NYC: Ideal for Walking Tours

New York City By Walking

New York City is a blend of county and urban setting. It is a gorgeous place that is undeniably a haven for tourists, whether American or foreign, as evidenced by the millions of visitors that gather in this city each year.

Some of the highlights of the Big Apple as it is famously called include its assortment of museums, shopping and fashion streets, parks, and other structures, all of which can be best explored through strolls. Walking tours are very common in New York City as they are the most advisable means to sightsee in this bustling city.

There are countless museums situated in New York City. Some of its more notable museums include the Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Similarly, New York City signifies a love of performing arts as evident in the numerous theatres scattered all over New York City and its five boroughs, offering plays, musicals and other forms of entertainment. Such performing art venues include Broadway, Lincoln Center which stages opera and ballet, Madison Square Garden which hosts sports events and major shows and concerts, and Carnegie Hall which provides concerts as well.
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Parks also abound in the Big Apple, boasting of such famous parks as Central Park in Manhattan, Prospect Park in Brooklyn, and Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, all of which have a story to tell. Leisurely walks within these parks could be a cultural learning experience for excursionists.

New York City is also home to architectural delights and wonders. Some of these architecturally remarkable buildings that shaped the landscape of this city include the Chrysler Building which boasts of Art deco design; the Seagram Building which has an international design and a distinct façade with I-beams coated in bronze tones to imply the structure of the building; and the Conde Nast Building which is a model of green design among U.S. skyscrapers.





Last but not the least, New York City is home to some of the best shopping districts and avenues across the U.S. Most notable among these is called Fifth Avenue. If you’re visiting New York City for the first time, don’t leave the Big Apple without strolling along Fifth Avenue. Fifth Avenue features a long line of designer shops, the likes of Versace, Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci, Chanel and many more. In addition to shopping, tourists may take photographs of these luxurious shops which serve as testaments to the unparalleled artistry and creativity of great designers who have shaped the dressing lifestyle of the world and made fashion a multi-billion dollar industry.

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