Top 12 Most Photographed Places In The World
With smartphones settled in the centre of our lives, people now carry cameras with them wherever they go. What are the most photographed photos in the world? Here are the 12 most photographed spot in the world where a lot of them in Turkey!
Trinità Dei Monti (Rome, Italy)
This Renaissance-era church in Rome is among the most photographed spots in the world. This historical building, built by the French King Louis XIII, is the property of France. Trinità Dei Monti is connected to Piazza di Spagna with the famous Spanish Steps, which are other symbols of the city. This historical trio of the city is one of the most photographed places in the world.
Giza pyramids (Giza, Egypt)
Another point among the most photographed places in the world is the Giza pyramids. How scientists constructed the pyramids, which are tombs made to house the pharaohs in life after death, has still not been proven by scientists. This mysterious place is visited by millions of enthusiasts every year.
Taj Mahal (Agra, India)
Taj Mahal, one of the most important structures in the world, was built in 1631 by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This place, which is one of the valuable examples of Indo-Islamic architecture, is among the most photographed places in the world.
Tokyo Tower (Tokyo, Japan)
Tokyo Tower, which is one of the most important structures in the world, was inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Unlike Eiffel, however, it has orange and white colours. The tower, which was opened in 1958, is known to be visited by millions of tourists every year. Tokyo Tower is one of the most important tourist spots in the country and the city.
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, USA)
Brooklyn Bridge, one of the symbols of New York, is one of the most photographed spots in the world. The bridge, which has been in service since 1883, connects Manhattan and Brooklyn, the heart of the city. It also offers unique views from both regions.
Buckingham Palace (London, UK)
Buckingham Palace, one of the symbols of London, is one of the most photographed spots in the world. The palace, which owes today’s appearance to Architect John Nash, is the official residence of the British Royal Family. The palace, which is known to contain approximately 500 people, has also certain rooms open to visitors.
Great Wall (Huairou, China)
The Great Wall of China, one of the most photographed spots in the world, is also one of the seven wonders of the world. This building, which is the longest defensive wall in the history of humanity, dates back to 221 BC. The Great Wall of China is 21,000 km long and is known to contribute to the construction of 1 million people over 2000 years.
St. Stephen’s Basilica (Budapest, Hungary)
St. Stephen’s Basilica, one of the most magnificent buildings of Budapest, started to be built in 1851 and it took more than 50 years to be completed. You can also visit this basilica, which is one of the most photographed spots in the world, for a panoramic view of Budapest, by climbing 364 steps to the landscaped terrace or by a lift.
Sydney Opera House (Sydney, Australia)
The Sydney Opera House is also one of the most photographed spots in the world. Considered as the most important symbol of the city, the building resembles a sailboat on the sea. There are 5 large halls within the building where dance, concert, opera and theatre performances meet the audience.
Burj Khalifa Caliph (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, is one of the most photographed tourist spots. The mega building which was called Burj Dubai in the beginning, the flamboyant Dubai Fountain welcomes guests. The building is surrounded by Burj Khalifa Park, which is reminiscent of the desert environment and creates a refreshing atmosphere with its pools and fountains.
Berlin Wall (Berlin, Germany)
Another point in our list of the most photographed places in the world is the Berlin Wall. This wall was built to divide the city of Berlin in two as East and West Germany, which was established after the Second World War. The destruction of the 155-kilometre-long wall 30 years ago symbolizes the collapse of communism and the end of the Cold War era in Eastern Europe. Today, the remains of the wall are still standing and the popular graffiti canvases on them are worth seeing.
Maiden’s Tower (Istanbul, Turkey)
Let’s come to the most familiar point of the list! The Maiden’s Tower is among the most photographed spots in the world. Thousands of tourists from different parts of the world annually photograph this majestic tower in the middle of the sea. The building, which is estimated to be built around 1110, now serves as a restaurant.