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International, multi-cultured and cosmopolitan, New York is the heart of the modern world. With the Statue of Liberty as one of its “must sees”, the important financial center attracts tourists all-year-round to discover the true New York City spirit reflected in skyscrapers and modern architecture. Take the pulse of the Big Apple that offers some of the best entertainment options in the world, with concerts from the best artists and spectacular shows on and off Broadway. Shopping is fun in the city that annually dedicates a whole week to the fashion industry. Vintage or designer clothes can both be found here. Bite into the delicious Big Apple and discover for yourself the amazing flavors of “the city that never sleeps”
8 million citizens are distributed on New York’s five main districts: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens y Staten Island. The largest concentration of tourists is in Manhattan, where the large publicity signs on Times Square have made it into a symbol that worldwide represents this metropolitan city.
Visitors will feel small among the many skyscrapers by the beautiful cobblestoned streets in the financial district, (more...) where brokers meet up in Wall Street and intent to influence the stock market values. Battery Park, situated close to Wall Street attracts both tourists and New Yorkers with performances from its excellent skaters. With an impressive and distinctive skyline that changed after the tragic 9/11, New York is a melting pot for various cultures. Visit Chinatown, the biggest Chinese establishment in the United States. Founded in the end of 1870s by Chinese immigrants, the area offers a great variety of history, culture and food. Among other international groups, Italians are also well-represented in an area called Little Italy. Both Chinatown and Little Italy offers a great selection of dishes from their respective countries. Spanish tapas can be found in Little Spain, where over 30.000 Spanish inhabitants are registered.
If you like shopping, visit the exclusive boutiques on Park Avenue, Fifth Avenue y Madison Avenue on Upper East Side. Why not see the city from above in an exciting helicopter tour over the important metropolis or plan an excursion to explore the Long Island Wineries. Try on a pair of Manolo Blahniks and feel as fabulous as Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda and Samantha in a guided Sex and the City Tour that take you to some of the places frequently shown in the series. Get away from the stressful streets and the busy traffic as you enter the enchanting environment of Central Park or Brooklyn Botanic Garden. The Botanic Garden holds 200 cherry trees received as a gift from Japan after World War II. In the Children’s Garden, inside the extraordinary Botanic Garden, children get the opportunity to plant their own crops and flowers and harvest them in the fall. Broadway is always in, and is therefore always a good option. A different choice is while you are in the city is trying to get audience tickets to one of the popular television talk shows recorded in the area such as the Late Show with David Letterman. Options are many and visitors will not have time to get bored in this extraordinary cosmopolitan city.