Sights and Sounds of NYC: 4 through 8

4. Broadway & Times Square

Neon-lit, exciting liveliness, this is how the world imagines America. Broadway is where the American Dream become real, a place where romance, treachery, drama, and vengeance come true on the stage of life.

The district’s Polaris, always-on Times Square, there is no question about it. More than the connecting point between Broadway and Seventh Ave, it is the America in its purest, unadulterated form. Lose yourself in a sea of lights and people.

Here, you are at the Center of the Universe.

5. Music & Nightlife

No urban night is like the evening in New York City; it is the City that Never Sleeps. A hidden world within the everyday world is waiting patiently to be discovered. Its doors are open for visitors and locals alike, but you first need to know where to like.

From trendy all-night lounges to taco shops to large clubs to after-parties on the roof, New York welcomes you. New York never sleeps, why should you?

6. Empire State Building

For architecture admirers, the Empire State Building is another must-visit in New York City. An icon of American culture standing a total of 1,454 feet, you can’t miss this Art Deco Modern Wonder.

Enjoying the skyline of New York City from the top of the Empire State Building is a priceless, one-lifetime experience.

7. Brooklyn Bridge

It is an immortal masterpiece erected in 1883 and inspired poetry, music, and art.

It is the granite link between Brooklyn and Manhattan. Do you want to enjoy its full glory? Go in the early morning and have it all to yourself.

At sunset, you can enjoy the most romantic view you can experience in New York as the yellowish-brown skies form a splendid backdrop to Lower Manhattan. You can walk or ride a bike, the choice is yours.

8. Museums

New York is home to two of the most famous museums in the United States.

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art: Two million objects in its possession and counting. Home great works that span the world, from ancient Greece sculptures to tribal carvings of Papua New Guinea. Watch paintings by Old World masters, and fire your imagination with the ancient Egyptian Temple of Dendur.
  • MoMa: The Museum of Modern Art is the greatest collector of modern masterpieces on earth. Here you’ll enjoy Van Gogh’s The Starry Nights, Cezanne’s The Bather, Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, and much more. Make sure you spend some time in the Sculpture Garden and dine at its renowned in-house restaurant, the Modern.

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