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Top 24 attractions to explore in Manhattan

This is the most populous city in the United states and the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and is also home to the headquarters of United Nations.

Attractions in Manhattan

American Museum of Natural History200 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, USA

This is the largest natural history museum in the world. The complex comprises 26 interconnected buildings housing 45 permanent exhibition halls, in addition to a planetarium and a library and the collections contain over 34 million specimens of plants, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, meteorites, human remains, and human cultural artifacts and more.

Battery ParkNew York, NY 10004, USA

This is a public park which has an area of 25 acre located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island. The park contains attractions such as an old fort named Castle Clinton; multiple monuments; and the SeaGlass Carousel. The park and surrounding area is named for the artillery batteries that were built in the late 17th century to protect the settlement behind them.

Belvedere CastleNew York, NY 10024, USA

Belvedere Castle is a folly in Central Park in Manhattan. It contains exhibit rooms and an observation deck, and since 1919, it has also housed the official Central Park weather station. Its name comes from belvedere, which means "beautiful view" in Italian.

Brookfield Place230 Vesey St, New York, NY 10281, USA

Brookfield Place, built and still commonly referred to as the World Financial Center, is a shopping center and office-building complex located across West Street from the World Trade Center in the Battery Park City neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.

Bryant ParkNew York, NY 10018, USA

A large public park which was located in Newyork County which was managed privately. The park hosts several events, including a seasonal "Winter Village" with an ice rink and shops during the winter.

Castle Clinton National MonumentBattery Park, New York, NY 10004, USA

Castle Clinton or Fort Clinton, previously known as Castle Garden, is a circular sandstone fort now located in Battery Park, in Manhattan built from 1808 to 1811, it was the first U.S. immigration station, it has also functioned as a beer garden, exhibition hall, theater, and public aquarium. Castle Clinton National Monument was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966.

Central ParkNew York, NY, USA

Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City. It is the fifth-largest park in City. The park contains lakes, a castle, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Central Park Zoo. This Park has about 35,000,000 visitors every year. It is the most visited city park in the United States.

Central Park ZooEast 64th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA

The Central Park Zoo is a 6.5-acre zoo located at the southeast corner of Central Park in New York City. It is part of an integrated system of four zoos and one aquarium managed by the Wildlife Conservation Society.

Charging BullNew York, NY 10004, USA

Sometimes referred to as the Wall Street Bull or the Bowling Green Bull, is a bronze sculpture that stands on Broadway just north of Bowling Green in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. Charging Bull is a popular tourist destination that draws thousands of people a day, symbolizing Wall Street and the Financial District.

Empire State BuildingEmpire State Building, New York, NY 10001, USA

THis is a 102 story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The building has a roof height of 1,250 feet. the building is the seventh-tallest building in New York City, the sixth-tallest completed skyscraper in the United States, and the 45th-tallest in the world. It is also the sixth-tallest freestanding structure in the Americas.

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space MuseumPier 86, W 46th St, New York, NY 10036, USA

The museum showcases the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid, the cruise missile submarine USS Growler, a Concorde SST, a Lockheed A-12 supersonic reconnaissance plane, and the Space Shuttle Enterprise. On the lower deck there is also a reproduction of a World War I biplane and more.

Museum of Sex233 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016, USA

The Museum of Sex, also known as MoSex, is a sex museum located at Manhattan city. The official mission of this museum is "to preserve and present the history, evolution, and cultural significance of human sexuality.

Radio City Music Hall1260 6th Ave, New York, NY 10020, USA

This is an entertainment venue which was located in the Avenue of the Americas, Midtown Manhattan. This large complex has so many things inside. A large Auditorium, 2 theatres, A huge music hall and more.

Roosevelt IslandRoosevelt Island, New York, NY 10044, USA

A narrow island which was located in the centre of the east river Manhattan. Roosevelt Island is part of the borough of Manhattan. Roosevelt Island has many bicycle trails and walking paths for people to explore the island with. There is also a free bus service.

St. Patrick's Cathedral5th Ave, New York, NY 10022, USA

This Mighty structure is a Decorated Neo-Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral in the Manhattan city of Newyork and it is a prominent landmark of the city and the seat of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York.

The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York, in the United States. The statue is a figure of Libertas, a robed Roman liberty goddess. The copper statue, a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi.

Tenement Museum103 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002, USA

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is a National Historic Site. The Museum's two historical tenement buildings were home to an estimated 15,000 people, from over 20 nations, between 1863 and 2011. The museum, which includes a visitors' center, promotes tolerance and historical perspective on the immigrant experience.

The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine1047 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025, USA

This is the cathedral of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. This is an unfinished building, with only ​2⁄3 of the proposed building having been completed, due to several major stylistic changes and work interruptions.

The Jewish Museum1109 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128, USA

The Jewish Museum is an art museum and repository of cultural artifacts. This is the first Jewish museum in the United States, as well as the oldest existing Jewish museum in the world, it contains the largest collection of art and Jewish culture excluding Israeli museums, more than 30,000 objects.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028, USA

This is the largest museum in the United State and it was the third most visited art museum in the world. Its permanent collection contains over two million works, divided among 17 curatorial departments.

The Museum of Modern Art11 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019, USA

This is an art museum located in midtown Manhattan. It plays a major role in developing and collecting modern art and is often identified as one of the largest and most influential museums of modern art in the world.

Times SquareManhattan, NY 10036, USA

Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center, and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City. It is one of the world's most visited tourist attractions.

Trinity Church75 Broadway, New York, NY 10006, USA

Trinity Church is a historic parish church in the Episcopal Diocese of New York located near the intersection of Wall Street and Broadway in the Lower Manhattan. This huge church is the part of the history of Manhatan city.

Williamsburg BridgeBrooklyn, NY 11249, USA

This is a suspension bridge which was located in the New York City across the East River connecting the Lower East Side of Manhattan with the Williamsburg. It was the longest suspension bridge span in the world until 1924.

Map of attractions in Manhattan