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Manhattan may be the smallest of the five boroughs but it makes a great impression. Included in its many winter highlights are ice-skating at Rockefeller Center, grand views of the cityscape from the Empire State Building and Top of the Rock, dinner and jazz in Harlem, discount theater tickets for Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, shopping tours in the Fashion District and people-watching in Times Square. With its myriad sights, activities, neighborhoods and populations, this tiny island serves up tremendous energy and excitement in all four seasons. There are new attractions, too. Among them: the reopening of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum—a stunning mansion turned museum—and the debut of the last section of the elevated High Line park.

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Central Park
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central park

This remarkable New York City green space is full of attractions and surprises.

Chelsea
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chelsea

Rollicking bars and a rock 'n' roll past meet gourmet eats and fine shopping in the gallery-rich West 20s.

Chinatown
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chinatown

The thriving immigrant community gives visitors access to wares and culinary delights from far-flung locales.

Diamond District
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diamond district

The retailers in this famous NYC neighborhood carry some of the rarest and most expensive jewels in the world.

East Harlem and El Barrio
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east harlem/el barrio

This diverse neighborhood is packed with culture, cuisine and character.

East Village
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east village

Dive bars, coffee shops, vintage fashion, history, alternative theater and more await in this nabe.

Flatiron District
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flatiron district

With a wide variety of retailers and nightlife options and a similarly diverse array of restaurants, this historic 'hood provides visitors enough activities for an entire trip.

Gramercy
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gramercy

NYC's most exclusive park is surrounded by stunning architecture, great food and live music.

Guide to Harlem
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harlem

Head uptown to visit gallery spaces, new boutiques and dining hotspots.

Guide to Hell's Kitchen
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hell's kitchen

This Midtown neighborhood is a haven for arts of all stripes, from theatrical to culinary.

Guide to Koreatown
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koreatown

Midtown's Korean neighborhood features an electric mix of dining, shopping and relaxation.

Guide to the Lower East Side
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lower east side

Explore remnants of an immigrant past, check out contemporary art and up-and-coming bands, and visit the boutiques, bars and restaurants in this downtown neighborhood.

Guide to Lower Manhattan
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lower manhattan

Satisfy cravings for culture, cuisine, shopping and investment alike with a visit downtown.

Meatpacking District
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meatpacking district

This neighborhood is, well, packed with trendy eats, alternative art and designer fashion.

Midtown
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midtown

Iconic attractions like the Empire State Building, Times Square and Broadway are just some of what you'll find in this comprehensive guide to Midtown culture, dining, shopping and more.

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noho

Explore buzz-worthy shops, bars and eateries in this funky neighborhood.

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nolita and little italy

These two cozy, contiguous neighborhoods offer singularly excellent dining and shopping.

SoHo
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soho

Shopping, culture and cronuts are just a few of this neighborhood's draws.

Times Square
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times square

Find out everything you've ever wanted to know—and didn't even think to ask—about the "Crossroads of the World."

TriBeCa
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tribeca

Get to know this downtown neighborhood—from eateries like The Odeon and Macao Trading Company to hotspots like Tribeca Grand Hotel, Brandy Library and more.

Union Square
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union square

Here's everything you need to know about the downtown hub, including where to eat, shop and see a show.

Must-See Upper East Side
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upper east side

Head to the UES for Museum Mile, the Central Park Zoo, Madison Avenue shops and some of the City's best sushi.

Must-See Upper West Side
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upper west side

Sitting between Central and Riverside Parks, the Upper West Side offers culture and family fun just minutes from the heart of Manhattan.

Washington Heights
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washington heights

Discover nightlife, culture, sweeping waterfront views and Dominican cuisine uptown.

Must-See Washington Square
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washington square

Vegetarian food, live comedy, vinyl shopping and one of the City's liveliest parks await in Greenwich Village.

Must-See Washington Square
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west village

A full spectrum of cultural and gastronomic offerings characterize this cozy downtown neighborhood.


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  1. 1
    9/11 Memorial & Museum
    World Trade Center (museum: 180 Greenwich St.)
    Manhattan – Financial District
    NY 10007
  2. 2
    Bryant Park
    Sixth Ave. between 40th and 42nd Sts.
    Manhattan – Midtown West
    NY
  3. 3
    Central Park
    Central Park West
    Manhattan – Central Park
    NY 10024
  1. 4
    Grand Central Terminal
    15 Vanderbilt Ave., Hall 2A
    Manhattan – Midtown East
    NY 10017
  2. 5
    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
    1071 Fifth Ave.
    Manhattan – Upper East Side
    NY 10128

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