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Broken Shaker


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By: Miami New Times

Capturing Instagrammable moments is one of the most enjoyable parts of exploring a new place, especially if you know where to find all the best photo ops. And here in Miami, we have more than our fair share of spots that you’ll want to share on social media. From stylish selfie backdrops and hip venues to foodie-friendly restaurants serving up dishes almost too beautiful to eat, you can find endless opportunities for snapping the perfect pic.

We’ve put together a handy guide that breaks down the best Instagrammable spots in various parts of Miami, making it easy for you to stock your camera roll with a variety of post-worthy photos that are the epitome of #Miami.

Snap views of the Downtown Miami skyline

Downtown Miami/Brickell

Downtown Miami/Brickell is an eclectic mix of soaring skyscrapers, cultural highlights and more, offering up an assortment of places to visit and photograph.

Sugar at EAST, Miami

The EAST, Miami is a combination hotel and luxury residence that stretches 40 floors above Brickell, and Sugar is a casual-chic bar and restaurant housed on its rooftop. Sugar serves up 360 degrees of snap-worthy views. From the city skyline and water below to the lush gardens and aesthetically pleasing design of the venue itself, it’s a great spot to sit back, sip a craft cocktail and get a few great shots.

Strike a pose in front of the Wynwood Walls


Known as one of Miami’s most artistic and eclectic neighborhoods, Wynwood is a home base for creatives and a treasure trove of photo ops. Colorful murals adorn the walls of the many hip coffee shops, restaurants and bars in Wynwood.

Wynwood Walls

The Wynwood Walls collection of murals is unquestionably one of Miami’s most Insta-famous highlights, featuring works by some of the world's greatest street artists that are ideal for a stylish shot. Stroll through this open-air museum and start posting your colorful captures.

Design District
Capture the glamour of the Design District

Miami Design District

Host to luxe boutiques and design hotspots, the Miami Design District is a must on any Instagrammer’s list.

MIA Market

Named one of the best contemporary food halls in America, the Mia Market is a sister property to the famous St. Roch’s Market in New Orleans. Make sure you have plenty of space on your camera roll – and in your stomach – for the huge array of delicious and photogenic dishes served here. A curated mix of local chefs and culinary talents sell everything from craft cocktails to Southern-style fried chicken, so come hungry.

Fendi Colonnade

The Design District is a must for luxury label lovers, but it’s also a Miami neighborhood rich with standout photo spots. The Fendi boutique features a stunning colonnade crafted by architect Johanna Grawunder, and its colorful walkway leads to a sculpture inspired by supermodel Kate Moss.

Lifeguard Stand
It's all about the angles in Miami Beach

Miami Beach

Fun, flamboyant, and full of personality, Miami Beach's South Beach neighborhood is one of the most Instagrammable parts of the destination.

Art Deco District

No trip to Miami would be complete without a tour through the Art Deco District, where you’ll find the pastel-hued architecture that is quintessential Miami Beach. In the candy-colored buildings, you can discover a great mix of trendy hotels, restaurants, and cafes, many of which are just as aesthetically amazing as the historic architecture outside.

Lifeguard Stands of Miami Beach

The famous lifeguard stands of Miami Beach are impossible to miss, adding bright pops of color along the stunning stretches of white sand. Inspired by Art Deco design and the vivacious culture of Miami Beach, the lifeguard stands can be found along Miami Beach from South Pointe Park to 86th Street. Each one is completely unique, giving you more than enough material for a full Instagram photo series of Miami Beach-style fun.

The Villa Casa Casuarina

This gorgeous 1930s villa was home to none other than iconic designer Gianni Versace, and the interior has all the glitz and glamour you’d expect of the former residence of a fashion legend. Lavishly decorated and rich with history, the Villa Casa Casuarina is an Instagrammable spot where fashionista dreams come true.

The Broken Shaker

Tucked inside the Freehand Miami hostel, the Broken Shaker is a bohemian-chic cocktail lounge with an undeniably relaxed ambiance. It’s a combination backyard bar and pool area, and the cocktails are all made with fresh, flavorful ingredients. Drinks are served in unique vintage glasses, making for a can’t-miss Instagram photo that’s sure to garner plenty of likes.

Aventura Mall's Gorillas in the Mist
Pose for a photo with The Haas Brothers’ “Gorillas in the Mist”


Aventura Mall

You can find all the latest fashions at Aventura Mall, one of the largest shopping and entertainment centers in the United States. Thanks to the Arts Aventura Mall program, there are plenty of spots where you can take a break from shopping and take some Instagram-worthy shots. Highlights include the instantly recognizable “LOVE” sculpture by Robert Indiana; the “Hello Sunshine” staircase decorated with hand-made mosaic tiles; and The Haas Brothers’ “Gorillas in the Mist” installation, featuring large bronze sculptures of gorillas and trees in a lush and whimsical setting. Adjacent to the gorillas, you’ll find the “Wishing Garden,” a relaxing area where you can write down your biggest wish on a card and tie it to a tree.

Fill Your Instagram Feed with a Miami Experience to Remember

The fact is, Miami is easily one of the most Instagrammable places in the world. With breathtaking beaches, trendy restaurants, chic rooftop bars and a plethora of one-of-a-kind locations, there are memorable photo-ops and experiences around virtually every corner. There are always new places to serve as the backdrop to some seriously beautiful memories.

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