A Pre Wedding Shoot in New York

May 19, 2022

‘New York – A City to Fall in Love with’

The ‘city of New York’ or simply New York City is one of the top cities of the world and is the financial capital of the USA. It is also known as ‘the city that never sleeps’ because it is perhaps the only city in the world whose hustle bustle keeps on going irrespective of what time it is. New York City is the land of the world-famous statue of liberty and it is known for huge skyscrapers and has been the center of economics, tourism and arts for 300 years. It is located in the northeastern USA and well connected through airways to all the major cities of the world. For more information regarding New York click here But wait, the greatest city in the world also has an abundance of sites where you can have the most romantic Pre wedding photoshoot.  In this article, we will tell you about the major locations which will be appropriate for a memorable Pre wedding shoot in New York.


Best Pre wedding locations in New York are –

1- Statue of liberty

One of the most well-known structures in the world and a UNESCO world heritage site, The statue of liberty is the symbol of independence and democracy around the world and a welcome sign to immigrants who come to the USA in search of opportunities.

This statue was delicately constructed on a pedestal in liberty island, located south of Ellis Island. An ocean of skyscrapers and the greatest structure of America in the background of your Pre wedding photos would be spectacular. Also from the top of the statue, you can have the overwhelming view of the harbour, a glimpse of lower Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Verrazano Bridge and Staten Island. Hence this place would be ideal for your Pre wedding shoot in New York

Timings – 8:30 am to 5:45 pm

Entry Fees- $18.50

Location- Situated on Liberty Island

Photography and Videography – Allowed

Major Attraction–.It is in itself one of the prime attractions of World

Tip – The ferry time keeps on changing, plan accordingly.

2- Times Square

You have surely heard about the famous Times Square of America. Times Square is an important commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment centre and neighbourhood located in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City.

It has many epithets such as ‘The crossroads of the world’, ‘the center of the universe’,’The Heart of the World’ etc. The incredible views of times square is nothing you will ever see anywhere in the world, the blazing neon signs, music from vogue bars, the hustle bustle, giant colourful screens makes it the most popular tourist attraction in the world. Really, it is the most recommended place in America to have your lovely Pre wedding photography and Pre wedding videography. People often see Hollywood celebrities here, however, if you don’t find one then you still hang out at the famous restaurants and Madame Tussaud’s waxworks, Disney store and NBC studios.

Timing – Anytime

Entry Fees- Free

Location- At the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue Manhattan

Photography and Videography – Allowed

Major Attraction – It has some of the best museums, art centers, clubs etc in whole America

Tip – Recommended visiting here in mid-evening

3- Central Park

Surely, New York city has numerous skyscrapers but along with concrete buildings, the beauty of nature is also here. Central park is really popular among locals and it is located right in the middle of this enormous city, surrounded by beautiful tall buildings. Apart from greenery, this elegant park also has lakes, bridges, fountains, gardens, hills, a zoo and restaurants and did you know that this park has appeared in more than 231 movies? Mind Blowing right? It has the unlimited Pre wedding photo points and video points that will be ideal for your Pre wedding photoshoot.

Timing – 6 am to 1 am

Entry Fees- free, but some places like zoo are chargeable

Location- 5th Avenue Manhattan, can be reached by subway

Photography and Videography – Allowed

Major Attraction – Belvedere Castle, Strawberry Fields, Conservatory Garden etc

Tip – Many attractive places are on Southern half of the park

4- Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge is one of the ancient and massive bridges in America and it connects Manhattan to Brooklyn offering an enticing view of both the districts. It is one of the primary symbols of New York City and a marvel of architecture and design and the most exciting view from this bridge is the New York skyline. Hence, it’s a strict no to miss this beautiful place and here you can do all the adorable pre wedding poses which would be the cherry of your pre wedding photo album. It is recommended to visit here early in the morning to tackle the crowd as it is one of the most famous tourist spots in NYC.

Timing – 24×7, Best time 6 am to 8 pm

Entry Fees- Free

Location- Can reach by Subway

Photography and Videography – Allowed

5- Empire state building

This 1,454 ft tall marvel of civil engineering was once considered the 8th wonder of the world and was the tallest building in the world for 42 years. Through this skyscraper on a good clear day, you can not only view the whole humongous NYC but also you can see up to 5 different states of America. There are 2 observation decks on this building, one on the 86th floor and the second one on the 102nd floor both of which offer alluring, breathtaking views and are waiting eagerly to be included in your pre wedding photo album. It is advisable to purchase the tickets beforehand through its website or agent to avoid long queues.

Timing – 8 am to 1:15 am

Entry Fees- 25$ to 40$

Location- West side of 350 fifth avenue, connected through the subway

Photography and Videography – Allowed

Major Attraction – Can see the whole of New York City

Tip – Book in advance to avoid waiting in lines.

6- The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Came into existence in 1870, this metropolitan museum showcases up to 5000-year-old symbols, artefacts and art of different cultures and history. The Met museum is one of the most visited museums in the world, conserving and preserving ancient significant masterpieces for future generations. This museum is so huge that you have to take several trips to see everything in the museum. It mainly contains Greek, Roman and Egyptian artefacts and the best time to visit here is in the afternoon. If you are a history or art lover then this place is nothing less than heaven for you and surely it would be unique to have certain ancient beautiful paintings and artefacts in the background of your Pre wedding photo shoot. Trust us you will thank yourselves later when you look at your pre wedding photo album.

Timing – 10 am to 5:15 pm Mon to Fri

Entry Fees- 25$ for adults

Location- Near Penn station subway

Photography and Videography – Allowed in most of the parts

7 - St. Patrick’s Cathedral

One of the most Stunning churches present on the face of the earth!!! This church is a masterpiece of ancient Roman architecture and a major landmark of NYC. You will easily recognize this church as it has featured in many Hollywood movies. The church design is of Neo-gothic style and it has been the center of religion and culture for the last 140 years. It is the place that has the capacity to make your Pre wedding photoshoot INCREDIBLE !!!.

Timing – 6:30 am to 8:45 pm

Entry Fees- N/a

Location- 5th Avenue New York, connected through the subway

Photography and Videography – Allowed

Major Attraction – Ancient Roman architecture which gives the look of a magnificent castle to church

8- Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Another great location for Pre wedding shoot in New York, Brooklyn Botanical Garden is considered as a super romantic place, It is spread over 52 acres at the heart of Brooklyn and it is also called love Garden by locals due to its cherry trees, lakes , ponds , rose garden, water garden, Japanese garden etc, In short, it has everything a couple requires to have a fantastic time. It also has a Bonsai museum, 3 climate-themed plant pavilions and an art gallery. This whole garden is home to almost 12000 different plant species and welcomes over a million tourists every year. You will definitely love this place and it would be great to have some nature pics in your Pre wedding photo album.

Timing – 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Entry Fees- 15$

Location- 990 Washington Avenue, connected through the subway

Photography and Videography – Allowed

9- Brooklyn Heights Promenade

New York city always looks more stunning from a distance, and the best place for the best scenes is Brooklyn Heights Promenade, It is a 557-metre long pedestrian walkway from which you can view the majestic lower Manhattan’s skyline and New York harbour but the main attraction from here is its night view. At night you can see the tall skyscrapers glittering with lights all over it and it looks like an ocean of lights which would look glamorous in the background of your Pre wedding photoshoot.

Timings – 6 am to 1 am

Entry Fees- free

Location-Montague St &, Pierrepont Pl, Brooklyn

Photography and Videography – Allowed

Major Attraction – Illuminated City night view

Tip – Best visited at night

10- Lincoln Centre

Last but not the least, Lincoln Centre is truly an astonishing place for Pre wedding shoot in New York. Also known as Lincoln Centre for performing arts, Lincoln Centre is New York’s greatest cultural hub and the world’s largest presenter of performing arts offering more than 5000 programmes, initiatives and events and is home to many national and international performing arts organisations. It has been featured in many movies. You can watch the events inside the paid halls and have a Pre wedding photoshoot in front of the alluring buildings and fountains with all the crazy and romantic Pre wedding poses.

Timings – 8 am to 10 pm

Entry Fees- Payable for shows only otherwise free

Location- 66th street Manhattan

Photography and Videography – Allowed

Major Attraction – Many famous film sets and clubs

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