Cliffs of Moher ranked among world’s most popular selfie spots

Looking for something to brighten up your Instagram feed? Then you might need to schedule a visit to the Cliffs of Moher.

One of the most famous tourist attractions on the Emerald Isle, the Cliffs of Moher, has been ranked among the world’s most popular selfie spots.

The sprawling beauty of the rugged Wild Atlantic Way offers up much to be admired. However, it’s the Cliffs of Moher that come out top time and time again.

So, if you’re looking for the ultimate Irish selfie, take a trip to the island’s most iconic cliffs.

A brilliant beauty spot – a breathtaking destination

The Cliffs of Moher have been named among the most popular selfie spots in the world.
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Those looking to rack up the social media ‘likes’ may want to take a trip to the west of Ireland as the Cliffs of Moher have been ranked among world’s most popular selfie spots.

Stretching for 8 km (5 miles) and towering 702 ft (214 m) above the wild Atlantic Ocean below, the Cliffs of Moher are a truly breathtaking sight to behold.

Thus, it is no surprise that the stunning natural attraction has proved such a favourite on social media.

Welcoming around 1.5 million visitors per year, most cannot resist snapping a quick picture to share the stunning scenery with their social media followers.

A popular spot for a selfie – don’t forget your camera

You need to visit the Cliffs of Moher.
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International travel website Enjoy Travel ranked the stunning Cliffs of Moher among the world’s most popular selfie spots.

Ranking the beauty spot as number 25 on their list, they wrote, “The Cliffs of Moher are located in the West of Ireland.

“They are cinematic, breathtaking, and one of the biggest attractions in Ireland. Stand anywhere and take a selfie, and the background will be spectacular.

“For uninterrupted views of the Aran Islands and Galway Bay, visit the round stone lookout called O’Brien’s Tower.

“For even more dramatic panoramic views, following the Doolin Cliff Walk and Coastal Trail. This will take you from the charming village of Doolin to the Cliffs of Moher.”

A social media favourite – perfect for the ‘gram

Cliffs of Moher named among the most popular selfie spots in the world.
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With over 634,375 Instagram posts and an incredible 5 million Tiktoks boasting the hashtag #cliffsofmoher, the Cliffs of Moher ranked among world’s most popular selfie spots.

Other locations named include Disneyland Paris, which took the top spot, boasting over 6 billion posts with the hashtag #disneyland. Coming in second place is Disney World in Florida, coming in at just over 6 billion as well.

Disneyland Paris topped the rankings.
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The tallest building in the world, Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, came in third place. Social media users posted just over 1.5 billion pictures using the hashtag #burjkhalifa.

Other top selfie spots included the Eiffel Tower, the Taj Mahal, and the Grand Canyon. Machu Picchu, London Bridge, St Basil’s Cathedral, and Kruger National Park also made the list.

To read the full list, you can visit Enjoy Travel’s list on their website here.

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