10 Best-Rated Tourist Attractions in New York
These are must-see best attractions in New York
|The Statue of Liberty is one of the most iconic
tourist attractions in new York City.
New York City is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with plenty of
things to see and do. There are numerous tourist
attractions like monuments, parks and museums, so you can't possibly
be bored here. That is why people dream of visiting this breathtaking city and have a chance to experience all of
its glory in person. So, in order to enjoy everything you had in plan, it is crucial to
organize your trip and try to
fit all the attractions you want to see. Put a couple of best-rated ones on the top of your list and don't
worry as much about the rest. Here are the 10 best-rated tourist attractions you must see in New
Central Park, a must-see among tourist
One of the greatest tourist
attractions, the beautiful and iconic 843-acre park is something you must see when in New York, or at least a part of it. It is located in
the center of Manhattan, designed by Frederic Law Olmsted and Calvert
Vaux back in 1857. Since Central Park really is huge, it will
approximately take you two whole hours to walk around it.
You'll be able to see the Sheep
Meadow, a place where you can relax or meditate on an open lawn. Then there's
the Central Park Zoo, with polar
bears, penguins, red pandas and other magnificent animals. The Shakespeare
Garden full of flowers mentioned in Shakespeare's plays and the
amazing Belvedere Castle are
also some of the must-see attractions when you're in Central Park.
|Central Park is New York is a great green oasis, where
you can walk, sit down
and relax, or visit one of its many attractions, including Central Park Zoo.
Christmas time in New
York is especially fun at Rockefeller Center, famous for the
huge Christmas tree and the outdoor ice-skating rink. Located in the middle of Manhattan, it has a shopping
complex and a stunning bronze sculpture of Atlas. You'll see a lot of people taking photos of the sculpture
and others ice skating.
Brooklyn Bridge, one of the tourist attractions with a great
bridge is a historical landmark that connects Manhattan and Brooklyn. Its arches are shaped
in a Gothic fashion and its walkway is made of wood planks. Pedestrians and cyclists are able to cross the bridge
by walking the whole distance of the walkway. Moreover, it is one of the tourist attractions with beautiful views over the
East River and Statue of Liberty.
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Built in 1879, this neo-Gothic
church displays outstanding architecture with white marble facade,
bronze doors and spires that are 330 feet high. Tourists love this building and so do believers.
|A look inside of St. Patrick's Cathedral and its
outstanding neo-Gothic architecture.
The newest and priciest renovation of the St. Patrick's Cathedral worth 200
million dollars was completed in 2016.
The most recognized among tourist attractions: The Statue of
The Statue of Liberty came to New York City as a gift from
France. It is a symbol of freedom and a monument recognized around the
world. No other tourist attraction is as iconic as this tall statue with a torch. You can take a trip to the
Liberty Island by boat or pre-purchase a ticket to go inside the statue.
Empire State Building
Another widely-recognized attraction is New York City's famous Empire State
Building. It has 102 stories and remained the tallest building in the world for 41 years. On its 86th floor, there
is an open-air observatory, the
highest one in the city. However, waiting in long lines can be a frustrating experience so pre-order your tickets
and avoid the crowd.
|Another of iconic tourist attractions in New York is
Empire State building
If you're in for a bite to eat after a long day of visiting
tourist attractions, there are
plenty of restaurants in New York
City. Keith David's Harlem Grill, for example, is one of the top ten
Times Square is an iconic part of the city, the one that makes New York famous
as the city that never sleeps. All
year round, Times Square is busy with tourists who want to see all the electronic billboards, Broadway theaters and
cinemas. Once a theater, the impressive Paramount
building located here is an office tower now. If you're thinking
about when the right time to visit Times Square is, that would undoubtedly be the New Year's Eve. You'll see the
famous ball-lowering and an exciting firework show that will make anyone's celebration even more enjoyable. If
you're planning to stay in a hotel in New
York during the winter holidays, do not forget to book in
|As you've probably seen it in movies, Times Square is
truly busy place at any time.
The High Lane
Once destined for demolition, the High Lane is now a beautiful
public park. It is a beautiful place to
bring your family or meet your friends located on Manhattan's West Side. Lots of Kelly-green trees and beautiful flowers make the
park a perfect spot to relax after a busy day. Giant chaise lounges and benches provide plenty of seating space for
everyone who wants to gather there. The High Lane park is also known as the ‘park in the sky’ since it is made on a
set of elevated tracks that
eventually became obsolete.
One of the most popular shopping districts, the Fifth Avenue, is a wonderland for
people who like to spend some money. You'll find a lot of famous designer stores here like
Tiffany, the Apple Store, Cartier,
etc. Other than stores, you'll find that Central Park as well as St. Patrick's Cathedral are near. So, you
won't need to walk that much in order to see other tourist
attractions in the area. If you really like the feeling of
elegance in this part of the city, relocating to NYC might be a good idea.
The first great concert hall, Carnegie, opened in 1891. Some of
the famous musicians who performed here are The Beatles, Tchaikovsky and Leonard Bernstein. You can choose to go on
a guided tour of the hall in order to learn more and see all of its parts. Similarly, you can go to see a
performance and discover why it has one of the world's most impressive acoustics.