New York City Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in New York City - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Brooklyn 132

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Bay Ridge 5

Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights 8

Boerum Hill and Cobble Hill 2

Brighton Beach and Coney Island 11

Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn 7

Bushwick and East Williamsburg 5

Carroll Gardens 4

DUMBO 11

Ditmas Park and Midwood 4

Fort Greene and Clinton Hill 7

Gowanus 3

Greenpoint 4

Park Slope and Prospect Park 6

Prospect Heights 4

Red Hook and the Columbia Waterfront District 5

Sunset Park 4

Williamsburg 14

Windsor Terrace, Greenwood Heights, and South Slope 4

Chelsea 28

Financial District 26

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New York Harbor 4

Upper East Side 22

Midtown West 18

Midtown East 14

Upper West Side 14

Queens 13

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Astoria 1

Flushing and Corona 8

Long Island City 4

Harlem 12

East Village 10

SoHo 7

Lower East Side 6

Greenwich Village 6

Flatiron District 6

The Bronx 5

Murray Hill 5

West Village 4

Chinatown 4

Staten Island 3

Meatpacking District 2

TriBeCa 2

Union Square 1

Little Italy 1

NoLIta 1

Gramercy 1

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Amusement Park/ Water Park 3

Arts/ Performance Venue 16

Bath/ Hot Spring 1

Beach–Sight 2

Body Of Water/ Waterfall 3

Bridge/ Tunnel 3

Building/ Architectural Site 44

Carousel 2

Cemetery 2

Educational Institution 1

Festival–Sight 4

Film Studio 13

Financial Institution 2

Garden/ Arboretum 8

Golf Course 2

Government Building 4

Historic District/ Site 16

Hotel–Sight 1

House/ Mansion/ Villa 11

Industrial Site/ Mill/ Factory 1

Information Center 1

Library/ Archive 4

Local Interest–Sight 10

Marina/ Pier/ Dock 4

Market/ Bazaar 5

Memorial/ Monument/ Tomb 9

Military Site 1

Museum Village 1

Museum/ Gallery 133

Native American Site 1

Nature Preserve/ Wildlife Refuge 1

Neighborhood/ Street 33

Observatory/ Planetarium 1

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 5

Park/ Playground 36

Plaza/ Square/ Piazza 3

Promenade/ Boardwalk 3

Public Art (Mural/ Sculpture/ Statue) 6

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 10

Restaurant–Sight 1

Scenic Drive/ Tour 2

Spa–Sight 2

Sports Venue 10

Sports–Sight 3

Store/ Shop/ Mall 1

Tour–Sight 26

Trail/ Path 1

Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train) 4

Viewpoint/ Scenic Overlook 9

Winery/ Brewery/ Distillery 4

Zoo/ Aquarium 4

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Family 80

Gay and Lesbian 2

Green 19

Historical 60

New 3

Pet Friendly 13

Romantic 5

Trendy 10

Views 35

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American Folk Art Museum

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After a near–death, or rather, near- debt experience in late 2011, the American Folk Art Museum left its home of 10 years on 53rd...

American Museum of Natural History

  • Museum/Gallery

The largest natural history museum in the world is also one of the most impressive sights in New York. Four city blocks make up its 45...

Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

  • Building/Architectural Site

The largest Gothic-style cathedral in the world, even with its towers and transepts still unfinished, this divine behemoth comfortably...

Central Park

  • Park/Playground

Central Park's creators had a simple goal: design a place where city dwellers can go to forget the city. Even though New York eventually...

Children's Museum of Manhattan

  • Museum/Gallery

In this five-story exploratorium, children ages 1–7 are invited to paint their own masterpieces, float boats down a "stream" (weather...

Columbus Circle

  • Neighborhood/Street

This busy traffic circle at Central Park's southwest corner anchors the Upper West Side and makes a good starting place for exploring...

Grant's Tomb

  • Memorial/Monument/Tomb

Walk through upper Riverside Park and you're sure to notice this towering granite mausoleum (1897), the final resting place of Civil...

Museum of Arts and Design

  • Museum/Gallery

In a funky-looking white building across from the Time Warner Center, the Museum of Arts and Design celebrates joyful quirkiness and...

New-York Historical Society

  • Museum/Gallery

Manhattan's oldest (and perhaps most under-the-radar) museum, founded in 1804, boasts one of the city's finest research libraries in...

Nicholas Roerich Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

An 1898 Upper West Side town house contains this small, eccentric museum dedicated to the work of Russian artist Nicholas Roerich, who...

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