The Eiffel Tower is the World’s Top Selfie Attraction!

Selfie Attractions
February 3, 2015


The Eiffel Tower in Paris has been revealed as the favourite attraction in the world for taking selfies!

Based on a Google site search of Instagram – one of the biggest social media sites for users posting selfies – the world-famous Paris landmark was the clear winner with 10,700 hits for “Eiffel Tower Selfie”.

Disney World in Florida came second; there are definitely loads of selfie opportunities at this theme park, but we suspect Cinderella’s Castle might be the favourite!

The top 10 global selfie sites on Instagram are:

  1. Eiffel Tower, Paris (10,700)
  2. Disney World, Florida (9,870)
  3. Burj Khalifa, Dubai (8,860)
  4. Big Ben, London (8,780)
  5. Empire State Building, New York (8,430)
  6. Sagrada Familia, Barcelona (4,970)
  7. Disneyland Paris (4,740)
  8. Colosseum, Rome (4,670)
  9. Top of the Rock, New York (4,290)
  10. London Bridge (3,820)

The top 40 included many UK landmarks and attractions, with the London Eye, Buckingham Palace and Madame Tussauds London also featuring.

  1. Buckingham Palace
  2. London Eye
  3. Sydney Opera House
  4. The Vatican
  5. Moulin Rouge
  6. Tower Bridge
  7. Statue of Liberty
  8. SeaWorld
  9. Universal Orlando Resort
  10. Busch Gardens
  11. Alcatraz
  12. Madame Tussauds London
  13. The Shard
  14. Tower of London
  15. London Zoo
  16. Kew Gardens
  17. Stonehenge
  18. Harry Potter Studios
  19. Port Aventura
  20. Tower of Pisa
  21. Chichen Itza
  22. St Paul’s Cathedral
  23. Edinburgh castle
  24. Nou Camp
  25. Guinness Storehouse
  26. Blackpool Tower
  27. Cadbury World
  28. Siam Park
  29. Hampton Court
  30. Discovery Cove


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Farrah Hedwat

Farrah is AttractionTix’s resident Copywriter. A city girl at heart, her best-loved travel moments are exploring new cities across the world like Barcelona or Los Angeles. Farrah’s favourite things are eating, sleeping, shopping and animals (but mostly animals). Her pet hates are bad grammar and other writing-based “offences”.

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