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New York series: where to explore in the Big Apple

Most people know the Statue of Liberty, Central Park and the World Trade Centre site – but here’s 16 more icons of New York City well worth seeing

1. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) – 11 W 53rd Street


Photo courtesy Wikimedia, Flickr and hibino


A masterpiece

2. Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met) – 36 W 44th Street


Photo courtesy Wikimedia, Flickr and mister-e

3. Guggenheim Museum – 1071 5th Avenue


4. M & M World – Times Square


5. The High Line elevated garden – West 34th Street, from 10th & 12th avenues.



6. Grimaldi’s famous pizzeria – 1 Front Street, Brooklyn


7. Empire State Building – 350 5th Avenue



8. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, Central Park


9. Seinfeld’s Soup Nazi – 1021 6th Avenue


10. The Hotel Chelsea – 222 West 23rd Street, between Seventh and Eighth avenues


This famous hotel may be closed for renovations

11. Diana Ross Playground, Central Park – West 81st Street



12. Times square commercial neighbourhood – West 42nd to West 47th 



13. Macy’s Department Store – 151 West


14. Bronx Zoo – 230 Southern Blvd. Bronx


15. Ed Sullivan Theatre radio and TV studio – 1697 – 1699 Broadway


In the days of David Letterman

The main photo shows New York City’s Staten Island Ferry which carries 22 million people a year between St. George on Staten Island and Whitehall Street in lower Manhattan.

The five mile, 25 minute ride provides a majestic view of New York Harbor and a no-hassle, even romantic, boat ride, for free!


About Ian Roberts (266 Articles)
Ian Roberts is a veteran Australian journalist, PR man and writer/reviewer on accommodation and travel. Over many decades, Ian has travelled widely reporting and recording his experiences. His newsy columns - including Memorable Destination - have gained a big following among people seeking suggestions and objective information about accommodation, travel and destinations world-wide. Along with wife, Sue and her camera, Ian has taken up a particular challenge to help budget conscious seniors 50 and upward with travel and accommodation ideas - including suggestions for holding family reunions. Readers in Ian's home city of Newcastle Australia may also be aware of his travel and accommodation column in a local newspaper.

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