Points of Interest & Landmarks in New York City

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Points of Interest & Landmarks in New York City

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  • Carol G
    11 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The park grounds are relatively well-kept. There are a lot of trails for pedestrians and cyclists. Watch out for the muddy sections on rainy days. Take along a water bottle to keep hydrated.
    Written 17 May 2024
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  • prodiver112
    Lincolnshire, UK20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The work done on this Museum is amazing. A terrible tragedy aptly commemorated by the displays and information. I learnt a lot more than I knew before I went in. It's a 'must do' if you're in NYC.
    Beware, you'll need at least all day to appreciate it!
    Written 7 May 2024
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  • Graham
    Wishaw, UK204 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Loved the Met first of all is an iconic building which has been tastefully modernised and looks great throughout. Secondly the art and artefacts housed in the Met are fascinating and often beautiful. Many very old attracts such as pots that are thousands of years old. Egyptian, Roman and Greek items are on display with many sculptures and reliefs. With, American and Indian art in display. World class
    Written 18 May 2024
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  • joannearnold45
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Loved visiting here. Loved the attractions inside the building, very well organised.
    My daughter had a bad experience with one of the staff as she was wearing a boot on her ankle & she asked if there was somewhere to sit & his reply was “are you a pirate?? What you going to do? Hop there? She didn’t appreciate that.
    Written 16 May 2024
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  • TravelingSoccerLoon
    Saint Paul, MN4,967 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Broadway is the busy thoroughfare that cuts diagonally through Midtown Manhattan passing through Times Square, Herald Square at Macy's and near the Empire State Building and ends at Union Square after passing by the much-photographed Flatiron Building. However, in truth, Broadway describes New York's theater district as many of the best-known theaters in town are located on or near the street. Taking in a Broadway show is a must-do experience when visiting NYC.
    Written 30 March 2024
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  • Deidre B
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This tour was awesome, all the staff was polite , professional and friendly. The tour guide Darius was the absolute best, he was a gang of personality. Darius made the tour so much fun, he was enegetic, entertaining and very knowledgeable about the city and all the surrounding areas. His singing was a major plus. He has a beautiful voice and gave a professional performance. Darius made the tour and he definitely deserves a pay increase. Thanks Darius, you're awesome!!!!
    Written 17 May 2024
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  • soinic
    Lux.2,440 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Grand Central Train Station is one of the most visited destinations in NYC.

    It offers sights, history, architecture, dining and shopping.

    The most iconic and wellknown sights are: the turquoise and gold celestial ceilung mural and the info booth topped with a four-sided brass clock.

    Pay also attention to details: one souvenir to take home in my heart ❤ is the shiny golden brass letter box.

    We visited on a w.e. and unfortunatly the Grand Central Oyster Bar was closed ...

    I first visited GCT decades ago and was overwhelmed. Each time I return here it's a highlight. Great aura!
    Written 11 May 2024
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  • Ellie K
    Birmingham, UK272 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Manhattan Skyline is a very impressive view and reminds me of when New York features in films and tv shows. It was great seeing this view for free from the Staten Island Ferry.
    Written 16 May 2024
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  • Robsemon
    The Woodlands, TX54 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    New York City always amazes us. Broadway shows were top notch performances. The restaurants were excellent. We especially liked Senza Gluten by Jemiko and Mamacitas Mexican restaurant.
    Written 15 May 2024
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  • soinic
    Lux.2,440 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is an iconic landmark not to be missed, we "visit" Rockefeller Center each time we are in NYC.

    "Free activity"

    The "Channel Gardens" are nice to have a look at ...
    Written 11 May 2024
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  • Kaan Kuskonmaz
    Istanbul, Türkiye284 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Anyone visiting New York City who is a die-hard fan of "Home Alone" can remember this place. It was my first stop when I was in Manhattan.
    Written 23 April 2024
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  • Monica S
    Cleveland, OH6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you want to shop at the best high end stores in NYC, you will want to go to Fifth Avenue. You will find Tiffany, Louis Vuitton, Harry Winston, Cartier, Saks, Longchamp, etc. on Fifth Avenue. So many more attractions are on Fifth Avenue as well.
    Written 27 April 2024
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  • Brian B
    Arlon, Belgium156 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fabulous window into the migrant past of the US. Individual stories, photos and items bring personal journeys / persons to life. Crazy to see the anti-migrant rhetoric almost exactly the same as it is today in the US.
    Written 12 May 2024
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  • SwonQonDoi
    Boston, MA362 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    During our trip to New York, we had the chance to visit the Vessel, a fascinating attraction located on the west side of Manhattan.

    The Vessel is a striking architectural structure that also serves as a centerpiece and public landmark within the Hudson Yards complex.

    Since opening to the public, it has become very popular. Its unique design draws many travelers to check it out. The Vessel resembles a beehive from the outside, stands 16 stories tall (approximately 46 meters), and consists of 154 flights of stairs, 2,500 steps, and 80 landings. Visitors can climb to the top for a beautiful view of the west side of the Hudson River.

    It's no surprise that people visit this place often; exploring the Vessel was a really cool experience. There are many picturesque spots perfect for photographs that no one should miss.

    We had a great time at the Vessel and highly recommend anyone visiting New York stop by.
    Written 16 May 2024
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  • soinic
    Lux.2,440 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great impressive arch (reminded me of the "Arc de Triomphe" in Paris 😉), also a nice fountain ....

    We went there in the morning and were bystanders at a special "show" ! Plenty of NYU students had graduation "photo shootings" and were nicely dressed up for this happening 🌞, very cute.

    Busy with plenty of tourists, but also local people enjoy this little green oasis.

    A lot of benches, but many were dirty/bird poop .... the whole park smelled of weed, which is allowed to be smoked in NYC (I noticed that many tourists aren't aware of this policy and were kind of apprehensive/thought they were visiting a "dangerous drug dealers park" 🤣 ).

    Don't miss this place 🤗
    Written 8 May 2024
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