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What to visit in New York, New York

 
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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

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 »

Best entertainment in New York - Jun 13, 2009, by bigigyuri
When we lived in New York City every year we visited the Holiday Train Show in the Bronx Botanical Garden.It is very entertaining for kids and adults too. You can see replicas of New York City landmarks and bridges,more than 140 from all 5... Read more »

A short visit in New York - Nov 10, 2006, by MadSuh
New York once again a great experience. Anyhow, I left for Stuttgart on a Tuesday night. Me and my friends Sandy and Mano went out to this other friend of theirs where we had a few beers and watched a crappy football game. It was a good... Read more »

Another visit New York - Sep 26, 2006, by MadSuh
This was the fourth time I got into New York. The city kinda grows on you as people say and it's true. My trip started with friendliness and hospitality which, sorry to say, you typically don't find in New York. I got through customs quite... Read more »

You never get bord in New York - Feb 20, 2009, by MadSuh
New York is one great place! If you are looking for diversity, this is the place to visit! While you may want to spend the day walking around gazing at the fantastic architecture, or you want to visit any cultural events, the city has it... Read more »

 
 

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