New York City is famous for fashion, entertainment, historical monuments like statue of liberty, museums and many more. One visit is not enough to explore the whole city.
You will enjoy in city any time of the year. Here are some of the most interesting and popular places that you should visit in New York-
1. Statue of Liberty
Whenever you thinks of New York the first comes in your mind is Statue of Liberty. It is copper statue and is about 151 feet high from base to the torch. It was a gift from France to America for mutual friendship, love and peace. It is situated on Liberty Island and to get there you have to take a boat. It is advisable to book the tickets in advance to visit the monument.
2. Empire State Building
It is one of the famous and tallest landmarks of the New York City. American society of civil engineers considers it as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is about 381 meters high and has 102 floors. There are 2 observatories first on 86th floor and second on 102nd floor to see the spectacular view of the city. At night the view of the city is mesmerizing and colorful.
3. Brooklyn Bridge
It was the first bridge made of steel and connects Manhattan and New York City. You can walk or take bicycle and admire the view of the city and watch the bridge closely.
4. Times Square
The place is called Times Square when The New York times moved their headquarters there; it is also known as The Heart of the World’, ‘The Crossroads of the World’. The place is always colorful and joyful; there are many shopping malls, restaurants, billboards, theatres and you can also enjoy street food. The flashing advertisements will entertain you a lot.
5. St. Patrick Cathedral
St. Patrick cathedral is a historic architecture of Gothic style, with heavy bronze doors, 330 feet spires, rose window and many more. It is 200 years old but it is restored perfectly and beautifully. It is one of the most visited and religious sites of New York.
6. Central Park
It is 843 acres park with lots of trees and perfect place to relax, away from crowd and noise. You can enjoy picnic, skating or just relax and admire the greenery. The park also has central park zoo, strawberry fields and lake.
7. Grand Central Terminal
Grand central terminal is largest terminal in the world with marvelous architecture. It has 13 feet diameter clock which is largest Tiffany glass example of the world. The chandeliers and the ceiling feature 2500 stars and October to march zodiac. There is a famous and old bar called Oyster bar, its interior is breathtaking.
8. American Museum of Natural History
American museum of natural history is the largest natural history museum in the world. They exhibit on nature, human development, marine life, science, universe and others. The tour will require time but it’s very interesting to see and know about more than 30 millions artifacts.
9. Wall Street
Wall Street is famous and interesting for the people who are bankers or financers. After 9/11 attack the entry of visitors is closed but you can visit to click the photo with the famous bull and watch the people and of course the building with US flags.
10. 9/11 Memorial
It was opened on 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attack. It has two pools that mark the footprints of Twin Brothers. The names of 2,983 people who were killed in 1993 world trade center bombing and the people of 9/11 attack are written on bronze panel.