Top 10 Things to do in New York

By on May 22, 2015

New York City has a humid continental climate and experiences all four seasons with hot and humid summers, cool and dry autumns, cold winters, and wet springs.

Top 10 Things to do in New York!

Here you’ll find various famous landmarks and attractions of New York City. You can find all kind of interesting facts and information about some of the city’s most remarkable landmarks.

The Empire State Building

The Empire State BuildingThe Empire State Building is the tallest and most famous skyscraper in New York. Strongly consider going to the Empire State at night. During the day, lines can be between 1 and 4 hours. Breathtaking views from the 86th floor’s glass-enclosed pavilion and surrounding pavilion 1,050 (320 m) above the city attract more than 3.5 million visitors each year.

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty is the symbol of freedom for millions seeking a new life in America, the lady holding the torch of liberty is ensconced on her own island. The ferry, $19 leaves every 25 minutes from Battery Park and stops at Liberty Island and Ellis Island. Both Liberty Island and Ellis Island are open every day of the year except December 25. The observation decks in the pedestal and crown of the Liberty Statue are now closed because of security concerns since the events of September 11, 2001.

Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge
The view from Brooklyn Bridge is quite nice going into Manhattan. On the Brooklyn side, you can get pizza, or dine by the waterfront in ‘Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass’ (DUMBO) area, which is gentrifying with lofts and cool dining places. You can also take the F train to York St, hang out in the DUMBO area and then walk across the bridge back into Manhattan.

Bronx Zoo

Bronx Zoo
The Bronx Zoo is the largest metropolitan animal park in the United States. It offers environments for exhibits such as the Himalayan Highlands, African Plains, Jungle World, the Congo Gorilla Forest and the spectacular new Tiger Mountain. Jungle world is an indoor re-creation of Asian forests, with birds, lizards, gibbons, and leopards; and the Bengali Express Monorail, which takes you on a narrated ride high above free-roaming Siberian tigers, Asian elephants, Indian rhinoceroses, and other nonnative New Yorkers.

Central Park

Central Park
This 843-acre natural retreat provides a daily escape valve and tranquilizer for millions of New Yorkers and recreation and beauty for millions of visitors each year. The best way to see Central Park is to wander along the park’s 58 miles of winding pedestrian paths, keeping in mind the following highlights. The Great Lawn, free concerts by the Metropolitan Opera and New York Philharmonic attract many people in the summer. The Belvedere Castle is 19th-century stone castle, it offers peerless views in all directions. Strawberry Fields is a peaceful garden area which was created by Yoko Ono in memory of John Lennon.

Guggenheim

Guggenheim
The building of the Guggenheim is a brilliant work of architecture. The museum owns a host of work by Kandinsky, Klee, Picasso, Brancusi, Calder, Chagall, Miró, Leger, Mondrian, Oldenburg, and Rauschenberg.

Fifth Avenue

Fifth Avenue
Fifth Avenue is New York’s best-known boulevard and a shoppers’ paradise, boasting numerous flagships stores of national chains. It is also home to some of New York’s most famous buildings, including the Trump Tower. A six-story open interior space, graced by hanging gardens and a spectacular 80-ft (24-m) water wall.

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art
One of the largest and most important museums of art in the world, the Metropolitan is a veritable collection of museums, spanning 5,000 years of culture from every part of the globe. One good way to get an overview is to take advantage of the little-known Museum Highlights Tour.

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History
Visits to the museum are by donation, you do not have to pay the recommended fee so you can give them only 2 dollars. Rose Center aside, it would take you all day to see the entire museum, and then you still wouldn’t get to everything. The best-known hallmark of the museum, the collection of dinosaur fossils is the world’s largest. Exhibition areas such as the Hall of Biodiversity, the renovated Fossil Halls, and the Rose Center (see Rose Center for Earth and Space), bring constantly updated research to visitors through multimedia installations.

Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center
Rockefeller Center is one of New York’s central gathering spots for visitors. It is an urban wonder in the city’s center, with gardens, restaurants, an underground shopping concourse, office space, a skating rink, and over 100 works of art, from murals to statues. It’s the world’s largest privately owned business-and-entertainment center, with 18 buildings on 21 acres.

 

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