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The 10 most popular Instagram photos in Toronto

There's a number of places in Toronto we've all seen appear countless times in our Instagram feeds. They're the types of shots that have been done to death but have endearing popularity because they're iconic, stunningly beautiful or we challenge ourselves to find new and interesting ways to approach them.

Here are my picks for the most popular Instagram photos in Toronto.

CN Tower
If you've lived in Toronto all your life or have only been to Toronto for a day, chances are there's a photo of the CN Tower in your feed.

Puente de Luz

Puente de Luz (Bridge of Light)
Often referred to as the yellow bridge by CityPlace, the Puente de Luz is a go-to spot for Toronto photographers and models to shoot at.

Brookfield Place

Brookfield Place
This soaring office complex in the Financial District is undoubtedly popular because of its high, glass ceilings. It offers perfect natural lighting for amateur and pro photographers alike who want a classic shot and some easy Instagram likes.

Polson Pier

Polson Pier
A photo of the skyline from Polson Pier is a classic. Whether it's a day time or sunset photo, it always turns out great.

TD Building

Toronto-Dominion Centre
The Financial District building might be an unexpected addition to this list but if you take a look at some of the most widely followed Instagram accounts in the city you'll find it coming up again and again.

Gooderham Building

Gooderham Building
This historic Toronto landmark is a go-to for Instagram likes. It has been shot in so many ways that it never seems to get old.

St.Michael's stairwell

St. Michael's Hospital stairwell
This stairwell may be a bit more discreet than others on this list but it's a classic shot for those looking for some symmetry.

Atrium on Bay

Atrium on Bay
This downtown office and retail complex is home to a popular look-up shot that always finds a way to be a bit different depending on the lighting, filters and angle.

Nathan Phillips Square

Nathan Phillips Square
Since the addition of the Toronto sign, photos of the city's main gathering spot have increased in popularity ranking it perhaps second only to the CN Tower.

Old City Hall

Old City Hall
Whether it's a wide shot or close up, the photos of Old City Hall hold a certain fascination. The view from Bay Street is probably my favourite angle.

What did I miss? Add more popular Instagram photos to the comments.

Photos by @jaynumberfive, @hotrealtor, @bora.va.bora, @hollysisson, @bnewfield, @lastminutehabits, @austinvandeven, @pavidderry, @ryerson_u, @kidoctober.


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