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Do & See
Some people live in New York from the day they are born to the day they die without ever leaving the city. Even these people don't have enough time to see and do everything this metropolis has to offer. World-class museums, famous monuments, huge, lush parks, top art and entertainment, from Broadway musicals to daring street performances... the list could go on forever. It is a dynamic city, besides, one that changes and transforms on a daily basis, spawning all kinds of new, exciting, cutting-edge events and activities. The following are some of the most famous and beloved sights and attractions, but be always on the lookout. Blink and you might miss something unrepeatable. And be sure to pay attention to operating hours, as many museums have certain hours of free admission once a week.

Central Park

This iconic 843-acre park was planned to give New Yorkers a respite from the hustle and bustle of the big city, and the designers did such a good job that when relaxing on one of the huge lawns, or picnicking by a lake, or strolling along its miles of biking and walking paths, it's often hard to believe you're right in the middle of Manhattan. The park also contains world-class museums and hosts countless activities and concerts, especially in the summer months.
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Circle Line Midtown Cruise

Cruise along the harbor on this 90-minute tour, as you enjoy waterfront sights of the New York skyline from our ferry. Your guide will provide a detailed narrative on all the sights as you take in the panoramic views of NYC. You'll have the opportunity to see: • Empire State Building • Statue of Liberty • Brooklyn Bridge • Manhattan Bridge • United Nations • New York Skyline • Ground Zero (World Trade Center site) ... and much more!
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Downtown Cruise

From the time of the first explorers to the successive waves of immigrants and shipmasters, the New York Harbor is the link that attracted settlers to the new world. On this 75-minute official National Park Service tour with music and sound effects, you will hear commentary from park rangers, historians and scientists, offering a rich and layered perspective on harbor ecology, commerce, immigration and defense. There is an audio narration available! Sit back, relax and enjoy the breeze on this remarkable tour!
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Whitney Museum of American Art

Known informally as the "Whitney", this outstanding institution is devoted to the art of the United States. A full range of twentieth-century and contemporary American art are presented here and with 21,000 works by 3,000 artists (such as Andy Warhol) you can easily spend some hours here. Paintings, sculptures, drawings, videos, photography and new media are all here to be enjoyed.
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9/11 Tribute Center

The 9/11 Tribute Center tells the devastating story of the tragic events that occurred in New York on September 11, 2001. Many of the volunteer guides who work at the Center were directly involved in the events - some lost family members, while others helped deal with the mortifying aftermath of the attacks. Hearing their first-hand narratives is an emotionally overwhelming experience that is made possible by the project of the September 11th Families Association.
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Body World

A real eye-opener attraction that will change the way you see yourself when it comes to biology, lifestyles, and our physical and mental wellbeing. Be stunned about the very graphic display that shows every vein, muscle and organ in your body. The New York Times calls the exhibition “Extraordinary!” and this is definitely not to be miss, if not faint-hearted or easily grossed-out since the displays are actually real human bodies, all donated to science by body donors.
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Star Wars And Costumes

If a Star Wars fan, then this should definitely not to be missed! This brilliantly placed exhibition actually shows the real costumes worn in the Star Wars films with a detailed information, pictures and some video shots from the set. Presenting 70 hand-crafted costumes from the first six blockbuster Star Wars movies, this exhibition exposes the artists’ creative process.
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Metropolitan Museum of Art

Visitors usually spend one full day at the Met, and that's a shame, because to truly appreciate everything this gigantic museum offers would take at least a week. The museum’s permanent collection of some 2 million works includes masterpieces from history's greatest artists, as well as countless wonders from ancient civilizations, the Egyptian Temple of Dendur being perhaps the most beloved example.
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Featuring one of the world's most comprehensive collections of modern art, including masterpieces by the likes of Picasso, Van Gogh, Warhol, Pollock, and many, many more, the MoMA is one of the most visited places in New York. Housed in this beautiful and modern building, floor after floor of painting, photography, design, sculpture, and more, marvel visitors for hours on end.
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Empire State Building

It is a wonder to behold this instantly recognizable building from street level, leaning your head so far back it hurts and feeling utterly insignificant in the shadow of the gargantuan skyscraper, but the really marvelous views are enjoyed from the observatories on the 86th and 102nd floors.
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Statue of Liberty / Ellis Island

Immigrants arriving to the United States, to Ellis Island, in the late 19th century were treated to this immense statue, a representation of freedom and American ideals, as their first glimpse of the country. Though no longer the shining in its original copper hue, visitors flock here for a closer look at one of New York's most enduring symbols.
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World Trade Center and 9/11 Memorial

After years of debate, controversy and delay, the site of the former World Trade Center buildings has finally been converted into a beautiful memorial site and museum. The new One World Trade Center has also been erected, and at a significant 1,776 feet tall (1776 being the year American independence) is now the tallest building in the Western hemisphere.
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Rockefeller Center

The summer months see crowds enjoying the number of outdoor events and eating and shopping options, but this huge Art Deco complex really comes alive in winter, when the iconic ice-skating rink and enormous Christmas tree take centre stage. Visitors also come to see, and sometimes take part in, the filming of any number of NBC television programmes. A highlight here is the (somewhat expensive) trip to the Top of the Rock, from where the views of the city and Central Park are unmatched.
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Madison Square Garden

The Garden is the city’s premiere sports and entertainment complex, home to the New York Rangers, Knicks and Liberty teams, as well as the stage for massively popular musicians and artists when they come to New York. The more intimate WaMu Theater also hosts concerts, shows and stand-up comedians. For a behind-the-scenes view, take the Madison Square Garden All Access Tour.
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Guggenheim Museum

As famous for its ground-breaking building as for the works of art held within, the Guggenheim Museum boasts a mesmerising collection of Kandinskys, Chagalls, Picassos, Renoirs, Manets, and Van Goghs. The central spiral leads up towards the imposing glass dome past exhibits that can be viewed from different angles and distances on your way up, making the art-viewing experience here quite unique.
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Yankee Stadium

The new home of the New York Yankees measures a mile in circumference, and the venue is practically a self-contained city. In addition to the baseball diamond at its heart, the Yankee homestead boasts a museum, a martini bar and a Mohegan Sun Sports Bar. Rounding out the roster are NYY Steak and Hard Rock Cafe, 56 luxury suites, 410 party suites and more.
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