US Cities: New York (New York State)
The city of New York (New York City) is located at the mouth of the Hudson River (Hudson), in a naturally protected harbor, formed by a wide throat of rivers and many islands, the largest of which are Manhattan, Stante and Long Island. This is the largest city of the east coast of the country, "US sea gate", Its essential economic, political and cultural center.
- New York – "US sea gate"
- Times Square – one of the symbols of the city
- New York, Harbor
- Night Panorama Manhattan, View of Hudson
No other American city, even the capital of the United States, and closely do not close to this enormous city in Square (about 1.2 thousand. kv. km), population number (about 8.3 million. Man, together with suburbs – about 19 million), a variety of culture, fields of entertainment, business and trade. This is one of the most important cultural centers of the planet with hundreds of museums and world-class galleries, one of the most important shopping platforms of the planet, the placement of UN structures and many other international organizations.
- Panoramic view of the Lower Manhattan
- Rockefeller Center
- Light rays on the site of the World Trade Center, destroyed on September 11, 2001
- Yellow taxis on Times Square
- The Brooklyn Bridge
It is almost useless to describe his sights – everything is collected here on this planet, all samples of its culture, art, history and religion, all the best and worst features of human civilization. Any visitor of New York is immediately striking his skyscrapers – Wolworth (1913 G.), Chrysler (1930 G.), Empire State (1929-1931., Height 436 meters), Sigram (1957.), Konden (2000 g.) and dozens of other, forming easily recognizable face.
- View of Manhattan from Empire State Building
- Empire State Building
- Chrysler Building
- Woolworth Building
- Seagram Building
- Conde Nast Building
The second landmark immediately causing any resident of the Earth Association with this city is statue of Liberty (built in 1886, height 46.5 m) on the island of the same name and Island Museum of Ellis At the mouth of Hudzona. Former at the end of the XIX century of the 20th centuries, the main goal for all immigrants arriving in the United States, today, Ellis is a memorial complex dedicated to all immigrants, and Museum Immigration And symbolic "Wall of honor" Contains the names of almost a million people who passed through this place in search of the best share in the new light.
- Panoramic view of the statue of freedom
- Statue of Liberty
- Wall Street
- New York Stock Exchange
Also widely known Broadway – the longest street of New York with numerous theaters and show programs; Business and cultural complex Lincoln Center; district Finerenl-Distertik With his famous Wall Street and New York Stock Exchange; Times Squa with a newly renovated theater Biltmore and the largest store toys in the world; Luxury mansions I Washington State Park in Greenwich Village, zoo and New York Botanical Garden in Bronx, Rockefeller Center with his headquarters NBC and an open roller (the latter is functioning, naturally, only in winter), a series of gorgeous stores on Fifth Avenue and Medison, colorful ethnic quarters on Jackson-Heights, Flashing and Brighton Beach, Grand The Brooklyn Bridge (Length about 2 km), UN headquarters and numerous area galleries Soho (SOHO).
- Times Square
- Broadway night
- Rockefeller Center
- Panorama of the Brooklyn Bridge
Despite the obvious shortage of free lands, New York has about 113 square meters. km of parks and 22 km of public banks. Central Park between the fifth and eighth avenue (open in 1873., The area of 337 hectares) is the most visited city park in the US – it is this park, as it is believed to serve as a prototype for "Strawberry Polyan" John Lennon, here are his memorial, a center of wildlife, a small, but interesting zoo, the center of discoveries is given and fishing reservoir. Prospekt Park Brooklyn is famous for its lawns with a total area of 36 hectares, and the park Flashing Miduse Corona (the largest in the city – an area of about 5 kV. KM) in North Queens serves the place of all sorts of cultural and entertainment events, which is not surprising, given that he was the main platform of World Fairs 1939 and 1964.
- Central Park
- Skating in the Central Park
- Carnegie Hall
- Strawberry Fields
- Hard rock cafe
Especially fame also enjoy Carnegie Hall, Ferry Islands Stathen (departs from Battery Park and follows the statue of freedom and ellis-island), Hard rock cafe, "Museum Mile" Fifth Avenue (here is nine museums – Museum of New York, Jewish Museum, National Museum of Design of Smithson Institute, National Museum Academy and art school; Museum Gugenheima, New New York Gallery, German cultural center, Metropolitan Museum, Museum of Costa Rican and Caribbean Culture El Musseo del Barrio, as well as a museum of African art and two more small meetings for local standards – Fric-collectible and Museum of American Art Whitney; Museum of Contemporary Art (MOMA), American Museum of Natural Science (one of the largest paleontological collections of the world), Museum of primitive art, Museum of American Indians , Tallerometer Jones Beach on Long Island and Resort Fire Island, Museum of whaling fishery In Hempton, famous for his faults Rich on Long Island and much more.