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New York City - Cultural

 

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Broadway
Ranked #1 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Theaters; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

Broadway is famous as the pinnacle of the American theatre industry. This district is known for its abundance of theatres. Many of theatres have been in use for over 50 years! The... more »

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Ranked #2 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Theaters; Performances; Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Tours
Owner description: Learn more about Lincoln Center’s iconic landmarks—including the Revson Fountain, the newly transformed Alice Tully Hall, and... more » Owner description: Learn more about Lincoln Center’s iconic landmarks—including the Revson Fountain, the newly transformed Alice Tully Hall, and the Metropolitan Opera House!Go behind the scenes at venues where a spectacular range of artists have performed, including Luciano Pavarotti, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Leonard Bernstein, Renée Fleming, and Bruce Springsteen.Each tour is unique, and you never know what might happen. You might sit in on a rehearsal, walk out onto a stage, or meet a star!Whether you’re just visiting New York City and want a glimpse of performing arts history, or you’re a Lincoln Center regular who wants to see your favorite venues from a new perspective, a guided tour will bring you closer to the world’s premier performing arts center. « less
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Ranked #3 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Libraries; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Museums; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Two marble lions mark the entrance to this Beaux Arts masterpiece, a National Historic Landmark containing more than six... more » Owner description: Two marble lions mark the entrance to this Beaux Arts masterpiece, a National Historic Landmark containing more than six million books. « less
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Ranked #4 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites

Just across the street from the site of the World Trade Center, this chapel is sacred place, a holy place and an often overlooked place.  It is a must-visit for anyone  who  wants... more »

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Ranked #5 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Neighborhoods

From some locations in NYC it is easier to get to Grand Central Station than to Times Square. The "S" - 42 Street Shuttle subway train runs from Grand Central Station to Times... more »

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Ranked #6 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Religious Sites
This cathedral, the world's largest, is entirely hand-crafted.
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Ranked #7 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Neighborhoods
Like a small town within Manhattan, the Village has narrow tree-lined streets and brick townhouses.
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Ranked #8 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Famous street offering some of the most expensive and fashionable shops in the city.
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Ranked #9 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Neighborhoods
Fashionable neighborhood with boutiques, art and restaurants.
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Ranked #10 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #11 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
Owner description: Enormous 13th-century-style Gothic church on Madison Avenue, with a seating capacity of 2,200, rose window reaching 26 feet... more » Owner description: Enormous 13th-century-style Gothic church on Madison Avenue, with a seating capacity of 2,200, rose window reaching 26 feet across, pipe organ with more than 7,380 pipes and the graceful twin spires that reach 330 feet into the sky. « less
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Ranked #12 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #13 of 195 Cultural in New York City
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Ranked #14 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #15 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #16 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

If you're wanting to visit New York and feel like a local rather than a tourist, this is THE place to stay.  You won't see a lot of tourists, but you'll see the locals--out... more »

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Ranked #17 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Originally built in 1696-97, the church was the first site of King's College, now Columbia University, and is the burial... more » Owner description: Originally built in 1696-97, the church was the first site of King's College, now Columbia University, and is the burial place of Alexander Hamilton and Robert Fulton. « less
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Ranked #18 of 195 Cultural in New York City
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Ranked #19 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #20 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals
Built in 1913, this impressive church contains statues of more than 40 saints and bishops.
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Ranked #21 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Neighborhoods
Trendy New York City neighborhood, especially popular with the gay community.
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Ranked #22 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Museums; History Museums
Owner description: Give us 90 minutes and we'll show you New York like you've never seen it! You know the city -- now hear the stories. Witness... more » Owner description: Give us 90 minutes and we'll show you New York like you've never seen it! You know the city -- now hear the stories. Witness New York's rise from remote outpost to city at the center of the world in our 18-minute panoramic film experience, "New York Story," in surround-sound on a 75-foot screen. Then travel through time in visionary exhibitions that show why this city has always captivated hearts and minds.Located across the street from Central Park, we offer visitors a complete one-of-a-kind experience featuring New York's history and art. We celebrate the city's uniqueness and resilience in interactive exhibitions spanning over 400 years from Dutch settlements to the American Revolution, the Civil War and 9/11. Our groundbreaking special exhibitions pair art and history to reveal the beauty and complexity of bygone eras. History will break free from the textbooks and jump into your life!On view through May 27, 2013: WWII & NYC reveals how the city contributed to the Allies' victory in World War II, and recounts the moving stories of how New Yorkers confronted the challenges of total war. « less
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Ranked #23 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Museums; Art Museums
Museum filled with paintings by El Greco and Velazquez, as well as many other Hispanic cultural artifacts.
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Ranked #24 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #25 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; History Museums
Owner description: The boyhood home (1858-1872) of the only United States President born in New York City. The site includes galleries and 1865... more » Owner description: The boyhood home (1858-1872) of the only United States President born in New York City. The site includes galleries and 1865 period rooms that relate the story of young Teddy Roosevelt, his ranch days, presidency and exploration period. « less
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Ranked #26 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Performances
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Ranked #27 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Parks
Owner description: Union Square has a year-round greenmarket, where you can sample goods from local farmers. It also has several playgrounds, a... more » Owner description: Union Square has a year-round greenmarket, where you can sample goods from local farmers. It also has several playgrounds, a lively holiday market, and benches where you can watch a slice of New York go by. « less
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Ranked #28 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Neighborhoods
Located on the outskirts of the West Village, this area is becoming more upscale and gentrified.
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Ranked #29 of 195 Cultural in New York City
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Ranked #30 of 195 Cultural in New York City
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
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