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What to visit in New York, New York

 
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lindamura's pictureby lindamura review
added on 7th of March, 2008

The Big Apple. The City that never sleeps. New York, New York!

New York City
is a place of great diversity and culture. You can literally smell it in the streets. Walking through the streets can let you forget that you are still in the US sometimes. The Pizza seems more Italian, the wine seems more French and when tasting the great food in China Town you certainly understand what New York is all about with its 20,000 restaurants.

If you are just out to shop around, get ready and dive in, you can get anything from fake Gucci Jeans to the real Louis Vitton Bags, a little pricier of course. While visiting New York, make sure you also go check out the great range of museums, they got them for pretty much any field. Also try to catch one of the musicals, it well worth it.

The island of Manhattan, which is surrounded by four other distinct city boroughs - the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island is the epicenter of New York life.

Surrounding the epicenter, there is Soho lined with the finest art galleries and up market designer couture and Greenwich Village packed with cafes, shops and bars grouped around Washington Square Park, also home of New York University.

With the Upper East Side as the hub of the greatest concentration of cultural centers also know as the Museum Mile, and it only seems fit that no other than the Metropolitan Museum of Art would stand here.

What else? You can't surpass the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Central Park, Wall Street, Times Square or catch a Broadway show...

It doesn't really matter what you do or where you go in New York because the city itself jumps at you and delivers an exhilarating experience. New York really does have something for everyone. The remarkable thing is that New York looks even better in person, but let's go ahead anyways and exclaim, "It's just like in the movies!".

 

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New York History

New York GetawaysTill the 15th century Lenape Native Americans lived in New York City. Before Europeans came in this area it was also inhabited by the nations of the Iroquois Confederacy.  Then, in 1524 Giovanni da Verrazzano stumbled upon the place. In 1625 it became a Dutch settlement and in 1626, the Dutch purchased the island of Manhattan.  In the following years, the English conquered it and renamed the city as New York. York was the name of English Duke of Albany. During the British rule, New York City grew in importance and major developments took place in this period. In the American revolutionary war, the city saw major battles known as New York... Read more »

 
 
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Recent reviews for New York

How New York became the Big Apple - Jun 25, 2008, by mohds2
In the year of 1664, Peter Stuyvesant who was the Governor of New Amsterdam at that time, lost the town to British umpire. The New Amsterdam is often connected with an island called Manhattan, but it too involved in nearby regions, which... Read more »

Peter Luger, the best steakhouse in New York - Jun 17, 2009, by bigigyuri
Peter Luger has been named the best steakhouse by Zagat Survey for 24 years in a row. We visited a few times the one in Williamsburg(Brookyn),and they also have a second location in Great Neck. While you wait for your table, across from the... Read more »

The best getaways in New York - Jul 27, 2007, by lindamura
New York has been a top destination for decades and it still holds the record of being one of the most visited cities in America. The amount of things you can see and do in one of the most popular cities of U.S is equal to its size.... Read more »

Finding the Right Las Vegas Casino - Mar 22, 2016, by alexanderl
Many people are planning a trip to Las Vegas this year. They plan on staying at a Las Vegas casino but have no idea which one to pick. There are an awful lot of Las Vas Vegas casinos to choose from. It is hard to decide what the perfect Las... Read more »

My days in New York - Mar 17, 2006, by MadSuh
After my long tiring walk and more blisters on my feet, I was ready to eat an entire cow, and... I kind of did:) Me and my friend make a tradition out of going to the 'Old Homstead' for awesome steaks. Yeah it may not be Peter Lugar's,... Read more »

 
 

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