Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions New York City is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to New York City a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in New York City.
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Best of Art and Cultural Places to Visit
Discover the local culture and art of New York City.
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350 5th Ave, New York, NY 10118, United States
08:00 am - 11:59 pm
The background of almost a ton of American television series, the Empire State Building certainly is one of the must-do things in New York. Once holding the record of the tallest building in the world, the Empire State building still doesn’t cease to charm locals as well as visitors alike. Bask in the glorious view of the iconic NYC skyline f...
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Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004, United States
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Mention New York, and it is hard to miss Statue of Liberty. One of the most quintessential things to do in New York, the Statue of Liberty bestows you with a characteristic New York experience like no other. There are more reasons than one why should absolutely hop of on a cruise over the Hudson river to this magnificent historical attraction. Enjo...
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1000 Fifth Avenue, Cross Streets- 5th Avenue and 82th Street
10:00 am - 05:30 pm
If you love art, history, heritage and just about everything exquisite, the MET or Metropolitan Museum of Art is the place to head. One of New York’s most ace things to do, MET NYC boasts of several titles to itself, one of them being, the world’s largest fine arts museum! Visit this place for some fabulous displays of arts that will bo...
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Grand Central Terminal, 89 E 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017
05:30 am - 11:59 pm
Seen in a ton of movies since time immemorial along with several spectacular documentaries the Grand Central Terminal is a vibe by itself. The very colosseumish architecture of this place, is hardly to make you feel like you are in the Big Apple, in fact you might just feel like you’re at some place in Europe. One of New York City’s mos...
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11 West 53 Street, New York, NY 10019-5497
10:30 am - 05:30 pm
The Big apple is loaded with enlightenment on all front, and yes it includes a lot of fantastic museums. The Museum of modern art is one of the must-do things in New York for many reasons. Whether you’re an art lover or not, a visit to the Museum of Modern Art is a must owing to its gloriously stimulating art works. A fabulous place to kind o...
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West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York
07:00 am - 11:00 pm
The High Line is one of those places in New York that have transformed from something run down to something that is pretty and enjoyable. No wonder then, street artistes love to showcase their work here. You might find some usual, unimaginative name tags here and there but the murals by Kobra are definitely worth an exclusive trip there. high ...
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Ellis Island, New York, NY 07305
This has got to be on your Things to do in New York list for several reasons. This is your chance to appreciate this once gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the United States. Naturally, this has been one of the busiest immigrant inspection station for over sixty years. Today explore the islands massive expansion, which can be easily combine...
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1071 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128
10:00 am - 05:45 pm
Also known as The Guggenheim, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is definitely one of the must do things in New York City. It is clear that New York is a plethora of all sorts of museums, with a footfall only encouraging further visitors. This one is not just another New York art museum, in fact, there is a ton more to this on the facets of art. What...
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99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York, New York 10040
10:00 am - 05:15 pm
As if placed somewhere out of the city, the Cloisters makes you forget that you are on the bustling ground of this fast-paced New York city. Why this must be one of the things to do in New York? If you carve some tranquility is the hysteric hustle and bustle of New York, The Cloisters will provide you with just the right dose of bliss. Its European...
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1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street, New York, NY 10025
07:30 am - 06:00 pm
The cornerstone for the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine was laid in the year 1892 and since then, the church has undergone major renovations and is still incomplete. Yet, it is the largest cathedral in the world, making it a global landmark. Boasting of a marvelous architectural structure, the Cathedral is an active house of worship. It h...
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834 Surf Ave, Coney Island, Brooklyn
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Coney Island is dedicated to preserving American culture through various activities and displays. Coney Island is known to constantly produce and present innovative work-something they thank the mass culture for. It is a subtle amalgamation of vaudeville, circus sideshows, burlesque, dime museums, and Coney Island itself. Coney Island has successfu...
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5th Ave and 42nd St, New York City, NY 10018 (Manhattan)
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The building that most people identify as the New York Public Library, is actually the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, one five research libraries and 81 branch libraries making up the New York Public Library system. The library has a beautiful architecture both inside and outside. The Bryant Park behind the library has various food stalls,...
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225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016
10:30 am - 05:00 pm
The Morgan Library & Museum is the library of the late financier Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913). He was known to be one of the preeminent collectors and cultural benefactors of United States. The collection consists of literary and historical manuscripts, early printed books, and various drawings and prints. The Library building was designat...
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42 E 20th St, New York, NY 10003, United States
12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Boasting of a delightful ambience and finger licking good food, the Gramercy Tavern was opened in 1994 by legendary restaurateur Danny Meyer. Situated inside an historical landmark building, the restaurant was designed by Bentel & Bentel and has murals by artist Robert Kushner. The vivid floral arrangements are done by Roberta Bendavid. It is a...
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405 Lexington and 42nd St., New York City, NY 10174 (Manhattan)
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
The 77-storey Chrysler Building is an iconic New York City image, easily recognizable in New York City's sprawling skyline because of its shiny peak. Chrysler Building is an art-deco landmark in New York. This is an office building, and visitors can only gain access to the lobby of the building.
Art-deco interior is more magnificent than its exteri...