Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
City: 8 491 079 (2014)
Metro: 20 092 883 (2014)
Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
New York
closeNew York, the largest city in the U.S., is an architectural marvel with plenty of historic monuments, magnificent buildings and countless dazzling skyscrapers.
Besides the architectural delights, New York is an urban jungle that has everything to offer to visitors. The city is home to numerous museums, parks, trendy neighborhoods and shopping streets.
Random New York Highlights
St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York
Completed in 1900, this neo-Gothic masterpiece is the country's largest Roman Catholic cathedral. It is located at Fifth Avenue near Rockefeller Center, now a posh area but at the time of construction well out of the city center.
The Plaza, New York
The Plaza Hotel is one of the world's most famous hotels. It was built in French Renaissance style near Central Park. The building, which opened in 1907, was designated a historic landmark in 1969.
Central Park, New York
Central Park was the first large city park in the United States. The design by Olmsted and Vaux has been copied all over the world. Originally situated in a sparsely populated area, the park is now surrounded by highrises.
Washington Square, New York
Washington Square, located in Greenwich village, was laid out in 1826. Its main attraction is the Washington Arch, constructed for the centennial of President Washington's inauguration.

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