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Summary: Take a trip to the city that never sleeps and find out why this is the most popular city in the world. Here are five amazing must-see tourist attractions in NYC
New York the city that never sleeps- is the most popular city in the United States of America (USA) and one of the most admired cities in the world. This city is home of the United Nations Head Quarters and has be described that the cultural capital of the world.
The city is famous for three things: the nicks, hotdogs and for having the most amazing skyline. So what do you do in the city that never sleeps?
Times Square is a world icon and has become the symbol of New York City. Some of the famous buildings surround the square are: the New York Times Tower, 1 Times Square, Times Square Tower and the Bank of America Tower.
Located at the intersection of Broadway and 7th Avenue, Times Square has become the most popular place to spend new year’s eve, with over 750 000 people celebrating the ball drop in 2012.
Go for a walk, horse ride or enjoy a simple picnic and explore this natural gem. Designed by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted, Central park is home to lush views, vivacious flowers and hidden histories. Rent a bike and take trip around the well-marked 1.7 mile route and stop to see model sailboats at the Conservatory Water, the Alice in Wonder Sculpture, Belvedere Castle or the Bow Bridge the parks most photographed area.
Known as the ‘best bargain in New York City’, the Staten Island Ferry is free and runs 24/7. The 25 minute boat ride from Manhattan to Staten Island offers you views of the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty. The Statue of Liberty was given to the USA in 1886 by France and has become a national icon.
Looking for a good view of the city? The Empire State Building has an observatory point 86 storeys’ up that allows visitors to get a 360-degree view of the city. There is a second viewpoint on the 102nd floor, although that floor is closed on days with lots of visitors.
No trip to New York City is complete without experiencing the Metropolitan Museum of Art and is the biggest and most impressive in the world museum. From ancient to modern art, the museum has displays from all over the world.
These are the five must-see tourist attractions in the city that never sleeps. Ensure that you take the time exploring the most amazing city in the world.