New York City is filled with famous sights. From skyscrapers to churches to restaurants, there is something to see around every corner. Here are seven famous and interesting sights in New York City.
Strawberry Fields was built to remember John Lennon on his 45th birthday. This mosaic sits in the center of Strawberry Fields and is a popular place for people to leave flowers and notes to one of the late Beatles. It’s located in Central Park.
The Apollo Theater is where many music stars and legends got their start, including Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Lauryn Hill and Jimi Hendrix. The building dates back to the mid 1800s.
This restaurant was featured in the wildly popular American television show Seinfeld. It’s become a New York City landmark since the show started in the 1989.
Washington Square Park Arch
The Washington Square Park Arch was modeled after the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. It was originally built as a dedication to George Washington to celebrate 100 years of his inauguration.
Did you know the Brooklyn Bridge is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the US? I was built in 1883 and was once the longest suspension bridge in the world. The Brooklyn Bridge has wide paths for walkers and bikers and it offers amazing views of the City.
Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Terminal is a train station located on 42nd Street and Park Avenue. According to a study by Travel and Leisure Magazine, Grand Central Terminal is in the top 10 most visited tourist attractions in the world. There are plenty of shops and restaurants inside the terminal but the best attraction is the Whispering Gallery, an area on the dining concourse where voices whisper to you from across the room.
St Patrick’s Cathedral
St Patrick’s Cathedral is located on 5th Avenue taking up the whole block between 50th and 51st Streets. Construction was finished in the late 1800s and the cathedral has two alters made by Tiffany & Co. It’s been used in TV shows and movies such as Ugly Betty and Spider -Man.