Do you plan your trips around the most photogenic spots? Well lucky for you, so do I, and I’ve compiled a list of the 20 best instagram spots in New York City!
This is the second of my instagram city guides. To see them all, click here!
This building is known for being, well… flat. It makes for some particularly stunning angle shots.
Find this at: 175 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010
Manhattan Bridge at DUMBO
This intersection was probably built just for Instagram. The buildings framing the gorgeous Manhattan Bridge… it’s just too perfect!
Find this at: The intersection of Front St & Washington St.
Probably the most gorgeous hotel in NYC, NOMO SOHO has a terrarium-style restaurant and a stunning walkway wreathed with greenery.
Find this at: 9 Crosby St, New York, NY 10013
One of the hidden secrets of this city, Grove Court is a stunning collection of townhouses. It’s actually private property though, so if you want a picture without a gate in it you better be sneaky.
Find this at: between 10 and 12 Grove Street
New York Public Library
Reading is not the only reason for a trip to the library! The architecture of New York Public Library is truly stunning and makes for some great shots.
Find this at: 5th Ave at 42nd St, New York, NY 10018
Head over to the Cloisters to see a bit of medieval Europe in NYC. This museum also has stunning architecture.
Find this at: 99 Margaret Corbin Dr, New York, NY 10040
New York Botanical Garden
Welcome to plant-lovers’ paradise. The New York Botanical Garden has a variety of flora and fauna that will like absolutely great in your instagram!
Find this at: 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
A contemporary art museum, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is photogenic both inside and on the outside.
Find this at: 1071 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128
Want a more thorough guide to Manhattan? Check out: Two Days in Manhattan
These colorful hearts painted on a white backdrop reminds us that love will always win. Also it looks really cool in photos.
Find this at: The intersection of Kenmare and Mott New York, NY 10013
Coney Art Walls
Located on Coney Island, the Coney Art Walls are basically and outdoor museum of street art.
Find this at: 3050 Stillwell Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224
Audrey Hepburn Mural
This iconic mural is located in Little Italy, and doesn’t make for such a nice backdrop as much as it does the subject of your photo.
Find this at: 176 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10013
Harry’s Corner Shop
(Chevr)on point amirite? This lovely chevron wall makes a good backdrop for just about anything!
Find this at: 64 Macdougal St, New York, NY 10012
Little Cupcake Bakeshop Wall
I actually stumbled across this spot on my recent trip to NYC by accident, and couldn’t get a good pic 🙁 But it’s a great and meaningful mural.
Find this at: 9102 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209
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Bethesda Fountain, Central Park
You may notice that the image above does not feature a fountain. Well the fountain is nearby, and is also very photogenic, but I’ve seen more pictures of these arches than the actual fountain itself.
Find this at: 72nd Street, New York, NY 10024
The oldest street in NYC, Stone street has an aesthetically pleasing bend and a plethora of country flags fluttering high above.
Find this at: Stone St, New York, NY 10004
Top of the Rock
The Top of the Rockefeller Tower offers the best view of NYC, guaranteed.
Find this at: Rockefeller Center, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020
This is an iconic shot that you just can’t miss. The Brooklyn Bridge is a practically a symbol of New York.
Find this at: South of Manhattan
Not only is Luna Park a super fun amusement park, it’s also highly photogenic!
Find this at: 1000 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224
The cutest part of NYC that you’ve never heard of. Pomander Walk is like a little bit of England in NYC.
Find this at: Pomander Walk, New York, NY 10025
Rooftop of the MET
The art inside the MET is gorgeous, but the rooftop provides a stunning view of the NYC skyline.
Find this at: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028
Have you been to these spots? Do you have any more to add? Comment below!