Friday, June 11, 2010

Places that you should visit in your Lifetime

3. New York

Places to visit in New York

Astroland, NYC's largest amusement park, is located at Coney Island in Brooklyn.

Broadway Shows
An up-to-the-minute guide to all Broadway shows-musicals, dramas, comedies, and those that are great for kids.

The Bronx Zoo
Learn about the animals, plan your visit, and find out about educational programs at the Bronx Zoo.

Carnegie Hall
One of the most famous music halls in the world, Carnegie Hall hosts scores of concerts and special events.

Circle Line Statue of Liberty and Downtown Cruises
Learn about the ZEPHYR Seaport Liberty Cruise that will cruise past the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, the Shark Speedboat Thrill Ride, Circle Line Charters, and special events cruises.

Ellis Island
Between 1892 and 1954, approximately 12 million people entering the United States through the port of New York were legally and medically inspected at Ellis Island.

Ellis Island and Immigration
Browse photos documenting the history of Ellis Island and its role in early 20th century immigration or search immigration records.

Empire State Building
Visit the Web site of the Empire State Building to learn about visiting hours and fees, see the lighting schedule, and take a virtual tour.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Visitors to the Federal Reserve Bank in Lower Manhattan learn about the central banking functions that the Federal Reserve System performs and see the Bank's vault of international monetary gold on the bedrock of Manhattan Island, five stories below street level.

Grand Central Terminal
Get information on upcoming events, tours and history, and see a directory of dining and shopping opportunities at Grand Central Terminal.

Lincoln Center
The world's largest cultural complex hosts classical ballet, opera, modern dance, film, and jazz.

Madison Square Garden
See the schedule of events, purchase tickets, and find out what's in and around the Garden before you visit.

Metropolitan Opera
Since its opening in 1883, the Metropolitan Opera has been one of the world's leading opera companies.

National Tennis Center
Home to the US Open, the National Tennis Center is open to the public for most of the year.

New York Aquarium
Get tips for your visit, learn about the animals, and an map of the site at the New York Aquarium's Web site.

New York Stock Exchange
Get historical information, member listings, trading floor details, and find out when to visit at the NYSE Web site.

Radio City Music Hall
Radio City presents and promotes the best in live entertainment, including the famous Radio City Rockettes.

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square offers visitors a journey into the bizarre and the outrageous, demonstrating that fact is indeed stranger than fiction!

Shopping and Dining at South Street Seaport
Get a directory and maps of shops, restaurants, and events at South Street Seaport in Manhattan.

Show Tapings
Attend a free taping of your favorite show while you visit New York. NYC & Company provides a list of popular options.

Staten Island Ferry
The Staten Island Ferry, which is free, travels close to the Statue of Liberty on its route. It doesn't stop at the island, but offers a great (free) view of the national landmark.

Statue of Liberty
Dedicated in 1886, the Statue of Liberty has long been an international symbol of political freedom and democracy.

Times Square
Get maps, special event and entertainment resources, and more from the Times Square Business Improvement District.

Trinity Church
See the photo gallery, find out about music events at Trinity, and learn about the history of the church on its Web site.

United Nations
Visit the United Nations Web site to learn more about the organization and its efforts.

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