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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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 8

Bushwick and East Williamsburg 4

Carroll Gardens 4


Ditmas Park and Midwood 4

Fort Greene and Clinton Hill 6

Gowanus 3

Greenpoint 4

Park Slope and Prospect Park 8

Prospect Heights 4

Red Hook and the Columbia Waterfront District 4

Sunset Park 4

Williamsburg 15

Windsor Terrace, Greenwood Heights, and South Slope 4

Financial District 28


New York Harbor 4

Chelsea 28

Upper East Side 24

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Upper West Side 19


Inwood 1

Queens 17


Astoria 1

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Long Island City 7

Harlem 15

Midtown East 14

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The Bronx 6

Murray Hill 6

Greenwich Village 6

Flatiron District 6

West Village 4

Staten Island 4

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TriBeCa 2

Union Square 1

Little Italy 1

NoLIta 1

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Bridge/ Tunnel 4

Building/ Architectural Site 39

Carousel 3

Cemetery 2

Educational Institution 3

Festival–Sight 8

Film Studio 13

Financial Institution 2

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Historic District/ Site 18

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Local Interest–Sight 19

Marina/ Pier/ Dock 6

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Military Site 2

Museum Village 1

Museum/ Gallery 134

Nature Preserve/ Wildlife Refuge 1

Neighborhood/ Street 31

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Park/ Playground 37

Pedestrian Mall 1

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Promenade/ Boardwalk 6

Public Art (Mural/ Sculpture/ Statue) 8

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 13

Scenic Drive/ Tour 2

Spa–Sight 1

Sports Venue 10

Sports–Sight 2

Store/ Shop/ Mall 3

Tour–Sight 26

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Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train) 5

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Family 95

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Green 28

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"Fruit" Streets

  • Historic District/Site

The quiet blocks of Pineapple, Cranberry, and Orange Streets contain some of Brooklyn Heights's most picturesque brownstones and brick...

23rd Regiment Armory

  • Building/Architectural Site

At Atlantic and Bedford, the 23rd Regiment Armory is one of Brooklyn’s most imposing and important landmarks: an almost full-block...

56 Bogart (The BogArt)

  • Museum/Gallery

Many young Bushwick galleries showcase edgy and experimental work—visiting this converted warehouse is an easy way to see a lot of...

A.I.R. Gallery

  • Museum/Gallery

The country's first all-female, artist-run cooperative was established in 1972. This modern gallery space features hundreds of women...

Afropunk Fest

  • Local Interest–Sight

This annual multicultural fete brings artists like Macy Gray, D'Angelo, Big Freedia, and Chuck D to an urban park near the Brooklyn Navy...

Atlantic Antic

  • Local Interest–Sight

Food, music, and a lot of fun are the features of this gigantic yearly party that closes down Atlantic Avenue from 4th Avenue to the...

BRIC Arts Media House

  • Film Studio

The organizers of renowned arts festival Celebrate Brooklyn! ( see Best Brooklyn Events in Chapter 1 ) operate this 40,000-square-foot...

Barclays Center

  • Arts/Performance Venue

This rust-tinted spaceship of an arena houses two sports franchises—basketball’s Brooklyn Nets and ice hockey’s New York Islanders—and...

Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

This imposing block-long Romanesque church stands tall on a ridge is unusual because it's actually two churches, one stacked on the other.

Bastille Day

  • Local Interest–Sight

The French equivalent of the Fourth of July, Bastille Day is celebrated annually on Smith Street on a Sunday in July that falls closest...


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