New Instagram research reveals the UK's most loved and photographed buildings

The Uk's most popular and instagrammed buildings and architecture
Big Ben is the top photographed UK building by Instagrammers (Image credit: © Sylvain SONNET / Getty Images)

New research by SINGULART has been conducted to reveal the UK's most photographed buildings and architecture, by looking at statistical data from the number of posts created across relevant hashtags.

Unsurprisingly, four of London's most beautiful buildings reside at the very top of the list, starting with Big Ben followed by Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, and The Shard, comprising the top four with the largest number of Instagram posts. 

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RankLandmark LocationHashtag searchedNumber of posts
1Big BenLondonbigben3,200,000
2Tower BridgeLondontowerbridge2,600,000
3Buckingham PalaceLondonbuckinghampalace1,300,000
4The ShardLondontheshard800,000
5Edinburgh CastleEdinburghedinburghcastle628,000
5The Tower of LondonLondontoweroflondon628,000
6St Paul's CathedralLondonstpaulscathedral468,000
7Windsor CastleWindsorwindsorcastle406,000
8Brighton PierBrightonbrightonpier342,000
9Westminster AbbeyLondonwestminsterabbey303,000
10Cambridge UniversityCambridgecambridgeuniversity246,000
11Eden ProjectCornwalledenproject216,000
12St. Pancras Renaissance HotelLondonstpancras203,000
13York MinsterYorkyorkminster186,000
14Hampton Court PalaceSurreyhamptoncourt177,000

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.