New York City, NYC, The Big Apple, call it what you want, but the fact remains that New York, is, arguably; the most iconic city in the entire planet. Millions of people have raved about the true city spirit that it portrays the sheer size, and spectrum of different people that live in this city. One of the fashion capitals as well as a very important business and lifestyle capital, New York is first on the list of every travel-lover’s list of places to visit. Here are a few places that one must visit in the Big Apple. Thou the list of places that are spectacular is a very long one, the following are those you should definitely visit.
- Statue of Liberty:
For someone who’s visiting New York for the first time, one of the first things that pop into your mind when someone says New York is “the Statue of Liberty”. Built as a goodwill gesture by the French to the Americans in the year 1886, the statue stands magnificently at 93 feet in Manhattan, in the middle of Liberty Island.
- Madison Square Garden:
Madison Square Garden is one of the most famous sporting arenas in the history of sport. Located in Pennsylvania Plaza, in Manhattan, it is now known as the oldest, most active sporting facility in the New York Metropolitan area and is home to the world famous New York Knicks NBA team, besides being used as a famous concert venue for the world’s greatest music artists.
- Times Square:
New York’s commercial crossroads known as Times Square stands majestically in the heart of the city. With colourful billboards that advertise some of the most famous companies in the world, it is a hub for tourists to come and have their pictures taken here.
- Central Park:
Also located in this busy city is the Central Park. A spot where everything is relaxed and people can jog, chill and have fun in its vicinity. With 843 acres of some open spaces, the park is the best place to be if one wants a break from a hectic week.
- Brooklyn Bridge:
The Brooklyn Bridge connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn and arches over the East River at an awesome 84 meters, and spans 1,595 feet. Completed in 1883, it is now one of the most visited bridges in the world.