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11th August 2022

London’s Least Discovered Viewpoints

RankViewpointLocationPopularity (no. of Instagram hashtags)
1King Henry's MoundRichmond733
2Aviary RooftopFinsbury1,000
312th Knot at the Sea ContainersBlackfriars1,400
4Alexandra Palace ParkMuswell Hill1,500
5The Dare Skywalk, TottenhamTottenham2,500
6The Garden at 120City of London3,300
7Duck & WaffleCity of London4,300
8Coq D'ArgentCity of London6,900
9Frank's CafePeckham9,500
10Rooftop Cinema ClubPeckham11,400

In order to find the most undiscovered viewpoints in London, we analysed all of the viewpoints available in London, then to reveal the most undiscovered ones to visit, they analysed Instagram hashtags to reveal the ones with the least amount of hashtags.

Discover a true hidden gem in Richmond Park with incredible views from King Henry’s Mound. Or if you’re a foodie, make a beeline for The Aviary Rooftop in Finsbury, which only has 1,000 Instagram hashtags. Coming in at No.10 on our list is Rooftop Cinema Club in Peckham where you can pair great views with a open air cinema experience.

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The Most Instagrammed Viewpoints in London

RankViewpointLocationPopularity (no. of Instagram hashtags)
1London EyeSouth Bank3,400,000
2Tower BridgeTower Bridge2,500,000
3St Paul's CathedralCity of London475,000
4Parliament HillHampstead Heath141,000
5Oxo TowerSouth Bank62,700

Although the most Instagrammed viewpoints are likely to be a bit busier than the likes of King Henry’s Mound and Aviary Rooftop, there is no denying they offer incredible views of London.

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