The Best Places To Visit In NYC
Places To Visit In NYC The New York City, also known as the city of skyscrapers is one of the busiest cities all across the globe. The city has always been the center of attraction in the United States. Every day thousands of people visit the city and a little more than three million call NYC as their home.
When you hear the name ‘New York City’ the Statue of Liberty, the Empire state building, the Brooklyn Bridge and the Central park are probably the first destinations to hit your mind.
The Statue of Liberty, built in 1886, remains a famous world symbol of freedom. You can see the statue from land, with particularly good views from Battery Park, on the southern tip of Manhattan.
The Empire State Building, one of New York’s most famous landmark buildings, was the tallest in the world until the first World Trade Center tower built higher.
The Brooklyn Bridge, with its Gothic-shaped arches and suspension cables, is one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks.
A walk, peddle, or carriage ride through the overlapping pathways of Central Park is a must-do on anyone’s New York City tour.
The magic of the city is observed right from the Grand Central Terminal (or the Grand Central Station). It is a fantastic Beaux Arts building, definitely worth darting in to take a look at this famous landmark. Inside, you don’t want to miss the Grand Staircase, where you can stop admire the concourse. The beautifully reinstated ceiling shows a celestial scene. You’ll also find an extensive selection of retail shops and restaurants inside.
With millions of visitors annually St. Patrick’s Cathedral is a major destination for believers and tourists alike, with its massive bronze doors, white marble facade, the Great Organ, rose window, bronze baldachin, 2,400 seating capacity, and the statue of Pieta at the side of the Lady Chapel.
The city also has some renowned museums, libraries, observatories and shopping complexes like Rockefeller Center, Top of the Rock Observation Deck, Metropolitan Museum of Art, National September 11 Memorial, The Frick Collection, The New York Public Library etc..
The Fifth Avenue is one of the most famous fashion streets with many shopping centers. Radio city music hall, Carnegie Hall, and the Bryant Park are other must visit destinations in the city. Few places like High Line, Times Square and The Wall Street are the best places to visit in the night.