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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.

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

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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Bronx Zoo

With over 650 different species, this 250-acre zoo, the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States, gives visitors the chance to admire and experience a huge variety of wildlife. Popular exhibits and sections include the Wild Asia Monorail safari, Congo Gorilla Forest, and of course, everything to do with big cats.
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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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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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