Thanks to Thailand’s snap-happy Instagrammers, one Bangkok mall is Instagram’s most photographed place in 2013

Thanks to Thailand's snap-happy Instagrammers, one Bangkok mall is Instagram's most photographed place in 2013

This Instagram photo by @yoyossavadee was taken at the world’s most Instagrammed location – a Bangkok mall.

There are about 1.4 million Instagram users in Thailand (1), and they are the world’s most snap-happy Instagrammers. Instagram has just revealed its top 10 most photographed locations in 2013, and the number one and number nine slots are places in Bangkok.

Instagram says that the most snapped place in the world on its social network is the Siam Paragon mall. Number nine is Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport. All the other photogenic locations in the top 10 are in the US.

When it comes to the most-Instagrammed cities of 2013, New York actually takes the top spot, but Bangkok is a close second. The rest of the top 10 are cities in the US, the UK, Brazil, or Russia. 60 percent of Instagrammers are now sharing photos and videos from outside of the United States, the company notes today.

This definitely isn’t a first for Thailand’s enthusiastic Instagrammers. In 2011, three locations in Bangkok made up the top 15 most snapped places, and two were on the list last year.

Thailand’s top Instagram user is @aum_patchrapa – aka the actress Patchrapa Chaichua – who has 1,843,656 followers right now.

  1. According to Bangkok-based social analytics firm ZocialInc.  ↩

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