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Sightseeing in Manhattan - what to see. Complete travel guide

Manhattan is one of the main areas of New York City, which is located near the Hudson River and is stretched along its coast for twenty-one kilometers. Manhattan was discovered in 1524 as a small granite island. Because of the long length Manhattan was divided into three parts - Downtown, Uptown, and Middletown, which means Lower, Middle and Upper.
To choose a proper place to eat among numerous restaurants of Manhattan is rather challenging, however there are acknowledged leaders which won the attention and affection of tourists from … Open
Broadway is the longest street of this city. It stretches along the entire island and this is the location of a myriad of various shops, shopping malls, restaurants, cafes, theaters and much more. Wall Street is the main business street of the city, where are gathered the buildings of the stock exchange, banks and other famous financial organizations the U.S. Manhattan is famous for its tremendously high skyscrapers. The first prototype of the modern skyscrapers was built in the beginning of the XX century. This was a triangular iron house located on Madison Square.
St. Paul Church is the oldest sight of the city. The building starts its history in 1766 is decorated in the Gregorian style. Such famous buildings as the Gray-Sea Mansion, Church of the Holy Trinity and several Greek revival style buildings created in the beginning of the XIX century have survived till our days and are very popular among tourists. The main tourist sites include the gallery of the American Bible Society, Carnegie Hall; the Museum of American Crafts, which demonstrates expositions and exhibitions devoted to contemporary crafts, sewing, architecture and construction ceramics, jewelry, rugs, handmade paper, copyright dress, and knitted goods. Don’t forget to visit the greatest engineering sight - the Brooklyn Bridge and such interesting places as the Cathedral of St. John the Divine and other historic sites like the museum of September 11 that was organized 9 years ago. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Map of all shopping streets
Shopping streets of Manhattan
♥   Street ' South Street Seaport' New York City, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Street ' SoHo' New York City, 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Street ' 7th Av' Bogotá, 3.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Street ' West Village' New York City, 3.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Street ' Journal Square' Hudson County, 5.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Manhattan
♥   County Park 'Greenwood' , 5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Farm River' , 5.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Prospec' , 5.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'John D Je' , 6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Betsy' , 9.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all galleries
Art galleries in/around Manhattan
♥   Art gallery 'Dahesh Museum of Art' New York City, 2.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art gallery 'New Museum of Contemporary Art' New York City, 2.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art gallery 'Museum of Russian Art' Jersey City, 2.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art gallery 'Whitney Museum of American Art' New York City, 4.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art gallery 'Rubin Museum of Art' New York City, 4.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Manhattan from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

North Brother Island

From the series “Abandoned places of the Earth with distinct marks of civilization”
One of the first of contemporaries who wasn’t afraid of the tragic history of the island was the photographer Christopher Payne. In 2008, he has visited the island and made incredibly spectacular pictures of landscapes and dilapidated buildings. Since then, a number of those wishing to visit the island increased significantly. It’s not difficult to reach the uninhabited land. It is situated in the East River, only 350 meters off coast. … Read further

MetLife Stadium

From the series “Top 14 sport stadiums with impressive design”
Remarkable that the stadium design first contained a very nice roof. However, it was not established because of the financing. MetLife is the only stadium without a roof in the world where the NFL games take place. As far as the benefits of the most stunning and largest stadium in the United States are concerned, one must definitely mention its first-class equipment. To make the game more comfortable, 400 monitors were attached to the stadium. The big screens are on all sides of the field. … Read further

Hearst Tower

From the series “Elegant architectural structures for fans of skywalks”
The lower part of the skyscraper is also quite unique. That’s a historic building that was built in 1928. This six-story building has become a kind of foundation for the cutting-edge construction. Travelers who manage to get inside the surprising skyscraper will be able to admire its magnificent lobby with a ceiling that is 20 meters high. Everything is special in this unusual skyscraper, including high-speed smart elevators that lift passengers to the desired floor as fast as possible. … Read further
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