Iconic film location in New York from show series
Do you feel passionate when watching certain TV drama series or sitcoms? Have you watched your favourite series at least three times already? Then the next step is definitely to actual visit these locations that were showcased on your favorite series yourself! Since so many tv series took place in New York, we've put together the ultimate New York city guide for show series admirers!
6 of the best series based in New York City
True fans would recognize it at first glance: the exterior facade of the Friends apartment, which is featured on the show. Although the show itself was filmed in Burbank, California, the facade is from an actual apartment in New York, at 90 Bedford Street.
Still looking for something more? At The FRIENDS™ Experience, you can completely immerse yourself in the world of the six friends. Whether it's Monica and Rachel's apartment or the legendary Central Perk Café, it's simply amazing!
Sex and the City (1998-2004)
If you want to feel like Carrie Bradshaw, you can take a detour to 5th Avenue or Macy's and do a little (window) shopping. In addition to that, there's also the facade of Carrie Bradshaw's apartment at 66 Perry Street in the West Village.
After a busy day following in Carrie's footsteps, you deserve a drink! The Onieal's represented 'Scout' in the series, which is run by Aiden and Steve. If you're craving a nice Cosmopolitan, stop by Analogoe Bar.
Gossip Girl (2007-2012)
Which iconic locations can you think of from the series? Is it the Lotte New York Palace hotel where the van der Woodsen family temporarily resided, the steps of the Central Station grand hall where Serena was spotted at the beginning of the series, or the Empire Hotel of Chuck Bass. Nonetheless, New York is full of iconic locations that take you back to the world of Gossip Girl's New York elite.
And of course, don't forget to enjoy some frozen yogurt on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art like Blair Waldorf. If you want to add a little more culture to your Gossip Girl tour, pay a visit to the Museum of the City of New York, whose facade in the series depicts the 'Constance Billiard School of Girls'.
How I met your Mother (2005-2014)
The heart of the series, MacLaren's, is actually modeled after a real-life Irish pub. The McGee's is located at 240 W 55th Street, near Central Park and Times Square .
Inventing Anna (2022)
Let's continue in the high society of New York. In addition to all the high-class hotels in which Anna Delvey stays in the series, like the 11 Howard Hotel (which is the '12 George Hotel' in the series), The Mercer , The Beekman or the W Hotel, one building in particular appears repeatedly. The 281 Park Avenue South, which Anna is interested in in the series for her Anna Delvey Foundation , actually exists. This is the Fotografiska Museum.
The Original Soupman: Since the restaurant appeared in the infamous 'Soup Nazi episode', its notoriety has exploded, to the point that the restaurant has now opened several branches throughout the city. Don't worry, in reality the employees are significantly nicer than they are on the show!
Another place that real Seinfeld fans shouldn't miss is the Sotheby's, where J. Peterman does his quirky shopping. It is actually one of the oldest and most famous auction houses in the world! Here you can find everything from antique jewellery to vintage cars to real estate. You'll find it at 1334 York Avenue, just a stone's throw from the East River
Now that you have some iconic locations on your list, book your next flight to the 'Big Apple' on CheapTickets.sg now to explore all the places of your favourite series by yourself!
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