5 must see sights in New York City, USA

Posted: 2 May 2019, 15:01 by TotalsAdmin20, Updated: 16 Mar 2021, 12:11

New York City is a popular American city that is known as being a huge part of the world's financial and commercial scenes. It is a large city that is densely populated and has so much to see and do. It is a city that is filled with history, its sights and attractions cover many genres and many different phases of this impressive city’s past...

St Patrick's Cathedral
Architecturally impressive, St Patrick’s Cathedral which was built in the 19th century is a popular place for worship and for religious events in the city of New York. The cathedral has a certain charm which is created by its Gothic Revival architecture, its imposing spirals and stained glass windows are two points sure to catch your eye, as well as its stunning 7000 pipe organ and Tiffany designed altar. No matter what your religious beliefs are, to fully experience this cathedral you need to attend a service at the magnificent cathedral. If you can’t make it to a service you can visit on a tour.

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Statue of Liberty
An icon of the city is the Statue of Liberty situated on Liberty Island in the New York City Harbour. The magnificent statue is a symbol of universal peace and freedom. The statue, made out of copper, resembles Libertas the Roman Goddess. It is a sculpture that was given to the United States from France as a gift, donated in 1886. The crown of the sculpture contains an observation deck that gives stunning views of the New York City Skyline.

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Empire State Building
One of the city’s most recognised skyscrapers, the Empire State building which was the tallest building in the city from its opening in 1931 up until 1970. Most of the 102 floors of the 443-metre tall building are used as offices but it also has observation decks that are amongst the most popular in the city. 

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Central Park
A wonderful sizable green area that offers a break from the densely populated concrete jungle that surrounds it. The park has both wooded and open areas dissected by paths that provide a number of different scenic walks. Established in 1857, the park contains a reservoir, loch and pond as well as a castle, pavilion and a zoo. It is the best place in the city to take a break from the hectic streets that surround it.

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Grand Central
A world famous transport terminal that is known for its stunning architecture. Its facade is an iconic symbol of New York, with a granite base and a limestone top, capped by what is considered as America's greatest sculpture ‘The Glory of Commerce’. Its interior is also impressive with marble floors and marble ticket counter. Looking up to the vaulted ceiling you will be lost in the beautiful mural designed by French painter Paul Cesar Helleu.

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