New York- The City That Never Sleeps

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Author: Vasko Talevski

New York City, also known as the Big Apple, is one of the major metropolises of the world. In addition, it is a tourist’s dream destination with a number of must see places that are simply breathtaking. The Big Apple astonishes people with an abundance of sightseeing tours and shopping places, and it also features a well-known transportation system, an amazing cuisine, as well as an incredible nightlife and district theatre.

One of the most popular places to visit in New York are the Empire State Building, the Rockefeller Center, Times Square, the American Museum of National History, Little Italy, Chinatown, along with New York’s trademark, the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island among many others. The Empire State Building and the Rockefeller Center are one of New York’s tallest skyscrapers whose observatories offer spectacular views over the entire city. Furthermore, Times Square is one of the most popular squares in the world. It is surrounded by remarkable massive buildings, captivating commercials, and swanky architecture that make you feel like you are in a high-tech fairy world. The American Museum of National History serves as a window onto the world and the universe that takes you on an unforgettable journey of discovery. Moreover, it is one of the best family attractions in New York and offers great educational lessons with its fascinating exhibitions. Little Italy and Chinatown are unique places situated in Lower Manhattan that make you feel as if you are really in Italy and China. Furthermore, these two neighbourhoods are very popular among tourists because of their history, culture, and traditions. The Statue of Liberty is New York’s greatest symbol. This feat of engineering so widely portrayed in movies is located on Liberty Island, drawing limitless numbers of tourists each and every year. In visiting this engineering marvel, you also get the chance to explore the famous Ellis Island, where many people have passed through with the same hope: to become Americans.

The Big Apple and shopping go hand in hand. Many people come to New York for one reason only, and that is to indulge into a flurry of shopping. When in New York, most tourists do not care about money, and at the drop of a hat, they buy whatever they get their hands on. In addition, New York features all of the most popular fashion designers and brands. People can go on a shopping spree and still not get pass the first block. In short, New York has everything you need in fashion, tech-gadgets and entertainment, and must have brands that can make you as happy as a clam at high tide.

New York’s transportation system is one of a kind. Its famous subway takes you to any of the five boroughs, letting you see all the “hot spots” of this beautiful metropolis. In addition, the subway is the preferred transportation since taxis are very expensive. There are many other types of transportation besides the subway that can help you explore the city. Bike rides are very popular and a perfect way to explore the best of NYC. The other types of transportation are more extravagant and include New York’s water taxi, various helicopter and cruise tours, and many trendy bus rides throughout the city.

Besides having all walks of life, NYC has all kinds of cuisine ranging from American and Italian to Chinese and Mexican, and anything that falls in between. New York is widely known for great food, and here you can have a dining experience like no other. You can practically travel around the world and taste all the food without leaving Manhattan. If you find yourself in NYC make sure you stop and try the famous New York pizza.

From nightclubs to various cocktail bars, from comedy clubs to a great deal of prestigious theatres, New York, the world capital of nightlife, offers a myriad of entertainment. The Big Apple is the ultimate entertainment destination where you will have a whale of a time. Whether you like rock, hip-hop, or jazz, NYC is the right place, a place that offers a wide variety of all kinds of events. On top of that, New York is also an oasis of theatres and cinemas where people can enjoy the newest shows and movies. In addition, Broadway is a must see that offers the greatest attractions, and the biggest blockbusters of today that will sweep you off your feet.

New York City is a dream place, which resonates with its history and mystique. It is a city worth seeing, a city in which you will have the time of your life. The description I have given is only a drop in the ocean to what New York really has in store for you. So if you have the chance make sure you visit “the city that never sleeps” and experience its glory.

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