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Manhattan Skyline

New York City, NY (Financial District)
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Ranked #4 of 856 Attractions in New York City
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Sydney
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70 reviews 70 reviews
26 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

My favourite views were from the Staten Island Ferry in the daytime and also the Brooklyn Bridge at night. I did the free ferry trip on a lovely sunny day. On the return trip I was at the front of the ferry outside and took some gorgeous photos as we approached Manhattan. The skyscrapers are spectacular and the blend of... More

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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Walked over Brooklyn Bridge early evening. Quite a long walk so high heels not recommended! Went to Brooklyn Promenade. Amazing view of Manhattan. Great opportunity to take photographs.

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Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Went up to the top of Rockafellas and Empire State Building and cruised the river Hudson the view of manhattan was spectacular

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Pemberton, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

We didn't have a lot of time or money, so we hopped on the commuter ferry to Staten Island and rode across the water and jumped back on for the return trip. What an amazing view and we sailed close enough to the Statue of Liberty to be awed as well!

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

The best view of the manhattan Skyline is from the Brooklyn Bridge. Try to see on a bench on a beautiful day and just take it in - it's simply inspiring.

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San Jose, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Take the night tour on the Big Bus. They go over to Brooklyn and the views of the skyline are amazing!

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Hollis, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Being in NYC always adds a thrill to any trip. There is something exciting about being where so much action takes place. It is also fun to get home and recognize places you have been on TV shows and in the movies.

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Lockport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

I always like the Manhattan Skyline.It is great to see the Freedom Tower towering over the city like the World Trade center did.New York is an exciting city to visit.While there we drove in Harlem, Queens,The Bronx and Staten Island.In Manhattan we drove to the United Nations,went through Chinatown.Soho,went down Broadway from 79th street to the Brooklyn bridge.I don't have... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

See the view from the Rock - you get to view the empire State Building from it. Much better than going up the Empire State!!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We didn't realise how many times we had seen this skyline until we actually experienced it ourselves. It just seemed so familiar and yet amazing - and when we were in San Francisco a few weeks later, we realised just how this skyline seems to define New York and the feel that it has.

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