The Best Places In LA To Take A Cool Selfie

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Vote up the spots in LA you have to go for a selfie.

Ever notice how all LA Instagram posts seem to feature the same tired shots of the Hollywood sign or other overdone tourist spots? Don't let it happen to you! Keep things fresh with this list of some of the coolest locations and best selfie background walls in Los Angeles. Discover one the most Instagramable angel wings murals in Los Angeles, some of the hottest walls on Melrose Avenue, and plenty of other hidden gems that offer awesome LA Instagram opportunities. 

Looking to spread a little Cali love? Then the California Dreaming wall may be the perfect spot for your next snapshot. Planning to take a walking art tour? The walls of The Container Yard offer plenty of Instagram worthy shots begging to happen. Along with each Insta-worthy wall you see here, you'll also find the best location to plug into your GPS for directions. Head down to destinations such as the "please don't instagram this wall" or explore whole hidden bars full of fun photo opportunities. Be sure and vote for your favorite locals to let everyone know which you think are the best Instagram walls and locations in Los Angeles.


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    Check Out The Carrera Café Wall And It's Rotating Murals

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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    Location: 8251 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles

    Perfect For: Great shots with your coffee crew. The legendary mural wall at Carrera Cafe features regularly rotating murals, many of which are featured in movies.

    3 votes
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    Keep It Classy At The Bradbury Building

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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    Location: 304 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 

    Perfect For: Showing off your serious side (or classiest outfit). Built in 1893, the five-story Bradbury Building is the oldest standing commercial building in downtown Los Angles and features a gorgeous interior of steampunk-esque stairs, walkways, and ironwork. 

     

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    Conquer The Curves At Runyan Canyon

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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    Location: 2000 N Fuller Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

    Perfect For: Panoramic skyline shots or showing off your athletic prowess. A favorite selfie spot of shirtless men everywhere, Runyan Canyon is host to some of both the best hiking and bird's eye photo opportunities in the city. 

    4 votes
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    Museum Of Neon Art

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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    Location: 216 S Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91204

    Perfect For: Glowing neon backgrounds in plenty of cool colors. The Museum of Neon Art or MONA is packed full of fun art unlike any other. 

     

    2 votes
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    Escape The City At The Japanese Garden

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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    Location: 6100 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91406

    Perfect For: Showing off your serene side. One of L.A.'s best kept secrets, these gorgeous Japanese gardens are tucked away in the San Fernando Valley's Van Nuys neighbor and are full of stunning backgrounds just begging to be Instagrammed.

    2 votes
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    Trip Out Your Followers At The Museum Of Illusions

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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    Location: 6751 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

    Perfect For: Photos that will definitely make your friends look twice. Packed full of 3D and trippy upside down exhibits, the Museum of Illusions is a selfie lover's dream come true. 

    3 votes