Maldives has been named one of the most Instagrammable places in the world.

International travel magazine Big 7 Travel has released its picks for the most Instagrammable places in the world, with the Maldives placing 16th in the rankings. This is not the first time Maldives has featured on this list as they placed 31st last year and 11th in 2020.

A couple celebrating Valentines day on the beach.

According to Big 7 Travel, the list was compiled after a comprehensive process that analyses the number of hashtags and Tiktok views that every destination received. The final results are ranked in order of visual allure and social media popularity. This list is updated annually and has been going on for the past five years.

Sydney, Australia was awarded the number one spot for two consecutive years, both in 2019 and 2020, with Japan stealing that spot from Sydney in 2021 and Singapore being number one in 2022.

Sydney, Australia. (Photo/Musement)

This year’s list, which includes a total of 50 destinations as per usual, includes such amazing places as Milan, Italy, which takes the number one spot on the list with 22,058,065 tags on Instagram and 97,000,000,000 on Tiktok, London, England, which takes the second spot with 154,408,703 Instagram tags and 54,200,000,000 on Tiktok, and Paris, France, third with 134,627,924 tags on Instagram and 47,900,000,000. Maldives has 10,148,083 tags on Instagram and 6,900,000,000 on Tiktok.

Duomo di Milano, Italy. (Photo/Yes Milano)

Other destinations featured on the list in no particular order include:

  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Nepal
  • Bali, Indonesia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Iceland
  • Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Wadi Rum, Jordan

Big 7 Travel is one of three channels by Big 7 Media. With an audience of over 1.5 million, Big 7 Media is a trusted source for recommendations, holiday inspirations and the hottest travel trends. They focus on taking the incredible destinations of our planet and bringing them to the audience so they can see it through on the go.