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  • lewis H.A
    United Kingdom4 contributions
    I really enjoyed Central park, it was quiet and peaceful. My favourite spot is the park area, opposite the park plaza hotel. Many architectural sites are available and interesting sidewalk-mosaic tribute to John Lennon. Relax and walk
    Written 28 May 2023
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  • justine j
    3 contributions
    I enjoyed the tour. This was partly due to the knowledge of our Tour Guide, Helena Zinszner. My family gained an enormous amount of knowledge by taking this tour in NY
    Written 18 May 2023
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  • Amanda D
    5 contributions
    Wonderful art collections. We were in the MET for about 4 hours and still so much more to see. I can't wait to come back.
    Written 23 May 2023
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  • fineego
    New York City, NY5 contributions
    The View! but so much more; speedy elevator ride, lots of helpful personnel directing traffic, fun interactive exhibits. All in all a great experience
    Written 23 May 2023
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  • tim s
    Mons, Belgium1 contribution
    Great experience and would recommend to anyone visiting New York to get a feel for the city. This was our favourite attraction.
    Written 10 May 2023
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  • marilyn11953
    Middle Island, NY17 contributions
    Although crowded, still very pleasant! Loved it, and plan to return. The overlook views, the plantings, the pathways, everything.
    Written 27 May 2023
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  • privatemf
    New Orleans, LA38 contributions
    It was majestic, and even in bad weather, it was worth coming to see. I was amazed by how many nationalities. The history of the staute was displayed well and the shops were fun. The boat ride to it gives great views of the city skyline, and on the other side, you see the statue. Like u can get a selfie. I was a little proud even though this country has never been to the African Americans. It kimd of gives hope. We can have a peaceful moment and some solidarity. Hope. Looking at it gave me that.
    Written 21 May 2023
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  • Juliana Frasi
    Birmingham, UK4 contributions
    The Manhattan Skyline is a must-see attraction for anyone visiting New York City. The views of the city from the water are absolutely breathtaking, and the skyline is truly iconic.
    Written 6 May 2023
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  • Susan S
    1 contribution
    Staying at the hotel right now. I was a little concerned about what to expect service wise based on some of the reviews. I have found everyone from Yessenia at the front desk to Tristan at the rooftop bar to be lovely. Really great staff here.
    Written 23 May 2023
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  • travelgal1994
    Franklin, TN844 contributions
    OK walk to Time's Sq, walk down Broadway, imagine the parade, the packed sidewalks at NYE.. its all there.. and not something to miss especially at night.
    Written 5 May 2023
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  • Debbie L
    Erie, PA76 contributions
    The building design inside and out is impressive. The ceiling with its astrological symbols is beautiful. We checked out the Whispering Room along with many others. It's definitely worth a visit.
    Written 27 May 2023
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  • veronak
    198 contributions
    Times Square is a must see. It’s super busy so be prepared. The area is fast pace and is full of stores and restaurants.

    Visiting was a bucket list item and so worth it.
    Written 26 May 2023
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  • stravis99
    Chichester, UK22 contributions
    This is aimed at Alleyah who went beyond her duty as customer service rep helping me retrieve my misplaced ticket

    Can’t thank her enough and the views at the top on a beautiful night are unreal
    Written 25 May 2023
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  • ailLondon15
    London, UK122 contributions
    If you love heights, then this is the place to visit! It is located within the wonderful World Trade Centre subway station, with the spectacular roof by Calatrava. You take the lift up, whilst you are shown through VR, how NY was built up over the centuries. Then, you arrive at the viewing floor and in a very theatrical way, the view is revealed! You also get an iPad so you can always find information at what you are looking at. A wonderful visit, really worth it with clear skies.
    Do not go if you have a phobia of heights or lifts however, because you are very high up!
    Written 22 May 2023
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  • lshearn
    17 contributions
    A beautiful neo gothic Catholic Church in NYC. This was my third time visiting the church. Every time I go inside I feel like I am in a European country.
    Written 22 May 2023
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