Sherman Falls in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada - photo by Joe deSousa under CC0 1.0
Sherman Falls in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada - photo by Joe deSousa under CC0 1.0


The city of Hamilton in Ontario, Canada is best known for its waterfalls. In addition to this natural beauty, there are several other picturesque sights all over the city. Here are some of the Instagrammable places in Hamilton:


Instagrammable Places in Hamilton: Albion Falls


Albion Falls

The downpour of Albion Falls is staggered through a succession of steps, creating a beautiful sight. Albion Falls also has a Lover’s Leap that is equally stunning.

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Splitsville Hamilton

Splitsville is a popular destination in Hamilton for bowling and arcades. And the activities you can enjoy in this bowling alley provide a range of photography prospects.

Instagrammable Places in Hamilton: Central Hamilton

Art Gallery of Hamilton

Art galleries offer a lot of Instagram-worthy opportunities. And the Art Gallery of Hamilton is no different, with works of acclaimed Canadian and international artists.

Hamilton City Centre

Formerly Eaton Centre in Hamilton, this mall is housed in the same building with a glass roof and Victorian-era appeal.

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Instagrammable Places in Hamilton: Centremount

Sam Lawrence Park

Wildflowers, a rock garden, trails and outstanding panoramas of Hamilton await you at Sam Lawrence Park.

Instagrammable Places in Hamilton: Durand

MacNab Street Presbyterian Church

Dating back to 1857, this beautiful church continues to stand on MacNab Street in Hamilton. The architecture of the structure is something worth adding into your gallery.

Whitehern Historic House and Garden

Step back in time at the Whitehern Historic House and Garden, where you can take a tour of the property with guides in full costume. Inside this Victorian-era house, you can see original furnishings that date back to several periods… and there are rumours that the house is haunted.

Instagrammable Places in Hamilton: North End West

Bayfront Park

Without a doubt, parks are great places for capturing the beauty of the surroundings. And at Bayfront Park, the paved pathways, boat launch, picnic tables and grassy amphitheatre all provide different possibilities for Instagrammable photos.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Pier 8

The skating rink itself might be a regular sight but the waterfront views it affords (especially during sunset) are simply picturesque.

Instagrammable Places in Hamilton: Stinson

Carter Park

This park might be small but it definitely has something interesting in store. Check out the murals in this park and you can add another splash of colour into your stories.

Wentworh Stairs

Along the southern portion of Wentworth Street South, you will find the access to the Wentworth Stairs. Following the steps allows you to enjoy the various sceneries – from the stairs itself to the trees to the Hamilton skyline.

Instagrammable Places in Hamilton: Stoney Creek

Battlefield House Museum & Park National Historic Site

On the site where the Battle of Stoney Creek took place in 1813, one can now find a living history museum, the Battlefield Monument and a parkland complete with trails. Each year in June, a re-enactment of the battle can be witnessed at the site.

Devil’s Punchbowl Conservation Area

This ribbon waterfall is part of the Niagara Escarpment. The natural beauty of the falls has been featured in several television shows and movies, and has been part of certain attractions.

Instagrammable Places in Hamilton: Strathcona

Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King

This Gothic style Roman Catholic church in Hamilton is pure beauty. Inside out, its design and architecture is absolutely fascinating.

Dundurn Castle

In Hamilton’s Dundurn Park, you will find a splendid neoclassical Italian-style villa that was built in 1835. That’s Dundurn Castle, which also functions as a civic museum.