We’ve all been there. Squatting awkwardly to get the best angle, frantically swiping our smartphones to capture the sunset at its most golden. Instagram has made a competition of watching the sun go down, with #sunset pics from around the world numbering 286 million last year. But where’s the best spot to catch the magic?
The team at SpaSeekers has the answer, having analysed the data to reveal the top 10 places where sunsets are Instagrammed globally.
The romance capital of the world glides onto the list at number four, offering a side of epic wine and cheese to accompany some of the most beautiful sunsets around.
Best spot to watch:
Pont Alexandre III
The Pont Alexandre III is a deck arch bridge that spans the Seine in Paris. It connects the Champs-Élysées quarter with those of the Invalides and Eiffel Tower, giving you a peek over the best of Paris.
Cali takes first place in the sunset grand prix with 5.7 million posts on Insta, which is nearly five times more than second-placed Sicily. With the Pacific Ocean as its basin and a coastline replete with palm trees, jagged cliffs, miles upon miles of sand and skies that explode with colour, the Golden State should be at the top of every sunset-lover’s bucket list, and the numbers seem to prove that’s just where it is.