New York City is one of the most popular states of the United States. It is located on the East Coast of the United States of America, and it has the Atlantic Ocean on its West. Manhattan is its main borough, which is densely populated and considered to be one of the major commercial, financial and cultural centers of the world. People visit New York City for its famous sites and places which include the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Manhattan, Central Park, High line and many others.
There are multiple routes to reach New York; You can fly to New York using any of the famous airlines like Emirates, Etihad Airways, and United Airlines, etc. You can travel within the city by train and bus; there are different train services, most famous amongst them is Amtrak, that offers 14 different routes. Some people prefer to travel by train while others prefer to use the bus service. For those who are interested in traveling by bus, one of the biggest bus service providers is Peter Pan Bus Lines. There are many others as well, you can choose whichever suits you best.
France gave the statue of liberty as a gift of friendship to America, it was placed in Bedloe’s Island harbor in June 1885. It is made up of copper sheets congregated on a framework of steel supports. The Statue of Liberty is a symbol of freedom and democracy. You can visit the statue via Ellis Island Ferry at Battery Park, it has different price ranges based on different age groups, a fee of $12 for people aged 13 and above, $10 for 62 and above, and $5 for children ages between 4 and 12. The entry to the statue of liberty is free of cost. You can go inside it, you can take a crown tour, that is, you can go inside its crown. The observation deck is also located inside the crown.
Hudson river as another tourist attraction, it is 315 mile and travels from north to south. It originates from the Adirondack Mountains, flows through the Hudson Valley and ends up in the Upper New York Bay. Hudson river also carries historical importance. It became a major location for production in the industrial revolution, mainly around Albany and Troy. It carried passengers between the Albany city and New York, and it also proved to be good for railroads. Another reason for its popularity is that the completion of the Erie Canal connected it to the trade of the Great Lakes, making it an important seaport. Brooklyn Bridge is also built over it. It is 1,825 meters long and joins Brooklyn with Manhattan.
The high line is a 1.45 miles long park elevated 300 ft above the ground. A part of New York Central Railroad was transformed to this park. The high line is open to the public, people visit here and experience different flavors of art, nature, and design. It is located on Manhattan’s West Side. There are different types of entrances available for people, street-level entrances available at 34th Street via the Interim Walkway between 30th Street/11th Avenue and 34th Street, staircase only entrances at 18th, 20th, 26th, and 28th Streets, and wheelchair-accessible entrances at Gansevoort, 14th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th Streets.
Empire State Building is a 1,454 feet tall building in midtown Manhattan, New York City. It has 102 floors. It has observation decks on the 86th and the topmost, 102, floor, from where you can view and observe the entire New York City. It is the tallest among the buildings in its nearby, and because of this, it often struck by lightning. The normal ticket pass to visit Empire State Building Costs $20 while the express pass costs $30.
Rockefeller Center is a commercial area containing 19 buildings and covers an area of 22 acres. It was constructed in 1993. Just like the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center also has an observation deck at the top. It is open 24 hours. It contains shops, food stalls, skating, and different types of events also take place here throughout the year. You can take a tour and access its top in a ticket cost $44.
Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan. It is 2.5 miles long and surrounded by tall buildings. Central Park was created in 1857 and is now known to be the most visited park. As per stats, it has an estimate of 37 to 38 million visitors per year. It is also known to be the most filmed location in the world. Different activities take place here throughout the year.
Time Square is the most renowned place in New York. The main event of the New Year’s Eve, New Years Eve ball drop, takes place here, and this is what it is famous for, the most, but it is also used for celebrations on other famous days such as Halloween and Valentines Day. Time Square’s ticket booth is built under the red steps. People sit on these steps and enjoy the joyful ambience. It is located in Midtown Manhattan, at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue.