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The world’s most Instagrammed waterfalls revealed The world’s most Instagrammed waterfalls revealed

The World’s Most Instagrammed Waterfalls Revealed

While millions are still constrained by lockdowns and Covid-19, social media has been a haven to explore the world from the comfort of our homes. With searches for ‘travel destinations’ up 100 percent, it even allows us to plan future holidays.

Interested in tourist hotspots, Showerstoyou.co.uk were keen to discover which waterfalls are the most popular on social media. After collating the number of Instagram hashtags per waterfall, they can now reveal all.

 In first place, Niagara Falls is the world’s most Instagrammed waterfall. While one of the smallest by size (51 m), it appears the famed romantic destination hasn’t lost its appeal, raking in a total of 3,397,431 hashtags.

In second place is Iguazú Falls. Argentina’s Wonder of the World had its hashtag shared an incredible 1,005,532 times on Instagram and is a sight to see once overseas travel is allowed.

Gullfoss claims the third most popular waterfall on social media. One of Iceland’s biggest tourist attractions, physically and figuratively, it boasts 329,576 hashtags on Instagram.

In fourth is the famous Victoria Falls in Zambia (286,410 hashtags) and Skógafoss in Iceland (255,519 hashtags) in fifth – tourism in the near future to both should help their countries’ economies bounce back.