A Memorable Sightseeing in New York City
New York is one the busiest and the most populous and most renowned city in the United States.
New York is home to the United Nations Headquarters, and has been often referred to as the
cultural capital of the world. Historically speaking, New York City comprises of five boroughs,
each of which composes of a state county. The five boroughs — The Bronx, Brooklyn,
Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island —were amalgamated into a single city in 1898.
New York City is acknowledged as the global center for media, culture, food, fashion, art,
research, finance, commerce and trade. It has one of the appealing skylines on earth, dominated
by the iconic Empire State Building. If you wish to undertake a memorable New York
Sightseeing Tours, then here is the list of places you should not miss.
Empire State Building - The gigantic Empire State Building is 1,453 feet, 8 9/16 inches from the
base to the top of the lightning rod and it is a sight to behold. Miss not to have a panoramic view
of New York City from atop the Empire State Building. There are 1,860 steps covering the entire
102nd floor and nearly twenty thousand people visit the Empire State Building daily.
The Statue of Liberty – History records that the Statue of Liberty was a gifted to the United
States as a token of friendship forged during the French Revolution. Since then the Statue of
Liberty has become a great landmark and an American symbol of freedom. No visit to New York
can be deemed complete unless you had visited the Statue of Liberty.
Grand Central Terminal - Since its opening post renovation in 1913, Grand Central has been
throbbing with life and activity. It is no longer a mere a hub for transportation. You will find
shops and restaurants galore. Every Friday at 12:30, visitors converge here to partake in Justin
Ferate's free walking tour through Grand Central and the surrounding neighborhood. Try not to
miss this walking marathon.
Rockefeller Center - This far-famed Center, conceived by John D. Rockefeller Jr. in early 1929,
is located in midtown Manhattan and visitors flock to enjoy the many attractions including
Christmas tree, ice skating, Top of the Rock Observation Deck, Radio City Music Hall and
numerous shopping outlets and restaurants. Rockefeller Center is a remarkable destination for
visitors any time of year.
Central Park - Central Park, over 150 years old, provides a refreshing relief from the heartless
concrete jungle of New York City. Opt for a walk or choose a boat ride or just stay back and
enjoy a picnic in Central Park. The Central Park Zoo is verily a paradise for visitors coming with
children and for animal lovers who want to enjoy wildlife.
The Brooklyn Bridge – The Bridge ranks as one of the marvelous engineering feats of the 19th
century and continues to this day as one of New York's most prominent landmarks. The
imposing bridge spans the East river between Brooklyn and Manhattan and stretches for a length
of 5989 ft, about 1.8 km. The Brooklyn Bridge is acknowledged as the world's biggest
While on a New York Tours, do not miss the many other notable places of interest such as the
Ellis Island Immigration Museum, the Staten Island Ferry, the American Museum of Natural
History (AMNH), the Metropolitan Museum of Art.