Instagrammable History You Might Want To Take Pictures Of

Most millennials are into Instagram.  If you’re a parent like me, Instagram is a vehicle to connect with your teens.  Some non-techy parents might ask, insta “what?”

Well, the new generations love capturing every event because somehow, historical traveling and mental health create an impact on them. They express their thoughts and emotions through visuals rather than text.  Instagram is the platform where they chronicle their lives by taking pictures of each notable moment.


Millennials just do magic turning ordinary things into something that will put the on-lookers in awe.  They have the talent to make even the oldest, and the simplest thing looks, not just lovely, but splendid. Browsing their photos of old houses, churches, parks, and ruins of buildings will make you want to visit the place.

The influence of Instagram motivates people to travel more.  Visiting historical places are already on their bucket list.

Let’s see if these countries with the richest histories according to U. S. News is on your list.   Find out what these countries have to offer the millennials to post on their Instagram.

Egypt (Temple Of The Soul Of Ptah)

Based on 2017 survey, Egypt has the richest histories.  Ancient Egypt tells us stories about pharaohs and mysterious hidden chambers.  Cairo is where you can spot most of the highly Instragrammable historical edifices.

  • Sufi Bookstore
  • Cairo Tower
  • The Hanging Church
  • Ibn Tulun Mosque

UNESCO-declared heritage sites

  • Abu Mena
  • Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
  • Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur
  • Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae
  • Saint Catherine Area
  • Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley)

Italy (Birthplace Of Western Civilization)

Italy is the home to outstanding masterpieces of art and architecture.  Their buildings and ruins remind us of its greatness in the ancient times.

  • Colosseum
  • Pompeii
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Amalfi Coast
  • Florence Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Cinque Terre
  • Vatican City
  • Mark’s Basilica
  • Pantheon
  • Roman Forum
  • Milan Duomo

Greece (Land Of Gods)

Greece is not only famous for its great philosophers in the likes of Aristotle, Socrates, and Plato.  Many consider Greece as a paradise.  Its beauty is too magical and too immersed in mythology to be real.  The land feels so heavenly that millennial travelers are drawn to its charm.

  • Santorini
  • Rhodes Old Town
  • Monasteries of Meteora
  • Parthenon Temple, Acropolis
  • Windmills in the Cyclades
  • Sanctuary of Delphi
  • Ancient Olympia
  • Medieval Town of Rhodes
  • Epidaurus Ancient Theatre

China (Celestial Empire)

China is also considered one of the world’s ancient civilizations.  Its history dates back to the Shang Dynasty, which was more than 3000 years ago.  China indeed has a rich history and is worth a visit to the wanderlust.

  • Stone Forest of Shilin in Kunming
  • Xihu in Hangzhou
  • Terracotta Army in Xi’an
  • Yongding Hakka Cultural Village
  • Zhongshan Park of Shantou
  • Great Mosque of Xi’an
  • Hupao Spring in Hangzhou
  • Jade rock of Yu Garden in Shanghai
  • Old City Walls of Xi’an

Spain (Land Of Medieval Castles)

Visiting the castles of Spain is like traveling back in time.  Its rich culture and history continue to shape modern Spain’s aggressive and influential identity.  When visiting and taking pictures, be sure to adorn it with your creative hashtags.

  • Casa Batlló,
  • Casa Amatller
  • Temple de Debod
  • Ronda village
  • Plaza de España
  • Barrio Santa Cruz
  • Cathedral of Segovia
  • Toledo’s Cathedral
  • Monasterio de San Juan de Los Reyes
  • Cathedral of La Laguna
  • Iglesia de la Concepcion
  • Plaza del Adelantado

Tourism got a boost after the birth of Instagram.  The millennials are getting hooked on traveling and taking photos of scenery, people, and especially the old buildings.  Their thirst for adventure drives their souls to dig into our history and rich culture.

On Instagram, every photo you post is your storytelling from the history.



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