Top 10 All Time Favorite New York Landmarks
If you only had a few days to spare traveling the Big Apple, which 10 New York landmarks would you choose? We have asked ourselves the same question and ended up coming up with the list below presenting New York City attractions you simply can not miss.
1. Statue of Liberty is one of the most recognized in the world New York landmarks that sits proudly at the Liberty Island. Book one of the guided tours to learn incredible Statue of Liberty facts and plan on visiting nearby Ellis Island and its Immigration Museum. Statue recently celebrated its 125th century and is undergoing major structural renovations, so check the website to find out which parts are closed for viewing.
2. Central Park is another great NYC landmark you should not miss. Kids, adults and anyone in between will find plenty of things to keep busy from visiting Central Park Zoo to marveling at over 2 million artifacts and masterpieces found at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
3. Brooklyn Bridge including its magnificent park is a great place to come with your whole family. Not only you can learn plenty of Brooklyn Bridge facts by taking one of many offered tours, you can play, have a picnic or enjoy the waterfront and the NYC skyline.
4. Rockefeller Center is a bustling NYC district sprawling across 19 city blocks and offering great sightseeing, entertainment, dining and even ice-skating options. Book one of NBC Studio tours or buy tickets to see legendary Rockettes at the Radio City Music Hall.
5. Empire State Building is one of the most frequented New York Landmarks especially its 86th floor Observation Deck that opens breathtaking views of the New York City skyline. Using their naked eyes or highly powered binoculars tourists can spot many major New York’s points of interest including the Chrysler Building, Brooklyn Bridge and even the Statue of Liberty. Empire State Building facts have it that the building is now the tallest structure in NYC.
6. Top of the Rock located in the heart of the Rockefeller Center is a great place to visit. Climb on a high speed elevator that will take you straight to the 70th floor observation area to see awe-inspiring views of downtown New York.
7. Madison Square Garden is the ultimate center stage for any sports, musical or theatrical venues and one of the best New York Landmarks to visit.
8. Museum of Modern Art is one of the most significant contemporary museums in the world. Among its priceless collection you can find paintings, murals, architectural elements, books, photos and even cinematographic works of modern art.
9. New York Public Library in Midtown Manhattan does not only hold some of the most amazing collections of printed works, it is housed in one of the most beautiful marble buildings in the US. Take a guided tour through extensive halls, reading rooms and learn about the history behind the creation of New York Public Library system.
10. American Museum of Natural History holds one of the most extensive collections of specimens than any other similar museum in the world. Learn about dinosaurs, beginning of human civilizations, mesmerizing dioramas on various topics and an endless selection of artifacts and exhibits.