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Manhattan


The business and commercial heart of New York is Manhattan and itís the most metropolitan of the five New York boroughs. There are several iconic buildings in the city including the Empire state building, the Chrysler building and United Nations Headquarters. The city of Manhattan is covered with universities, restaurants, shops, businesses, theaters, museums, music clubs, tourist attractions, and fine New York hotels. It is also home to the largest number of corporate headquarters in the United States. Some of the most famous Broadway shows are shown in theaters all over the city. No matter if you are looking for a top restaurant with live music or the best nightclubs, Manhattan has something to do for everyone no matter your age.

Manhattan includes most of the best known and most popularly visited neighborhoods. The Upper West Side is a residential and shopping area; it is also home to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, which serves as home for 12 arts organizations.

The Upper East Side, located between Central Park and the East River, is home to many cultural institutions such as The Jewish Museum of New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Whitney Museum.

East Village is known for its vibrant nightlife with experimental music clubs, and theaters. Midtown Manhattan is home to world-famous commercial zones such as Rockefeller Center, Broadway, and Times Square. It is also home to important sights such as the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Carnegie Hall, among others.

The World Trade Center is the most famous landmark in Lower Manhattan or downtown Manhattan. Chinatown is famous for its restaurants and bustling markets. Chelsea is the center of the New York art scene. NoLita has expensive boutiques and trendy restaurants and bars.

Manhattan is also home to the headquarters of the United Nations, the New York Public Library, Central Park, Empire State and Madison Square Garden. During the winter months, skating at Rockefeller Center is another popular activity. New York University and Columbia University are both located here, along with the prestigious Juilliard School for fine arts.

The best way to get around Manhattan is on foot, by cab, by subway or by bus, driving is not recommended. Licensed cabs are yellow, fares for trips within Manhattan is strictly by meter plus a tip (usually is expected a tip of at least 10% to 15%). Bus timetables and route maps are habitually posted on poles at bus stops.

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