Where Is The Most Popular Spot In The World To Take A Selfie?

Hanima Anand |Jan 15, 2021

When social media reign, taking photos is an indispensable part in our daily activities. If you haven’t checked in at these spots yet, you know what to add to your to-do list when the pandemic is over!

Together with the increasing influence of social media and technology, people are switching to digital life with every moment captured and uploaded on the Internet. It’s understandable why some famous places attract thousands of selfies per day before the mass quarantine due to Covid-19 pandemic.

While looking forward to the day we are all back to normal, let’s see where is the most popular spot in the world to take a selfie! Don’t forget to note these 10 places on your bucket list!

1. Hollywood sign, USA

It doesn’t take a breath-taking scene to become the world’s most popular spot for a selfie. Long been a symbol of Los Angeles and the entire entertainment industry of America, the Hollywood sign attracts up to 10 million of visitors per year before coronavirus hits the world.

Selfie At Hollywood Sign
Not just a sign, it's a symbol of the fanciest industry in the world.

To reach the Hollywood sign and take a selfie for free, you can follow Canyon Road Drive and climb to The Hollywood and Highland Center.

2. Eiffel Tower, France

Welcoming nearly 7 million of visitors annually, Eiffel Tower is the next name in our most popular selfie spots in the world. While the sight at Hollywood sign has nothing special than the name itself, Eiffel Tower often produces the most romantic kissing photos on Earth.

Selfie At Eiffel Tower
An idea for selfies at the Eiffel tower that you might seek for

3. Taj Mahal, India

Also a symbol of love, Taj Mahal is a popular spot for selfies and photos in general. Though you are free to take any pic with the building, it’s hard to negotiate with the crowds to leave some space for you.

Justin Trudeau Family At Taj Mahal
Even Justin Trudeau wants a family selfie at the Taj Mahal.

Be prepared for an ‘uninvited group’ selfie when trying to take a photo at the landmark during the day. You can visit at early hours and pick a distant spot to capture all the castle behind.

4. The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy

No need for introduction, the Leaning Tower of Pisa is among the most ‘photogenic’ buildings in the world. It’s also quite easy to grab the techniques for an impressive photo here.

Selfie At The Leaning Tower
One of our favorite selfies at the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Make use of simple optical illusion by standing from afar and pretending to prop it up, then adjust the angle so that the tower fits perfectly in the background. There are tons of funny ideas for a selfie at Pisa on the Internet for your reference.

5. Burj Khalifa, UAE

Being the tallest building in the world turns Burj Khalifa an ideal spot for selfie lovers. The skyscraper in UAE guarantees a jaw-dropping view for any selfie to be successful. However, make sure you take photos from the viewing platform to avoid any problems.

Will Smith also took a selfie with the city in the background here. The cost to Burj Khalifa’s viewing platform is around $37.

Will Smith Selfie At Burj Khalifa
Will Smith took a photo with the swimming pool and skyscrapers as his background.

6. Empire State Building, USA

Another favorite selfie location in the US is the fourth-highest building of this country, Empire State Building. With millions of visitors each year, the authority has earned a great deal from tourists who want to take a selfie here.

Selfie At Empire State Buidling
Taking photos outside the Empire State building is a better option.

You have to pay $20 to reach the viewing platforms on the 86th and 102nd floors. However, with a long queue and safety railings around, the photo quality may not meet your expectations. Therefore, you should choose a rooftop cafe nearby to take a photo from outside the building.

7. Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

To any visitor to Egypt, Pyramids of Giza is a must. Together with its breath-taking landscape, the mysterious vibe of Egyptian pyramids always gives tourists the temptation to take a picture here.

Selfie At Pyramids Of Giza
This selfie at the Pyramids of Giza looks surreal.

While many opt for a close-up shots with their faces covering two-thirds of the pic, we highly recommend you take the photo from a distance to capture the entire pyramids behind.

8. The Great Wall, China

Asians are true fans of selfies if not addicts, and The Great Wall of China is one of their most favorite. Along 9,000 km, you can pick any spot to take a picture of yourself and hundred others from afar that form a long line of humans.

Selfie At The Great Wall
Selfie at the Great Wall expectation!

It’s best time to visit The Great Wall of China in the spring and autumn when the weather is most favorable. You should also prepare yourself a good health as it involves lots of walking.

The Great Wall China
And here's the reality!

9. Disneyland Paris, France

Disneyland always ranks top when it comes to entertainment places, and it’s also among the most popular selfie spots on Earth as well.

Selfie At Disneyland Paris
A typical selfie at Disneyland with a Mickey headband

One thing you should note when taking photos at Disneyland is the ban on selfie sticks. That’s why you may need someone to take picture of you, or try to do it on your own. Usually, people would buy a Mickey Mouse headband for a selfie here, but trust me, you won’t need it a few seconds later.

You can share one with your friend to save money or borrow it from some kind passers-by.

10. The Roman Colosseum, Italy

Rome is the dream destination of every tourist to Europe. The unique structure of The Roman Colosseum together with its historic values makes it one of the most popular spots in the world for a selfie.

Selfie At The Roman Colosseum
An artistic pose for girls at The Roman Colosseum

Usually, people can take pictures in front of or inside the building. It’s recommended you wear something vintage, perhaps in yellow or brownish hues, to fit with the vibe of the old amphitheater.

With more and more people addicted to taking selfies, there is a warning about your own safety while trying to take pictures. Always observe your surroundings carefully and never risk your life just to have more likes on your social posts.

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