New York Area Tours

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Liberty Island - Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty is a sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, designed by Frederic Bartholdi and dedicated on October 28, 1886.


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Manhattan Island - New York City

Manhattan Island is an island at the north end of New York Bay where the borough of Manhattan is located Sometimes called New York City, it is the largest city in New York State and in the United States. Located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river, it is a major financial and cultural center.


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Radio City Music Hall

Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located in New York City's Rockefeller Center. Its nickname is the Showplace of the Nation, and it was for a time the leading tourist destination in the city. Its interior was declared a city landmark in 1978.


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Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is a 16.3-acre complex of buildings in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of New York City's Upper West Side. Performance facilities include Alice Tully Hall, The Metropolitan Opera House, David H. Koch Theater, Vivian Beaumont Theater, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, Walter Reade Theatre. Jazz at Lincoln Center, while a part of Lincoln Center, is located separately in the Frederick P. Rose Hall complex within the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle.


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Times Square

Times Square, nicknamed "The Crossroads of the World" and "The Great White Way," has achieved the status of an iconic world landmark and is a symbol of New York City and the United States. Times Square is a major commercial intersection in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th Streets. Times Square is the site of the annual ball drop on New Year's Eve.


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Central Park

Central Park is a public park at the center of Manhattan in New York City, New York. The park initially opened in 1857, on 843 acres of city-owned land. In 1858, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux won a design competition to improve and expand the park with a plan they entitled the Greensward Plan. Construction began the same year, continued during the American Civil War, and was completed in 1873.


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Bridge into Manhattan

These are the major bridges of New York City. Front to back they are the Brooklyn Bridge, the Manhattan Bridge and the Williamsburg bridge in the far back. This was taken from the South Street Seaport looking north up the west side of the East River.


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New Yorker Hotel Building

The 43-story New Yorker Hotel, like the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building, is designed in the Art Deco style. The building's pyramidal, set-back tower resembles the Empire State Building, It is located in Manhattan's Garment Center, central to Penn Station, Madison Square Garden, Times Square and the Empire State Building. For many years, it was New York's largest hotel.


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Central Park at Night

Central Park is a public park at the center of Manhattan in New York City. Central Park is one of the world's largest urban public parks comparable to other great parks in the world; for example, Paris' Bois de Vincennes and Bois de Boulogne, London's Richmond Park, Madrid's Casa de Campo, and Los Angeles' Griffith Park.


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Chrysler Building

The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco style skyscraper, located on the east side of Manhattan in the Turtle Bay area at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. The structure was the world's tallest building for 11 months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building. It is still the tallest brick building in the world, albeit with an internal steel skeleton. After the destruction of the World Trade Center, it was the second-tallest building in New York City until the spire was raised on the Bank of America Tower, pushing the Chrysler Building into third position. Later, it was pushed into 4th position, when the under construction One World Trade Center surpassed its height.


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911 Memorial

The 911 Memorial honors the lives of those who were lost. Occupying eight of the 16 acres at the World Trade Center, the Memorial is a tribute to the past and a place of hope for the future.


Wall Street

Wall Street is the financial district of New York City. Wall Street is centered on the eight-block-long street running from Broadway to South Street on the East River in Lower Manhattan. It is the home of the New York Stock Exchange. Anchored by Wall Street, New York City is one of the world's principal financial centers.


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Chinatown is home to the largest enclave of Chinese people in the western hemisphere. It is located in the borough of Manhattan New York City. Manhattan's Chinatown is also one of the oldest ethnic Chinese enclaves outside of Asia.


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Rockefeller Center Plaza

Rockefeller Center is a complex of 19 commercial buildings covering 22 acres between 48th and 51st streets in New York City.