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New York

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New York

With a globally recognizable skyline and 8.4 million people who call it home, New York City is bursting with diversity and excitement – from the iconic attractions you've seen on TV and in the movies to hidden gems waiting to be uncovered. Each of the five boroughs – The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island – has a distinctive flavor, while individual neighborhoods maintain identities all their own.

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Central Park

This iconic 843-acre park was planned to give New Yorkers a respite from the hustle and bustle of the big city, and the designers did such a good job that when relaxing on one of the huge lawns, or picnicking by a lake, or strolling along its miles of biking and walking paths, it's often hard to believe you're right in the middle of Manhattan. The park also contains world-class museums and hosts countless activities and concerts, especially in the summer months.

Empire State Building
350 Fifth Ave, New York

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; the truly marvelous views are enjoyed from the observatories on the 86th and 102nd floors.

Arturo’s
106 W Houston St, New York

Want a New York City pizza experience to remember? Order a coal-oven baked pie at Arturo’s and enjoy the kitschy vibe of the restaurant, along with a fantastic bar and live jazz. This Greenwich Village staple has been around for over 60 years.

Emma's Torch
345 Smith Street, Brooklyn, New York

At this restaurant you'll be served food prepared by refugee chefs. Emma's Torch provides three month-long paid apprenticeships that help their students find a place in society, all while giving their guests dishes like black-eyed pea hummus and tamarind barbecue wings. Their happy hour takes place Tuesday through Friday from 5pm to 7pm.

Midtown
Midtown, New York

If you’re able to tear yourself away from Macy’s, there are retail shops of all kinds as far as the eye can see in this neighborhood. Walk uptown and cross over to 5th Ave to see the shops grow increasingly delectable and exclusive towards Saks Fifth Ave.

Chinatown/Canal Street
Chinatown/Canal St, New York

Bustle through the street stalls to find bargain versions of top designer handbags, shoes, watches, and perfumes. Always haggle for a better price. Wander deeper into Chinatown to find more unusual goods.

Passport / Visa

Citizens of the Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the Kingdom of Brunei can visit the United States for up to 90 days without applying for a visa (as well as citizens of Andorra, Lichtenstein, Monaco and San Marino). Citizens of these countries must obtain an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) before traveling. All other travelers must obtain a visa before visiting the United States. International travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the country.

Best Time to Visit

The best times to visit New York City are late spring and early fall, when temperatures are moderate and the rush of tourist crowds is at its very beginning or nearing the end.

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