New York skyline is composed of various styles of buildings. The city shows off old architecture alongside modern Art Deco and International Style buildings. Turn-of-the-century, Beaux Art, neo-classical, neo-Romanesque, neo-Gothic architecture, all can be found here. The Grand Central Station building is a Beaux Art landmark now in public use, the Chrysler Building is an Art Deco wonder, while the modern all-glass Trump Tower dominating Fifth Avenue has a post-modern style, all worth your sight.
Gawk at luxury yachts at the New York National Boat Show, or stroll down the green Fifth Avenue on St. Patrick’s Day. While at the Tunes of Glory Parade on National Tartan Day, you can see pipers and drummers marching down Sixth Avenue, at 4th of July celebrations tall ships sail on Hudson River.
The East Village and Lower East Side are favorite music destinations. Join music lovers at a well known venues for some cool music or dance your night away at one of the frat spots. No visit to New York is complete without taking in a show in the popular Theater District, so stop by at the half-priced TKTS center on Broadway for discounted tickets.
Art enthusiasts will enjoy the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is recognized the country’s leading museum. Find gems that date back to medieval times apart from other European collections. Some of New York’s formal French gardens are fascinating and very well preserved. Health buffs will love the popular Central Park where apart from people watching and other activities, they can go horseback riding and enjoy ice or in-line skating.
Nearby, shopaholics will find a heaven on Fifth Avenue, where giant brand names like Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Tiffany & Co., and Cartier have their luxurious displays. Don’t miss the voguish shops of Barneys New York, Giorgio Armani and Versace on Madison Avenue, where you can catch up with the latest trends and fashions. You will come out with much less money, but the value and admirable quality is yours to cherish.