed and shared national park in these first months of the year it is the Grand Canyon with 4.1 million posts, ahead of the Lake District in England with 3.6 million posts and Yosemite with 3.3 million posts. A short distance away the Cinque Terre sprout, fifth in the ranking with 2.8 million posts; finally, in position 50 there is the Gran Paradiso National Park with 102 thousand posts.