8 of the most famous Instagram spots in New York City

New York City is one of the world’s most famous metropolises which many filmmakers, authors and photographers have chosen as a muse, so as to capture its unique architecture and beautiful places into their art. Maybe you’re not an artist but for sure, you want to take beautiful shots and videos for your social media. There is so much to see and admire in the city that never sleeps and perhaps, you won’t know from where to begin your visit. Here’s our recommendation to 9 of the most iconic Instagram spots in the Big 

1. The Flatiron Building

The iconic Flatiron Building has become a famous Instagram spot in New York for its unusual architecture and shape. To take a beautiful shot, you have to stand a little further for a view that captures its triangular shape.

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2. Grand Central Terminal

It is the largest train station in the world by number of platforms located at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. Remember that it is a very crowded place and don’t come during rush hour if you plan on posing for a memorable picture.

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3. The Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge is a famous New York landmark that can’t be missed as it gives you gorgeous views of the Lower Manhattan skyline. Go 30 minutes before sunrise to take a lovely photo because sunset is the best time to snap your photo, with the glow of city lights and sun behind the city.

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4. The Oculus

The Oculus, designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, it’s a perfect place for shooting a striking image. The interior of the structure is more famous between Instagrammers who reach the upper level of the mall to capture the unique ceiling.

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5. Top of the Rock

Top of the Rock is a top NYC attraction as it offers a unique experience with unobstructed views of both Central Park and Manhattan’s midtown and downtown skyscrapers.

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6. Manhattan Bridge from Dumbo

Here’s everyone's favorite street for photos, famous for the view at the intersection of Water Street and Washington Street in Dumbo. This place will give you the perfect shot where the Manhattan Bridge perfectly framed by two red-brick warehouses. 

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7. Times Square

Times Square is a major tourist destination, entertainment center and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue. The lights and energy of this place will make you take a great photo, whether day or night.

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8. The New York Public Library

Over the years, both the interior and the exterior of the Humanities and Social Sciences Library have been featured in many famous (and some not so famous) film projects , like Ghostbusters, Spider-Man  etc.