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Yelp’s top 50 most photographed landmarks in the USA & Canada



Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco CA

If you need a new profile photo then you’ve come to the right place. We dug through Yelp data to find the top 50 most photographed landmarks in the United States and Canada. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, an urban explorer or a history buff this list has got something for every type of adventurer to enjoy. Every landmark on this list has at least 700 photos on their Yelp page and the top 10 spots have more than 5,000 photos each. Balboa Park in San Diego tops the list with over 10,000 photos and counting.

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Methodology: This is an all-time list of the Most Photographed Landmarks in the United States and Canada according to Yelp. To come up with this list, we identified businesses in the landmark category on Yelp, then ranked them based on how frequently users submit photos. This list looked at businesses in the United States and Canada. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of May 11, 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of May 11, 2022.


1. Balboa Park (San Diego) — 10,178 photos 

2. Space Needle (Seattle) — 8,706 photos 

3. Alcatraz Island (San Francisco) — 8,035 photos 

4. Hearst Castle (Sam Simeon) — 7,127 photos

5. Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco) — 7,040 photos

6. Hoover Dam (Boulder City) — 6,380 photos

7. Times Square (New York) — 6,296 photos

8. Anaheim Packing District (Anaheim) — 6,182 photos

9. Empire State Building (New York) — 6,018 photos

10. Palace of Fine Arts (San Francisco) — 5,347 photos 

Balboa Park, Space Needle, Hoover Dam

11. Brooklyn Bridge (Brooklyn) — 4,925 photo

12. Grand Central Terminal (New York)— 4,523 photos

13. Mission San Juan Capistrano (San Juan Capistrano) — 4,512 photos

14. Statue of Liberty (New York) — 4,409 photos

15. Navy Pier (Chicago) — 4,245 photos

16. Winchester Mystery House (San Jose) — 4,127 photos

17. Lincoln Memorial (Washington DC) — 3,809 photos

18. Pearl Harbor National Memorial (Honolulu) — 3,684 photos

19. The Alamo (San Antonio) — 3,482 photos

20. Hollywood Walk of Fame (Hollywood) — 3,405 photos

Brooklyn Bridge, Navy Pier, The Alamo

21. Texas State Capitol (Austin) — 3,298 photos

22. Cabrillo National Monument (San Diego) — 3,243 photos

23. Top of the Rock (New York) — 3,160 photos

24. George Washington’s Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon) — 2,965 photos

25. CN Tower (Toronto) — 2,963 photos 

26. Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls) — 2,959 photos

27. Coit Tower (San Francisco) — 2,954 photos

28. The White House (Washington DC) — 2,928 photos 

29. One World Trade Center (New York) — 2,909 photos 

30. Twin Peaks (San Francisco) — 2,903 photos

Top of the Rock, CN Tower, Niagara Falls

31. Willis Tower (Chicago) — 2,876 photos

32. Washington Monument (Washington DC) — 2,857 photos

33. Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site (Philadelphia) — 2,841 photos

34. The Cloud Gate (Chicago) — 2,562 photos

35. Vessel (New York) — 2,537 photos

36. Old Town San Diego State Historic Park (San Diego) — 2,476 photos

37. The Gateway Arch (Saint Louis) — 2,420 photos

38. United States Capitol (Washington DC) — 2,409 photos

39. The San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge (Oakland) — 2,401 photos

40. California State Capitol Museum (Sacramento) — 2,377 photos

Washington Monument, Vessel, The Gateway Arch

41. Oculus (New York) — 2,336 photos

42. 360 Chicago (Chicago) — 2,297 photos

43. San Francisco City Hall (San Francisco) — 2,278 photos

44. Mission Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara) —2,235 photos

45. Fountains of Bellagio (Las Vegas) — 2,229 photos

46. Bok Tower Gardens (Lake Wales) — 2,209 photos

47. Niagara Falls (Ontario) — 1,170 photos 

48. Nathan Phillips Square (Toronto) — 834 photos

49. L’Oratoire Saint-Joseph du Mont-Royal (Montréal) — 812 photos

50. Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge (North Vancouver)  — 750 photos

360 Chicago, Fountains of Bellagio, Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
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