Discovering New York NY
New York, New York: I want to explore that city
This effervescent and iconic city (immortalised by Arthur Miller, Andy Warhol, Friends, Jessica Parker and Co) is highly visitable. Beneath the towering skyscrapers, on the green grass of Central Park and out in the surrounding boroughs of Queens and Brooklyn, New York is a hive of artistic, musical and economic activity. The stages of Broadway boast some outstanding theatre, the yellow taxis whizz by in bustling Manhattan and Liberty Island continues to home the famous Statue of Liberty. For a true taste of New York absorb the delicious mix of cultures in China Town, Little Italy and Afro-American Harlem.
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Essential New York NY
- Language English
- Currency $ American Dollar
- Population 8.1 million
- Flight time 7-8hrs
- Time difference - 5hrs
Top 6 reasons to go to New York NY
Trendy Williamsburg (Brooklyn) is full of cafes, bars and alternative music. Escape the skyscrappers by opting for a hotel in this happening and village-like district.
Initially opened in 1857, the 843 acres of city-owned land are used by its 35 million annual visitors for hiking, biking, concerts, iceskating, picnics & zoo-visiting.
Hovering above Manhattan, this recycled railway turned urban park (complete with preserved stretches of track) offers unexpected views of the Hudson River.
Cross the East River to discover this city-turned-trendy-borough. Chic galleries in Willamsburg? A stroll in Prospect Park? The beautiful 478-acre Green-Wood Cemetery?
The $425 million Japanese face-lift in 2004 created airy, high-ceilinged galleries whose natural light enhances modern masterpieces from the likes of Andy Warhol.
- The Empire State Take in panoramic views of the city from New York’s highest vantage point.
- Broadway The home of New York theatre for almost 150 years. Why not check out a musical?
- Statten Island ferry Fabulous & free views of the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island.
- Soho Lower Manhattan with art galleries, shopping & cobbled streets.
- Times Square Enjoy the excited buzz of neon lights, giant billboards and Broadway theatres.
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