New York Tourist

English: Bird's eye panorama of Manhattan & Ne...

English: Bird’s eye panorama of Manhattan & New York City in 1873 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

By Carol McFadden

New York is a city that can be safely termed as a tourist’s delight. Being one of the cosmopolitans in the world, New York offers a platter full of subjects, which will interest people having diverse likings. This city is divided into five boroughs namely, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx and Staten Island. Each borough is provided with several tourist attractions that will dazzle the tourist and ensure that they come back for more. Some of the world famous New York City attractions comprises The Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Washington Square Park and Times Square, to name a few. Fifth and Madison Avenues is among the luxury shopping destinations of New York City. The Bronx Zoo, South Street Seaport and New York Botanical Garden are some of the other places of interest in the city.

The benefit of visiting New York attractions is that this city has no special visiting season for the tourist. Barring a few festive occasions like Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s, the rates for renting a room and the cabs is the same throughout the year. In fact, the city promotes tourism and welcomes tourists with heavy discounts and value-added prices.

In addition to the aforementioned popular destinations, New York City attractions have more to offer. This city has a rich taste in music, which can be seen in numerous tours that are organized in Harlem and the East Village. Tourists can attend these tours and enjoy jazz, gospel music, rock and roll and rhythm and blues. Apart from music, the city also promises to provide a feast of different kinds of food. The various culinary delights offered in food tours include Jewish, Italian, middle eastern and other cuisines. These food tours are organized by New York Food Tours and Rum and Blackbird Tasting Tours.

Film festivals and Broadway shows are conducted for the entertainment of the guests. For sightseeing purposes, there is Circle Line Sightseeing, which is an elegant ship cruise while the Liberty Helicopter Tour allows the tourist to marvel at the skyline of New York. New York attractions can also be visited by hiring sophisticated limousines and delightful double decker bus. Horse drawn carriage rides and bike tours are some of the attractions that entice those who have a penchant for adventure.

The city of New York is extremely tourist friendly. The people of this destination are pleasing to talk to and do not indulge in racial discrimination. New York opens its arms to tourists from across the world by offering cuisines from all over the world. Furthermore, all kinds of accommodation are offered from luxurious, expensive to comfortable and cheap accommodations. All of these endeavors are put in for the convenience and pleasure of the tourists.

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