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Eiffel Tower and Burj Khalifa Listed Top 3 in Global “Selfie” Rankings

Eiffel Tower and Burj Khalifa Listed Top 3 in Global “Selfie” Rankings
Eiffel Tower and Burj Khalifa Listed Top 3 in Global “Selfie” Rankings, Burj Khalifa. Image © Flickr CC user Christian van Elven
Burj Khalifa. Image © Flickr CC user Christian van Elven

New research has found that (unsurprisingly) the Eiffel Tower and Burj Khalifa - the world’s tallest building - are among the top three most popular backdrops for “selfies.” The study, conducted by attractiontix, used data from Instagram to come up with the list, of which the Colosseum in Rome and Barcelona’s La Sagrada Familia seems to have also secured a top spot.

The top 10 “selfied” attractions (in order) are:

Eiffel Tower. Image © Flickr CC User Anirudh Koul
Eiffel Tower. Image © Flickr CC User Anirudh Koul

  1. Eiffel Tower, Paris
  2. Disney World, Florida
  3. Burj Khalifa, Dubai
  4. Big Ben, London
  5. Empire State Building, New York
  6. Sagrada Familia, Barcelona
  7. Disneyland Paris
  8. Colosseum, Rome
  9. Top of the Rock, New York
  10. Tower Bridge, London

La Sagrada Familia. Image © Expiatory Temple of the Sagrada Família
La Sagrada Familia. Image © Expiatory Temple of the Sagrada Família

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Eiffel Tower and Burj Khalifa Listed Top 3 in Global “Selfie” Rankings" 08 Feb 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/596076/eiffel-tower-and-burj-khalifa-listed-top-3-in-global-selfie-rankings/> ISSN 0719-8884
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