New York “The city that never sleeps.” The city is known for the birth of many Marvel Avenger heroes. Well, that’s just for the Marvel Universe. we know it for its hustle and bustle. One of the world’s greatest cities, with famous places to visit at every turn and not enough time to visit them all. We have mentioned some of the best places you would like to visit for your New York trip.
This hall was first opened in 1891 as New York’s first great concert hall. Tchaikovsky was the musician who performed for the opening night. Leonard Bernstein and The Beatles also were on the opening night. This hall has the best acoustics in the world. I would say that enjoying a performance here is the best way to experience the hall, but you could enjoy a guided tour if you so wished and learn about some of the artists that performed in The Carnegie Hall.
Who hasn’t heard about “The Wall Street” where the money is made, and dreams are shattered? It stretches for eight city blocks to South Street from Broadway. This place has some of the most important exchanges globally, including the New York Stock exchange, the NASDAQ, and the New York Mercantile Exchange. There are also the Federal Hall and the Trinity Church. The bronze Charging Bull at Bowling Green, on Broadway. One of the most popular places in New York City.
One World Observatory
This one is constructed at the One World Trade Center Building, The One World Observatory. It is basically an observation deck that lets you enjoy an outstanding view from floors 100, 101, and 102 from 1,776 feet above the city. The elevator has its own attraction while going to the top. While ascending, the panels show the transformation New York has experienced over the years from the rural landscape it was to the metropolis you see now. You could buy a ticket to save you some time, but you will always need to clear security. Do check this one for the breathtaking view of New York City.
Grand Central Terminal
The Grand Central Terminal, place for some of the important scenes in movies. There is a scene in X-men (I am a huge fan of superhero movies. So, you get the significance this place has for the New Yorkers, which makes it one of the essential places in New York. The Grand Central Terminal has the nickname Grand Central Station, is a fantastic Beaux-Arts building, and it is definitely worth visiting. It was first opened in 1913 as a terminal for the subway and train stations. The Grand Staircase and the gorgeously restored ceiling, which portrays a celestial scene. Definitely give it a try. (There was also a BTS performance, you might know if you are a K-Pop fan.)
Some of us really like to shop! For you, we have Fifth Avenue, New York’s premier shopping area. Many top designers have their flagship shops here. Tiffany, Cartier, Bergdorf-Goodman, the famous apple store of Fifth Avenue, and how we can forget Saks Fifth Avenue with many other posh avenues. If you don’t want to shop, you can just walk around the place. It is always good to have a walk around town.
New York city’s one of the most recognizable landmarks with its Gothic-shaped arches and suspension cables; The Brooklyn Bridge has inspired many artists. From songwriters to poets to painters, this historic bridge made over the East River from Manhattan to Brooklyn was finished in 1883. It was the world’s first steel suspension bridge. You can get a beautiful view from the wood plank walkaway which is for pedestrians and cyclists running over the traffic lanes. The breeze feels nice there while walking. Take some time to enjoy that breeze on the bridge.
The busiest place in all over New York, in my opinion, is Times Square. Its beauty shines most at night with all the vast and brilliantly lit billboards and screens. The “Ball Drop” celebration at New York’s New Year’s Eve happens at this very place at midnight. The square and the surrounding streets are filled with people on the eve of New Year. Its previous name was then Longacre Square. In 1904 after the New York Times tower, it was named the Times Square. If you are visiting near the end of the year, make sure to celebrate the New Year there.
Empire State Building
Have you seen Men in Black 3? If you have, then you have obviously seen ‘Will Smith’ jump from the Empire State Building to travel in time to save his partner. This building is one of New York’s most famous landmark buildings and a key tourist spot. 381-meter-tall, the 102-story building was the tallest in the world until the World Trade Center rose higher. There are two observatories atop the building, which offer astounding views. The 86th-floor observatory, which is 1050 feet high, is the city’s open-air observation deck. But the viewing area at the top deck on the 102nd floor is enclosed. So, you have to be satisfied with the 86th floors observation deck. But it seems enough to mesmerize at the open observation area.
Broadway and Theatre District
If you visit New York, then you must attend a Broadway show. The pinnacle of American theater. Here you get to enjoy the latest shows and the long-running classics. Broadway is commonly referred to as Broadway theater, which encompasses a large number of theater venues in the Theater District and along the street of Broadway. There is a famous pedestrian-only alley in the Theater District, the Shubert Alley, and is home to two well-known playhouses; the Shubert on 221 west 44th street and the booth at 22 west 45th street. Enjoy a play on Broadway for sure.
Statue of Liberty
For the last, we have The Statue of Liberty, built-in 1886, which was France’s gift to America. As you might already know about the historical significance of the Statue of Liberty. After all, it doesn’t hurt to brush up on your history once in a while. It is famous for being a symbol of freedom and one of America’s greatest icons, and one of the largest statues standing just near 152 feet tall from the base to the torch. It weighs approximately 450,000 pounds (It sure is heavy). You can visit the statue at Liberty Island and, with reservation, maybe even go up to the crown.
You can also visit Ellis Island and visit the Immigration Museum in the historic immigration station complex. Many immigrants were processed before entering the United States. Therefore, We suggest you pre-purchase the tickets to be safe.
There are more places that you can visit, but these were the places that I think are the best places to spend your trip. You can obviously visit any other places that you wish to visit as it is totally up to you. Nonetheless, before going to any place, learn about it from the locals. You might learn about some secret spot that no one knows, and it’s always better to be safe than sorry. As always, have a safe trip.