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New York Public Library

New York’s Public Library consists of 87 different branches but its main branch on 5th Avenue is without a doubt its most impressive. Construction started in 1895 after which the library was opened to the public in 1911. The building’s Beaux Arts sty...

Times Square

Named after the ‘Times Magazine’ headquarters that once graced this square with their presence, Times Square has been known as the city’s entertainment area since the beginning of the 20th century. The square and its surroundings were home to lively...

The High Line

This is where freight trains once crisscrossed their way across Manhattan, serving the island’s different neighbourhoods. These days, the disused West Side Line is no longer home to trains, instead it features plants, trees and works of art. The elev...

Harbour Tour

While walking the streets of New York, you might be forgiven for developing a sore neck since you need to look up all the time to admire all these splendid buildings. However, there is a better way to take in all these magnificent sights. Just take t...

Grand Central Terminal

It is not very likely that you will be using trains other than New York’s subway trains during your city break, but a visit to Grand Central Terminal should feature on everyone’s itinerary when visiting the Big Apple. The station was completed in 187...

Flatiron Building

This skyscraper’s unconventional design makes it hard to miss. Its name suggests that it resembles an iron, although the land it sits on already carried the name ‘Flatiron’ before the iconic building was even built. Upon completion in 1902, the Flati...

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