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The 30 most-Instagrammable places in NYC

We unearthed the 30 most-Instagrammable places in NYC that are guaranteed to have the likes rolling in

Written by
Rebecca Fontana

Need some Insta-piration? We found the most Instagrammable places in NYC—y'know, the spots locals are actually proud to post. These are the indispensable independent bookstores in NYC, the most beautiful NYC buildings and the Willy Wonka-esque baked goods your feed needs. Instead of the obvious, most-geotagged places in NYC (like Times Square and Central Park) we found what real New Yorkers are posting—down to the right angle. Read on to find NYC at its most Instagrammable and be prepared for all the likes! 

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The Cyclone

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A new Second Avenue subway station

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The Guggenheim Museum rotunda

Your friendly neighborhood bodega cat

(231 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn)

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The OY/YO sculpture at North 5th Street Pier

Jump for Joy
at the Museum of Sex

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A beer in sharper focus than the baseball game at Yankee Stadium

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A square slice at Emily

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Your zodiac sign on the ceiling of Grand Central Terminal

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The Oculus ceiling

A Wowfulls cone packed with toppings in front of the graffiti wall

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A selfie with the bathroom porn collage at Pine Box Rock Shop

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The exterior of Sunny’s Bar

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The avocado dessert at Empellón

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Your hand holding a playbill before a Broadway show (preferably Hamilton)

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A close-up of a shelf in Strand’s Rare Book Room

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The Friends apartment

(90 Bedford St)

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Graffiti from the Bushwick Collective

(Troutman St at St. Nicholas Ave, Brooklyn)

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Overhanging lights galore at Panna II Garden

A slice at Joe’s Pizza

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The mural outside Baby Brasa

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The restaurant signage overload in Flushing’s Chinatown

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The house from The Royal Tenenbaums

(339 Convent Ave)

The 60 Wall Street Atrium

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Eataly's gorgeous rooftop restaurant in Flatiron

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The insane croissants from Supermoon Bakehouse

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Street Art by Eduardo Kobra

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Capturing the first sign of spring inFlatiron

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A soft serve ice cream cone from Matcha n'More

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