New York Travel Guide

New York with its Skyscrapers, Central Park, Greenwich Village, and Upper East Side is in perpetual change and full of expendable energy. When you land in New York City, with its huge buildings and amazingly designed structures, you will feel like a kid in huge candy store. The first thing you will find is that you are at home in NYC, meaning that, nobody makes you feel like an outsider. Nobody cares whether you are different, you speak another language etc. No one discriminates against you.

The main attractions in New York are the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, The Empire State Building, The New York Stock Exchange etc. The Frick Collection, Manhattan, New York, is one of the most wonderful private art collections. Brooklyn Bridge, once the longest suspension bridge in world, spans the East River and brings the NYC and Brooklyn close. Through the centre is a walk way for the pedestrians and cyclists. There are six lanes for motor vehicles.

Another biggest attraction of New York is the JFK International Airport in Queens County, New York, around 12 miles from Lower Manhattan.”The Met”, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, with its permanent collection of two million art works, is a stunning sight. It lacks nothing; art, sculpture, arms and armor, costumes, drawings and paintings etc. Works of art from every corner of the world are available there. Art works from Egypt, Islamic countries, Rome, Greece, Europe – you name it – it is there.

New York City, also called the Big Apple, is the capital city of New York State. It has 5 boroughs – administrative divisions of state – namely Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Bronx and the Staten Island. New York has the lowest crime rate for the last 10 years among the largest 25 cities in the world. It is the centre of fashion, culture, entertainment. Broad Way in New York, with its 40 professional theaters with capacity of 500 each, is the world famous.

On the open air deck of the 86th floor of The Empire State Building is the observatory. It gives a beautiful picture of New York, day and night. A two hour cruise will give you a great view and understanding of Liberty Island and Ellis Island. The Statue of Liberty stands majestically on the Liberty Island. Statue of Liberty – a gift of friendship from French to the Americans – is now a symbol of freedom and democracy.