New York travel guide

NEW YORK TRAVEL

YOUR TRAVEL GUIDE TO NEW YORK

New York Travel Guide

New York Attractions

New York, the city that never sleeps, is a guaranty of fun and entertainment, because, the city has a great variety of attraction for everyone, historical buildings, museums, theaters, cinemas, parks, zoos, gardens inter alia. The conjunction of many cultures in one city is its principal character. Therefore, for many tourists, knows New York as one of the most important wishes for them. Otherwise, New York is the meeting point of many festival, fest and celebration from distinct parts of the World because the 80% of its habitants are immigrants.

Besides, the capital of entertainment of the United States is one of the giant urban agglomerations in the world. Consequently going out to walk through its streets and neighborhoods is an odyssey for all visitors. Every neighborhood of New York has its own identity like: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Sate Island, all of them have charms and mysteries to discover. In conclusion, the big apple is waiting for you with its variety of attraction, traditions, monuments and people. An additional note, New York doesn't have any special restriction to visit it. Amazing.

Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge


Brooklyn Bridge is one the world’s first steel wire suspension bridges, it connects Lower Manhattan to Brooklyn, over the East River. The Bridge remains as one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century; it was built between 1869 and 1883 by architect John Roebling, who died during the construction along with many other lives. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964. The bridge has an elevated path, located above the car traffic, open to pedestrians and cyclists which provide visitors the opportunity to have stunning views of the city.


Empire State Building

Empire State Building


The Empire State Building is a wonderful example of Art-Deco architecture; the observatories on the 86th and 102nd floors offer fantastic views of New York, the lower one is best. The building has a rich history; it was completed during the depression of 1929 and opened in 1931 and immediately become a symbol of New York City all over the world. The Empire State Building is located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street, taxis and the subway are the best methods of getting to the Building, and it is open until 12 midnight, 2am on the weekends during the summer.


Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center


Rockefeller Center is a complex of 19 commercial buildings considered one of the outstanding architectural achievements in the world; it is located between 48th and 51st streets in the center of Midtown Manhattan. The design of the complex was done by the architect Benjamin Wistar Morris; it was erected mainly in the 1930s and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987. The Rockefeller Center is home to NBC Studios, Radio City Music Hall and Christie's Auction House. Other interesting attractions include the “Top of the Rock” Rockefeller Center's Observations Deck, The Christmas Tree, the Skating Rink although these attractions are not year round.


Times Square

Times Square


Times Square is one of the busiest intersections in Manhattan, which centres on 42nd Street and Broadway. Formerly Longacre Square, Times Square was renamed after the Times Building, the one-time headquarters of The New York Times. Times Square is well known for its many Broadway theatres, cinemas, restaurants, upscale hotels, and for its amazing neon advertisements; it is the perfect place to find New York City souvenirs and memorabilia. Times Square is also the place to be on New Year’s Eve.


Ellis Island

Ellis Island


From 1892 to 1954, more than 12 millions immigrants entered the United States from Ellis Island, located just off the southern tip of Manhattan. Today it is a national monument and a fascinating museum, the Immigration Museum relates the story of Ellis Island and the immigrant experience in America, a step-by-step description of the immigrants' journey is detailed in the exhibit. Visitors can view historical objects, photographs, religious articles, clothes, jewellery, prints, videos, interactive displays, oral histories, and transitory exhibits, the Ellis Island Living Theatre provides a 30-minute theatrical performance in relation to the challenges of immigration, past and present.


Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal


Located on 42nd Street and Park Avenue, it is the world's largest and busiest train station. Grand Central Terminal, often called Grand Central Station or Grand Central, is a magnificent example of art meeting functionality. This grand Beaux-Arts building was designed by architect Whitney Warren in 1913, its vaulted ceiling at the Main Concourse, covered with zodiac constellations designs, is staggering; you can also view majestic statues of Minerva, Mercury and Hercules, another sight is the Vanderbilt Hall.


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