One of the world’s most important stages, the beautiful and acoustically perfect concert hall has been the host of over 50,000 events in its long history. Today, Carnegie Hall welcomes visitors to three concert stages, a museum, and a wonderful archive.
881 Seventh Avenue (57th Street & 7th Avenue)
An expansive 843 acre haven in the midst of the world’s most vibrant city, Central Park has something to interest every visitor. In addition to the Great Lawn, the Sheep’s Meadow and other open green spaces, the park boasts several artificial lakes, two ice-skating rinks, miles of hiking and bike trails, a zoo, a reservoir, and several children's playgrounds.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is the nation's premier cultural arts complex. It is home to The Metropolitan Opera Company, The New York City Ballet, The New York Philharmonic, and several other well-known performance companies.
140 W. 65th Street (65th Street and Broadway)
Located in Rockefeller Center are some of New York's most well-known landmarks, such as Radio City Music Hall, the Rockefeller Center skating rink, and the Rainbow Room at the top of the GE Building. It is here that the world famous Christmas tree is lit each year, one of New York’s most well-loved events.
Fifth Avenue to Seventh Avenue and from 47th to 51 Streets
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St. Patrick's Cathedral is the largest Gothic-style Catholic Church in all of the United States. Not only is it the historic seat of the Archbishop of New York, it is still an active parish today.
460 Madison Avenue (Between 50th and 51 Street)
The Empire State Building
The Empire State Building stood as the world’s tallest building for 41 years. Opened on May 1, 1931, the building not only became a symbol of the city, but of the entire country. Over 10,000 people visit each day and from the observation deck you can see five states.
350 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street
The Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty was a gift from France to the people of the United States marking the centennial in 1886. A universal symbol of freedom and democracy, Lady Liberty sits on Liberty Island at the entrance of the Hudson River.
Liberty Island in New York Harbor
The “Crossroads of the World” in the heart of midtown Manhattan draws over 26 million visitors each year. On New Year’s Eve, hundreds of thousands brave the winter chill to see the crystal ball drop and bring in the New Year.
Bordered by Sixth and Ninth Avenues and by 39th and 52nd Streets
New York is the place for professional sport enthusiasts. Relax at a baseball game on a lazy afternoon or cheer with New York fans at a fast paced hockey game.
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Baseball (Major League)
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