New York, a city which is commonly called the “city that never sleeps”. New York is the largest city and the most populated city located in the United States of America. Belongs to the metropolis city, New York is also famous for its art, culture, history, entertainment, and architecture. And since New York becoming an important place in the history of American, it is also a home for the beautiful area located on the East Coast. And these are the best places to visit in New York.
Empire State Building
Empire State Building becoming an iconic place in New York which is located a quarter of a mile that close to Manhattan. This building offering so many beautiful sceneries which attract millions of visitors each year. When the day is bright, the tourists may see the scenery from New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. If you want to see the beautiful view of these cities, you can go to the observation decks in the Empire State Building Tower, on the 86th floor and 102nd floor. And from here, you can see the amazing facts related to the building’s history and its importance.
Statue of Liberty
One of the most iconic places in New York is the Statue of Liberty. The history of the Statue of Liberty came from a gift given by France to the United States of America which has already been welcomed tourists and some new arrivals for about a hundred years. On her Pedestal, Lady Liberty stands in the high of 93 meters or 35 feet, so that tourists can climb and see the view of Gustave Eiffel and Brooklyn. If you do not want to climb up to the crown, you do not have to worry about that. Because the pedestal also has so many panoramic sceneries from the downtown New York and the harbor. These tours also provide tickets for a ferry to the island. Offering with self-guided audio, they offer you in the nine languages.
Visited with so many visitors which over 39 million annually, Times Square becomes the most tourist attraction that commonly visited. The atmosphere of the big city and the bright light often called this place “The Crossroad of the World”. Nowadays, Times Square becomes a central major for the industry of the world’s entertainment. Times Square offers you a plethora of restaurants that provide so many events that give so many choices for each type of tourist and also offer you the shopping area and entertainment. And it belongs to one of the best places to visit in New York.
Central Park located in the city center of Manhattan and becomes a home to the Central Park Zoo, Belvedere Castle among several attractions. For those of you who love to stay in a natural atmosphere, and want to take a rest from the crowded city, then going to Central Park for relaxing is a good option for you. Central Park also offers you so many outdoor activities which able to entertain tourists such as release and catch fishing at a place called Dana Discovery Center, and the Loeb Boathouse which provide you with rowboat rentals. Besides that, you can also do several activities such as bicyclists or called as skateboarders, and jogging.
Popularly known as the most expensive shopping streets in New York, Fifth Avenue becomes the most favorite destination for tourists who want to feel a luxurious atmosphere. Crosses between the Midtown of Manhattan at 49th and 60th, the streets are lined up to the high-end shops which involved the prestigious department store and the designer showrooms. While Fifth Avenue section from 82nd to 105th streets located on the Upper East Side becomes the place of the Museum Mile. Furthermore, the Nine museums are located in the stretch of Fifth which involved The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim.
September 11 Memorial
Established on September 11, 2001, this building had been constructed in honor of the victims who had been killed in this tragedy by the attacks of the terrorists. For the name of the victims who had died, it was engraved in the position of two bronze panels which flanking exactly in the Memorial pools. The pools in this building were marked by the footprints of the Twin Towers which stood in this site. The National September 11 Memorial has a function as the museum which provides education to the tourists and public which related to archives, multimedia displays, a collection of artifacts and narratives.
These are the lists for best places to visit in New York that you can use a reference for your next destinations of traveling. And make sure that you are visiting one of these places while in New York. Have Fun!