Boroughs & Neighborhoods

New York is a city of neighborhoods. And while there are nearly endless options for eating, sightseeing and shopping throughout the five boroughs—Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island—the City derives its personality from hundreds of small communities whose cultures make them feel like cities of their own. Explore below to learn more, and then go see them for yourself.

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	The Bronx

    The Bronx

    The Bronx is where hip-hop was born, where the Yankees became a dynasty and where you can find New York City's leading zoo and botanical garden.

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	Brooklyn

      Brooklyn

      No matter how hip it looks on TV, NYC's most populous borough is best experienced in person. Read on to find out about live music, Prospect Park, Nets basketball and more.

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	Manhattan

        Manhattan

        Even if you think you know Manhattan—its world-class museums, fine dining and unforgettable views—the borough always has something new and exciting in store.

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	Queens

          Queens

          Taste food from around the globe, watch Mets baseball and US Open tennis, see cutting-edge art and more in one of the world's most diverse places.

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	Staten Island

            Staten Island

            Take a free ferry ride to an island getaway filled with historic architecture, stunning views, gardens and many family-friendly attractions.

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Arthur Avenue & Belmont

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Arthur Avenue & Belmont

Get a taste of the Old World in the Bronx’s Little Italy.

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Astoria

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Astoria

Queens’ traditionally Greek neighborhood has film industry fun.

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Battery Park City

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Battery Park City

Soaring towers and a stunning waterfront define this Lower Manhattan neighborhood.

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Bay Ridge

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Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge is home to some of Brooklyn’s most beautiful outdoor attractions and most authentic cuisine.

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Bedford-Stuyvesant

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Bedford-Stuyvesant

This diverse, evolving neighborhood has plenty of history.

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Boerum Hill

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Boerum Hill

One of the City’s most charming neighborhoods makes for a laid-back destination.

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Brighton Beach

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Brighton Beach

Explore Russian culture, food and nightlife.

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Brooklyn Heights

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Brooklyn Heights

See one of Brooklyn’s most sought-after neighborhoods.

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Bushwick

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Bushwick

See one of Brooklyn’s “it” neighborhoods.

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Carroll Gardens

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Carroll Gardens

The leafy enclave maintains a strong Italian-American influence.

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Central Park

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Central Park

Visit one of the world’s most famous parks.

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Chelsea

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Chelsea

See some of NYC’s best contemporary art.

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Chinatown

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Chinatown

Explore Buddhist temples, curio shops and dim sum palaces.

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City Island

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City Island

This Bronx village offers maritime charm.

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Clinton Hill

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Clinton Hill

Century-old mansions meet trendy contemporary attractions in Brooklyn.

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Cobble Hill

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Cobble Hill

This brownstone-Brooklyn locale teems with restaurants and shops.

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