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Ranked #1 of 199 Cultural in New York City
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 199 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 199 Cultural in New York City
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
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 199 Cultural in New York City
Category: Religious Sites

St. Paul's Chapel is the oldest public building in continuous use in Manhattan. It was built in 1756 and has been in use continuously ever since. St. Paul's Chapel sits directly... more »

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Ranked #5 of 199 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 #6 of 199 Cultural in New York City
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #7 of 199 Cultural in New York City
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 #8 of 199 Cultural in New York City
Category: Religious Sites
This cathedral, the world's largest, is entirely hand-crafted.
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Ranked #9 of 199 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 #10 of 199 Cultural in New York City
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Ranked #11 of 199 Cultural in New York City
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Ranked #12 of 199 Cultural in New York City
Category: Neighborhoods
Fashionable neighborhood with boutiques, art and restaurants.
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Ranked #13 of 199 Cultural in New York City
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #14 of 199 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 #15 of 199 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 #16 of 199 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 #17 of 199 Cultural in New York City
Category: Neighborhoods
Trendy New York City neighborhood, especially popular with the gay community.
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Ranked #18 of 199 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 #19 of 199 Cultural in New York City
Category: Museums; History Museums
Owner description: A trip to New York wouldn't be complete without a visit to the New-York Historical Society with its four centuries of history... more » Owner description: A trip to New York wouldn't be complete without a visit to the New-York Historical Society with its four centuries of history and art - plus the only Children's History Museum in the area. It hits the spot for anyone craving an offbeat (and often surprising) bite of the city's culture easily digested in an hour or two. Quirky, smart, immersive and across the street from beautiful Central Park, it offers a rich taste of the city. The New-York Historical Society boasts a hip new vibe. 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 and an entire floor of children's galleries that show why this city has always captivated hearts and minds. "We were absolutely blown away by the film which manages to convey more about New York and its history than one could imagine ever being crammed into 18 minutes." - CL, New York NY History will break free from the textbooks and jump into your life! Refresh yourself this summer with our "Madeline in New York" show (through October 19, 2014) celebrating the 75th anniversary of the beloved French schoolgirl and her adventures. You'll see artwork from all the books as well as panels painted by the author/illustrator for the Onassis yacht and drawings capturing life in the old Ritz hotel in New York City. "Homefront & Battlefield" (through August 24, 2014) commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War by showing you the stories beneath the veneer of Blue & Gray. Then explore one of the finest collections of American art in "The Works"-- some of the stars of our paintings collection. Hungry for more? Experience the casual elegance of Caffe Storico which offers tasty Italian fare and specialty cocktails, then explore the Museum Store for unique New York City gifts and exhibition-related merchandise. « less
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Ranked #20 of 199 Cultural in New York City
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #21 of 199 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 #22 of 199 Cultural in New York City
Category: Educational Sites
Find this Ivy League university on the Upper West Side.
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Ranked #23 of 199 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 #24 of 199 Cultural in New York City
Category: Performances
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Ranked #25 of 199 Cultural in New York City
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #26 of 199 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 #27 of 199 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 #28 of 199 Cultural in New York City
Category: Religious Sites; Observation Decks/ Towers
This church has a bell tower with an observation deck offering terrific views.
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Ranked #29 of 199 Cultural in New York City
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #30 of 199 Cultural in New York City
Category: Neighborhoods; Shops
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