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Point  ($$) 9.9
stay time indicator 1.0-2.0 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Landmark, Historic Place, Skyscraper

Wheelchair Accessible, Trendy, Dine In, Breathtaking Views, Famous, Family Fun, Lush, Architectural Marvel, Self Guided Tour, Exhibitions, Souvenirs, Sightseeing, Photography

20 W 34th St., new york

Empire state building, an American cultural icon and America’s Favorite Architecture, is one of the world's tallest building (ranks 6th in US, 43rd in world) and has been named as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Its name is derived from New York State's nickname, "The Empire State". It's initial design was derived from two building: Winston-Salem, North Carolina and Carew Tower in Cincinnati, Ohio. Known to be one of the most photographed building in the world, don't forget to tag your your shots #EmpireStateBuilding. Becasuse of the height of the building, under the right atmospheric conditions, couples can experience a slight electric shock when they kiss. The building took only lightning fast 11 months to built and is made up of 200,000 cubic feet of Indiana Limestone and has it's own Zipcode: 10118. On a clear day one can see five states from our Observatories: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Massachusetts. The building has two observatories on the 86th and 102nd floors attracting around four million visitors annually providing spectacular views of Newyork city and surrounding neighborhoods. The building has been featured in several movies such as "An Affair to Remember," "Sleepless in Seattle," "Elf" and "The Amazing Spider-Man". The couple who marry on Valentine's Day, on the 80th floor become members of the Empire State Building Wedding Club. They receive free admission to the observatory each year on February 14 (their anniversary) thereafter.

Point  ($$) 9.2
stay time indicator 3.0-4.0 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Historic Place, Scenic, Monument

Wheelchair Accessible, Guided Tours, Relaxing, Breathtaking Views, Famous, Family Fun, Lush, Self Guided Tour, Cruise, Sightseeing Tours, Walking Around, Sightseeing, Coffee Tea, Cafe

liberty island, new york

The Statue of Liberty, one of the most recognizable landmarks, was a gift from France to the people of the United States. The copper statue is a robed female figure representing the Roman goddess Libertas. She is holding a torch above her head in one hand and carrying a Tabula Ansata inscribed in Roman numerals with "JULY IV MDCCLXXVI" (July 4, 1776), the date of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, on the other hand. The seven spikes in the statue's crown signify the seven continents, each measuring up to 9 feet in length and weighing as much as 150 pounds. There are 25 windows in the crown, which symbolize gemstones and heaven's rays shining on the world. The green color of the statue is due to the natural weathering of the copper. It is located on Liberty Island and is only accessible by ferry. It also features a Statue of Liberty exhibit located on the second floor of the pedestal inside the statue, featuring a vast collection of photographs, prints, and artifacts that tell its story.

Point  (Free Entry) 9.0
stay time indicator 0.5-1.0 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Historic Place, Landmark

Dine In, Famous, Family Fun, Free Entry, Walking Around, Nightlife, Dance, Free Wifi, Kids Friendly, Multilingual Staff

45 Rockfeller Plaza, new york

A visit to New York City wouldn't be complete without a trip to this National Historic Landmark. Rockefeller Center consists of 19 high-rise buildings spanning 22 acres between 48th and 51st street. This place is the epicenter of everything, a city within a city. See more than 100 sculptures, statues, murals, friezes, decorative fountains, and mosaics throughout the buildings. People enjoy skating at the world-famous rink during winter. The complex is also famous for its annual lighting of the Christmas tree.

Point  ($$) 8.8
stay time indicator 0.75-1.25 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Skyscraper, Observation Deck

Wheelchair Accessible, Dine In, Breathtaking Views, Famous, Family Fun, Lush, Self Guided Tour, Sightseeing, Photography, Private Events, Free Wifi, Multilingual Staff

30 Rockefller plaza, new york

Top of The Rock or simply "the deck" is an American Art Deco skyscraper that forms the centerpiece of Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan, New York. It offers a 360-degree unobstructed view of the city, including New York harbor, Central Park, Hudson River, the outer boroughs, and beyond. There are two indoor viewing lounges on the 67th and 69th floors and one open-air deck on the 70th floor. Truly a photographer's delight; snap unobstructed views and feel like you're floating directly above Central Park's intricate pathways and reservoir. The visitor can also go through tons of other things during the holidays; the Christmas tree, the Saks Fifth Avenue windows, and the ice skating on the iconic rink. The best time to go to the top is slightly before sunset so you can see the city in daylight and at night. There is no limit to how long you can stay up there. The visitors can enjoy the spectacular views of the whole city at night, especially the colorful Empire State Building.

Point  ($$$) 9.0
stay time indicator 1.0-1.5 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Skyscraper, Observation Deck

Wheelchair Accessible, Dine In, Guided Tours, Breathtaking Views, Family Fun, Self Guided Tour, Exhibitions, Photography, Private Events

285 Fulton St, new york

One World Trade Center or freedom center is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and the seventh tallest building in The World. It is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex with a cubic base footprint identical to the original Twin Towers. The “One World Observatory” is an enclosed observation deck in the building rising 1,250 ft. above street level. The highest quality of materials with state-of-the-art design; make this building the safest office building in the world. You can go on a beautiful day and spend at least 2-3 hours here just admiring the incredible views. The perfect time to go is around sunset, see the views in sunlight, dusk, and moonlight, the best of all worlds.

Point  ($$) 8.8
stay time indicator 2.0-1.5 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Museum, Monument

Wheelchair Accessible, Guided Tours, Family Fun, Self Guided Tour, Exhibitions, Behind The Scenes Tours, Coffee Tea

180 Greenwhich street, new york

9/11 Memorial Museum commemorates the September 11, 2001 attacks. The memorial is located at the World Trade Center site, the former location of the Twin Towers, which were destroyed during the September 11 attacks. The majority of the building is underground. An entrance ramp leads 70 feet down to a large hall in the footprint of the North Tower, meant to evoke emptiness and absence. Foundation Hall is a huge, “slurry wall,” a retaining wall that survived the attacks, is incorporated into the design, and is meant to represent survival and determination. This space houses the “Last Column,” a 36-foot-high piece of steel that was the last to be taken from the site during cleanup in May 2002. The museum holds 10,000 artifacts, including wrecked emergency vehicles, 911 phone calls, and emergency response recordings, pictures of all of the victims, and media of the entire event from crash to cleanup. There are also more than 2,000 recordings of first-hand oral history.

Point  (Free Entry) 9.1
stay time indicator 0.5-1.0 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Historic Place, Landmark

Wheelchair Accessible, Dog Friendly, Biking, Breathtaking Views, Family Fun, Free Entry, Lush, Self Guided Tour, Bike Rentals, Walking Around, People Watching, Nightlife, Photography

Brooklyn Bridge, new york

The Brooklyn Bridge has become one of the most famous sights in New York. More than 120,000 vehicles, 10,000 pedestrians, and 4,000 bikes cross it every day. The Brooklyn Bridge was the first suspension bridge to use steel rather than iron for its cables. It is a great place to take photos. the second floor of Brooklyn Bridge is the walking bridge for visitors. You can also rent a bike to cross the bridge. A walk on the Brooklyn Bridge is a must-do while in Brooklyn.

Point  (Free Entry) 8.7
stay time indicator 1.0-1.5 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Historic Place, Landmark

Dog Friendly, Dine In, Guided Tours, Breathtaking Views, Family Fun, Free Entry, Self Guided Tour, Exhibitions, Walking Around, Nightlife, Photography, Coffee Tea, Cafe, Private Events

89 E 42nd street, new york

The Grand Central Terminal is the world’s biggest railroad terminal with 44 platforms and 67 tracks. It’s home to many restaurants, shops, and heart-touching events. Every time is the right time to visit Grand Central Terminal. The basement of the grand central is the deepest basement in New York City. In fact, one can sink a ten-story office building down through the Main Concourse floor, and NOT reach the basement floor of Grand Central. The world’s largest Tiffany clock is at grand central. A great place for traveling, eating and shopping, or just sitting on a bench and watching people.

Point  (Free Entry) 8.0
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Neighbourhood, Historic Place, Landmark

Wheelchair Accessible, Free Entry, Lush, Sightseeing Tours, Sightseeing

Wall St, new york

Wall Street is the main street of the Financial District neighborhood. There are famous buildings such as the New York Stock Exchange, the Federal Hall, Trinity Church, and the Charging Bull sculpture, fearless girl sculpture. The Federal Hall is the first capital of the United States of America. George Washington took oath as the Nation's first president there. The name "Wall" of this street is from the actual wall, the Dutch built in the seventeenth century to defend themselves from possible incursions.

Point  ($$) 9.0
stay time indicator 1.0-2.0 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Museum, Landmark

Wheelchair Accessible, Dine In, Guided Tours, Famous, Family Fun, Exhibitions, Souvenirs, Art Gallery, Private Events, Kids Friendly

1071 5th Avenue, new york

The Guggenheim is one of the most significant museums and UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is famous for its location, unique architecture, art collection from Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, early Modern, and contemporary art. Visitors can also enjoy the special exhibitions throughout the year. Inside the building is a unique ramp gallery from ground level to the top in a long, continuous spiral along the outer edge of the building. It is the only landmark in new york that has been compared to the inverted cupcake, giant Jell-O mold & washing machine. The Guggenheim collection is an impressive collection of masterpieces - including the world’s largest collection of works by Russian artist Kandinsky, with almost 100 paintings and 60 works on paper. The building was built close to the park to ensure that it would fit into the surrounding natural environment.

Point  (Free Entry) 8.6
stay time indicator 1.0-1.5 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Museum

Wheelchair Accessible, Guided Tours, Family Fun, Exhibitions, Coffee Tea, Art Gallery, Educational Workshops, Cafe, Private Events, Live Shows, Kids Friendly

Queens Museum, Meridian Rd, new york

The Queens Museum is known for an international contemporary art exhibition that reflects the cultural diversity of the new york boroughs. The museum has focused on outreach and access for a wide range of audiences, presenting the highest quality visual arts and education programs. The Panorama of the City of New York is the best-known permanent exhibition at the Queens Museum. It is a 9,335-square-foot (867.2 m2) architectural model that includes every single building constructed before 1992 in all five boroughs; that is a total of 895,000 individual structures. A great place to take the family and spend an hour.

Point  ($$) 8.7
stay time indicator 0.75-1.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Museum, Artsy

Wheelchair Accessible, Guided Tours, Exhibitions, Concerts, Art Gallery

945 Madison Avenue, new york

Encounter masterpieces from the Renaissance to the early twentieth century at the Frick Collection. It is home to the high-quality collection of the perfect mix of architecture, interior design, paintings, furniture, and sculptures. Unlike other museums, which arrange works of art by date or artist or style, the Frick Collection Museum arranges paintings solely by Frick's (founder of Frick collection) own design. The museum also features the work of Rembrandt, Giovanni Bellini, El Greco, Frans Hals, Johannes Vermeer, Francois Boucher, Thomas Gainsborough, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Joseph Mallord William Turne, and much more.

Point  ($$) 8.9
stay time indicator 1.5-2.0 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Museum, Artsy

Wheelchair Accessible, Dine In, Guided Tours, Family Fun, Exhibitions, Behind The Scenes Tours, Cafe, Private Events

99 Gansevoort Street, new york

Whitney Museum exhibits a wide range of twentieth-century and contemporary American art, especially the works by living artists. There are more than 21,000 paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, films, videos, and artifacts of new media by more than 3,000 artists.

Point  (Free Entry) 9.0
stay time indicator 0.5-0.75 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Historic Place, Skyscraper

Wheelchair Accessible, Dine In, Free Entry, Lush, Walking Around, Photography, Cafe

175 5th Avenue, new york

The Flatiron Building is an iconic 22-story triangular-shaped steel-framed groundbreaking skyscraper. The Flatiron Building was constructed between 1901 and 1903 at the intersection of Broadway and Fifth Avenue, one of the most prominent locations in New York City. It was one of the tallest buildings in the city with 20 floors high and among the only two skyscrapers in the north of 14th street. The pointed end of the building is just 6.5 feet wide and opens at an acute angle of roughly 25 degrees.

Point  (Free Entry) 9.0
stay time indicator 0.25-0.5 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Historic Place, Landmark

Wheelchair Accessible, Breathtaking Views, Family Fun, Free Entry, Walking Around, People Watching, Photography

405 Lexington Avenue, new york

The Chrysler Building, an art deco-style skyscraper, is one of the finest buildings in New York by many architects. It was the world's tallest building for 11 months before the Empire State Building. It is the tallest building made of brick and steel structure. The building has been featured in many films because of its architectural design. The interior of the building is even more magnificent than its exterior. It houses the world’s very first digital clock. The marble floor and many art deco patterns such as the stylish elevators doors, more than 3800 windows make the Chrysler Building one of New York’s most beautiful buildings. You can walk into the main lobby and take pictures of the murals.

Point  (Free Entry) 9.2
stay time indicator 0.25-0.75 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Scenic, Church

Wheelchair Accessible, Guided Tours, Free Entry

St. Patrick's Cathedral, 5th Ave, new york

St. Patrick Cathedral is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic Cathedral church. It sits on the entire city block and is the largest Roman Catholic Cathedral in the US. The shape of the church is a shortly armed crucifix which is 332 feet long and 172 feet wide and made up of bricks and covered with white marble. Over five million people visit Cathedral every year. It is one great church in the middle of Manhattan with breathtaking architecture.

Point  (Free Entry) 7.5
stay time indicator 0.5-0.75 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Historic Place

Wheelchair Accessible, Guided Tours, Family Fun, Free Entry, Sightseeing, Behind The Scenes Tours

233 Broadway, new york

Woolworth Building was the tallest building in the world until the completion of the Bank of Manhattan tower and Chrysler building. The building is 60 stories high with over 5000 windows. The interior of the building is one of the most luxurious designs in New York. The whole lobby is covered with marble and the ceiling features stained glass. Inside the lobby are carved caricatures of men involved in the construction of the building, one of them is a sculpture of Cass gilbert with the model of the building and another one featuring Frank Woolworth paying his building in coins. For the construction of the building special kind of scaffolding were used for the safety of workers. The lobby, which is a historical landmark, is breathtakingly beautiful but is closed to the public unless you take a private tour.