The City of New York, usually called either New York City (NYC) or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States and also the most densely populated major city in the United States.
New York City is one of the global hubs of international finance, politics, communications, film, music, fashion, and culture. Alongside London it’s one of only two universally acknowledged to be “World Cities.”
If you’re ever in the big apple and in the mood to explore, here are a few places you should definitely checkout;
1. Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty was France’s gift to America. Built in 1886, it remains a famous world symbol of freedom and one of the greatest American icons. It is one of the world’s largest statues, standing just under 152 feet tall from the base to the torch, and weighing approximately 450,000 pounds.
2. Central Park
Central Park is a great place to experience a little nature and is definitely a must-do on anyone’s New York City exploration itinerary. This huge park in the city center, a half-mile wide and 2.5 miles long, is one of the things that makes New York such a beautiful and accommodating city.
3. Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, or the Met was founded in 1870, and is one of the most famous museums in the United States. The permanent collection of The Met contains more than two million works of art, spanning a period of 5,000 years.
4. Empire State Building
The Empire State Building is one of New York’s most famous landmark buildings and key tourist attractions. The 381-meter-tall, 102-storey building was the tallest in the world until the 1 World Trade Center tower rose higher in length.