.New York, perhaps, is the target of many tourists because it is a city that does not leave anyone indifferent. It is a city that makes your emotions, whatever they are, magnify.
New York belongs to the State that also has its name, New York in the United State and is among the largest and most populated agglomerations in the world. This city is considered a global city, because of its worldwide influence in the media, politics, education, entertainment, arts, and fashion. The artistic and cultural influence of the city is one of the strongest in the world.
New York is headquarters of United Nations so famous for international relations.. The enormous importance of the city at all levels makes it, together with London, Tokyo and Paris, one of the most outstanding and influential cities on the planet.
If you still do not know what to see in New York, here are some ideas:
Central Park is a large public urban park of 341 hectares in extension. With about 25 million visitors a year, Central Park is the most visited park in the United States. Inside there are artificial lakes and several trails that traverse many trees and flowers is ideal for a picnic.
Among the recommended activities, you can go boating, cycling and even The Metropolitan Museum of Art. In this park are also several free events during the summer as the classic “Shakespeare in the Park”.
Empire State Building
Empire State Building is the highest skyscraper in New York today, after the destruction of the World Trade Center in 2001. It has observatories with free terrace on floor 86 and 102 that allow the tourist view of the entire city.
A must-see when visiting Empire State is its flight simulator, the New York Skyride, which runs on the second floor of the building. Takes the traveler on a virtual flight through the main attractions of the city.
Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty is the most iconic symbol of New York City and it means “Liberty Enlightening the world”. It was built by the commemoration of the Declaration of Independence of the United States. It is located on the Liberty Island, South of Manhattan Island, near the mouth of the Hudson River and near Ellis Island.
The Statue of Liberty can be visited by ferry. Although it is recommended to hire it with days in advance as it is a very requested walk; the same usually includes the visit to Ellis Island where the Immigration Museum is located.
You can reach the top of its base where an observatory is located overlooking the city of New York.
Brooklyn Bridge is a symbol of the city of New York. That connects Brooklyn with the civic center of Manhattan Island.The City Hall Park is located and crosses the East River.
The figure of the bridge is usually used in many of the photographs and postcards to represent New York City.
Fifth Avenue is one of the main avenues on the Island of Manhattan. It is full of luxury apartments and ostentatious mansions.
Here we also find the most exclusive shopping area in the city. With all the important worldwide brands, important restaurants between 34th and 59th Streets, including shops such as Saks Fifth Avenue Barney’s.