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Colors of Manhattan - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Manhattan is the most expensive and prestigious area of New York, many tourists come here to admire the luxurious villas of famous musicians and film actors. Manhattan has many interesting features, one of the main ones is its multiethnic character. Historically, communities of different people of the world have appeared in this area. Now here is one of the world's largest Chinatowns, a walk through this kind of district is a real journey to a distant country. This area has a typical Chinese architecture, here you can see Chinese restaurants and original souvenir shops everywhere.
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In addition to the Chinese, Manhattan is home to a large number of immigrants from European and Asian countries, such a variety of Nations causes a friendly attitude of local residents to foreign tourists. Many travellers who visit Manhattan for the first time, note that they have a strange feeling of presence in their native places while walking around the area. Some tourists from the first minutes begin to freely navigate the streets and boulevards and behave as confidently as if Manhattan is their home. What is the reason for these unusual sensations is a mystery.
Even though Manhattan's income level is the highest in New York City, there is still a large number of homeless people in its area. You can see them everywhere, people who find themselves without housing and livelihoods are presented here only in a decent way. Not in every city you can see people without a certain place of residence, who read books by the light of a small portable lamp in the evening right on the city streets. Residents of Manhattan are actively involved in helping the homeless, there are regular fundraisers, charity concerts and events. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Be sure to note the amazing evening beauty of Manhattan when its streets and buildings are decorated with incredible illumination. The evening atmosphere here is unforgettable, it resembles an illustration of the familiar American films. Those who enjoy romantic evening walks prefer to spend time walking along the Brooklyn Bridge, which offers a gorgeous panoramic view of Manhattan.
Manhattan + Manhattan Bridge The world-famous millionaire district is also famous for its unique architecture. In addition to the ultra-modern skyscrapers here, you can admire the luxurious villas that belong to one of the richest people in the world. The wealthiest area of new York city is a permanent venue for numerous festivals and celebrations dedicated to various areas of contemporary culture. Those who prefer event tourism will be interested to visit these places at any time of the year. Almost every month, local art galleries organize interesting exhibitions, which present paintings, sculptures, photo masterpieces and various design works. Performances of street artists have become a good tradition for Manhattan, youth groups selflessly perform songs of their own composition and melodies that have become classics.
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These street performances often pursue the aim of collecting funds that are subsequently transferred to local assistance to the homeless or to various charities. You can watch street performance absolutely for free, everyone leaves the musicians as much money as he can. Some festivals held in the area have long gained international importance, an excellent example is the Manhattan Short Film Festival. This festival of cinema is one of the largest in the world, at the same time it is held in the several Us States. more than 250 sites in the country are equipped For the festival, some of the most interesting and symbolic events are held in Manhattan. Every year the festival is visited by more than one hundred thousand connoisseurs of modern cinema from different countries.
Manhattan Bridge Many tourists associate Manhattan exclusively with luxury skyscrapers and luxury shops, where only local hereditary millionaires can afford to shop. Not everyone knows that a very colourful historic district with pre-war buildings is preserved in the area of Upper Manhattan. Here you can see beautiful townhouses, the cost of apartments in which is comparable to the cost of apartments in the most elite skyscrapers of the district. To have such an apartment in a historic building is considered to be prestigious, many apartments in Upper Manhattan belong to famous financiers and artists.
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Manhattan
♥   Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Cathedral, Brooklyn, 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral Basilica of St. James, Brooklyn, 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Shrine of St. Gennaro, New York City, 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, New York City, 2.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Shrine of St. Anthony, New York City, 3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, St. Joseph, 4.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Brooklyn, 6.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Manhattan

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Manhattan. Learn the best periods to visit Manhattan to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Manhattan.
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