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Top 34 Attractions in New York

Popular New York landmarks and tourist spots

  • 1 Niagara Falls

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    A view at the top of the Horseshoe Falls at Niagara.
    Niagara Falls is a gigantic waterfall straddling the US-Canadian border between the Ontario Province and New York State. While they are neither the steepest nor the largest waterfalls in the world, Niagara Falls may arguably be the most famous, attracting nearly 20 million visitors each year. This spectaclar natural wonder has been variously described as enchanting and awe-inspiring, and since the 1850s, has been among the most visited tourist attractions in the world ...

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    Looking up at the Statue of Liberty in New York City.
    The United States is home to many different icons representing the country and have become some of the trademarks that many foreign countries use to identify the United States. The Statue of Liberty is one of these icons. If you ask anyone that lives in the United States what one thing that they associate with the United States and the freedom that the country represents, a majority of those people will likely answer the Statue of Liberty ...

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    The Empire State Building in the NYC skyline.
    Few tourist attractions in the world can be considered more popular than the Empire State Building in New York. This building has 102 stories. It is a huge skyscraper. The skyscaper's exact location is where 34th Street West and the 5th Avenue intersect each other. The building is a top-rated tourist destination due to several reasons. One of the significant reasons for this building's popularity has been that it has remained the world's tallest building for more than 40 years ...

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    The southern edge of Central Park in NYC.
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    Ahhhh… Central Park! This wide-open space is New York's haven for rest and recreation. Its 843 acres house lakes, ponds, walking tracks, ice-skating rinks, a wildlife sanctuary, the Central Park Conservatory Garden and so much more. All these are aimed to provide harried New Yorkers a spot of relaxation. It is a favorite haunt of joggers, skaters, bicyclists, and those who simply want to breathe in some fresh air and get away from the hustle and bustle of city life ...

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  • The Thousand Islands is an impressive archipelagos of small islands that can be visited by boat tours. Most of these islands are private properties with adapted luxury houses, cottages and even castles built on them.

    The 1000 Islands are mostly located between Kingston and Cornwall, Ontario, on the St. Laurence River. The islands are about evenly distributed on Canada's and the United States' (New York State) territory ...

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    Fireworks above the NYC skyline.
    Macy's 4th of July fireworks are one of the largest and most prestigious pyrotechnics shows in America and the world. Lately, the music score was accompanied by world-renowned artists like John Legend and the Black Eyed Peas. In normal times, thousands of people would hang around the launch site, often the Brooklyn Bridge, for a glimpse at one of the most spectacular shows to light the night skies ...

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    A street in Greenwich Village.
    Some of us believe that New York is all about modern buildings, busy and bustling streets, and people, people, people hurriedly walking to where they want to go. Well, think again. There is the historic and beatnik Greenwich Village. It is known for being the bohemian capital of New York and its tree-lined streets that lead you to unforgettable food experiences, a unique cultural setting, and a charmingly fascinating neighborhood ...

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    The towering Rockefeller Center in NYC.
    Rockefeller Center is what makes New York, New York. Modern high-rises, awesome shopping, and dining opportunities abound in this sprawling 22-acre complex made up of 19 buildings. It sits right at the very heart of midtown Manhattan. The whole complex is framed by 48th Street, 51st Street, Fifth Avenue and Seventh Avenue ...

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