And above all, the area of Manhattan – an island with a population of more than half a million people.
All of the highest skyscrapers, the lion’s share of attractions, famous theaters, boutiques, fashion houses, parks, bars and restaurants – all these and many more interesting is concentrated in Manhattan. At whatever time of year, time of day or night you would not have arrived in this fashionable district, you will always find yourself in a noisy crowd.
Despite the huge size, in Manhattan it is very difficult to get lost. Avenue, and in our opinion – prospects, go along the island and the streets – across. Most of the streets has its own number, so to determine where you are, is not difficult.
But the main 5th Avenue is considered. Streets, located to the east of it are called the Eastern, for example 15ya east, west – west. So it is easy to navigate even without using GPS.
Manhattan itself, as well as New York, is divided into three parts – Dauntan, Uptown, and Middletown.
Broadway – one of the longest and most famous streets in the city. It starts in the downtown and passes through in all of Manhattan.
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Columbia University, who is 6 blocks – a dream for many Americans.
The historical center of the city is the famous Wall Street, located in the financial district. Here is the stock exchange, which is considered the US stock market as a whole.
An impressive number of cultural institutions will enjoy the most demanding musicologist. On Broadway, we can meet a lot of theaters, and more – Concert Hall, Lincoln Center, which is the center of musical culture, includes the Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall – the world center of jazz music.
On the 5th Avenue is “Museum Mile,” where the 11 the New York Museum (Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum and other museums).
Quite popular are the American Museum of Natural History. Every year it is visited by more than 5 million. People.
Seating area can be enjoyed all day. Everyone has heard about the Central Park – one of the most famous and largest in the world. It has a huge size and is one of the most visited parks in the US. It grows to about 24 thousand. Trees, there are lakes, decorative fountains, a zoo, playgrounds, sculptures and monuments.
And Brooklyn, Manhattan Bridge, beautiful waterfront, churches, parks, squares – so many places with beautiful views. Manhattan energizing, life is simply buzzing day and night. The island of Manhattan – an unforgettable place where you should definitely visit!