New York state is home to the most populated city in the United States and is known as a city that never sleeps. New York is one of the world’s most exciting, most colourful and most intoxicating destinations. New York is a shopper’s paradise and there are bargains to be had.
What never changes about New York is the fact that it is one of the world’s greatest entertainment, cultural capitals and crammed full of sights, museums and stunning theatres. Whether it’s for sales bargains, gifts, the sight of the Manhattan skyline, a Broadway show, jazz in the ‘Village’, or simply for the city’s exceptional atmosphere. This is a city you must visit before you die.
Now let’s walk to some of the most fascinating places in New York!!!
Times Square & Broadway:
Times Square, located in New York City’s vibrant borough of Manhattan, is the central hub for nightlife, entertainment and restaurants for the people in New York. It is place lined up with huge, dazzlingly lit billboards and screens. Times Square is the place to go in New York in the evening, but still exciting at any time of day. Times Square is busy and everlastingly crowded which helps to create its own unique appeal.
Statue of Liberty:
This imposing statue of a woman is known as ‘The Statue of Liberty’. It was a gift from France to America built in 1886. It is a famous world symbol of freedom and one of the greatest American icons. The Statue of Liberty is one of the world’s largest statues, standing under 152 feet tall from the base to the torch, and weighing approximately 450,000 pounds.
Empire State building:
The Empire State Building is one of New York’s most famous landmark buildings and key tourist attractions. It is 381 meters tall, 102 storey building, which was the tallest in the world until one of the World Trade Centre towers rose higher than empire state building after 41 years of its construction. On clear days from the top of the Empire State Building, you can see up to 80 miles including neighbouring states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.
The Central Park is the New York’s chill out zone. It was the first landscaped park in the United States and is located in the heart of the New York city. The local New Yorkers take out time from the hectic and fast life to enjoy some time away from the crowd. The park has appeared in so many films and TV series, it even has its own celebrity status.
Ellis Island is an Island near New York and is reached through a ferry from New York. It was the gateway for over 12 million immigrants from 1892 to 1954, where all were in search of freedom of speech, freedom of religion and prosperity.
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA):
This astonishing museum is located in midtown Manhattan, is New York’s most admired and has the largest collection of art work create in years after 1880 and up till now. Museum of Modern Art’s library and archives hold more than 300,000 books, artist books, and journals, as well as individual files of more than 70,000 artists. You can also dine at its award-winning restaurant called ‘The Modern’.
The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks and has encouraged generations of songwriters, poets and painters. This historic bridge, spanning over the East River from Manhattan to Brooklyn, was completed in 1883 and was the world’s first biggest steel suspension bridge.