New York City – The City of Dreams Welcomes you..
New York City, the pride of Northeastern region of the United States, is one of the most populous city in the world. It was famously said that if one would stand at the Times Square for long enough, they will explore and feel the entire world walk by them. The places to see in New York are not very usual ones, they are pretty great.
This city is often known as the city of dreams or the city that never sleeps. New York is one of those places that surely deserves a visit, at least once a lifetime!
Today, I’m gonna talk about why New York is the greatest city on earth and why people love New York.
A LITTLE HISTORY
History of New York is somewhat interesting. New York was earlier known as the NEW AMSTERDAM. It was given this name after the war between the English and the Dutch Republic. Later in June 1665, New Amsterdam was reincorporated under the English Law as New York City, named after the Duke of York. Hence, that history of New York got this city got its wondrous title!
Today New York City is one of the most famous holiday destinations for people across the globe.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The best time to visit New York is from April to June and September to November when the weather is pleasant and there aren’t many tourists around. Apart from this, you can also visit at the time of Christmas to experience the countries festivity spirits and be all wrapped up under it.
The cheapest time to visit New York is on weekends from mid January to the end of February. The best time to visit New York can be anytime if you want, but our suggestion would be the window of April-June and September-November.
THE RIGHT PLACE FOR YOU
New York is the greatest city on Earth and you can’t miss it. Places to see in New York are a lot in number and also If you’re looking for a place full of adventure, historic significance and unlimited fun and entertainment, then this is the place where you should be.
Plan your trip to New York in advance because that will always help you to get amazing discounts with the airlines and moreover donate ample amount of time to the trip since New York isn’t a place that can be covered up in a short span of time!
Now since the basics are covered up, let’s move on to the most important part, Places to see in New York.
Save big on NYC sightseeing by choosing the attractions pass that’s suitable for your entire journey and discover some of the city’s best free activities and exhibitions.
The best part of this city is that you can always do something fun which is absolutely free or doesn’t cost a dime: museums, cultural festivals, holiday parades are a few examples.
One of the best Places to see in New York include the Bryant Park, where free movie screenings by HBO have become a summertime tradition. All kind of films ranging from Hollywood classics to current blockbusters are screened at the outdoor venues.
New York will is the world capital of live theatre and there’s nowhere else you would like to be if you have eternal love for Shakespeare. In the summer, the city’s actors would move out to see Shakespeare’s production in parks or parking lots. Movies on Shakespeare or Plays of Shakespeare can be seen here. This is one of my favorite attractions in New York city.
Here’s a little guide about Shakespeare’s season:
1. SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
May 29 – June 24 ( Tuesdays – Sundays, 8pm)
July 17 – August 19 ( Tuesdays – Sundays, 8pm)
2. New York Classical Theatre
Romeo Juliet, June 5 – 24 ( Central Park), 7pm
June 26 – July11 (Rockefeller Park), 7pm
For the Lovers of History
For all the lovers for history, New York has some amazing places for you too. This includes the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, Hamilton Grange National Memorial, Calvary Cemetery, Historic Richmond Town and many more.
You can pay a visit to these places which are so wallet friendly and worth visiting too! These are some of the important Places to see in New York.
Apart from this, Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are worth a visit. You can either take the ferry if you want to climb up or the 2 hour Circle Line cruise which takes you across the entire Manhattan.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the most appreciated one by the tourists. It’s one of the best art museums in the United States. It consists of an unbelievable collection of every conceivable geographical area and dating back to time unknown. This museum counts in one of the most popular attractions in New York city.
To chill and have a relaxing time, walk down towards the Greenwich village or NYU. It will offer all kinds of cuisines to fulfil your Hungry desires. Drinks would cost around 10$ (Rs 675) on an average.
BEST PUBS IN THE CITY!
This is for all the party animals ready to enter the amazing pubs in city. Pubs in New York city are something very special and you’ll find out once you visit one of them.
According to recent reviews, this is ranked amongst the top 20 night clubs in New York city and is said to have the best night life with an amazing sound system for live music and dancing galore.
2. COMEDY CELLAR
Anyone visiting New York city just can’t afford to miss out this one. You need to buy tickets in advance online and then be prepared to buy 2 drinks at the Comedy Club since they have a 2 drinks minimum rule. It is one of the very famous pubs in New York city.
It is said to have the best drinks, even though they are pricey, about 20$ (RS 1350) but surely worth it. Head there around 7pm to get tables or 9:30 – 10 to stand and listen to the jazz music.
New York city has everything anyone would expect and hence that’s the reason why people definitely wanna explore it.
Therefore, do not miss the opportunity to explore this “city of dreams” and find every aspect of yourself lying in the heart wrenching city.
Bhavya Sharma, Intern Travel Blogger.