9 Places to See when in New YorkPosted By issacsha on June 20, 2014 at 12:20am | Blog, Places of New York, Travel, Travel Guide
Jump as high as the sifakas, sing like the blue-belied rollers, laugh like the kookaburras and roar like the loins. Bronx Zoo, located in the borough of the Bronx , is one of the largest metropolitan zoos in the world. Its spanning 265 acres of parkland and habitats, the zoo hosts more than 4,000 animals of 650 species, many of them endangered or threatened, with its African plains, rainforests, tropical jungles, aviaries, waterfalls and the flowing Bronx River, this is a truly fun hangout for that whole family.
The fourth museum on Manhattan’s Museum Mile, the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum Stops people in its tracks not only because of its iconic architecture but also because of its reputation as a museum housing and championing impressionist, surrealist, minimalist, modern and contemporary art dating from the late 19th century to the present. Step inside the helical white spiral to see the works of greats like Chagall, Modigliani, Picasso, Pollock, Van Gogh and Kandinsky as well as that of contemporary artists who are constantly redefining our notions of art.
No amount of footage rolled, video recorded or ink spilled can do justice to actually walking in Central Park. This rectangle 843-acre paradise located bang in the middle of Manhattan stretches 4 km and contains ice rinks, a zoo, a boathouse, a conservatory, a reservoir, ponds, lakes, woods, walking trails and much more. In the summer, the park hosts a number of cultural events like theatre, orchestra, flims, dances etc.., When in New York, visiting this legend, is a soul-nourishing experience that few others can provide.
To see some of the biggest stars from the world of music, theater, dance, fashion and film in their element, Lincoln Center for the performing Arts is the place to go. LCPA, in Manhattan’s Upper West Side, comprises a complex of buildings institution such as the Juliard School and the Metropolitan Opera House. The center regularly organizes shows of chamber music, orchestra, opera, ballet, off-Broadway theater, films, jazz concerts and fashions events, besides conducting daily walking tours that offer people the chance to sit at rehearsals and see luminaries from the performing arts world in close proximity.
After catching a Broadway show and checking Times Square off your list, step into a Brooklyn institution that’s located in the heart of touristy Manhattan. Junior’s severs not only the best cheesecake in New York City, but also “most fabulous cheescake”.
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is a place of quiet reflection to remember the people who died in the attacks of February 26, 1993 and September 11, 2001. Two acre-sized polls stand within the footprints of the Twin Towers with the names of the 2,983 victims inscribed on bronze plates attached to the upper edges.
STATEN ISLAND FERRY
It has long earned the reputation for being the biggest bargain in New York City and good reason. This ferry, which implies between the boroughs of manhattan and staten island, runs 365 days a year, 24 hours a day and is absolutely free! The ferry caries 20 million people a year and over 60,000 people per day across the upper New York Bay.
BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN
Spanning 52 acres, the Brooklyn Garden is famous for its annual Hanami Festival when one can take in the spellbinding beauty of cherry blossoms in bloom. The specialty of this garden is conservatory, three climate-themed plant pavilions, a museum, and much more.
FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK
In newyork, to watch some of the best sports stars in action or foe some lakeside R&R, head to Flushing meadows Corona park in Queens. This 1,255-acre park is the venue of the US open and home of the New York Mets. It also houses science and art museums, a zoo and the Unisphere, Queen’s Iconic 140ft high stainless steel gloube.
Air India, British Airways, Qatar Airways, Lufthansa, America Airlines, Saudi are has daily flights to New-York from all major cities in India.
Crosby Street Hotel, Refinery Hotel, The Surrey, Greenwich Hotel, The Mark are the star hotels available near to the New-york Airports.