Dubai’s Burj Khalifa named among world’s most beautiful viewpoints

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa named among world’s most beautiful viewpoints

The world’s tallest building came in second. See which viewpoint beat it

A new study by Park Sleep Fly has compiled a list of the most picturesque viewpoints across the globe.

Based on destinations with the highest number of tagged Instagram posts, Paris’ Eiffel Tower came in first place with 7,016,648 tagged posts. 

Eiffel Tower was followed by Dubai’s Burj Khalifa with 6,001,463 posts. The Grand Canyon came in third with 4,133,265 posts.

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Accessible via a glass lift, the top of the Eiffel tower is 276 metres above the ground, and offers unparalleled views of the Parisian skyline. 

In second place, and over 828 metres tall, the Burj Khalifa is the tallest free-standing structure in the world. Visitors can book the At the Top experience where they can visit the level 124 observation deck, which is more than 400 metres above ground. 

Rounding out the top three is the Grand Canyon. As one of the world’s seven wonders, the destination has several viewing spots, many of which are located at the South Rim, a popular location for visiting tourists.


Here are the top 10 most picturesque viewpoints in the world:  

  1. Eiffel Tower, France

  2. Burj Khalifa, UAE

  3. Grand Canyon, USA

  4. London Eye, UK

  5. Golden Gate Bridge, USA

  6. Empire State Building, USA

  7. Big Sur, USA

  8. Table Mountain, South Africa

  9. Top of the Rock, USA

  10. Charles Bridge, Czech Republic

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