New York is vibrant, eclectic, aesthetic and opulent. It has a diverse range of attractions for visitors of all kinds. There are so many things to see and do, some of which are so typical of the American experience that you just can’t go home without seeing these. So, here is a list of top 7 places to visit in New York.
The Empire State Building: An iconic building that has featured in hundreds of movies, it is a must see. It has an observatory that offers a fantastic bid’s eye view of the sprawling metropolis underneath.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The largest art museum and one of the most prolific art museums in the world. It contains more than 2 millions works of art and attracts more than 5 million visitors every year. There is something for everyone as the museum houses art work ranging from Egyptian vases to stained glass and paintings by various masters.
The Rockefeller Center: One of the most visited sites in NYC, Rockefeller is world famous for the tallest Christmas Tree in the world. The skating rink, the in-house tours, shops and restaurants are places worth a visit. The building itself is worth seeing with sculptures, paintings and attractive gardens. In the Holiday Season, thousands of visitors come to see the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Show.
The Times Square: One of the most vibrant and pulsating parts of NYC, it is definitely one of the top places to visit on a trip to New York. This place has it all, from excellent lodging, to all kinds of entertainment and dining experiences. Times Square never sleeps as there are always events happening here.
Central Park: Central Park is one of those places that seems to have it all, from meadows to woods, zoo, skating rink, carousel, outdoor theater, fountains and sculptures. There are paths for jogging, strolling, biking and horse riding. If it’s a wonderful day, then Central Park is the place to be.
The Brooklyn Bridge: The first ever steel suspension bridge, The Brooklyn Bridge offers some of the best views, particularly in the evenings. The walk across the bridge takes about 30 minutes and every moment you spend here is time well spent.
Chinatown: Said to have the most number of Chinese outside Asia, the place pulses with life. You can get excellent Sichuan and Cantonese foods here.
Any NYC trip is incomplete without experiencing the wide and varied cuisine available here. The restaurants and bakeries offer great food and have something for just about anyone.