Athens by night is the third most popular city in the world, based on the photos that are taken at night and appear on Instagram. The survey was conducted by the Premier Inn in more than 250 cities around the world.
The number of hashtags for #citybynight was counted and compared to cities in the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Africa, South America, and Asia.
The five most popular cities in the world for a night out!
The first most popular city for a night out among Instagram users was Paris with one million hashtags, second London with 231,000, third Athens with 182,000, fourth Rome with 174,000, and fifth Warsaw with 160,000.
Evidence shows that Europe has become extremely popular with night owl lovers, as 18 of the top 20 cities are on the old continent. France was the most popular country at night with 5 cities in the top 20.
Casablanca emerged as the most beautiful night city in Africa, with 25,800 hashtags – significantly more hashtags than any other African city surveyed, and is a short distance from the top 20.
Dubai usually has 8 to 10 hours of sunshine a day, however, the popular UAE-based popular tourist destination is ranked as the most beautiful city to visit at night in Asia, with 71,500 hashtags. Dubai and Tokyo also entered the top 20 cities in the world with the most hashtags at night.
Only one city in the US entered the top 20 cities in the world with the most night photos – New York in 14th place with over 50,000 hashtags.