4. Central Park
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Central Park is one of the largest urban oasis in the World, a huge green rectangle over 4km long and 1km wide. The park is a great place for all kinds of sports and recreation, picnic and family activities such as ice skating in winter, carriage tours and more. It is surrounded by high-end apartment buildings and hotels.
Learn more about Central Park here.
5. New York’s rivers and waterways
New York city is crisscrossed by several rivers and waterways, the most famous being the Hudson and East rivers. The huge rivers host the harbor of New York, the busiest one in the world, and countless ferries and tourist boats roam around. Along the rivers that surround Manhattan, there are numerous quays, piers and bridges with amazing views of the city.
6. The Chrysler building
The beautiful Art-deco Chrysler building has also been featured in many movies and TV series and is one of the most recognizable symbols of New York. Although not the tallest building in the city, it is still the tallest brick building in the world.