Great Attractions of New York
It is very difficult to compress in a few paragraphs the great attractions of New York. The choice is very large and diverse Still whether you want to tour by bus, helicopter, or cruise round in areas some great landmarks are ‘a must’ to be seen in New York.
Tall skyscrapers like Empire State Building, Trump World Tower, Metlife building and scores of other such structures make us wonder not about their height alone but the general aesthetic care taken to create them as well.
It is not the tall structures alone that fascinate you in New York. There are great buildings with historical and contemporary background that sustain your interest. From United Nations Headquarters to Statue of Liberty, from Wall Street to Woolworth Building, you have diverse places of interest to visit to. Many universities and even railway terminals are a feast to eyes. One is surprised at the spaciously built structures, conveniences they hold and the manner of their maintenance.
The New York Botanical Garden is a veritable visual display of plant kingdom and one is lost in admiration on the care taken to conceive and preserve such a scheme. We feel humbled in the presence of those who devote their life time for acquiring rare plants so that we can understand the significance of ecological varieties and balances in nature.
The growth of Madison Square Garden from the rudiments of Madison lodge to modern day spectacular complex is another amazing and typical New York sight to be seen to be relished and savoured. Apart from countless services that are offered from offices clustered here there are also sports events sponsored held almost round the year?
For sheer joy of looking at thousands of great books, there are very few parallels to New York Public Library. It has a lending wing as well as a research wing. There are more than 3.5 million books here and lovers of knowledge could literally sink themselves in this ambience of knowledge explosion!
The Prospect Park of Brooklyn stretching to horizon is another grand place of interest. Woodlands, lake and scenic beauty of nature constitute its chief elements and people are thrilled to experience the graces of pristine nature!
One would revise one’s opinion about the aesthetic value of a municipal building after seeing the Manhattan Municipal building. Its central arch and statue at the top are acclaimed as architectural marvels.
Central Park Zoo is yet another source of perpetual delight housing naturally variety of species. The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, sometimes also referred to as the Unfinished work, is a great landmark for the devout Catholics.
In Central Park area, Times Square and indeed from every important point in New York you can find luxury hotels of the highest order. Some of the great names in hotel industry are Hilton New York, New York Palace, Affina 50, Trump International and a host of other excellent hotels. There are hundreds of hotels catering to the need of average tourists who are conscious of their budget but naturally would prefer some comforts as well. There are plenty of places where one can combine business with pleasure in those meetings, conferences and evening recreations are arranged by the hotels themselves.
There is nothing to worry about the quality of food and drinks in this premier city of the world. Its cosmopolitan outlook and great ways in dealing with almost all representatives of the world’s population has given an edge to New York not often had by other cities.
New York leaves a lasting impression on those who visit it for business, pleasure, pursuit of knowledge, recreation, sports activities or whatever one wants to search for. You don’t have to look beyond New York for what your requirements be.