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NUMBER 10: TIMES SQUARE Times Square is one of the busiest pedestrian areas in the world, located in the heart of Manhattan. It is famous for its enormous electrified ads creating a surreal neon atmosphere, as well as famous theatres, shopping, and dining. It attracts over 50 million visitors every year. Times Square got its name from the New York Times Tower, headquarters of the New York Times newspaper built in 1904, when the area became the epicenter of New York’s social elite. 1904 was also the year when first electrified ads appeared in the square. Times Square is also the center of New York’s entertainment industry with its Broadway Theater District, and the venue of New Year’s Eve ball drop, which is probably one of the most famous New Year’s Eve celebrations in the world. Did you know that every night at exactly 11:57 PM, the screens on Times Square transform into a three-minute art show?
-NUMBER 9: ONE WORLD OBSERVATORY & 9/11 MEMORIAL One World Observatory is an observation deck situated on the top floors of One World Trade Center, also called the Freedom Tower, the tallest building in North America and the tallest building on the Western hemisphere. One World Observatory provides amazing panoramic views of New York City from above 1,250 feet. You will enter the Observatory through an impressive elevator ride featuring a virtual time-lapse recreating the development of New York City’s skyline from 1,500s to present day and the descent back to ground level feels like a virtual helicopter ride around the building. When you enter the observatory, there is a short video presentation about New York and eventually, the screen rises and reveals the impressive New York skyline below. What an amazing experience.
for a full list of best views of the city. One World Trade Center is the main building of the area known as World Trade Center complex, rebuilt after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Just outside the Freedom Tower, there is the 9/11 memorial, located exactly where the World Trade Center twin towers once stood, represented by two square reflecting pools. You can visit The Survivor Tree, a tree that survived the 9/11 attacks. The 9/11 Museum is also part of the memorial. Don’t miss the Oculus, an impressive terminal station on the PATH system, part of the World Trade Center complex, which peacefully blends with the surrounding architecture.
NUMBER 8: PARKS New York City is home to hundreds of parks and recreation areas offering a great escape from the busy city streets. Here are some of the best parks in New York City: The High Line, a nearly 1.5-mile-long elevated park, built on a former railroad spur, redesigned as a living system full of amazing green areas above New York. You can enter the High Line park through one of the 11 entrances and stroll, read a book, or simply soak in the atmosphere. Here you’ll also find food, public art and entertainment areas. Central Park, the most visited urban park in the United States, and probably one of the most famous parks in the world. It spreads across 843 acres features lakes, meadows, impressive buildings and much more. First areas in Central Park opened to public in 1858. Already in 1890s, Central Park was a famous spot for ice-skating.
While the park is located in Manhattan and surrounded by tall buildings and city life, it is hard to believe you are actually in a big city. Some of the more impressive sights include: Sheep Meadow, a great place for a picnic, Bethesda Terrace and Fountain overlooking The Lake, the famous Bow Bridge, featured in many movies, a forest featuring beautiful pathways, the impressive Belvedere castle, Cleopatra’s Needle and other attractions. Central Park is also a very popular recreation spot. Don’t miss the Upper 5th Avenue that runs alongside Central Park, nicknamed The Millionaires Row, home of some of the wealthiest people on earth. New York is also full of smaller but equally impressive parks such as Bryant Park in Midtown Manhattan, located between 5th and 6th avenue.
-NUMBER 7: ICONIC BUILDINGS New York would not be New York without its unique skyline stretching across the Manhattan island. The Big Apple is home to numerous unique and world-famous buildings. The Vessel, is one of the newyork