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Tourist Guide: 6 Things You Must See and Experience in New York

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New York is the center of the world and so much more than that. It is the most famous city in the world. Songs were sung and films were made about him, history took place there. To this day, it remains the most visited, most popular and most interesting place for millions of tourists around the world. New York is a place for everyone, and offers something for everyone.

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1. The highest points of New York and the best views

First on the list is the Empire State Building, once the tallest building in the world. Positioned in the center of Manhattan, this giant is the first place to stop. The open lookout on the 86th floor gives a beautiful view of all 4 sides of the city and its regular streets. If you want, you have the option to pay extra for the ticket and go up to the 102nd floor, but the view is not different, and the lookout is glazed, so in our opinion it is not worth the extra money.

Many will recommend going to the "Top of the Rock", a lookout point at the top of the Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. The crowds are less here, and the view is even more beautiful. Whatever you decide, try to go in the late afternoon, so that you can experience the view during the day and at dusk at the same time and hopefully catch a good sunset.

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2. The largest railway station in the world

Grand Central Station is the largest railway station in the world. This is a place where countless scenes of meeting and parting were filmed in many films, and it is no wonder, considering the beautiful architecture of the main hall of the station.

Grand Central is one of the main attractions of New York, so be sure to visit this building on the corner of 42nd Street and Park Avenue.

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3. The most interesting parks in New York

New York is full of small and large parks, which are scattered throughout all 5 municipalities.

However, one of the most interesting is also one of the newest, High Line is a green area made on renovated abandoned railways in the lower part of Manhattan. These elevated railways have been abandoned for a long time, and a few years ago an initiative was launched to renovate, which led to a modern walking path surrounded by greenery and modern architecture.

If you want to relax while exploring the southwest side of Manhattan, stop at High Line and take a break from the concrete jungle. Our recommendation is to plan a visit for a working day, as weekends are often very crowded.

4. What to eat in New York?

There is a calculation that if someone had breakfast, lunch and dinner in a different restaurant in New York every day, a whole year would not be enough to visit the food spots.

For centuries, New York has attracted people from all over the world, who brought different culture with them, customs, and most importantly, food. That is why it is now possible to find all the world's cuisines in this city and try the flavors from the farthest corners of the world.

Chinatown and Little Italy are the parts of the city with the largest offer of these local cuisines. East Village is a great place for Japanese, Korean and Indian food.

Even we have our part of the city - Astoria in Queens is the best place for Greek, Mediterranean and Balkan cuisine, thanks to the fact that immigrants from our area are located in this quiet part of the city along the East River.

However, location is not so important - restaurants are on every corner and they compete with each other in devising new dishes. Food is taken very seriously here.

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5. Where to go shopping in New York?

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Many who have traveled to the United States will confirm that the best place to buy is the Big Apple. With its Fashion Week, New York is parrying Paris, London and Milan, and we should not ignore the numerous fashion and design schools, designers based in this city, as well as the countless influences that come with a diverse population.

As a result, it is possible to find something for everyone's taste and pocket in New York.

If you want luxury shopping, there is the department store Sax Fifth Avenue, New York Barneys (Barneys), as well as the legendary department store next to the Plaza Hotel, Bergdorf and Goodman (Bergdorf & Goodman), which has become a city landmark, and its imaginative shop windows attract everyone passers-by.

For the medium budget, there is also the largest Macy's in the world, and if you want to take advantage of famous American discounts, take a look at Century 21, which is located next to the 9/11 memorial and on its 7 floors low prices.

This is one of the best places in town to find modern and quality items at very reasonable prices. But be prepared to explore the hills of wardrobe, shoes, suitcases, and things for the house because this department store is always full of holes.

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6. Nightlife of New York - one of the best in the world, how to get to york the cheapest?

Whether you like a quiet night at a restaurant with friends, a sports bar, clubbing until dawn or a live gig, you will definitely find something for your soul in New York. Nightlife is one of the strongest local industries, which is why New York always offers different choices for different tastes.

The Mitpaking District offers modern clubs, while Williamsburg is great for touring bars with friends. West Village is widely known for its jazz bars, and be sure to visit Midtown for fancy outings.

One of the nicknames that New York carries is "The city that never sleeps", so be prepared that a party really never stops here. During spring and summer, the city is full of open festivals, you can always find a live gig or DJ performance.

New Yorkers' favorite place is the roofs of buildings (rooftops), in the form of a bar, club or restaurant. They are located all over the city, so it will be easy for you to find your favorite corner with a good view.

New Yorkers like to always come up with something new, and currently very popular are hidden bars (speakeasy), for which you have to know a code or a secret passage to have a drink there.

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