This section aims to provide detailed information regarding the most popular New York attractions, ranging from historic heritage sites such as Brooklyn Bridge – to areas of cultural significance, including the American Museum of Natural History and newly renovated Lincoln Center Park. For visitors seeking to experience the cultural heritage of New York, the sub-sections of this category will extend to places of interest significance within the “urban sprawl” of New York, including Edgar Allen Poe Cottage in The Bronx and the “Top of The Rock”, offering spectacular panoramic views of Manhattan and beyond.
Historic Buildings: Architecture of pre-1970 construction; the best examples of 16th – 20th Century architecture ranging from governmental buildings to churches, castles to the former residences of artisans and literary icons.
Museums: Galleries and Museums celebrating the best of N.Y.C culture, achievement and archaeological history, ranging from art centers to museums of National significance, such as the Museum of Modern Art. Also taking in a number of attractions along the “Museum Mile” on Fifth Avenue, running from 82nd to 105th Streets, Upper East Side, including the Guggenheim and Neue Gallery.
Landmarks: This section has been separated from the “Historic Buildings” sub-category to portray the wealth of historical monuments, statues, skyscrapers and post-1970 buildings which have now become landmarks (possibly due to achieving record-breaking construction heights) or for panoramic views. This section could include “Top of The Rock” and the Statue of Liberty.
Parks: A guide to the attractions, sports, trails and facilities on offer within Central Park, Manhattan Beach Park, Van Cortlandt Park in The Bronx (home to the John Muir Nature Trail of 1.7 miles.)
Experiences & Tours: An overview of the “interactive” exhibitions and tours of New York City, such as the Rose Center For Earth and Space, New York City Original Rock ‘n’ Roll Walking Tour and the New York Skyride within the Empire State Building. The Rockefeller Center may also feature within this category due to the Photo and Backstage Tours on offer.