“New York, New York. Start spreading the news I am leaving today. I want to be a part of it, New York, New York”. That’s lyrics from Frank Sinatra song about NYC… I think everybody have dreams about visiting “The Big Apple”. New York is one of the most visited city in the world with about 50 million tourists every year. It’s amazing, about 4 million tourists from all over the world come visit New York City every month.
I want to introduce you what you must to do in New York City, even you in here only for a day. You can see a lot of interesting places in New York in short amount of time. You just need to know what you want to see because the list of places to go and things to see is pretty much endless in this city like New York which according Frank Sinatra never sleeps!
I think everybody knows Times Square, because it is one of the best known landmarks of New York City for huge advertisements and shining lights. So, Times Square is one of the most visited places in New York City with an estimated 38 millions visitors every year. Times Square is located on 7th Ave and Broadway. Times Square is usually always synonymous with famous Broadway theater shows.
Statue of Liberty
You haven’t visited New York if you don’t check out what is one of the most iconic landmarks of the United States of America, Statue of Liberty also known as “Liberty Enlightening the World”. The statue is a gift to the United States from the people of France, which become an icon of freedom and a well-known symbols of the United States: a welcoming signal to immigrants arriving from abroad.
Empire State Building
It was one of the tallest buildings in the world for 40 years between 1931 and 1972. Empire State Building was the first building in the world with 100 floors. In total, the building has 102 floors which reach to 1,250 feet (381 m). I really recommend to visit it and see stunning views of New York City from the top of Empire State Building. More information in official Empire State Building website http://www.esbnyc.com/
Central park is the most visited park in the United States with about 35 million visitors every year. Actually, Central Park is a historical landmark since 1963, I bet you saw Central Park in a lot of movies and TV shows. In my opinion this park is a thing which makes Manhattan more attractive, because in city jungles like Manhattan you can always find a quite places for take a rest only in couple minutes walk to Central Park.
If you like Asian culture and Asian food you must visit Chinatown. Here you can be part of Chinese culture and many cultural activities. Actually, Chinatown in New York City is the oldest and largest Chinatown outside of Asia, so I promise you will love it if you like Asian, it’s like small Asian country in New York City.
Grand Central Terminal
This has been in so many movies, so you must know it. It’s a very interesting place to see with a stunning architecture. It’s a symbol of New York City. Despite the fact that you see it in many movies and it is a very beautiful building, it has also a very long and interesting history. By the way if you are going here you must to walk through the market that is there. There you can find a lot of wonderful cafes and shops.