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Skyscrapers are among main sights of Manhattan. Each of the high buildings is an impressive and unique architectural landmark. The most renowned skyscraper is the Empire State Building. Its construction started in 1929 and lasted almost for three years. Up to 1972 the 102-storage construction was the highest building in the world. This architectural landmark is executed in art-deco style.
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The same impressive building is the Chrysler Building which construction was finished in 1930. Its height is 319m. The majestic skyscraper is considered to be one of the main symbols of Manhattan. Among other architectural sights and landmarks Flatiron Building is well worth attention. Its name is derived from the building resemblance to cast-iron and clothing iron and now the building is known as “Iron”. The height of this skyscraper is 82m and it is one of the oldest skyscrapers of the Manhattan island. Its construction was finished in 1902. The most popular cultural center of the island is considered to be the Manhattan Canter. This is an upscale complex comprised of modern recording studios, several ball rooms and concert stages. The center regularly holds different concerts, TV shows shootings and other events, attracting many travelers. Engaging cultural events are held in the Lincoln Center which is considered to be the music culture center.
The Chinatown is a place of inevitable visit for tourists. The area is famous for plenty of entertaining establishments, China restaurants and shops. The island offers remarkable religious landmarks as well. The historical part of the island hosts the Church of Blessed Sacrament. It was established in the middle of 19th century and today it is the most significant landmark of the United Stated of America. The building of the church is executed in Neo-Gothic style and today it hosts several shopping centers and restaurants.
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The Nelson Tower is the next significant tourist attraction spot. The height of the tower is 171m. The construction of the scale building was finished in 1931. Today the building hosts large companies’ offices. The Museum mile street will be of great interest for the guests. The street is home to ten interesting museums.
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Cityguide on OrangeSmile.com - fascinating sightseeing in Manhattan, USA. The spots and sights 'must visit' and 'must see' once you are in Manhattan: temples, museums, architectural and historical monuments. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the popular places of Manhattan.