Things to see in New York

Tips from real travelers about attractions and what to see in New York.
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  • Central Park is special for many reasons. First, it is a massive, beautiful park that is in the middle of one of the most iconic cities in the world. But when you step into the park, you forget the fact that you are surrounded by sk...
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  • Awesome, overwhelming, amazing ... There aren't enough adjectives to describe how it feels, not only to see the bridge, but to see it from inside the city itself. All the skyscrapers struggle to protrude above each other, but they f...
  • Times Square is the most emblematic square in New York. Surely if you have ever been, you know what it is like. Its triangular shape, the giant, bright advertisments on the buildings, the New Yorkers screen announcing the end of the...
  • I couldn't miss the chance to see the Statue of Liberty and my experience was great. We took advantage of our CityPass and headed to catch the ferry in Battery Park. After waiting between 15 and 20 minutes, we boarded the ferry that...
  • Before coming to New York a friend told me to go up to Top of the Rock, which is much better than the Empire State. Well, I listened. It is wonderful to see Manhattan virtually from the sky. I suffer from vertigo so I stayed about 3...
  • Grand Central Station was the first railway station to be built in the city, at a time when people still preferred travelling by horse, and prostitutes still walked up Park Avenue ... With the development of the city it was decided ...
  • The second floor of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) in Manhattan contains a collection of European paintings, one of the world's best collections. With 2200 pieces, this museum has many of the world's most recognizable painting...
  • The Top of the Rock is the best alternative to the Empire State Building, and has equally good if not better views and, more importantly, smaller lines! Well, the lines are pretty long, but not by New York standards anyways. You can...
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  • It's the most beautiful thing you can see - a city. For me, undoubtedly, it is the world's most impressive city for color, culture and magic in all its expressions. A journey that must be repeated at least every two years if possible.
  • The Staten Island Ferry is a must in New York and is one of those experiences you never forget. Before going to NY I was told a thousand times, "don't miss the Staten Island Ferry, don't miss it!". You can not imagine the feeling of...
  • There are few sights which can be said are more impressive in the world than that of the skyscrapers of New York. Despite the gap left by the twin towers, it is still impressive. Especially from Ellis Island or the Island of the Sta...
  • In Manhattan, NY in summer 2011 I visited the temples of Apple, impossible! It's a joke, in Manhattan three stores (or temples) for fans of their products. One is on Fifth Avenue across from Central Park, another in the Soho and the...
  • New York, and by extension, the United States, has been populated by large waves of immigration. For a time, there were many Italians in the city. So many, that they ruled their own neighborhood and filled it with their customs and ...
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  • Before going to look at the overall exposure that is dedicated, be warned that it may be a big disappointment. If you just want to admire the building's structure, which itself is worth, you can enter the lobby and admire it from be...
  • Known worldwide for its theaters, and the best shows, Broadway surprises visitors because it is much more. For starters, it is almost the most important avenue in Manhattan, and it passes right through the center and across the isla...
  • Well, yes. It's in a park in the middle of business area and is one of the monuments (sculptures) that is in demand for photos. By the time we arrived there was a tour of Chinese children and we decided to leave because we expected ...
  • MOMA is the acronym for Museum of Modern Art opened in 1929, founded by American philanthropists among whom was Rockefeller. It is one of the best modern art museums worldwide. It is one of the modern shrines of modern and contempor...
  • Ground Zero is the name given to the southern part of Manhattan where the Twin Towers were before the attacks of September 11. Now (we were there in July 2011) there is a flurry of workers building a huge complex with two new towers...
  • This was funny because I was there at night in the winter, and the market actually seemed futuristic like a Mad Max movie. It is full of shops and stalls with goodies, including cans of flags of our country. The advantage of going w...
  • After six days in the Big Apple and you're so accustomed to meters and transports that you relax with a newspaper between destinies .... you look at the pages of the paper and find something as moving as an ad for a drink .... terra...
  • The truth is that this place is amazing, both for those who like the famous chocolate sprinkles and those who do not, it is a journey most enjoyable and entertaining. I uploaded some pictures of the place inside as well as some vide...
  • We spent an entire morning at the Museum of Natural History, and we personally chose to visit because it has the best and most extensive collection of dinosaur bones in the world. It opens at 10 am and admission is about $20. The ma...
  • Battery Park is where Manhattan starts or ends, depending if you're from the south or not. It's the tip of the island and from it you can see the Statue of Liberty and the neighboring state of New Jersey. Time seems to slow down in ...
  • You can get tickets online for $40 for a guaranteed performance of New York Nicks or Atlanta Hawks. Basketball is not important, rather the song of the national anthem, the songs, the kiss on the big screen, the colorful ... My fri...
  • The Chinese population in New York has been building their community in the heart of Manhattan, close to Soho. After taking over Little Italy, the streets around Canal Street are filled with stalls, shops, and Chinese restaurants.
  • The Flatiron was the tallest building in the world for a moment in the twentieth century. Today among the rest of the New York City skyline, you are no longer surprised by the height, but its form. Located on the corner formed by th...
  • Washington Square has a fountain where children bathe, people sunbathe, the Yorkers take lunch and it is where the arch to 5th Avenue starts. It also separates the village of Soho. It is a very cozy, romantic and inviting to rest af...
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Things to do and attractions in New York

It is difficult to answer the question of what to do in New York on a single line. There is so much stuff to do in New York that many don't know where to start. Well, we'd recommend starting with Times Square, the world's famous square and the one we've all seen so often seen on television. There you can experience everything: bright lights, restaurants, and one of the absolute best New York activities: people-watching as the multitudes come and go. 

As far as things to do in New York go, the Statue of Liberty is the first stop. You can reach the feet of the most famous lady of America by ferry from Manhattan. On, and don't forget a visit to Central Park, 300 hundred acres of forest, tennis courts, and even a zoo! Another of the great places to visit in New York, or rather from where to watch New York, is the Top of the Rock viewing platform. From there, you have a birds eye view of many of the best attractions in New York like the Empire State Building and Central Park. Need more things to see in New York? Well, take notes on some of these top New York attractions: the Fifth Avenue, Wall Street, the Metropolitan Museum, Soho, Little Italy, and so much more!
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