New York, the 3rd most populous city in USA, is among the top tourist destinations in the country. The city is blended with business, tourism and cultural habitat, that truly makes this city a worth visiting. If you love attending concerts, enjoying night life, watching sporting event, then New York offers you with plethora of such locations that shouldn’t be missed.
Below are top 10 attractions in New York to visit:
1) Madison Square Garden
Located in the midtown of Manhattan, this arena is the most sporting avenue in New York City. Built in 1968, this is the oldest arena in National Hockey League, and second oldest arena in National Basketball Association. Moreover, it is the 3rd busiest arena in the world and also is the most expensive stadium built in history. In a year, the stadium holds approx 320 events and is the home of New York Knicks (Basketball), New York Rangers (National Hockey League) and New York Liberty.
2) Yankee Stadium
It is the most respected and state of art stadium in the world. It is the perfect stadium to enjoy the baseball game played throughout the year. Over the past few years, the stadium has seen some of the biggest games in the league, making it as the as icon of sports stadium.
3) Central Park
This is the visual masterpiece park designed by landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted and architect Calvert Vaux. The entire environment of this park is visually calm giving a pleasant environment around. Some of the attractions in Central Park are – Great Lawn, Wolman Ice-Skating Rink, Central Park Zoo & Wildlife Centre.
4) Rockefeller Center
This is the great destination for visitors throughout the year, and is the most famous place for Christmas Tree and Ice Skating Rink. It is also the home of Radio City Music Hall. Some of the happening events that generally take place are- Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting, The Channel Gardens in Bloom and MS Climb to Top 2014.
5) Empire State Building
New York is known for its skyscrapers and watching them from bird’s eye view. The classic New York City attraction offers the best view of the city. It is said that Empire State Building is the last skyscraper to be built.
6) Gershwin Theatre
The theatre was named after America’s greatest composers, George Gershwin and his lyricist brother Ira Gershwin. The theatre is known for hosting some of the best play including the Wicked, Fiddler on the Roof, Show Boat, Starlight Express. It was opened in 1972.
7) Times Square
This is the most bustling place in New York having Broadway theatres, cinemas and electronic billboards. In other words, it is a place in USA that never sleeps. For shoppers, it is a paradise having number of top brands showrooms across. Walking through the digital signs, especially during night and have fun clicking pictures against them.
8) Fifth Avenue
This is yet another shopping arena in New York, with having prestigious store located. There are also some interesting museums, theatres and Libraries. Some of the brand stores located here are- Apple, Prada, Trump Tower, Huge Boss etc.
9) Wall Street
For business minded people, this is the homeland of many financial houses. The place is associated with many wealth and ambition in America. This is the place where “Charging Bull” statue has been placed. Wall Street is also the home of New York Stock Exchange, and several other exchanges have their headquarters in it.
10) Lincoln Center
This is the home of performing arts and is the home of dozen independent performing artists. Concerts, opera, theater, dance, circus and many other performances. Some of the happening events in this center are- Ladies and Gentlemen-The Beatles, Portraits of Sound, Guilty of Romance, Himizu etc.
New York is the ruling city of arts, finance, shopping and tourist locations, and is the must visit place in USA.