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Fast-paced and exciting, New York City has an allure that no other city can match. A global epicentre of arts, culture, food and fashion and a skyline that boasts iconic sights like the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty, New York is a trendsetter for the world.

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The Statue Of Liberty
A symbol of freedom and opportunity, the Statue of Liberty is New York’s most recognisable icon and can be seen from both Prospect Park and Battery Park. If you visit Liberty Island on which Lady Liberty stands, go up to the sixteenth-floor observation deck to take in the gorgeous Manhattan skyline.
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Metropolitan Museum Of Art
Open :10:00 am-05:30 pm
The Met, as the locals call it, has one the largest collections in the world. Over two million objets d’art, including masterpieces by greats like Rodin and Van Gogh, ancient Egyptian art and artefacts and post-modern work by American masters, can be found in a staggering 17 acres of galleries.
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Splurge At Barneys
Open :10:00 am -08:00 pm
Shopping at Barneys is a quintessential New York experience. You could easily spend a day at one of the city’s favourite luxury department stores. Buy designer wear, accessories and cosmetics from world renowned designers like Christian Loubotin, Alexander Wang, Missoni and more.
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Central Park
Open :06:00 am-01:00 am
A serene oasis located directly across from The Pierre, Central Park’s leafy, wooded paths and duck-filled ponds are the perfect escape from the city. Envisioned as a ‘people park’ and spanning 843 acres, it also plays host to a multitude of cultural events like Shakespeare in the Park.
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Sample Vintage Vinyl Black Gold
Open :07:00 am-07:00 pm
A records, antiques and coffee store all in one at Carroll Gardens, Black Gold has an impressive collection of vinyl records. Pick up a couple, or sit back and enjoy the soulful sounds of John Coltrane as you sip on one of the freshly ground brews on offer.
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Peruse Books At Strand Book Store
Open :09:30 am-10:30 pm
Browse through the latest bestsellers along with rare and out-of-print books at New York’s most loved bookshop, the Strand Book Store. Open since 1927, the Strand stocks a phenomenal 18 miles of both new and old books across three floors.
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Museum Of Modern Art
Open :10:30 am-05:30 pm
The Museum of Modern Art has a vast collection of modern art by masters like Van Gogh, Matisse, Picasso and Warhol. The permanent collection includes paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints and iconic artworks like Van Gogh’s The Starry Night and Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon.
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Take A Walk On the Line High
Open :07:00 am-11:00 pm
Go on a stroll or spread out a picnic 30ft above the sprawling city on The High Line, an elevated railroad track that has been converted into a beautiful park. Take a guided tour or simply amble past high-rises and public art installations with dramatic views of the Hudson River for company.
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Gaze Upon Nycs Skyline From Rockefeller Center
Open :07:00 am-12:00 am
A National Landmark, the Rockefeller Center’s complex of nineteen buildings was America’s first retail, entertainment and office space. Appreciate the striking artworks, tour the NBC studios and enjoy incomparable views of the city from the Top of the Rock observation deck that crowns the GE building.
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