With a population of nearly 9 million people, New York City is one of the biggest and most famous cities in the world. There are a million reasons that you should visit, but the few below are why you should experience the Big Apple at least once in your lifetime.
Top the Empire state building
One of the most famous buildings in the world, the Empire State Building towers above Manhattan and was once briefly the tallest building in the world. The building has 102 floors with the main deck on the 86th floor. It is the highest open-air observatory in the city and offers stunning 360-degree views of the Hudson and East Rivers, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the Statue of Liberty. There is another observatory on the 102nd floor where you can get a full view of Central Park. There is nothing quite like seeing New York City from this elevation which makes you appreciate the city in all its glory.
Take a trip to the American museum of natural history
The American Museum of Natural History is one of the most interesting museums to visit in the world. It has a plethora of things to see, be it an ancient fossil of a Tyrannosaurus Rex or a piece of the moon. There is no shortage of items here for the inquisitive mind. There are displays of the bones of ancient humans and animals with interesting information given alongside the displays to add to the experience. The museum also has a planetarium which holds shows that provide information on the Solar System and the universe so if you are into the history of the world and the universe, then the American Museum of Natural History is a must.
Get to Madison square garden
Madison Square Garden was opened in 1968 at its current location in Midtown Manhattan. It was named after James Madison, the fourth President of the United States, and had three different locations before the current one, two of which were located close to where the current arena stands now. The newest arena has a capacity of nearly 20,000 people. It is home to the New York Knicks and is by far the most famous arena in America so if there is a New York Knicks game playing there, everyone will be lining up to see it. Complete with live NBA betting, a visit to Madison Square Garden is nothing short of an exceptional experience to be had in NYC.
Visit the statue of liberty
One of the most famous landmarks in the world, the copper statue was a gift from the French which was given to celebrate the friendship between the two countries and represents freedom in the United States. She is indeed shackled but she holds the torch high and is an excellent representation of the American people and their struggles.
It is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world and stands at 46 meters not including the base. If you include the base it comes at an impressive 93 meters.
These are just some of the things you can see and experience in this great city that are reason enough for you to visit without the plethora of other extraordinary parts and pieces to be explored. It’s time to book your flight, the Big Apple is calling you!
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