The most popular sights of the city. The landmark of the city is definitely the Statue of Liberty that is located on the Liberty Island. It is a gift from France designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi and constructed by Gustave Eiffel (the same person who built the Eiffel Tower in Paris). It has been presented in the city since 1886 and it is visited by about 3 million visitors annually. The second place worth visiting is the Empire State Building located in the Midtown Manhattan. It is the 102-story skyscraper that is 443 metres tall. It is the fifth tallest skyscraper in the United States and the 28th in the world. At the top of the Empire State Building are located the observation decks where the visitors may see the city from high above. Another place frequently visited by tourists is the Times Square. It is an entertainment centre of the New York placed in the Midtown Manhattan. It is a place where the holidaymakers may find numerous symbols of the city such as Disney Store and the Coca-Cola sign. What is more, it is worth to visit the place on the last day of the year when the New Year’s celebration takes place.
How to get to the city? The city is served by three airports that serves about 130 million of passengers a year. The first airport is John F. Kennedy Airport that is the most frequently chosen airport by passengers who arrive in the North America. The airport serves about 60 million passengers a year. It is the fifth busiest airport in the United States and the 16th in the world. It is placed 20 kilometres from Midtown Manhattan. The other airports available for the passengers who would like to stay in the New York City are Newark Liberty International Airport and LaGuardia Airport.
Where to overnight in the New York? New York has one of the biggest number of properties to overnight in the world.
There are available more than 600 places where the holidaymakers may stay. The accommodation is available in every district of the city and consists of exclusive hotels as well as less expensive hotels and hostels. The most popular forms of accommodation are hotels, apartments and hostels. There are situated also well-known hotel chains, for example Hampton by Hilton.