Parisians Think Instagrammers Ruined An Iconic Neighborhood — & The Photos Don’t Lie

If the residents in this iconic Paris neighborhood had their way, Instagrammers would be banned from taking photos on their street.

On Rue Crémieux, it is as if the mid-19th century homes got a makeover in the style of the brightly painted, Victorian homes of San Francisco. The pastel pinks, purples, and blues are an irresistible magnet for Instagrammers from around the world who have started putting this small, cobblestoned street at the top of their sightseeing lists when they travel to the city of lights.
Over the past four years, residents have been weaving their way through tourists trying to get the perfect ‘gram and they have had enough. The residents’ association for the street is appealing to the city of Paris this week to close the street to non-residents on evenings and weekends, reports Travel + Leisure. With more than 30,000 posts on Instagram tagged Rue Crémieux, it’s easy to see why.
Read more on: Refinery29
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