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The Most Instagrammable Spots In New York

New York is one of America’s most exciting states, with charming upstate scenery, world class cuisine and culture and more things to do than you could fit in one lifetime. The city’s five boroughs all have special features; it’s almost impossible to narrow it down to just 7 Instagrammable spots.

As it’s such a beautiful state, we wanted to nail down the 7 best places to get an Instagram shot for that perfect travel photo. Get the camera out for these photogenic places…

New York Instagram Spots

1. Washington Street in Dumbo

Everyone’s favourite street for shots of the Manhattan Bridge, head Washington Street between Front and Water Streets to capture an Insta snap of Dumbo’s cobblestone streets, the Manhattan Bridge and the Empire State Building.

 

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2. Central Park

This legendary urban park has so many Instagrammble things to take photos of. Sunbathe and picnic in Sheep’s Meadow, catch an open-air Shakespeare play in the summer or go boating through the lake.

 

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3. Top of The Rock

A breathtaking NYC view is waiting for you on the 70th floor of the Rock Center Observation Deck. While the Empire State building is what first springs to mind for New York views, this is better as you’ll be able to see the Empire State in all its glory.

 

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4. Times Square

Flashing neon lights, the Naked Cowboy, insane traffic and more people than you thought possible, Times Square may be a nightmare to navigate but it’s such an iconic shot. Climb the top of the red steps for a perfect selfie.

 

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5. Domino Park – Williamsburg

Built on the site of the former Domino Sugar Refinery, this 5-acre park has an industrial-style playground, sunbathing spots and a funky taco restaurant.

An elevated walkway gives you breathtaking views of the NYC skyline from across the river and you can walk right up to Williamsburg Bridge.

 

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6. Grand Central Terminal

This world-famous landmark in Midtown Manhattan is one of the world’s most majestic train stations. With a rich history and a delicious gourmet food market, you’ll get the best photos standing on the steps outside The Oyster Restaurant.

 

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7. Flatiron Building

The Flatiron Building is one of the city’s most striking skyscrapers, just south of Madison Square Park. Its triangle shape and pretty details will look great on the ‘gram.

 

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Once you’ve finished your photographs you might want to try the best pizza in the state or even the best coffee shop.

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