These Gorgeous Maps Show The World's Great Cities From A Local's POV

February 19, 2015 4:09 PM

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These Gorgeous Maps Show The World's Great Cities From A Local's POV

Everyone knows that tourists tend to take a lot of photos—especially in cities that attract a lot of them. Any New Yorker will gripe about the selfie sticks and endless camera flashes in Times Square—but where are the places locals of the world’s most popular cities love to visit, and take photographs of their own?

Data artist Eric Fischer set out to answer that question. Using geotagging—location data embedded in photographs and other digital media—he’s created a series of maps that show us precisely which locations are beloved by tourists, by locals, and by both groups.

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