New York Tourist Attractions 2020

New York Tourist Attractions

United States of America (USA) which is most commonly known as United States (US) or America, one of the most famous countries in the world, is a federal republic consisting of 50 states in North America between Canada and Mexico. America is the world’s 4th largest country by its land area and with over 328 million people being resided, makes it the 3rd most populous country in the world as well!. While the capital is Washington D.C , New York City is the country’s most populous city.

If you have never been to America before then you might be wondering of how America actually looks like! United States America is an incredibly diverse country in ethically and racially as each individual from USA has a unique way of getting things done happen. So to be exact, it’s extraordinary to explore and witness such a society full of multicultural people living in it. From now on we’ll be listing out few destinations that you must visit on your very first tour to United States of America.

New York Tourist Attractions

While being the home to United Nations, New York is one of the greatest and most populous cities in the United States of America. It has been the cultural, financial and the media capital of the world for centuries and influences in world commerce, technology, education, politics, sports, fashion, tourism and many more. People travel to New York for various reasons such as to enjoy the Broadway concerts, to shop & dine, and some coming to see the numerous tourist attractive historic sites, monuments and world famous museums. 

New York city is absolutely delight for sightseeing as many of the best places to visit in the city are just within walking distance to each other and either its day or night, you’ll have endless fun exploring out new things to do and see in the City of New York!. Based on traveler visits and local insights, we’re bringing top 8 sights you must visit in the City of New York.

1. Central Park

This is the 5th largest park in the city that tour covers about 5 miles and the most filmed location in the world which is being visited by more than 38 million visitors annually, is located at the Upper west and Upper east sides of the Manhattan. 

The pond and Gapstow bridge, Central park zoo, The diary, Chess and Checker house, The Carousel, Sheep Meadow, The Mall, Statue of Balto, Bethesda Arcade, Bethesda Terrace & fountain and many sightseeing spots can be visited during your tour in Central Park!.

2. Statue of Liberty National Monument

Statue of Liberty, 305 feet height colossal statue was a gift from France people the United States to commemorate the friendship among both countries. This Statue is one of the most instantly recognizable statues in the world and a universal symbol of hope, freedom and justice. It was first build in France and the shipped to US in 1885. 

This was added to the UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1984 and over 4 million visitors come to see this statue every year continuously.

3. Times Square

Times Square “The heart of the City” which was formerly known as ‘Longacre Square’ is a major commercial intersection, a favourite tourist destination and a major centre of the entertainment industry in the world. This place can easily accessible by buses and multiple subways.

More than 50 million tourists across the world come visit the Times Square every year and does shopping and spend hours watching and being amazed by the hanging billboards! Approximately 330,000 people pass through Times Square daily making it as one of the busiest pedestrian areas in the world.

4. Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge or formerly known as ‘East River Bridge’ is a cable-stayed bridge designed linking the two boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, by John Augustus Roebling in the City of New York. It was the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time of its opening in may 24th, 1883. 

Since its opening, Brooklyn Bridge has become major a major tourist attractive icon in the City of New York. The beach at Main Street Park, Empire Fulton Ferry Park, Time Out Market, South street walkway, take a helicopter tour or boat tour are some of our recommendations for you, if you’re looking for the best views of the Brooklyn Bridge.

5. Rockefeller Centre

Rockefeller Center is a large Art Deco complex consisting of 19 grand commercial buildings which was built from 1930 to 1939 in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, New York.
It takes approximately 45 – 60 min to take a tour at Rockefeller Center and here are some few amazing things to do when you’re in it.

▪︎ Rockefeller Centre tour
▪︎You can get to the top of the ROCK Observation Deck
▪︎Watch Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show taping
▪︎Saturday Night Live Taping (if you’re randomly selected)
▪︎ Take a tour at NBC Studios
▪︎Take a tour at Radio City Music Hall and many more to do..

New York Tourist Attractions

6. Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is a 102 story Art Deco skyscraper, on 5th Avenue between 33rd and 34th streets in Manhattan which was designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon, started building in 1930 and finished within 1 year and 45 days. The Empire State Building was the world’s tallest ever since it was built until the construction of World Trade Center in 1970. 

On the both 86th and 102nd floors of this, observatories can be found and visitors can see up to 80 miles far away into the City of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. When you’re visiting New York, Empire State Building is a must, to included into your bucket list.

New York Tourist Attractions

7. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art or simply known as ‘The Met Museum’ founded in 1870, is the largest and one of the most visited Arts museums in the United States which holds a collection of more than 2 million pieces of Art Works over 5000 years from ancient to contemporary times all around the world. Millions of people who cannot experience the Met museum in the real life, take virtual museum tours via online. We recommend you visiting the museum in weekdays if you wish to avoid much crowd.

▪︎Greek and Roman Art
▪︎Egyptian Art
▪︎Arts of Africa, America & Oceania
▪︎Asian Arts
▪︎European exhibits & paintings
▪︎Medieval Art
▪︎Sculpture & decorative Art
▪︎Modern and contemporary Art and many world-class collection of arts can be seen in this finest arts museum.

New York Tourist Attractions

8. The Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art also known as ‘MoMA’ was first founded by Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, established in 1929 in Midtown Manhattan, New York City is one of the largest and the most influential modern art museums in the world. 

This was also the 1st ever museum devoted to the modern era. The art works collection that the museum offers include, modern and contemporary art, works of architecture and design, drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs, prints, illustrated books and artist’s books (approximately 300,000 books and exhibition catalogs), film and electronic media and many more. 

If you go in the morning as the museum won’t be much crowded, you’ll be able to enjoy all the art in peace. As an Art lover, we’re sure this would be an amazing experience to you so remember to add this place into your New York travel bucket list.

New York Tourist Attractions

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