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By: - at February 25, 2013

Top 5 Things to do in New York City

New York City is so vast that it is difficult to list top 5 things to do in New York City. Also known as the Big Apple, NYC, the acronym of New York City, is one of the world’s largest cities, and regarded as the number one global city together with London, the UK. NYC is known all over the world for its global influence in finance, culture, travel and tourism, media and communications, arts and entertainments, historic landmarks, and sports, etc. It is one of the most visited cities in the world, and a tourist’s dream destination. If you are a first-timer visitor or tourist, or a returning visitor, or a seasoned professional, the top 5 things to do commonly in New York City are:


5)  Historical Landmarks:
If you are a first-timer foreign visitor or an American who has never been to NYC, there are simply too many historical landmarks to visit in NYC. Visit the famous Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, the UNO Headquarters, The World Trade Center Memorial, the New York Stock Exchange, the Time Square, and other landmarks scattered all over the city.

Statue of Liberty at night


4)  Visit a Museum:
New York City is Home to many world-class museums. Your visit to New York City will probably be incomplete if you do not visit at least one of its many world-famous museums. Visit the metropolitan Museum of Art, a massive museum, with one of the foremost collections of fine art in the world.

metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC


3)  Stroll through Central Park:
Located in the heart of NYC, it is like an oasis of peace with wide open spaces, safe wooded paths, flowering gardens, cool forests, and lush lawns. The park is located in the middle of Manhattan which is called the heart of NYC. This vast and majestic Central Park expands over 843 acre of open space. It is one of the major leisure spaces New Yorkers and visitors or tourists. Favorite or popular activities include walking around, biking, skiing, sightseeing, skating, swimming, and horse riding etc. The park is filled with glassy bodies of water and lakes. It is like an oasis surrounded by the concrete jungle of New York City. You can stroll through this magnificent park for free.

NYC Central Park oasis


2)  Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
If you are looking for some pleasant time full of fun and joy then Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in NYC can be an ideal place to pop in. You will see here world famous and stunningly built wax figures of your favorite stars, historical figures, and enjoy interactive experiences with many realistic wax- figures. Located in Times Square, it is one of the most visited tourist spots in New York City which you should not miss out when visiting NYC.

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in NYC
Photo by Laslovarga


1)  Times Square:
This famous intersection in central Manhattan at the junction of Broadway and 7th Avenue is one of the most visited and famous tourist spots in NYC. Times Square is filled with glowing lights, numerous Broadway theatres, cinemas, electric billboards, etc. The world famous magazine, “the New York Time” is headquartered at 1 Times Square. This is the area of the city that never sleeps. People gather here to dine, watch shows at the theatres, shop in a wide variety of stores, stay in high-end luxury or budget accommodations, and doing all kinds of interesting things.

Times Square in NYC


Any visit to New York City will be an excellent opportunity for you to explore some of the best things to do in this world class city. Things to do and things to watch in New York City is literally endless, and will seem to you always never-ending, no matter how often you return to the city!

What is your favorite place to visit in NYC?  Please write below in the comments..


 

 

 

 

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