Niagara Falls is the most Instagrammed waterfall in the world

Oct 15 2019, 2:51 pm

Regardless of the time of year, Niagara Falls is one of those tourist attractions that’s always worth seeing.

In fact, the famous falls garner so much attention, it was just dubbed the most Instagrammed waterfall in the world — the Canadian side, obviously.


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By collating the number of hashtags of 20 waterfalls from around the world, Showers to You has identified which natural phenomena, three of which are considered Wonders of the World, have been Instagrammed the most and are therefore worth visiting.

Niagara Falls claimed the number one spot despite being one of the smallest waterfalls in size, receiving over three million hashtags to date.


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Following in second place is Iguazú Falls in Argentina, a picturesque waterfall and Wonder of the World, which has been tagged 343,037 times.

Coming in third place is Multnomah Falls, one of Oregon’s biggest tourist attractions, with 261,020 hashtags on Instagram. 

Horseshoe Falls, is the second Canadian waterfall to make it onto the list, and it’s the largest of the three waterfalls that collectively form Niagara Falls.

Waterfall Location Height (m) No. of Hashtags
Niagara Falls Canada 51 3,008,732
Iguazú Falls Argentina 82 343,037
Multnomah Falls USA 189 261,020
Victoria Falls Zambia 108 236,117
Gullfoss Iceland 32 234,512
Skógafoss Iceland 60 218,094
Yosemite Falls USA 739 170,215
Seljalandsfoss Iceland 60 139,668
Havasu Falls USA 30 130,208
Bridalveil Falls USA 188 127,020
Snoqualmie Falls USA 82 116,083
Horseshoe Falls Canada 51 76,784
Goðafoss Iceland 12 73,659
Dettifoss Iceland 44 44,195
Cascata delle Marmore Italy 165 39,140
Rhine Falls Switzerland 23 37,133
Shoshone Falls USA 65 30,176
Jog Falls India 253 29,330
Gocta Waterfall Peru 771 25,312
Angel Falls Venezuela 979 22,440

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