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“The best view of Manhattan and only five stories up” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Manhattan Skyline

Manhattan Skyline
New York City, NY (Financial District)
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Ranked #1 of 634 Attractions in New York City
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Huntsville, Alabama
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“The best view of Manhattan and only five stories up”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

On the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Five floor up...just above the tree tops of Central Park with nothing between you and a 360 degree view of the skyline of Manhattan. The museum was packed but the Roof Garden was almost emty. Maybe most people don't know about it or don't take the time but it worht half an hour on top of the Met to enjoy the skyline of Manhattan..

Visited June 2013
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“Circle Line Tours !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Take a Circle Line Tour by boat around Manhattan. It is truly wondrous. You will not be disappointed.

Visited August 2012
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staten island new york
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“I can view it over & over again!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

And I do. Living in one of the boroughs, I have to often take the ferry across to Manhattan, this Sunday was a beautiful sun filled day,we took the ferry where outside seating gives you an amazing view, the Harbor to me is always breathtaking, the building that replaces the towers completes the setting, making it a view that brings tears to your eyes. The ferry ride from Staten Island to Manhattan is the best view you'll get... that day many many tourists were on the ferry, snapping pics..and as inspired as I was, to see the NY skyline bounce back from that terrible day...

Visited July 2013
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Bellaire, Texas
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“Gorgeous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

On a long summer's night the sun shines brightly down the long Manhattan streets. The views west to east are brilliant.

Visited July 2013
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Tampa, Florida
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“Memorable, captivating and beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I've been looking at the skyline for 30+ years. Hard to see it these days with the missing Twin Towers but glad to see we're rebuilding. The skyline is amazing at night and try to see it from the boroughs on the morning after an especially stormy day as the gray buildings seem to come to life under the sun & blue skies

Visited September 2012
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