New York is the most popular and visited city in the United States, you will be fascinated by the city’s skyscrapers, monuments, flourishing art, cuisine, fashion and nightlife scenes.
The most must-see places in New York:
- Central Park: a huge green space (341 hectares, 4km long and 800m wide) in the heart of the Manhattan Borough, which welcomes more than 42 million visitors each year. The park offers a wide variety of activities and sites of interest throughout the year, including the Central Park Zoo, Belvedere Castle, Sheep Meadow, Shakespeare Garden, Strawberry Fields…
- The 9/11 memorial and museum: 3,000 victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks, as well as six victims of the 1993 attack. The Memorial’s two reflective pools and artificial waterfalls are located where the twin towers of the World Trade Center once stood.
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art: the most famous museum in the United States. Overflowing with masterpieces from all over the world, including remarkable collections from ancient Egypt and classical antiquity, “The Met” is a unique artistic experience, and like many museums in New York, it is impossible to see everything the museum has to offer in one day.
- The Empire State Building: Taking an excursion to the top of this Building is the best way to start or end your stay in New York. If the weather is clear, you can see the city’s main sites 1,050 feet under your wing.
- High Line Park: A unique and extraordinary park with a breathtaking view of the Hudson River and Manhattan’s urban landscape. But the panorama is not the only reason why visitors and Manhattanites flock to this green space. You will find ever-changing public art facilities, many food vendors and a large picnic and tanning area.
You can spend the morning walking through the designer shelves on Fifth Avenue and the afternoon enjoying panoramic views of the city from the top of the La Roche observation bridge.
If you are an art lover, you can admire the original works on display at the Metropolitan Museum of art and the Guggenheim. Enjoy ethnic dishes in Chinatown or Little Italy. If you still have energy left, don’t miss the opportunity to buy tickets to an award-winning Broadway show or stop by one of the roof bars and jazz clubs that light up the Meatpacking District in the evening.