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The Best Places In New York City To Take A Cool Selfie  

Ashley Reign
37 votes 7 voters 18 items

List Rules Vote up the spots in NYC you have to go for a 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.

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The Coney Art Walls
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Location: 3050 Stillwell Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224

Admission: Free

Highlights: This outdoor street art museum is a selfie-lover's dream come true. There you'll find over 30 different murals by some of the world's best street artists all in one location. 

More Info: coneyartwalls.com

 

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Be The Change At The Little Cupcake Bakeshop Wall
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Location: Little Cupcake Bakeshop, 9102 3rd Avenue in Brooklyn

Highlights: Chow down on some of the best sweet treats in the city before heading outside to take a selfie with this awesome mural. It was painted a few years with FEED projects to celebrate International Women's Day. 
 

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Stone Street
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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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. 

 

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The Other DUMBO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Location: Washington Street between Front and Water Streets 

Highlights: No, there aren't any big eared flying elephants involved in this photo op. DUMBO is the nickname of a popular Insta selfie spot and stands for "Down Under Manhattan Bridge Overpass”. There you'll find a great little spot featuring a perfect view of the Manhattan bridge- just be sure to watch out for traffic! 

 

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