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Ranked #1 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Educational Sites; Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year. Discover... more » Owner description: Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year. Discover 50 breathtaking gardens, indoor rain forests and deserts, 50 acres of native forest, a river, waterfalls, and rolling green hills. Major seasonal exhibitions and events complement the existing beauty of the permanent gardens, and highlights include the Holiday Train Show (November - January) and The Orchid Show (March - April). Getting to the Garden is easy! Public Transportation The Garden is just 20 minutes from Grand Central Terminal on Metro-North Railroad to Botanical Garden Station. It is also accessible by subway on B, D, or 4 trains to Bedford Park Boulevard Station. For schedules and maps, visit the MTA Web site at mta.Info Driving The Garden (2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458) is located off the Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road (Exit 7W) and is easily accessible from all points in the Tri-State area. « less
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Ranked #2 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: A non-profit cultural institution that is located on 26 acres in the Bronx, whose mission is to explore the interaction... more » Owner description: A non-profit cultural institution that is located on 26 acres in the Bronx, whose mission is to explore the interaction between people and their natural environment through the maintenance of gardens, greenhouses and environmental protection programs for residents and visitors. « less
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Ranked #3 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums

YANKEE STADIUM - 21st Century Version       Everything you heard about the OLD, original "House That Ruth Built" concerning its cramped access from the stands to the food service... more »

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Ranked #4 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Cemeteries; Cultural
Owner description: Occupying more than 400 acres in the Bronx, this cemetery is known for the ornate and imaginative mausoleums and monuments of... more » Owner description: Occupying more than 400 acres in the Bronx, this cemetery is known for the ornate and imaginative mausoleums and monuments of some of the country's most famous industrialists and politicians. « less
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Ranked #5 of 26 attractions in Bronx
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Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums

          The Bronx Zoo is one of the best zoological parks in the world and one of the facilities administered by the renowned Wildlife Conservation Society. The zoo in its 265... more »

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Ranked #6 of 26 attractions in Bronx
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Ranked #7 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Islands; Outdoors

Only a mile and a half long with one main street running down the center of it, City Island, Bronx, is home to New York City's nautical community. Easily accessible via the number... more »

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Ranked #8 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, with its splendid Greek Revival interiors, is tucked away in a lovely, quiet corner of Pelham Bay... more » Owner description: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, with its splendid Greek Revival interiors, is tucked away in a lovely, quiet corner of Pelham Bay Park - an area that was once home to more than 20 elegant country estates. As the only grand country house still in existence on Pelham Bay, it provides an important link to the social and architectural history of New York. Visitors are welcome to take a guided tour of the mansion and view our impressive collection of mid-19th century furnishings and fine and decorative arts. Or stroll around the grounds and the formal terraced garden behind the house. Hours Mansion: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 12 noon - 4 p.M. $5 For adults $3 for seniors & students free for children under six Tours (aprox 45 mins)12:15, 1:15, 2:15 & 3:15 Carriage House: April through October Gardens/Grounds: open daily from 8:30 a.M. To dusk, free « less
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Ranked #9 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This local landmark honors famous Bronx natives.
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Ranked #10 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Owner description: The Bronx's premier concert hall and performing arts venue, featuring a diverse range of music, dance, and theater from... more » Owner description: The Bronx's premier concert hall and performing arts venue, featuring a diverse range of music, dance, and theater from around the world. Coming Up at Lehman Center: 2/15/14 Soweto Gospel Choir 2/13/14 Krasnoyarsk National Dance Company of Siberia 3/1/14 Forever Freestyle 8 - The Latin-Flavored '80s Dance Music Sensation 3/15/14 Duelo de Exitos - Tito Rojas & Lalo Rodriguez 3/16/14 Sleeping Beauty by Moscow Ballet Festival 3/23/14 Guitar Passions of Sharon Isbin 4/5/14 Man of La Mancha 4/6/14 TAO: Phoonix Rising - Japanese Taiko Drumming 4/13/14 Don Quixote by Russian National Ballet 4/19/14 B.B. King 4/26/14 Paquito Guzman Farwell Concert 5/10/14 Jose Felicitano 6/21/14 Invincible: Michael Jackson Tribute « less
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Ranked #11 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Parks; Scenic Drives; Outdoors
Owner description: This city park has a variety of habitats including forests, meadows, mixed scrub, salt marsh and a stretch of saltwater... more » Owner description: This city park has a variety of habitats including forests, meadows, mixed scrub, salt marsh and a stretch of saltwater coastline, which makes this an excellent place for hiking, birdwatching and viewing wildlife. « less
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Ranked #12 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Bronx Museum of the Arts is an internationally recognized cultural destination that presents innovative contemporary art... more » Owner description: The Bronx Museum of the Arts is an internationally recognized cultural destination that presents innovative contemporary art exhibitions and education programs and is committed to promoting cross-cultural dialogues for diverse audiences. Since its founding in 1971, the Museum has played a vital role in the Bronx by helping to make art accessible to the entire community and connecting with local schools, artists, teens, and families through its robust education initiatives and public programs. In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the Museum implemented a universal free admission policy, supporting its mission to make arts experiences available to all audiences. « less
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Ranked #13 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #14 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
Located on Fordham University campus, this Gothic-style church was built in 1845 as a parish church and seminary chapel.
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Ranked #15 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: Van Cortlandt Parkis the third largest New York City Park with 1,146 acres. Over half of the Park is forested and it has the... more » Owner description: Van Cortlandt Parkis the third largest New York City Park with 1,146 acres. Over half of the Park is forested and it has the largest freshwater lake in the borough. There is a lot of history in the Park: - It contains the Bronx's oldest building, the Van Cortlandt House built in 1748-49. The Park has the oldest municipal golf course in the United States, the Van Cortlandt Golf Course, founded in 1895. -It has a National Historic Landmark trail, the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail, which travels the route of the city's original water tunnel. Inside VCP is a cross-country running course with a national reputation. Every year, the rugged course hosts the national cross-country championships as well as the Manhattan College Invitational for high school students throughout the U.S. « less
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Ranked #16 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
The oldest house in the Bronx, this was the homestead of the Van Cortlandt wheat plantation.
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Ranked #17 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: ; History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #18 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Owner description: The Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) is a non-profit gallery and educational space. Our mission is to share photography, film... more » Owner description: The Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) is a non-profit gallery and educational space. Our mission is to share photography, film and new media with underserved Bronx communities and the cultural community at large. We show the work of internationally renowned and emerging photographers and filmmakers who are dealing with issues surrounding justice, education and social progress. « less
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Ranked #19 of 26 attractions in Bronx
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Ranked #20 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #21 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Islands; Outdoors
Owner description: No visitors are allowed on this 101-acre, uninhabited island, home to Potter's Field, the City Cemetery of New York, where... more » Owner description: No visitors are allowed on this 101-acre, uninhabited island, home to Potter's Field, the City Cemetery of New York, where more than 800,000 unidentified bodies are buried. « less
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Ranked #22 of 26 attractions in Bronx
Category: Educational Sites; Museums
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Ranked #23 of 26 attractions in Bronx
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