Sights & Attractions in New York City

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Fodor's Choice Sights in New York City

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
American Museum of Natural History
The largest natural history museum in the world is also one of...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
The Bronx Zoo
When it opened its gates in 1899, the Bronx Zoo had only 843...
Zoos / Aquariums The Bronx
 
Brooklyn Bridge
"A drive-through cathedral" is how the journalist James Wolcott...
Bridges / Tunnels Financial District
 
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Stretching from Orange Street to Remsen Street, the Brooklyn...
Promenades / Boardwalks Downtown Brooklyn
 
Brooklyn Museum
Although it may be overshadowed by the big name museums in Manhattan...
Museums / Galleries Park Slope and Prospect Heights
 
Central Park
Central Park's creators had a simple goal: design a place where...
Parks Upper West Side
 
Citi Field
Opened in 2009, the Mets' newest stadium was designed to hark...
Sports Venues Queens
 
Ellis Island
Please note that due to damage from Hurricane Sandy, Ellis Island...
Historic Districts / Sites New York Harbor
 
Empire State Building
With a pencil-slim silhouette, recognizable virtually worldwide...
Architectural Sites Midtown East
 
Frick Collection
Henry Clay Frick made his fortune amid the soot and smoke of...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Governors Island
Governors Island is open to the public from May to October: get...
Parks New York Harbor
 
Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central is not only the world's largest (76 acres) and...
Architectural Sites Midtown East
 
The High Line
Once a railroad track carrying freight trains, this elevated...
Parks Chelsea
 
Historic Richmond Town
Think of Virginia's Colonial Williamsburg (the polar opposite...
Museum Village Staten Island
 
Hudson River Park
The quiet places of New York City are treasured by locals, and...
Parks TriBeCa
 
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Step back in time and into the partially restored 1863 tenement...
Museums / Galleries Lower East Side
 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
If Manhattan held no other museum than the colossal Metropolitan...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
MoMA PS1
A pioneer in the "alternative-space" movement, PS1 rose from...
Museums / Galleries Queens
 
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Art enthusiasts and novices alike are often awestruck by the...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Museum of the Moving Image
Like switching to a widescreen television, the Museum of the...
Museums / Galleries Queens
 
The New York Botanical Garden
Considered one of the leading botany centers of the world, this...
Gardens / Arboretums The Bronx
 
New-York Historical Society
Manhattan's oldest museum, founded in 1804, was brought up-to-date...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
Queens Museum of Art
Between the zoo and the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows–Corona...
Museums / Galleries Queens
 
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Frank Lloyd Wright's landmark nautilus-like museum building is...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Staten Island Ferry
Every day, some 60,000 people ride the free ferry to Staten Island...
Tours New York Harbor
 
Top of the Rock
Rockefeller Center's multifloor observation deck, the Top of...
Viewpoints Midtown West
 
Washington Square Park
NYU students, street musicians, skateboarders, jugglers, chess...
Squares Greenwich Village
 
Whitney Museum of American Art
With its bold collection of 20th- and 21st-century contemporary...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Yankee Stadium
Fans are still nostalgic about the original, legendary Yankee...
Sports Venues The Bronx
 
Zucker's Bagels
This is one of the few places left in the city that still serves...
Restaurants Financial District
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