What You Need to Know About New York City


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New York City is unknown to none. One of the vibrant and significant metropolises on the globe, the city of New York is considered to be one of the most expensive cities in the world. The dream to vacation in New York seems to materialize only for the rich. However, this is not actually the case like. There are more than a thousand methods to explore the wonderful city while keeping an eye at your pocket.

The Outlandish Attractions

New York is deemed to be city that is awaken 24 hours a day. This is because of the lively places like Chinatown- a famous site for films, Downtown, Central Park, the East Side, Little Italy (swarming with Sicilian culture and known for its sausage that is shipped across the world), Greenwich Village(that speaks the language of Bohemian artists through their work of art) and West Side. The Empire State Building, Ground Zero, Statue of Liberty (marked one amongst the wonders of the world) and the Rockefeller Center summon people from every corner of the world.

Visiting the New York museums will be lifetime experience. Some of the eminent museums, their saga being sung by the whole world are nestled in New York. These are – the African-American Wax Museum, the Hudson River Museum, the Alternative Museum famous for striking art, the China Institute that parades the Chinese culture, the Hispanic Society of America, the National Lighthouse Museum, Saint Paul’s Church National Historic Site that is assumed to be the oldest church in New York and last but not the least the Skyscraper Museum.

The Kids’ Amusement

Children can have a gala time in the New York City for the Central Park Zoo that is located in the middle of the Fifth Avenue and 64th Street is open throughout the year. The zoo has some of the exclusive species of plants and animals. To educate the children and adults about wildlife, the zoo organizes a program at the Wildlife Theater. The best part of the zoo visit is the negligible amount for tickets like just $1 ticket for kids between 3 to 12 years of age. But this is not enough for the young ones. They can enjoy ice skating at the Rockfeller Center and Central Park at very cheap prices. The Wollman rink too has a good name in this regard.

The Children’s Museum of Arts at the Lafayette Street, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan and the Children’s Museum of Native Americans (that displays charming puppet shows, singing, dancing and information about the Native Americans) are places worth enjoying and visiting for kids on their destination New York.

With the Kids’ Nights on Broadway program, children between 6 to 28 years get an opportunity to view free plays if an adult with them purchases a full ticket. Some of the loveliest plays like Beauty and the Beast, the Lion King and the Little Women etc. are at display here.

The Christmas Extravaganza

Though the metropolis is vibrant and convivial all 365 days, yet the best time to visit New York City is the Christmas time when the city is bustling not just with people but also Christmas trees, gifts, candles etc. and when the carols are in the air. The magnificence and splendor of the city is at its peak during this season. The city offers a multitude of Christmas shows and there is a huge Christmas tree at the Rockefeller Center. The wonderful lightening of this tree fills every heart with feeling of divinity and devotion. The sparkling of the tree and other decorations and preparations in the city mark the onset of the Christmas season and a reason to celebrate.

All in all New York is a dream destination to live your vacations. The place is heaving with luxury hotels, resorts and other places of entertainment, still a budget traveler can experience the wonders of this place. All one needs to do is a little judicious planning and research before heading there. The internet offers complete information about the accommodations including the rents, the rates of hotels and cuisine, which tour to take… and every basic thing that one needs to know. Some prudent planning can make your dream to visit the New York City come true.

Mansi aggarwal writes about new york city topics. Learn more at http://www.nyctraveling.com .


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