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Must Do in NYC

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NYC is one of my favorite cities in the world. There is always something new going on and you can never get enough of it.

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  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Foodie
  • Like a Local

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11 Places

The Metropolitan Opera

Operas, Performances

Colicchio & Sons Tap Room

Restaurants

Dominique Ansel Bakery

Restaurants

Le Bain

Bars & Clubs

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Art Museums

The High Line

Scenic Walking Areas, Parks

Top of the Rock

Observation Decks & Towers, Lookouts

Greenwich Village

Neighbourhoods

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Points of Interest & Landmarks, Art Museums

Rockefeller Center

Points of Interest & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings

Ralph's Coffee

Restaurants

rbravo's City Tips

  • My best suggestion is to enjoy the city and visit it in parts. Do not expect to cover all in a few days. It is better to visit a few places and enjoy them and then, the next time you are back do something new.
  • The Metropolitan Opera
    Operas, Performances
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    rbravo Says:

    One of the best opera houses in the world! A must while in NYC

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Book in advance, especially for family circle ticketc
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #13 of 440 Concerts & Shows in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • La Traviata new production 09/12/2018
    • Loved the Met 04/12/2018
    • The Metropolitan Opera
    Address:
    West 62nd Street
    Lincoln Center
    New York City, NY 10023
    Phone:
    +1 212-799-3100
    Hours:
    Sun
    12:00 - 18:00
    Mon - Sat
    10:00 - 20:00
    Other:
  • Colicchio & Sons Tap Room
    Restaurants (American)
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    rbravo Says:

    One of my favorite restaurants in NYC. Delicious food and nice atmosphere

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Good for brunch or lunch
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 restaurants in
    • Awesome experience... very sad to hear that it's closed 02/06/2017
    • Completely overrated - food, service, everything 17/09/2016
    • Colicchio & Sons Tap Room
    Address:
    85 10th Avenue and 15th
    New York City, NY 10011-4725
    Phone:
    +1 212-400-6699
    Price range:
    US$30 - US$30
    Hours:
    Sun
    17:00 - 21:00
    Mon - Thu
    17:30 - 22:00
    Fri
    17:30 - 23:00
    Sat - Sun
    11:00 - 14:30
    Sat
    17:00 - 23:00
  • Dominique Ansel Bakery
    Restaurants (Cafe)
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    rbravo Says:

    Amazing bakery. Top quality. One of the best in NYC

    Good for
    • Foodie
    Tips
    • The souffle is delicious. Avoid the cronuts.
    From the community
    Ranked #700 of 10,437 restaurants in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Go for the Cronuts 11/12/2018
    • Lived up to the hype 06/12/2018
    • Dominique Ansel Bakery
    Address:
    189 Spring St
    Between Sullivan and Thompson
    New York City, NY 10012-3689
    Phone:
    +1 212-219-2773
    Hours:
    Sun
    09:00 - 19:00
    Mon - Sat
    08:00 - 19:00
    Other:
  • Le Bain
    Bars & Clubs
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    rbravo Says:

    Really cool atmosphere and views. Great for a drink in the late afternoon.

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Trendsetter
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Trendy spot, make sure you take the right clothes.
    From the community
    Ranked #50 of 890 Nightlife in New York City
    • Skip it. Not worth the effort 25/11/2018
    • The place to be... 19/11/2018
    • Le Bain
    Address:
    444 W 13th St
    New York City, NY 10014-1105
    Phone:
    +1 212-645-4646
    Hours:
    Sun
    14:00 - 03:00
    Mon
    16:00 - 00:00
    Tue - Thu
    16:00 - 04:00
    Fri - Sat
    14:00 - 04:00
    Other:
  • The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
    Art Museums
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    rbravo Says:

    One of the best museums of Modern Art in the world.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Go for free on Friday evening
    From the community
    Ranked #18 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Awesome 13/12/2018
    • Should be Free 13/12/2018
    • The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
    Address:
    11 West 53rd Street
    New York City, NY 10019-5401
    Phone:
    +1 212-708-9400
    Price range:
    US$25 - US$25
    Hours:
    Fri
    10:30 - 20:00
    Sat - Thu
    10:30 - 17:30
    Other:
  • The High Line
    Scenic Walking Areas, Parks
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    rbravo Says:

    Great spot to be around especially with nice weather.

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Avoid the new section, as the views are not as good as in the old one.
    From the community
    Ranked #14 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Good option to walk 13/12/2018
    • Great little walk 13/12/2018
    • The High Line
    Phone:
    +1 212-206-9922
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    07:00 - 19:00
    Other:
  • Top of the Rock
    Observation Decks & Towers, Lookouts
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    rbravo Says:

    The best views of midtown. Much better than Empire State

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Go before sunset, but get ticket in advance.
    From the community
    Ranked #6 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Don't waste your $$$! 13/12/2018
    • Photo op 13/12/2018
    • Top of the Rock
    Address:
    30 Rockfeller Plaza
    Enter on West 50th Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues
    New York City, NY 10111
    Phone:
    +1 212-698-2000
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    08:00 - 23:00
    Other:
  • Greenwich Village
    Neighbourhoods
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    rbravo Says:

    My favorite area in NYC. Very European vibe. Good restaurants and bars

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • I like this area at night. Also great for Sunday brunch.
    From the community
    Ranked #48 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Always fun 12/12/2018
    • Greenwich Village is a beautiful place to check out shops and eat. 10/12/2018
    • Greenwich Village
    Address:
    14th Street and West of Broadway
    New York City, NY
    Phone:
    646-801-8
    Other:
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Points of Interest & Landmarks, Art Museums
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    rbravo Says:

    This is the best museum in NYC. One of the best collections in the world.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Try to decide in advance what you want to see and cover those areas. It is impossible to see everything in one go.
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Wow, just wow! 13/12/2018
    • NY State residents (suggested fee) 12/12/2018
    • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Address:
    1000 5th Ave
    New York City, NY 10028-0198
    Phone:
    +1 212-535-7710
    Price range:
    US$25 - US$25
    Hours:
    Sun - Thu
    10:00 - 17:30
    Fri - Sat
    10:00 - 21:00
    Other:
  • Rockefeller Center
    Points of Interest & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings
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    rbravo Says:

    One of the most iconic places in NYC. Kind of touristy but nice for a quick stop.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    Tips
    • It is best enjoyed in small doses, as it can be very crowded at times.
    From the community
    Ranked #17 of 1,138 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A must see during Christmas time 13/12/2018
    • A New York Tradition 13/12/2018
    • Rockefeller Center
    Address:
    45 Rockefeller Plaza
    New York City, NY 10111-0100
    Phone:
    +1 212-332-6868
    Other:
  • Ralph's Coffee
    Restaurants
    rbravo Says:

    Great coffee spot on 5th Ave. Great quality and atmosphere.

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Couples
    Tips
    • Go in the mornings when it is less crowded.
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 restaurants in
    • Open Seasonally - Currently OPEN 25/11/2018
    • Nice atmosphere with great coffee 24/01/2018
    • Ralph's Coffee
    Address:
    711 5th Ave
    New York City, NY 10022-3111
    Phone:
    +1 212-355-1829
    Hours:
    Sun
    11:00 - 20:00
    Mon - Sat
    10:00 - 20:00
    Other:
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