Among the five boroughs of New York City, Manhattan enjoys an exclusive status due to its breathtaking attractions for tourists from all across the globe. Having a wonderful series of Manhattan Island surrounded by three rivers namely East, Harlem and Hudson, this world’s financial hub is visited by more than 50 million foreigners every year. This most expensive borough of NYC is also the home of various multinational media conglomerates. Undoubtedly, Manhattan is the dreamland where travel lovers aspire to visit at least once in their lifetime.
Famous for its skyscrapers, museums and parks, Manhattan offers variety of fun and entertainment options to its visitors. A few must visit places including Washington Square Park, The Central Park, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Apollo Theatre and the list goes on and on.
As soon as you are in Manhattan, you are warmly welcomed by the “The Crossroads of the World – Times Square”. Originally Longacre Square, it was renamed as Times Square in 1904 when the NY Times office got shifted here. If you are excited to experience New York’s galore and glamour, then Empire State Building provides you with this enthralling opportunity. You must have in your plans an astounding Grand Central Terminal tour. It is not just a train travel but also a worthwhile experience of alifetime; withGrand Central Market equipped with variety of delicious food options and Vanderbilt Hall entertaining with art events.
If you are interested to know about Manhattan’s love and devotion for education, then you will be pleased to have a tour around the world’s top notch universities located here namely Columbia University, New York University and Rockefeller University. For Apple lovers, Manhattan hosts Apple Store at Fifth Avenue. So don’t forget to ride Steve Job’s Glass Elevator – an exciting experience indeed.
The restaurants situated at this populous borough know well how to relish the taste buds of their foreign guests with finger-licking scrumptious cuisines and desserts. Boathouse Restaurant, Tavern on the Green, Eatery, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Balthazar Restaurant, CalleOcho and Pommes Frites etc. are definitely amazing choices to serve your appetite and make Manhattan proud of its hospitality.