Attractions in New York City

New York has become synonymous with awesome travel; apart from the natural beauty, the abundance of New York attractions available makes the city an international hot spot for tourists from around the world.

Nicknamed the city that never sleeps the New York City tourist attractions on offer are spectacularly diverse. There is so much to do and see in terms of New York attractions that it is best to plan your trip ahead of time. This way you can choose the top New York City tourist attractions you are interested in and book your tours and tickets in advance.

There are also several tours available during which you will get the chance to see the top New York City attractions. These tours are sometimes the best way to see as many of the New York attractions as possible in a relatively short space of time. Several of tours available make scheduled stops or offer specific tours to a host of top New York City attractions. Also for accommodations there are countless hotels and vacation rentals in NYC to choose from when planning your trip. Choose from the following categories:

Historic Site


African Burial Ground

290 Broadway

Castle Clinton National Monument

in Battery Park

Dyckman Farmhouse

4881 Broadway at 204th St.

Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

Located in The Bronx

Federal Hall

26 Wall Street

Morris-Jumel Mansion

65 Jumel Terrace

U.S. Customs House

One Bowling Green



Brooklyn Bridge

between Brooklyn and lower Manhattan

Chrysler Building

405 Lexington Ave

Columbus Circle

located across from Central Park

Ellis Island

Ellis Island

Empire State Building

350 Fifth Ave at 34th St

Flatiron Building

Bounded by Fifth Ave, 23rd St, & Broadway

George Washington Bridge

in New York/New Jersey crosses over the Hudson River.

Grand Central Terminal

42nd St and Park Avenue

New York Stock Exchange

11 Wall St

Prison Ship Martyrs Monument

Brooklyn’s historic Fort Greene Park

Radio City Music Hall

1260 6th Avenue

Rockefeller Center

Fifth Avenue to Seventh Ave

Roosevelt Island

situated between Queens and Manhattan

Statue of Liberty

Liberty Island in New York Harbor

Times Square

42nd St, Broadway & 7th Ave

United Nations Headquarters

First Ave at 46th St

Woolworth Building

233 Broadway



9/11 Memorial and Museum

180 Greenwich Street

American Folk Art Museum

45 West 53rd St., between Fifth & Sixth Aves

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West between 77th St and 81st St

Asia Society

725 Park Avenue

Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn

Center for Jewish History

15 West 16th Street

Children's Museum of Manhattan

West 83rd St

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

2 East 91st Street

Dwyer Cultural Center

258 St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem

El Museo del Barrio New York

1230 Fifth Avenue in the East Harlem

Fraunces Tavern Museum

54 Pearl Street

International Center of Photography

1133 Avenue of the Americas at 43rd Street

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Pier 86, 12th Ave& 46th St

Italian American Museum

155 Mulberry Street

Louis Armstrong House Museum

34-56 107th Street in Queens

Merchant's House Museum

29 East Fourth Street

Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 Fifth Avenue


22-25 Jackson Avenue in Queens

Museum of Arts and Design

2 Columbus Circle

Museum of Chinese in America

215 Centre Street

Museum of Jewish Heritage

36 Battery Place

Museum of Modern Art - MoMA

11 West 53rd St

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd St

Museum of the Moving Image

36-01 35 Avenue in Astoria, Queens

National Museum of the American Indian

One Bowling Green

Neue Galerie

1048 Fifth Ave, at 86th St

New Museum

235 Bowery at Prince Street

New York City Fire Museum

278 Spring St between Varick and Hudson St

New York Historical Society

Upper West Side at 170 Central Park West

New York Transit Museum

corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn St

Noguchi Museum

9-01 33rd Road in Long Island City

NY Waterway

Pier 78 at W. 38th St. and 12th Ave

Queens Museum of Art

Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens

Rubin Museum of Art

150 West 17th Street

Scandinavia House

58 Park Avenue

Skyscraper Museum

39 Battery Place

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

1071 Fifth Ave

South Street Seaport Museum

12 Fulton Street

Staten Island Museum

1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A Staten Island

Studio Museum Harlem

144 West 125th Street

Tenement Museum - Lower East Side

103 Orchard St and the Lower East Side

The Bronx Museum of the Arts

1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx

The Frick Collection

1 East 70th Street at Fifth Avenue

The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW)

15 East 84th Street

The Grolier Club

47 East 60th Street

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street

The Met Cloisters

99 Margaret Corbin Drive in Fort Tryon Park

The Morgan Library & Museum

225 Madison Avenue

The New York City Police Museum

100 Old Slip between Water and South Streets

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard

Whitney Museum of American Art

945 Madison Ave

Williamsburg Art & Historical Center

135 Broadway, Williamsburg, Brooklyn



5th Avenue

running for just more than 6 miles in Manhattan

7th Avenue

cuts through the heart of Manhattan


in Lower Manhattan


most famous thoroughfare in New York City

Broadway Theaters

in Midtown Manhattan


one of five boroughs of New York City


one of five boroughs of New York City

Brooklyn Heights



in Manhattan


in Lower Manhattan

City Island

located just past Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx

Financial District

the southern tip of Manhattan

Flatiron District

in Midtown Manhattan

Governors Island

in the heart of New York Harbor

Greenwich Village

in Lower Manhattan


in Upper Manhattan

Hell’s Kitchen

West Side neighbourhood of Midtown Manhattan

Lexington Avenue

in the Upper East Side

Little Italy

in Lower Manhattan

Lower Manhattan

Lower Manhattan

Madison Avenue

one of the busiest roads in Manhattan


one of five boroughs of New York City

Meatpackising District

a waterfront neighborhood in Manhattan

Midtown Manhattan

Midtown Manhattan

Mulberry Street

in Little Italy, Manhattan

Murray Hill

historic neighbourhood in Midtown Manhattan

New York City

New York City

New York Harbor

a body of water that surrounds Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island


North of Little Italy

Park Avenue

in the Upper East Side


one of five boroughs of New York City


in Lower Manhattan

South Street Seaport District

short walk from NYC's Financial District

Sugar Hill

Harlem neighbourhood

Staten Island

one of five boroughs of New York City

Times Square

42nd St, Broadway & 7th Ave

The Diamond District

47th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues

Theater District

in Manhattan


bustling district in Manhattan

Upper East Side

Upper Manhattan

Upper West Side

Upper Manhattan

Wall Street

in Financial District


neighbourhood in Brooklyn



Battery Park

southern Manhattan

Botanical Gardens

2900 Southern Boulevard Bronx

Brooklyn Bridge Park

334 Furman Street, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

900 Washington Avenue at Eastern Parkway

Bryant Park

between 40th and 42nd Streets

Central Park

Manhattan's back yard

Conservatory Garden

northeast end of Central Park

Herald Square

intersections of Broadway, 6th Avenue and 34th Street

Hudson River Park Carousel & Skatepark

Pier 62 between 22nd and 23rd Streets

Pelham Bay Park


Prospect Park


Riverside Park

New York City

Socrates Sculpture Park

Broadway and Vernon Boulevard

Strawberry Fields

near Central Park West

The High Line

Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street

Union Square Park

East 14th Street to East 17th Street

Washington Square Park

At the foot of New York's Fifth Ave

Wave Hill


Religious Site/Church


Abyssinian Baptist Church

132 Odell Clark Place

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

140-7 West 137th Street

Brooklyn Tabernacle

7 Smith Street in downtown Brooklyn

Cathedral of St. John the Divine

1047 Amsterdam Avenue

St. Bartholomew’s Church

109 East 50th St.

St. Patrick's Cathedral

460 Madison Ave

St. Paul's Chapel

211 Broadway between Fulton & Vesey Sts

Temple Emanu-El

One East 65th Street

The Church of the Transfiguration

One East 29th Street

Trinty Church

at the intersection of Broadway and Wall Street

Sports Venue


Chelsea Piers

23rd St and the Hudson River

Citi Field

in Flushing a neighbourhood in Queens

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir

Located in Central Park

Lasker Pool & Rink

Located in Central Park

Madison Square Garden

4 Pennsylvania Plaza

Wollman Rink

Central Park South entrance - 59th St & 6th Ave

Yankee Stadium

1 E 161st Street, Bronx

Theatre/Performing Arts


Apollo Theater

253 West 125th St

Beacon Theatre

2124 Broadway at 74th Street

Carnegie Hall

881 Seventh Ave

Ed Sullivan Theater

1697 Broadway

Lincoln Center

70 Lincoln Center Plaza

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

Central Park at 79th Street

Symphony Space

2537 Broadway at 95th Street

Theme Park/Aquarium/Zoo


Bronx Zoo

Fordham Road and the Bronx River Parkway

Central Park Zoo

64th St and Fifth Ave in Manhattan

Coney Island

1208 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn NY

New York Aquarium

Surf Ave & West 8th Street in Brooklyn



Bronx River

flows through Westchester County, New York and the Bronx

Charging Bull Statue

along Broadway in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan

East River

flows between the New York Harbor and Long Island Sound

Hudson River

empties into the mouth of the New York Harbor

Javits Convention Center

655 West 34th St

Madame Tussauds

234 West 42nd St

New York Library

New York City

New York Subway

New York City

Penn Station

underneath Pennsylvania Plaza

Rikers Island

Island of New York City

Staten Island Ferry

1 Whitehall St at South St

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