New York — the city that never sleeps

by Julie on June 5, 2017

New York. Those who have never set foot on it already know it, through cinema, television series, music, literature. Diverse, frenetic, electric, magnetic, magical, vertiginous, inventive, intensive, adjectives jostle to describe it. It is the city of extremes and superlatives.

New York is the most visited megapole in the United States. The “Big Apple”, as it is often called, is the largest city in the United States, with more than 7 million inhabitants. It is filled with a diverse mix of people, including immigrants from many countries. Some of its neighborhoods, such as Chinatown, Little Italy and Spanish Harlem, reflect the rich cultural heritage of the native lands of its residents.

New York is a captivating and engaging city. It discovers herself in a thousand ways, according to the taste and expectations of each. Nevertheless, there are passages and activities impossible to circumvent.

Central Park

The first place you can visit after your Odesa to New York flight is Central Park. It’s a big park in the heart of Manhattan. It stretches from 59th to 110th Street. Although it has been laid out, you can always find nature corners. Central Park is carved into several sites and you will definitely not have time to visit everything in one day. We advise you, for your first visit, to visit:

Strawberry Fields: a monument to John Lennon.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir: renamed in honor of Jacky Kennedy.

Belvedere Castle: In the 19th century, the Belvedere Castle was built atop the Vista Rock. Until the 1960s, it housed the premises of the New York Meteorological Observatory.

Rockefeller Center

The Rockefeller Center is a commercial complex built by the Rockefeller family consisting of 19 buildings: offices, shops of all types, restaurants, bars, discos, not to mention the Radio City Hall.It is located in the Midtown area between 48th and 51st Street.

Bronx Museum of the Arts

Created in 1971, the Bronx Museum of the Arts is a real cultural institution that highlights Contemporary Art and the XXth century. The Bronx Museum of the Arts exhibits more than a thousand works, and allows you to discover the universe of renowned artists or not.

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Open since March 2010 at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge Park offers stunning views of the East River, the Financial District buildings and, in the distance, the Liberty Statue. The Brooklyn Bridge Park is one of the favorite places of photographers. You can make magnificent panoramic photos.

Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Made famous by appearances in many movies, Brooklyn Heights Promenade will take your breath away. It offers views of the Statue of Liberty, the Manhattan skyline and the majestic Brooklyn Bridge. Bordered by flower beds, trees, benches and playgrounds, this is a favorite destination for tourists, joggers, families and lovers.

The creative buzz and inexhaustible energy can be felt at every street corner of this city. Certainly, dark episodes left indelible traces (September 11, Hurricane Sandy), but New York is still getting up, ready for new challenges.

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