The Best Places In New York City To Take A Cool Selfie
When it comes to the best selfie spots in NYC, a few are so obvious that they're more or less a given. Sure you've got to grab a photo of yourself in front of the Statue of Liberty and in Times Square, but what about the other great photo spots in New York? Here you'll find a guide to some of the best NYC Instagram spots that range from classics like the Flatiron building to lesser-known gems such as cool little cafes you may have never heard of.
NYC is full of Instagrammable locations ranging from street art to extravagantly decorated bars and restaurants, all of which your followers are sure to love. So the next time you find yourself in New York, be sure to check out some of these awesome stops, many of which also offer the opportunity to grab a bite or check out some fun new activities. Be sure to vote for your favorites to let everyone know where to head the next time they're ready to get their NYC Instagram on.
- 114 VOTES
Location: 72 Terrace Dr, New York, NY 10021
Highlights: You can't go to NYC without snapping at least one selfie in front of the famed Bethesda Fountain in Central Park. But don't forget to explore the angles you can get from inside the surrounding Bethesda Terrace to add a little boost to your photo.
- 211 VOTES
Top Of The Rock
Location: 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112 (Top of Rockefeller Center)
Admission: Around $40
Highlights: If you want a bird's eye view of the city, then there are few better places to get it than atop the observation deck at Rockefeller Center.
More Info: topoftherocknyc.com
- 325 VOTES
Location: Manhattan's Financial District
Highlights: If you're looking to capture a little old world charm, then look no further than Stone Street. The oldest street in the city, Stone Street still features cobblestones, cozy shops, and the charm of the NYC of old.
- 420 VOTES
The Flatiron Building
Location: 175 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010
Highlights: Built in 1902, this triangular shaped landmark has become one of the most instantly recognizable buildings in NYC. Try to catch a few taxis in the background as well for the perfect New York selfie shot.
- 520 VOTES
The Morgan Library And Museum
Location: 225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016
Admission: Regularly $22 for adults but check out their website for details on days and times you can score free entrance.
Highlights: Check out some amazing exhibits, attend a concert, or feast your eyes on the library of Pierpont Morgan. The library, which was completed in 1906 was designed around the style of villas from the Italian Renaissance and makes for an absolutely stunning background for any photo.
- 614 VOTES
Old City Hall Station
Location: 99 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Admission: $50 for a tour
Highlights: Though this beautiful art deco subway station hasn't been in service since 1945, you can still tour it through the New York Transit Museum. The stunning art deco architecture will make for plenty of great photo ops!
More Info: nytransitmuseum.org/oldcityhall