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New York - The city that never shuts down

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So many people dream of living in New York so why not visit and live like the locals for whatever time you can grab.

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  • Like a Local

48 Places

2 City Tips

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48 Places

Manhattan Skyline

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Rockefeller Center

Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Grand Central Terminal

Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Staten Island Ferry

Ferries

Wall Street

Neighborhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Fifth Avenue

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Battery Park

Parks

Chinatown

Neighborhoods

Greenwich Village

Neighborhoods

Radio City Music Hall

Theaters, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Lower Manhattan

Neighborhoods

Empire State Building

Architectural Buildings, Observation Decks & Towers, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Chrysler Building

Architectural Buildings

Upper West Side

Neighborhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Ground Zero Museum Workshop

Specialty Museums

The High Line

Parks, Scenic Walking Areas

The Carnegie Deli

Restaurants

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Art Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Harlem

Neighborhoods

Central Park

Parks, Scenic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Times Square

Neighborhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Statue of Liberty

Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Broadway

Points of Interest & Landmarks

St. Patrick's Cathedral

Churches & Cathedrals

SoHo

Neighborhoods

The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum

Historic Sites, Monuments & Statues, Specialty Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Little Italy

Neighborhoods

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Art Museums

Top of the Rock Observation Deck

Observation Decks & Towers, Lookouts

Times Square Visitors Center

Visitor Centers

Madison Avenue

Gift & Specialty Shops

American Museum of Natural History

Natural History Museums

Park Avenue

Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods

New York Public Library

Specialty Museums

St. Paul's Chapel

Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches & Cathedrals

Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Specialty Museums

New York Harbor

Bodies of Water

Madison Square Park

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Central Park Zoo

Zoos

Bryant Park

Parks

Flatiron Building

Architectural Buildings

Hayden Planetarium

Observatories & Planetariums

Trinity Church

Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites

United Nations Headquarters

Government Buildings, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Washington Square Park

Neighborhoods, Parks, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Pennsylvania Station

Points of Interest & Landmarks, Mass Transportation Systems

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Theaters

Manhattan Bridge

Bridges

Walter J's City Tips

  • Cut the City into sections and spend time exploring each area to see the highlights.
  • Grab a multi day subway pass it is the best way to get around and it is SAFE
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    Manhattan Skyline
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Walter J Says:

    This is the best know skyline on the planet and is breathtaking for first time visitors. If you are lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the skyline when landing your heart will race just making you want more with the excitement of knowing you are really in The Big Apple.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • The Empire State Building seems to stand out wherever you are.
    • Best of all it is FREE.
    • Be prepared to walk a lot, free and you see more.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Brilliant Skyline with Many Viewing Options 09/25/2017
    • The Center of the Universe: Manhattan 09/25/2017
    • Manhattan Skyline
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 am - 12:00 am
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    Rockefeller Center
    Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Walter J Says:

    Whilst going to the top of the Empire Sate is a historical MUST the view from "THE ROCK" is better. Do both!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveler
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #21 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great place 09/25/2017
    • Busy 09/25/2017
    • Rockefeller Center
    Address:
    45 Rockefeller Plaza
    New York City, NY 10111-0100
    Phone:
    +1 212-332-6868
    Other:
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    Grand Central Terminal
    Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Walter J Says:

    This is a must, having seen it in more movies than you will remember you instantly feel a part of this beautiful station.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Stand in the middle under the famous clock and just watch the sea of people going about their daily lives and again it is FREE
    • Check out the food mall in the building, bet you cannot resist buying some exotic snack. Like being in the Worlds largest Deli.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Ticket office and Grand Central Oyster Bar 09/25/2017
    • A Beautiful Must See Building 09/25/2017
    • Grand Central Terminal
    Address:
    89 E 42nd Street
    New York City, NY 10017-5503
    Phone:
    (212) 340-2583
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    5:30 am - 2:00 am
    Other:
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    Staten Island Ferry
    Ferries
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    Walter J Says:

    This is the cheapest trip in the World, The ferry is FREE, what a treat especially for those on a budget

    Good for
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Even if you don't get off and just go over and back it is a must do.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #19 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Nice at night time!! 09/25/2017
    • Free Ride to Statue of Liberty 09/25/2017
    • Staten Island Ferry
    Address:
    4 South Street
    New York City, NY 10004
    Phone:
    +1 212-839-3061
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    1:00 am - 12:59 pm
    Other:
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    Wall Street
    Neighborhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Walter J Says:

    The centre of the World money market. Just to see the famous Bull and to touch it for luck is worth it. Note the shiny parts on the bull where millions have toughed it for luck. The Nose is one such spot but so is the other end especially the hanging appendage

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Another FREE thing to do
    • Look for the historical spots such as where George Washington stood
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #106 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    • A Statue that Attracts Hundreds per Day 09/24/2017
    • feel the power 09/24/2017
    • Wall Street
    Address:
    Wall Street
    New York City, NY 10005
    Phone:
    +1 866-648-5873
    Other:
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    Fifth Avenue
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Walter J Says:

    Depending on the time of year this street requires more than one visit as there is just too much to see in one day. Xmas is especially wonderful with all the big name stores having their Xmas window displays. For those wanting to shop this is the best place on Planet Earth to find anything you ever wanted. There is every famous brand and every big name store you have ever heard of

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveler
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Plan to walk a lot, good shoes are a must
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #32 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Just a street with tons of $$$$Stores..But... 09/25/2017
    • Lots of shops and restaurants 09/25/2017
    • Fifth Avenue
    Phone:
    +1 212-336-1440
    Other:
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    Battery Park
    Parks
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    Walter J Says:

    This is a great place to catch some views and to jump on ferries to the Statue of Liberty or around manhattan circle tours or the free Staten Island ferry.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveler
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • History Buff
    • Senior
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #81 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful park 09/24/2017
    • Visiting the Statue of Liberty visit Battery Park 09/22/2017
    • Battery Park
    Address:
    75 Battery Pl
    New York City, NY 10280-1500
    Phone:
    +1 212-417-2000
    Other:
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    Chinatown
    Neighborhoods
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    Walter J Says:

    Now here is one place that will fill your senses with sights sounds smells and life. If you love Chinese food then you won't have a problem finding great food and sensational prices.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveler
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Lots of walking
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #153 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    • Worth a Visit 09/23/2017
    • Manhattan Chinatown is OK, but Visit Chinatown in Flushing, Queens - its great! 09/22/2017
    • Chinatown
    Address:
    Canal Street to Bayard Street
    New York City, NY
    Phone:
    +1 212-346-9288
    Other:
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    Greenwich Village
    Neighborhoods
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    Walter J Says:

    This is a trend area where you can observe the local life, lots of small cafes, trendy shops and beautiful residential streets that are quintessential New York.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveler
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #41 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Worth a visit. Great for just walking around. 09/25/2017
    • What a lovely place 09/24/2017
    • Greenwich Village
    Address:
    14th Street and West of Broadway
    New York City, NY
    Phone:
    646-801-8
    Other:
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    Radio City Music Hall
    Theaters, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Walter J Says:

    This is as much a part of New York as the Empire Sate Building. If you are there around Xmas don't miss the famous Rockets Xmas show. A tradition in New York where every true New Yorker goes to the show at least once in their life. Don't miss it.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • History Buff
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Luxury Traveler
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Even is you don't see a show go inside to see the sensational Foyers and old World architecture
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #20 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great show, rude audience 09/24/2017
    • The Rockettes 09/22/2017
    • Radio City Music Hall
    Address:
    1260 6th Avenue (Avenue of the Americas)
    Between 50th and 51st Streets
    New York City, NY 10020
    Phone:
    +1 212-247-4777
    Other:
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    Lower Manhattan
    Neighborhoods
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    Walter J Says:

    The Business end of Manhattan. Dead on Weekends but worth a visit Monday to Friday to see the hustle and bustle of Wall Street.

    Good for
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #57 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • LOVE 09/24/2017
    • Can't Get Enough Of It! 09/23/2017
    • Lower Manhattan
    Phone:
    +1 646-322-9189
    Other:
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    Empire State Building
    Architectural Buildings, Observation Decks & Towers, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Walter J Says:

    The most famous building in NYK. The Worlds first skyscraper a must.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Go early as the lines are long
    From the community
    Ranked #10 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • VIP experience 09/25/2017
    • An unusual day! 09/25/2017
    • Empire State Building
    Address:
    350 Fifth Avenue
    Between 33rd and 34th Streets
    New York City, NY 10118-0110
    Phone:
    +1 212-736-3100
    Other:
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    Chrysler Building
    Architectural Buildings
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    Walter J Says:

    Always the bridesmaid and never the bride, built to rival the Empire State this is a beautiful building where the history and beautiful architecture take your breath away

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveler
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #49 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Don't Pass This By 09/22/2017
    • An art deco masterpiece 09/21/2017
    • Chrysler Building
    Address:
    405 Lexington and 42nd St.
    New York City, NY 10174
    Phone:
    +1 212-682-3070
    Other:
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    Upper West Side
    Neighborhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Walter J Says:

    Want to see how New Yorkers live and the beautiful brown stone apartments buildings than you must not miss spending a couple of days just walking the area.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • History Buff
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Another cheap thing to do but be prepared for lots of walking.
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #64 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • So wonderful for everything New York 09/25/2017
    • Beautiful neighbourhood 09/05/2017
    • Upper West Side
    Address:
    Columbus and Amsterdam Ave.
    between 63rd and 85th Streets
    New York City, NY
    Phone:
    646-233-4316
    Other:
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    Ground Zero Museum Workshop
    Specialty Museums
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    Walter J Says:

    Everyone who visits NYK has to go to this site to pay homage to those who died there. This is a must see place for us all.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #18 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A must see. 09/24/2017
    • Heart felt 09/17/2017
    • Ground Zero Museum Workshop
    Address:
    420 W 14th St
    Floor 2
    New York City, NY 10014-1064
    Phone:
    +1 212-920-4264
    Price range:
    US$25 - US$25
    Hours:
    Wed - Sun
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Other:
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    The High Line
    Parks, Scenic Walking Areas
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    Walter J Says:

    What a wonderful use of an old elevated rail line. We love it, the skyline views are spectacular. As you meander through areas you can go down to steer level and explore. Again Free and now a place that every visitor visits. The local use it as a place to get out of the crowds and to walk as you would in a park in the sky.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #8 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Peaceful and quiet 09/25/2017
    • Highly recommended. 09/25/2017
    • The High Line
    Phone:
    +1 212-206-9922
    Hours:
    Sun - Thu
    10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Fri - Sat
    10:00 am - 10:00 pm
    Other:
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    The Carnegie Deli
    Restaurants (American, Soups, Delicatessen)
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    Walter J Says:

    The most famous Deli on Earth, Be prepared for the biggest meal you have ever eaten. If you are meat lover then you will be in heaven! Sandwiches 20 layers thick with sliced meat is normal.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveler
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Buy one item and share.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 restaurants in
    • OMG! 08/13/2017
    • closed now, yet they still have another 06/25/2017
    • The Carnegie Deli
    Address:
    854 7th Avenue at 55th Street
    New York City, NY 10019-5216
    Phone:
    +1 212-757-2245
    Price range:
    US$11 - US$30
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 am - 12:00 am
    Other:
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    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Art Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Walter J Says:

    NYK has some of the best museums on Earth, The MMA is no exception. If you are an art buff then this is a must see

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Take your time this is really special
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Could literally spend days here 09/25/2017
    • An incredible place 09/25/2017
    • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Address:
    1000 5th Ave
    New York City, NY 10028-0198
    Phone:
    +1 212-535-7710
    Price range:
    US$25 - US$25
    Hours:
    Sun - Thu
    10:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Fri - Sat
    10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Other:
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    Harlem
    Neighborhoods
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    Walter J Says:

    Harlem was once a no go area but today it is being restored and is becoming the place to live. Don't miss it but again be prepared to pound the pavement as walking is the only way to take it all in.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Really enlightening place
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #97 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • My Adventure in Harlem. 09/05/2017
    • So much history!! 08/30/2017
    • Harlem
    Address:
    110th to 150th streets
    New York City, NY
    Phone:
    9562904512
    Other:
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    Central Park
    Parks, Scenic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Walter J Says:

    NO one goes to NYK without visiting the famous Central Park. This is the lungs of NYK and where all the local go to read a book, get some fresh air, exercise, eat and relax. Not to be missed.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Lots of walking
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Not to be missed 09/25/2017
    • Huge Parlk in the middle of NY 09/25/2017
    • Central Park
    Address:
    59th to 110th Street
    Manhattan Borough, from Central Park West to 5th Avenue
    New York City, NY 10022
    Phone:
    (212) 310-6600
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    6:00 am - 1:00 am
    Other:
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    Times Square
    Neighborhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Walter J Says:

    This is must see area the centre of commercialism Broadway Shows, Neon lights and people people and more people. This is NYK with all of it's brashness and sea of life.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • Well Worth the hustle and bustle
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #25 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Busy busy busy 09/25/2017
    • Oggle-Worthy but Bump-n-Shove Stroll 09/25/2017
    • Times Square
    Address:
    Broadway
    New York City, NY 10036
    Phone:
    (212) 768-1560
    Other:
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    Statue of Liberty
    Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    A ride out to the statue of Liberty is well worth it. The views back to Manhattan are spectacular.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Be prepared for long waits to go inside the Statue and be aware it is a bit claustrophobic inside. Once in the line it is almost impossible to get out.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #14 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • The Lady at Dawn 09/25/2017
    • Fabulous 09/25/2017
    • Statue of Liberty
    Phone:
    +1 212-363-3200
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Other:
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    Broadway
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Walter J Says:

    The Worlds stage for the latest shows, not worth it unless you plan to go to a show.

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveler
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #9 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Not Merely the Theatre District 09/25/2017
    • A MUST! 09/25/2017
    • Broadway
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    St. Patrick's Cathedral
    Churches & Cathedrals
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    Walter J Says:

    New Yorks most famous church, Some solitude and some history

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #17 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Stunning Cathedral 09/25/2017
    • Beautiful Church 09/24/2017
    • St. Patrick's Cathedral
    Address:
    460 Madison Ave
    New York City, NY 10022-6863
    Phone:
    +1 212-753-2261
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:00 am - 8:30 pm
    Other:
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    SoHo
    Neighborhoods
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    Walter J Says:

    SOHO is an area with lots to offer as well as a place to see how the local live. Great shopping eating out and markets

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #48 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Boutique of the city 09/23/2017
    • My 40th Birthday Trip To NYC 09/22/2017
    • SoHo
    Address:
    South of Houston Street
    New York City, NY 10022
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    The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
    Historic Sites, Monuments & Statues, Specialty Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    A Visit to remember the historic event that scared the World.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • National 9/11 Memorial & Museum 09/25/2017
    • Emotional 09/25/2017
    • The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
    Address:
    180 Greenwich St
    World Trade Center
    New York City, NY 10007-0089
    Phone:
    +1 212-312-8800
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Other:
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    Little Italy
    Neighborhoods
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    Want eat Italian then if you can't find a great place to eat here then you are not looking

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • Watch out for the restaurant touts, don't let them drag you in, shop around.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #109 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    • Lovely - makes a change from the bright lights 09/22/2017
    • "Italy in the NYC" 09/22/2017
    • Little Italy
    Address:
    Mulberry Street
    New York City, NY 10013
    Phone:
    +1 917-817-9888
    Other:
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    The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
    Art Museums
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    THE ORIGINAL MOMA, great history and reminder of the 20th century inventions. Another of NYK's best museums

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #33 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • MUST SEE! 09/25/2017
    • THE FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT EXHIBITION IS INSPIRING! GO NOW! 09/24/2017
    • The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
    Address:
    11 West 53rd Street
    New York City, NY 10019-5401
    Phone:
    +1 212-708-9400
    Price range:
    US$25 - US$25
    Hours:
    Fri
    10:30 am - 8:00 pm
    Sat - Thu
    10:30 am - 5:30 pm
    Other:
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    Top of the Rock Observation Deck
    Observation Decks & Towers, Lookouts
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    Best View of NYK If you had to miss one then don't miss the ROCK

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing views 09/25/2017
    • Top of the Rock 09/25/2017
    • Top of the Rock Observation Deck
    Address:
    30 Rockefeller Center
    New York City, NY 10112-0015
    Phone:
    +1 212-698-2000
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 am - 11:00 pm
    Other:
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    Times Square Visitors Center
    Visitor Centers
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    The Centre of the World. See it at least once in your life

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 things to do in New York City
    • Great place to get information 10/17/2016
    • A must visit in NYC at night 08/25/2016
    • Times Square Visitors Center
    Address:
    1560 Broadway
    New York
    New York City, NY 10036-1537
    Phone:
    +1 212-869-1890
    Other:
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    Madison Avenue
    Gift & Specialty Shops
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    Where all the big name Ad Agencys are, A nice street with plenty of history

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • History Buff
    • Like a Local
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #28 of 830 Shopping in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Always an enjoyable walk 09/08/2017
    • Best of the Best 08/20/2017
    • Madison Avenue
    Address:
    c/o Madison Avenue Business Improvement District
    59 East 79 Street, Lower Level
    New York City, NY
    Phone:
    +1 212-861-2055
    Other:
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    American Museum of Natural History
    Natural History Museums
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    Want to see the Best Natural History Museum in the World then this is it. Only one other is as good (Washington). If you are going to Washington then wait. Free in DC not in NYK

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • There are 18 Smithsonian Museums in Washington, all free
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #31 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A little disappointing 09/25/2017
    • Night at the Museum 09/25/2017
    • American Museum of Natural History
    Address:
    79th Street and Central Park West
    New York City, NY 10024
    Phone:
    +1 212-769-5100
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 am - 5:45 pm
    Other:
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    Park Avenue
    Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    See what makes Park Ave the home of some of the richest people in the World.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Just stroll along and observe
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #114 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Historic street in the city 09/18/2017
    • Posh and vibrant! 08/29/2017
    • Park Avenue
    Address:
    Manhattan
    1049 park ave
    New York City, NY 10028
    Other:
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    New York Public Library
    Specialty Museums
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    Beautiful Library that is spectacular in size and architecture

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #22 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Take the free audio tour 09/25/2017
    • A Must See 09/23/2017
    • New York Public Library
    Address:
    476 5th Ave New York, NY 10018
    New York City, NY 10018
    Phone:
    +1 212-930-0800
    Hours:
    Sun
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Mon
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Tue - Wed
    10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Thu - Sat
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Other:
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    St. Paul's Chapel
    Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches & Cathedrals
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    Steeped in History, and where George Washington had his own place to worship.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #44 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Wonderful Visit 09/24/2017
    • Nothing extraordinary 09/21/2017
    • St. Paul's Chapel
    Address:
    209 Broadway
    b/t Fulton Street & Vesey Street
    New York City, NY 10007-2977
    Phone:
    +1 212-602-0800
    Hours:
    Sun
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Mon - Sat
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Other:
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    Ellis Island Immigration Museum
    Specialty Museums
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    This is where millions of Europeans first saw America. A spectacular historical place.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #55 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A Must See! 09/24/2017
    • A VERY IMPORTANT PLACE IN THE HISTORY OF THE USA 09/21/2017
    • Ellis Island Immigration Museum
    Address:
    Battery Park and Liberty Island
    New York City, NY 10017
    Phone:
    +1 212-883-1986
    Other:
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    New York Harbor
    Bodies of Water
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    One of the Worlds most famous harbours. Take a Circle trip around Manhattan to see it all.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #180 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful Harbor 09/19/2017
    • Stunning views. 09/03/2017
    Phone:
    (212) 668-3432
    Other:
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    Madison Square Park
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    IF you are a sports buff then this is worth a visit. Also where some of the worlds best entertainers have performed

    Good for
    • Solo
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Thrifty Traveler
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #94 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A relaxing park and gardens for all ages 09/25/2017
    • OK Burger - Didn't enjoy the rats 09/20/2017
    • Madison Square Park
    Address:
    Between 23rd and 26 streets
    and Madison and Fifth Avenues
    New York City, NY
    Phone:
    +1 212-520-7600
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    6:00 am - 12:00 am
    Other:
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    Central Park Zoo
    Zoos
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    If you are short of time then there is nothing special about this Zoo other than it being in the middle of NYK.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Family
    • Like a Local
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Only if you have time to kill.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #108 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Entertaining and fund for children 09/25/2017
    • A SMALL ZOO WITH GREAT ENCLOSURES 09/23/2017
    • Central Park Zoo
    Address:
    830 5th Ave
    New York City, NY 10065-7001
    Phone:
    +1 212-439-6500
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sat - Sun
    10:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Other:
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    Bryant Park
    Parks
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    Spectacular ice skating venue in Winter, participate or simply watch or eat at the Restaurants with a view of the skating.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #13 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Lazy Summer Afternoons 09/25/2017
    • Very good park in the middle of a major city 09/25/2017
    • Bryant Park
    Phone:
    2365652365
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:00 am - 12:00 am
    Other:
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    Flatiron Building
    Architectural Buildings
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    Great landmark if only to say you have seen it. Good spot for a selfie

    Good for
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    From the community
    Ranked #53 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Iconic building, must see 09/23/2017
    • Facinating building 09/22/2017
    • Flatiron Building
    Address:
    175 5th Ave
    At 23rd St.
    New York City, NY 10010-7703
    Phone:
    +1 212-477-0947
    Other:
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    Hayden Planetarium
    Observatories & Planetariums
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    One of the best planetariums in the World so if you are into the stars then this is your chance

    Good for
    • Family
    • Thrifty Traveler
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #141 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Hidden Gem in New York City 09/20/2017
    • Always Interesting 09/06/2017
    • Hayden Planetarium
    Address:
    Central Park West and 79th Street
    American Museum of Natural History
    New York City, NY 10024
    Phone:
    +1 212-769-5100
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 am - 5:45 pm
    Other:
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    Trinity Church
    Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    Another fine religious place to dig into the history of NYK

    Good for
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Like a Local
    From the community
    Ranked #67 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beauty and History 09/22/2017
    • Beautiful Stained-Glass Window over the Altar 09/21/2017
    • Trinity Church
    Address:
    89 Broadway
    New York City, NY 10006
    Phone:
    +1 212-602-0800
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Other:
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    United Nations Headquarters
    Government Buildings, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    This is a must see as it is where the leaders of our World meet to discuss the problems of the planet.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #91 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • An excellent tour - need tickets in advance 09/20/2017
    • Nothing to see here. 09/18/2017
    • United Nations Headquarters
    Address:
    405 E 42nd St
    1st Avenue
    New York City, NY 10017-3507
    Phone:
    +1 212-963-8687
    Other:
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    Washington Square Park
    Neighborhoods, Parks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    An alternative spot to Central Park where you can take a break watch the Squirrels play and rest you feet

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    From the community
    Ranked #47 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great urban space 09/24/2017
    • Unique New York Experience 09/23/2017
    • Washington Square Park
    Address:
    West 4th Street
    Greenwich Village
    New York City, NY 10001
    Hours:
    Sat - Sun
    7:00 am - 12:00 am
    Other:
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    Pennsylvania Station
    Points of Interest & Landmarks, Mass Transportation Systems
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    Where all the long distance trains depart and arrive. Really busy station with many people who live outside Manhattan computing to work.

    Good for
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Like a Local
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #158 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    • Train Ride Was Terrible 09/22/2017
    • Effective, but can be confusing for first timers 09/21/2017
    • Pennsylvania Station
    Address:
    7th Ave & West 32nd St
    New York City, NY 10001
    Phone:
    +1 212-630-7373
    Other:
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    Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
    Theaters
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    Famous venue for many great performing art shows, check out what is on while you are there

    Good for
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Nightlife Seeker
    • Like a Local
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #34 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Oslo 08/24/2017
    • Great cultural. Center in manhattan 08/23/2017
    • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
    Address:
    The David RubenStein Atrium
    Broadway & 64th Street - main entrance
    New York City, NY 10023
    Phone:
    +1 212-875-5350
    Other:
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    Manhattan Bridge
    Bridges
    See more photos
    Walter J Says:

    Probably the most photographed bridge in the World. Everyone has to walk across it once in their life. So if you are in NYK just do it

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveler
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #68 of 1,116 things to do in New York City
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Built because Brooklyn Bridge was overcrowded 09/21/2017
    • Iconic bridge of New York city. 09/18/2017
    • Manhattan Bridge
    Address:
    South Street and FDR Drive
    New York City, NY 10002
    Phone:
    646-942-3141
    Other:
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