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The Most Instagrammable London Locations: A Guide

By Parker Diakite

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Search #London in your Instagram, and there you will find more than 100 million results. That’s because almost everywhere in this unofficial international capital of the world is picture-worthy. From the architecture, fashion, cafes, and street art, there’s just so much to capture.

 

If you’re planning a trip to the United Kingdom, here’s a guide of some of the most Instagrammable places in London.

 

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Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is one of the most recognizable bridges in the world. The bridge crosses the River Thames close to the Tower of London and has become an iconic symbol of London.

 

 

 

Big Ben

The Houses of Parliament’s iconic clock tower is one of London’s most famous landmarks. The best picture is at night when the four clock faces are illuminated.

 

Instagram| @ philipp_pley

 

Pretty Houses in Notting Hill

The pastel homes in this upscale West London neighborhood are a unique charm for visitors.


 

Instagram| @charmince

 

London Eye

The London Eye is a giant Ferris Wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames. Take a picture at night of this luminous attraction.

 

Instagram| @athriftytourist

 

St. Paul’s Cathedral

This massive cathedral is known across the world and will not disappoint. There are a few ways to take pictures, including inside the dome, or outside from the observation balcony to overlook the city.

 

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Abbey Road

Take a picture on that famous crossing featured on The Beatles’ final album.

 

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Street Art in Shoreditch

Shoreditch is home to vibrant and colorful street art.

 

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Sketch

Known as one of the prettiest restaurant in London, Sketch is a 18th-century townhouse tea room that transforms into a cocktail lounge every evening.

 

Instagram| @siobhaise

 

 

Oxford Street

Oxford Street is a major road in the City of Westminster and considered one of Europe’s busiest shopping streets with around half a million daily visitors.

 

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