Instagram users ranked our capital 46th among the top 50 most attractive cities in the world. In the ranking of the travel website Big 7 Travel destinations were ranked according to their visual appeal and popularity on social media, and Big 7 Travel also listed the seven best places to visit in the respective destination for a guaranteed amazing photo on Instagram.
The final list in the ranking for 2021 was prepared after an analysis of the number of hashtags for a particular destination, a survey among users on social networks and the work of the editorial team.
“Easily one of Europe’s most funky and trendy capitals, Sofia is a hit among Instagrammers. Whether you photograph the serenity that surrounds Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski, the countless vintage trams that weave through the city, or hit up the Ivan Vazov Theatre, there will be plenty of incredible insta-ops along the way” - this is how the authors of the ranking describe Sofia.
The first three places in the ranking were taken by Tokyo, the Philippines and Paris, while Sofia ranked ahead of cities such as Athens (Greece) and Helsinki (Finland), Baku (Azerbaijan) and Phuket (Thailand).