USA's Most-Instagrammed Museums Are In New York & They Should Be On Your Bucket List (With Halal Food Nearby!)


Ili •  Oct 13, 2021

Things to do in New York

A trip to New York means looking forward to towering skyscrapers, yummy street food carts and experiencing the unmatched energy of its bustling streets. Of course, there's no forgetting iconic attractions which include world-class museums!

According to Time Out New York, the latest research from SINGULART - a digital art space and gallery, revealed that the top four most Instagrammed museums in America can be found in New York. Keep reading to find out which made the list and save them on your bucket list for your future trip to the USA ✈️

1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the largest museums in the world and a highly regarded institution across the globe. Also known as The Met, it houses more than 2 million works of art spanning 5,000 years of world culture. This is also where The Met Gala (the fashion industry's equivalent to the Oscar's) is held annually. And if you're a fan of Gossip Girl, snapping a picture on its iconic steps is a must!

Address: 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028, United States


2. Whitney Museum of American Art

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Known informally as "The Whitney", The Whitney Museum of American Art is located in the Meatpacking District and West Village neighborhoods of Manhattan. As one of the four major museums in New York, the museum focuses on highlighting works by living artists. The next time you visit The Whitney, make sure to drop by its outdoor gallery where you'll get incredible views of Manhattan.

Address: 99 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 10014, United States


3. Museum of Modern Art

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When it comes to modern and contemporary visual arts, The Museum of Modern Art located in Midtown Manhattan (or MoMa for short) instantly comes to mind. This is where you can find works from some of the most renowned artists in history like Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol. Wander through the six departments dedicated to Architecture and Design; Drawings, Film and Video; Media and Performance art; Painting and Sculpture; Photography; and Prints and Illustrated Books.

Address: 11 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019, United States


4. The Brooklyn Museum

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Less than a 10-minute walk from Prospect Park, The Brooklyn Museum is another one of New York's most Instagrammed museums. This is thanks in part to Brooklyn-based artist Deborah Kass' familiar OY/YO sculpture out front which resonates the borough’s diverse communities. “YO” refers both to the Spanish for “I am” and to urban and Brooklyn slang, while “OY” is a common Yiddish word expressing woe, dismay, or annoyance.

Address: 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238, United States


Halal food options nearby

1. The Halal Guys

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Started as a hot dog cart, The Halal Guys has evolved into an international chain serving hearty Middle Eastern cuisine. Whether you're craving for sandwiches or beef gyro, you can have it here. Follow the crowd and order their famous rice platters drizzled with lip-smacking white and red sauces.

Halal status: All meats are sourced from halal-certified suppliers, and alcoholic beverages are not served on the premise

Address720 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025, United States

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2. Adel's Famous Halal Food

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For another Middle Eastern option, give Adel's Famous Halal Food a chance to impress you. Serving sandwiches, fried food and salad, you're going to love the rice platters that are served with chicken kebab, lamb chops or Italian sausages.

Halal statusAll meats are sourced from halal-certified suppliers

Address: 1221 6th Ave (the corner of 50th street and 6th Ave), New York, NY 10020


3. Burgers by Honest Chops

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Started by Honest Chops butchery, Burgers by Honest Chops pretty much speaks for itself. If you've always wanted to try American fast food, the menu consists of The Classic, Spiced Chicken and Lamb Merguez burgers alongside vegetarian options like Veggie Burger and Grilled Cheese.

Halal status: All meats are sourced from halal-certified suppliers

Address: 99 Macdougal Street, New York, NY 10012

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