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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Till 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 »
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 »
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 »
New York again and again - Sep 26, 2006, by MadSuh
Continuing my visit in New York, I tried to cover as much ground as possible walking instead of taking the Subway. I walked close to 100 Blocks one day starting out at the Southern tip of Manhatten walking all the way up to 45th Street. I... Read more »
The cuisine of the United States - Mar 26, 2008, by lindamura
The cuisine of the United States has a history dating back before the colonial period when the Native Americans had a rich and diverse cooking style. With numerous ingredients and styles brought in from Europe, the North American culinary... 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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