What are the most popular landmarks for proposals? #1 may surprise you

What are the most popular landmarks for proposals? #1 may surprise you

LONDON — Location can make or break a wedding proposal, which is why people around the world spend months – and money – into finding the perfect place to go down on bended knee. Now, thanks to wedding planning website hitched.co.uk, a handy cheat sheet of the world’s most popular proposal sites is helping lovebirds achieve their ultimate proposal.

The company used geotagging and hashtags like #bridetobe and #engaged to track the most popular global landmarks on Instagram where couples get engaged. What they found may surprise you.

Coming in at #1 as the world’s most popular landmark for proposals was Disneyland, Paris, with one in 500 proposals. Following closely behind is sister park Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom in Florida, with one in 555 proposals.

Minnesota’s Centennials Lakes Park came in strong at #3 with one in 625 proposals, outranking such romantic spots as the Eiffel Tower, which ranked #4 on the list with one in 679 proposals. The Hollywood Sign in Los Angeles rounded out the top five, with one in 1,000 proposals.

The rest of the top 10 are as follows: Central Park and Brooklyn Bridge, New York (tying for 6th place with one in 1,111 proposals); Niagara Falls, Ontario (1 in 1,250 proposals); Walt Disney’s Epcot Park, Florida (one in 1,428 proposals); Big Bear Lake, California (one in 1,666 proposals); and Bondi Beach, Sydney (one in 2,000 proposals).