New York City or NYC or The Big Apple is one of the best places in the world to visit. Located in the southernmost part of the state, the city spans a land area of 250 square mile.
This world city is also the most populous city in the United States with approximately 8.2 million people. It also made this city as the one of the largest metro area in the world in 2014.
Undoubtedly, New York City is a center for media, culture, food, fashion, art, research, finance, and trade. In addition, tourism is also a major industry for New York City.
In 2014, there are 56.4 million visitors of international and domestic tourist records which growing from time to time and generates as much as US$61.3 billion in overall economic impact.
New York City consists of five boroughs Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island. As the most influential city in the world, the logo I Love New York or I ?
NY is a successful trademark promotion for tourism in New York which appears at most of souvenirs shops throughout the city and state.
The Big Apple has an abundance of tourist attractions to offer from world magnificent buildings, greenspaces, museums, luxury shopping, and festivals.
The most famous landmark in Lower Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty is one of the most visited landmarks when visiting New York City even though tourists have to struggle with the crowds and long lines. One World Trade Center, the tallest skyscraper in both New York and United State is also a great tourist attraction.
In Midtown, loom outstanding buildings like the famous Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, United Nations Headquarters, New York Public Library, and also Rockefeller Plaza.
Times Square and Central Parks are also most visited landmarks in New York City. The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers its finest collection of art in the world from paintings to sculptures. New York City also offers luxury shopping for the tourists along the Fifth and Madison Avenue.
Moreover, there are several events and festivals to see in New York such as New York’s Village Halloween Parade on every 31 Oct at 7 pm, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and Saint Patrick’s Day Parade.
For few tourists, food has become a problem when visiting a different country but in New York City, there are a lot of options of cuisine from all over the world. There are almost of every type of food available in this city.
Yet, there are some famous street foods worth trying such as Kwik-Meal on 45th and Sixth, Chicken Guy/Halal Chicken on 53rd and Sixth, Hallo Berlin on 54th and Fifth, and many other tasty street foods.