In a study from Cornell University, researchers have taken over 35 million photos from 300 thousand photographers on the flickr site and calculated the most photographed places and landmarks.  While most of the landmarks are not too surprising, the Apple Store in Manhattan coming in at 28 is a standout.

 

 

The top 25 most photographed cities in the Flickr data are:

  1. New York City
  2. London
  3. San Francisco
  4. Paris
  5. Los Angeles
  6. Chicago
  7. Washington, DC
  8. Seattle
  9. Rome
  10. Amsterdam
  11. Boston
  12. Barcelona
  13. San Diego
  14. Berlin
  15. Las Vegas
  16. Florence
  17. Toronto
  18. Milan
  19. Vancouver
  20. Madrid
  21. Venice
  22. Philadelphia
  23. Austin
  24. Dublin
  25. Portland

 

The top seven most photographed landmarks are:

  1. Eiffel Tower – Paris
  2. Trafalgar Square – London
  3. Tate Modern museum – London
  4. Big Ben – London
  5. Notre Dame – Paris
  6. The Eye – London
  7. Empire State Building – New York City

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