Top 10 Must-See Places In New York
There are a lot of interesting places which you can visit in the USA, one of the most remarkable and an authentic US city is New York. This city has numerous attractions and there are millions of tourists who visit it. There are certain landmarks which are most appealing and which every visitor of the city should consider visiting.
In this article I will tell you about the top ten must-see places in New York City so that you can explore its most appealing landmarks when you visit it.
Empire State Building
The Empire State Building is definitely among the top ten must-see places. This building is a famous national landmark situated in the center of Manhattan. The Empire State Building has been the tallest building in the entire world for many years. From 1931 until the construction of the World Trade Center in 1972, the Empire State Building was the highest one in the entire world. And though today this building is not the highest in the world, after 9/11 it is the highest one in NYC.
If you visit the 86th, or the 102nd floor observatories, you will have a great view and you will explore the city of New York from one of the most remarkable skyscrapers there.
The Statue of Liberty
One of the landmarks that are most popular in NYC is the Statue of Liberty. This colossal statue was actually a gift from France and it was built in 1886. The statue stands on the Liberty Island on the New York Harbor; the statue is a welcoming view for all the visitors who come to NYC.
The statue is 46 meters tall and the foundation adds another 45.9 meters. If you want to see Lady Liberty up close, you will need ferry tickets, so that you can visit Liberty Island and see the Statue of Liberty up close.
Times Square is another world famous landmark of NYC. Just like the Champs-Elysees in Paris and the Trafalgar square in London are iconic and world famous landmarks, so is the Times Square in New York. Time Square consists of the blocks which are between Sixth and Ninth Avenue from east to west.
And from south to north, the blocks which Times Square consists are from West 32nd to West 52nd. Times Square is one of the biggest symbols of New York City.
If you want to explore something more natural, then Central Park is one of the places in New York City that is just for you. Central Park is an urban park which is iconic for NYC.
The park is 3.31 square kilometers big and it is situated in Manhattan. Central park is a great place for a walk, practicing sports there is also a lot of fun. There are also a lot of sights such as artificial lakes and grassy areas that are very appealing for the eye.
Madison Square Garden
Madison Square Garden is another world famous landmark. This is the most famous sports arena in all of New York City. If you are a sports fan you can get a grand tour around the Garden and visit the locker rooms of some of the most famous NYC sports teams.
If you are looking for a place to shop, the Rockefeller Center is where you should go. You can visit many fine restaurants and numerous places where you can entertain yourself in the Rockefeller Center; there are also numerous different types of shops there as well.
The Ice Skating Ring is one of the most remarkable experiences in the Rockefeller Center. The NBC studios are also an interesting place where you can even meet a celebrity.
The United Nations Building
Another building which is very famous in New York is the United Nations Building. This building is the headquarters of the UN and it is visited by a lot of tourists each and every day.
There are many tours which are available in this building, there are tours every single day of the year and this is why it is one of the most visited sites in NYC.
Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum
The last three places which are a must see in NYC are the famous museums there. Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum is definitely an interesting place to visit.
There you can see wax figures of many celebrities and historical figures.
Intrepid Air and Sea Museum
The Intrepid Air and Sea museum is another famous attraction. The intrepid is a ship which is docked at Pier 86 in the Hudson, there are many educational exhibits there and numerous interesting events as well.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
And finally you should not neglect visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The collections and art pieces in this museum are from all around the world and there are definitely a lot of interesting things for you to see.
The museums are definitely a must-see part of the New York City landmarks.
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