Birmingham's Cathedral Square an Instagram hotspot

By Mark Drew | Birmingham | Entertainment | Published:

It's up there with the London Eye and Tower Bridge, if Google is to believed.

Birmingham's Cathedral Square

Birmingham's Cathedral Square has been added to a list of British landmarks that are must locations for selfies.

It has created a top 10 list of beautiful and iconic backdrops that lend themselves to the perfect selfie.

Birmingham's Cathedral Square, a favourite summer hang-out for visitors and lunching office workers, makes it towards the bottom of the list.

But it has prestigious company, with bustling Brighton Marina topping the list and Oxford University coming in second. London's Tower Bridge, with the London Eye and Liverpool's World Museum also included.

Google claims to have mapped out the exact spots where you can take the perfect photo in these locations, pinpointing the precise place to stand to take your snap. The researchers analysed 80,000 UK Instagram posts relating to popular photography hashtags such as #dayout and #landscape, with the most popular locations put to a public vote to find out the nation's favourites.

Mark Drew

By Mark Drew

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