By Marilyn La Jeunesse

Published on March 15, 2016

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Photography by @CAROLYNCARTER
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Almost overnight, it seems as though Instagrammers have become obsessed with photographing every angle of a spiral staircase. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite shots of this Insta trend. Take a look!

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Photography by @CHICKFLICK1900

Take a long look at this sleek black and white spiral staircase and you might actually run the risk of being hypnotized.

Photo by @chickflick1900

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Photography by @BRANDONOSORIO

This all-white staircase located inside Barney’s Chelsea location has become one of the most iconic spiral shots on Instagram — and the store only opened in February!

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Photography by @CHUMMIE_MOJO

@chummie_mojo captured this beautiful staircase at the Vatican Museum. We can’t get enough of the intricately detailed moldings!

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The gold and teal accents on the railing of this white staircase inspire pure elegance. 

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A half-moon staircase with baby blue and gold accents? Yep, we could definitely picture this staircase in our dream home! 

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Photography by @CHENJUNYAN92

@chenjunyan92 proves that not all spiral staircases have to be round. We love the geometric composition of this triangular beauty.

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Photography by @BRANDONOSORIO

Museums are the perfect place to spot a gorgeous spiral staircase. @brandonosorio (appropriately) found this rectangular structure at The Whitney in NYC.

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Photography by @GEORGE_FRANKLIN

@george_franklin captured the beautiful contrast between a black and white staircase and a periwinkle floor.

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Photography by @IHAN1077

In the shape of a keyhole, this wrought-iron staircase in Prague leads to a hidden Cubist-esque cafe. 

Photo by @ihan1077

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Photography by @CAROLYNCARTER

This oblong marble staircase is definitely one of our favorites — it’s absolutely stunning in both form, shape, and detail.

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Photography by @JSAVARIA

You don’t always have to shoot a spiral staircase from above to appreciate its beauty. Side shots like this one accentuate the grandeur of the area’s passageways.

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Photography by @LAETITIAMODINE

By shooting from below, @laetitiamodine was able to capture the blue shade on the side of the staircase, which wouldn’t have been as striking as when photographed from above.

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Photography by @LOEWE7

Don’t forget to use a few friends as props when taking a photo of a spiral staircase. It will lend a sense of depth to the image!

Photo by @loewe7

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Photography by @TANAJAEITARO

Shades of green and blue make for the perfect pair in this dreamy staircase.

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Photography by @PICSESSION

Wooden railings lend a touch of charm to these mysteriously intriguing spiral steps.