Burj Khalifa is one of the most popular places in the world to take a selfie, a new study has found.

Tourist attraction site Attraction Tix, has recently browsed through social media posts to compile a list of travel hotspots most preferred by visitors taking selfies.

Based on a Google site search of Instagram, the world’s tallest tower appeared as the third most favourite attraction in the world for taking selfies, ahead of Big Ben and London Bridge in the UK, Empire State Building in New York and Colosseum in Rome.

The Eiffel Tower in Paris emerged as the winner with 10,700 posts, followed by Disney World, Florida with 9,870 hits and Burj Khalifa with 8,860 posts. A number of landmarks and attractions in the UK, aside from Big Ben and London Bridge, emerged in the top 40, with the Buckingham Palace, London Eye and Madame Tussauds also appearing in selfie posts.

source: Gulfnews