The MOST POPULAR places to propose around the world

09 Dec 2021

From Paris to the Peak District, which proposal hotspot will be named the most popular place to pop the question? 

Image: Nathan Mullet via Unsplash

With a wealth of upcoming Christmas and New Year proposal plans set to get underway, online pawnbroker H&T has revealed the most popular destinations to propose.

Based on Instagram hashtags and most liked images, the research sheds light on the places most couples choose to mark their engagement  – or indeed, the places to avoid if you're looking for somewhere more unique.

Following almost two years of lockdowns, rules and restrictions associated with the pandemic, there has been a surge in people looking to pledge their commitment to their significant other. 

While searches for engagement rings for women have increased by 250% since 2020, searches for ‘how much should I spend on an engagement ring’ have increased by 350%. 

If you're looking to make an imminent proposal, here are the top 20 places to make it happen:

  1. Santorini, Greece  
  2. Eiffel Tower, Paris 
  3. Times Square, NYC
  4. London Eye, UK
  5. Empire State Building, NYC
  6. Cinque Terre, Italy
  7. The Shard, UK
  8. Bryant Park, NYC
  9. Red Rock Canyon, Nevada
  10. Bellagio Fountain, Las Vegas
  11. Yorkminster, UK
  12. Calton Hill, Scotland
  13. The Louvre, Paris
  14. St Michael's Mount, UK
  15. Disney World, Florida
  16. Aira Force, Lake District
  17. Juliet's Balcony, Italy
  18. Surprise View, Peak District
  19. Ithaa Underwater, Maldives
  20. I Love You Wall, Paris

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