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New York

Travel Guide
New York

One of the world’s most exciting cities positively shines with shopping, shows, museums, sports, and the beautiful and spacious Central Park.

Renowned as the city so good they named it twice, New York truly is one of the world's great metropolises. Many know it as the Big Apple. Ask New Yorkers themselves and they might well tell you this is “the centre of the universe”.

Some 8,000,000 residents have the privilege of calling New York their home, and when you wander the streets in whichever part of the city you find yourself, you will be able to breathe the heady mixture of cultures which makes this place a truly global destination. Its five boroughs – Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and The Bronx – each present you with a unique vibe and ambience. One of its countless nicknames is “the city that never sleeps”, and wherever you are in the city at whatever time of day, you'll definitely find all sorts going on.

Spot the Statue of Liberty on the horizon around New York's harbour, the famous landmark known around the world. This was the first glimpse of America experienced by many immigrants from Europe, making the statue an enduring symbol of hope and freedom and a beacon for opportunity in building a new life in the New World.

Many more have followed and continue to arrive in New York several generations later, eager to make it big in this centre of culture, economics and so much more. Whether you find yourself amid the dazzling neon lights of Times Square or on the concourse at Grand Central Station, the genuine buzz is always palpable.

Across New York, you can explore the myriad of attractions that dominate any traveller's checklist. However, with so much life and culture, you can just as easily disappear from the tourist trail and enjoy life as New Yorkers do. For a taste of city living, head to the amusements on Coney Island, explore bohemian Brooklyn or take in the varied music and culture in Harlem. The most dramatic event that the city has witnessed in recent years can be remembered at The National 9/11 Memorial.

You may expect it to be tough to navigate the bustling streets, but if you use the subway system you can easily get around – simply buy a MetroCard and top it up as you travel. Start at Midtown East if this is your first visit; this is where you'll find the city's biggest landmarks, such as the Empire State Building, the Rockefeller Center and the Chrysler Building, and then from here you can venture further and uncover so much more of this monolith of a city.

Where to stay in New York

Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
4 out of 5
145 W 44th St, New York, NY
The price is Rs7,945 per night from 8 Aug to 8 Aug
Located in Midtown, this hotel is steps away from Times Square, Broadway and Minskoff Theater. Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and Shubert Theatre are also within ...
3.5/5Good! (5,041 reviews)
"Everything"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2021

Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
M Social Hotel Times Square New York
M Social Hotel Times Square New York
4 out of 5
226 W 52nd St, New York, NY
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs10,026 per night from 11 Aug to 11 Aug
This family-friendly New York hotel is located in the entertainment district, steps away from August Wilson Theater, Broadway Theatre and Ed Sullivan Theater. ...
4.4/5Excellent! (335 reviews)
"Friendly staff and very clean"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2021

M Social Hotel Times Square New York
DoubleTree by Hilton Metropolitan - New York City
DoubleTree by Hilton Metropolitan - New York City
4 out of 5
569 Lexington Ave, New York, NY
Located in Midtown, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of 5th Avenue, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Chrysler Building. Rockefeller Center and Top of the Rock ...
3.7/5Good! (1,724 reviews)
"Great location!! The check-in process was smooth. The room is a little bit outdated."

Reviewed on 3 May 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Metropolitan - New York City
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
31 Street Broadway Hotel
31 Street Broadway Hotel
2 out of 5
38 West 31st Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs2,597 per night from 8 Aug to 8 Aug
Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of 5th Avenue and Empire State Building. Macy's and Madison Square Garden are also within 10 minutes. ...
2.6/5 (418 reviews)
"This place is exactly as described on Expedia. I stayed for three nights with my three young kids. The room was clean as was the bathroom down the hall. It is not the Ritz, but it is perfect for folks wanting to visit New York on a budget and needing a safe and comfortable place to sleep. The location ..."

Reviewed on 14 Jul 2021

31 Street Broadway Hotel
Homewood Suites New York/Midtown Manhattan Times Square
Homewood Suites New York/Midtown Manhattan Times Square
3.5 out of 5
312 West 37th Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs10,657 per night from 16 Aug to 16 Aug
Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of New York Times Building, Times Square and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Macy's and Madison Square ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,580 reviews)
"Like the security as had to have a card/key to get up the elevator."

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2021

Homewood Suites New York/Midtown Manhattan Times Square
Radio City Apartments
Radio City Apartments
3.5 out of 5
142 West 49th Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs8,309 per night from 25 Aug to 25 Aug
Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Times Square and Radio City Music Hall. Rockefeller Center and Broadway Theatre are also within ...
4.3/5Excellent! (2,408 reviews)
"Excellent location. The room was functional and clean, good bathroom and kitchenette."

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2021

Radio City Apartments
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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